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Industry News

Leda’s custom bollards secure perimeter for Sydney’s new Traffic Management Centre
Architecture and Design - Jul 31, 2018
Leda Security Products supplied a range of custom designed fixed bollards and retractable bollards to the new Traffic Management Centre in Sydney....
GLOBAL PERIMETER INTRUSION DETECTION SYSTEMS MARKET SALES MARKET OVERVIEW WITH DETAILED ANALYSIS, KEY PLAYERS, COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE FORECAST 2022
Port Herald - Jul 31, 2018
Perimeter Intrusion Detection Systems Market Report Delivers an in depth approximation of the succeeding technology, Key plans, Challenges, Market drivers, Standardization, organizational scene, distributing fashions, overtures, upcoming guide....

Decking Industry News

Eco-friendly Decking Firm Composite Prime Help Fight War on Plastic
PRNewswire - Jul 26, 2018
ILKLEY, England, July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Composite Prime® says demand for its decking range made from the latest composite technology has soared as consumers shun plastic....

Fence Contractors

Fencing Contractor Takes Deposit and Never Returns
NBC - DFW - Jul 25, 2018
There's a lot of energy and a lot of love in Shelley Underwood's yard full of puppies. Rusty, a rescue, is the explorer who kept breaking through their fence to go check out the neighborhood......
Contractor bails on fence project, steals more than $2K from customer – reports
Vero News - Jul 27, 2018
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A 42-year-old fence contractor was arrested after deputies said he took a customer’s deposit of more than $2,000 to install a fence, but never started the project.....
Hot jobs: Another day of extreme heat in Southern California
Orange County Register - Jul 26, 2018
Bryson Stikkelman, left, and Andre Stikkelman, owner of Guardian Fence Company, worked an hour earlier to beat the heat as they install a rod iron fence for a business in San Bernardino on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. ....

Local Government Issues

OC median fence seems to be working
WMDT - Jul 30, 2018
OCEAN CITY, Md. - Rain or shine, there's no stopping people from making their way through the Town of Ocean City. Whether it's a local's daily commute or just a family of visitors getting a taste of OC's favorites, Coastal Highway is always busy......
Six-foot-high security fencing to be installed on 42 Katy ISD campuses, trustees set date for public hearing on proposed tax rate and budget
KATY - Jul 23, 2018
The Katy ISD board of trustees approved a $1.6 million contract to install 6-foot-high security fencing at 42 campuses the district said will help increase school security at the July 23 board meeting.....
Grapevine grandparents face off with city over frontyard fence
WFAA - Jul 25, 2018
GRAPEVINE, Texas — The way the Porter family tells it, they're genuinely miffed that city staff has taken such a curious interest in their front yard.....
City to install fence around water storage and treatment facilities
The Brighton Blade - Jul 25, 2018
The Katy ISD board of trustees approved a $1.6 million contract to install 6-foot-high security fencing at 42 campuses the district said will help increase school security at the July 23 board meeting.....

Community Issues

Officials plan to install bridge fencing to prevent suicides
AP - Jul 26, 2018
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont transportation officials plan to install a temporary fence on the Quechee Gorge Bridge to prevent suicides. Vermont Agency of .. ...
Carolina Beach residents say planned fencing ‘looks like a prison’
Port City Daily - Jul 26, 2018
CAROLINA BEACH — The Town of Carolina Beach’s Island Greenway will serve as a pathway for residents and visitors to the island. The Greenway will enhance the walkability of the town, but one aspect of the project has residents concerned — fencing .. ...
JHWF Fence Team could use a hand taking down buckrail fencing this weekend
Buckrail - Jul 25, 2018
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation (JHWF) Fence Team is teaming with the Bridger-Teton National Forest Blackrock District staff to remove dilapidated buck and rail fence along the Buffalo Valley Road....

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Airports

Airport gets $1 million grant for fence project
Bowling Green Daily News - Jul 27, 2018
Although the need for new fencing at Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport has been known for more than a year, the funding was only secured this week...
Airport's new perimeter fence nearly finished
News-Press Now - Jul 28, 2018
)Officials at Rosecrans Memorial Airport foresee a conclusion to work on a perimeter fence meant to provide more security for the facility....

Neighbors

Fence feud: McDowell County neighbors argue over wall of tires
WLOS - Jul 26, 2018
MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — A war over a wall of tires. That's what's happening in one McDowell County neighborhood. ...
Fence dispute leads to 2 injured, charged
Leader Herald - Jul 24, 2018
OPPENHEIM — A dispute over where a fence should be installed escalated Saturday with one man beating another into unconsciousness and a woman requiring staples to close a head wound.. ...

AG Fences

Deer damage causing orchard owners to invest in fences
DoorCountyDailyNews.com - Jul 31, 2018
Area orchard owners are taking precautions to prevent deer from damaging their young trees that will produce future cherry and apple crops. Steve Wood of Wood Orchard in Egg Harbor and Sturgeon Bay is in the process of building a deer fence.....

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Now, a hanging fence to prevent human-elephant conflict
The Hindu - Jul 28, 2018
The Forests Department will now try out a solar-powered “hanging fence” to deter elephants from entering human habitations and raiding crops in a village on the fringes of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve......

Fences and Animals - Pets

Some fences are shockingly bad
Jackson Hole News&Guide - Jul 26, 2018
Remember Dog One and Dog Two? I wrote about them in April. Both lived in homes that had fenced yards.....
The Pet Peek Window gives your dog a view through the fence
WHNT - Jul 25, 2018
Dogs will be dogs. And especially if you ever let your dogs out in a fenced-in backyard, they tend to bark at just about anything they hear outside the fence......

International Borders

Bulgaria to build wild boar fence on Romanian border
Reuters - Jul 24, 2018
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria is building a fence along its border with Romania to keep out wild boars that could carry the deadly infection African swine fewer to ......

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Weird News

Don't call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a 'wholphin'
ABC News - Jul 31, 2018
Scientists are touting the first sighting of a hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin in the ocean off Hawaii. But don't call it a "wholphin," they say....

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