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Industry News

Chamberlain Group Appoints New President and COOJeff Meredith to join global leader in access control solutions
Business Insider - Jun 27, 2018
Chamberlain Group (CGI), a market leader in access control solutions and leading the smart home integration market with its myQ®-enabled products, announced this week that Jeff Meredith will serve as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Chamberlain Group....
Are Security Standards in UK Schools Falling?
Jackson Fencing Report (Blog) - Jul 2, 2018
Jacksons Fencing has released a special report on school perimeter security, the first industry-wide assessment of security in educational sites based on extensive original research in recent years....
Summer tours set at barbed wire site
The MidWeek - Jul 3, 2018
DeKALB – Visitors can experience the site where the innovative development of barbed wire happened when they tour the Glidden Homestead and Historical Center from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday....

Decking Industry News

Barrette Outdoor Living Acquires DuraLife Decking and Railing
PRWeb - Jul 2, 2018
Barrette Outdoor Living Inc., a leading manufacturer in the outdoor living products industry, announces the acquisition of DuraLife™ decking and railing brands and assets from Integrity Composites LLC. DuraLife is a leading manufacturer of durable composite decking and railing systems. ...
Build boldly with these 4 features of advanced decking
Valley Morning Star - Jul 2, 2018
f you’re planning to create an outdoor living space, advanced decking enables you to show off your creativity. For years, complex deck designs have been difficult to achieve with traditional lumber. But, with advances in today’s decking materials, you have the flexibility to create virtually any design to reflect your style. ...

Fence Contractors

Aluminum and Steel Update
Tennessee Valley Fence - Post - Jun 22, 2018
As some of you may already be aware, President Donald Trump has imposed tariffs and quotas on imports of aluminum and steel. These tariffs and quotas have been put in place to protect American industry from the dumping of metals. ......
Capitol Fence Presents a 2018 Residential Fence Buying Guide and Tip Sheet
Press Release - Jun 26, 2018
The type of fence that residential homeowners decide to use will not only play an essential role in the house’s exterior design, but also provides one of the most basic human needs – protection......
WILDLIFE SAFARI CUTS RIBBON ON NEW ELEPHANT EXPANSION
KEZI - Jun 26, 2018
WINSTON, Ore. -- The Wildlife Safari in Winston held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday evening for their new elephant expansion. With the help of donors and Timberline Fence Company...
Was The Golden State Fence Company Fined $5 Million For Hiring Undocumented Workers to Build a Border Wall?
Snopes.com - Jun 28, 2018
A years-old story about a construction company was incorrectly presented as if the company was building a border wall pushed by United States President Donald Trump.....

Local Government Issues

Fence installed for Chester County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit in violation of township code
The Mercury - Jun 27, 2018
POCOPSON >> What goes up sometimes must come down. Plans call for a six-foot high chain link fence constructed by the Friends of the Chester County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit to likely be dismantled and removed sometime this week. ....
What's the fallout from fencing South City Park?
WNEP - Jun 27, 2018
A plan to put a fence around South City Park and kick out the criminal element living there brought out about 50 concerned residents to a Neighborhood Watch meeting Tuesday evening at the Redding ....
Controversial Fence in Easton Is Reviewed by Zoning Board
Patch - Jun 28, 2018
EASTON, CT -- A request to allow a fence along Westport Road has been approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission, with the provision that the fence be no taller than 6 feet, The Aspetuck News has reported.....
What's the fallout from fencing South City Park?
Redding Record Searchlight - Jun 27, 2018
A plan to put a fence around South City Park and kick out the criminal element living there brought out about 50 concerned residents to a Neighborhood Watch meeting Tuesday evening at the Redding library.....
Roadside fencing, cattle guards among NDOT improvements through Washoe Valley
Carson NOW - Jun 27, 2018
Drivers will see single lane closures and travel delays of up to 30 minutes on Alternate, Old U.S. 395 in Washoe Valley this Thursday through July 6 as part of a continuing Nevada Department of Transportation project to resurface the highway....

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Community Issues

Chain link gallery spruces up construction zone
Addison Independent - Jul 2, 2018
There are many beautiful paintings, drawings and photographs of downtown Middlebury with its iconic churches, a handsome stone arch bridge and quaint Main Street shops — it’s a nearly perfect advertisement for a New England village. ....
School council displeased with lack of input into design of security fence at Pasadena Elementary
The Telegram - Jun 30, 2018
Pasadena Elementary is getting some extra security with a fence, but the school council’s chairperson is upset the school hasn’t had much say in the work to be done....
Home Depot employees build fence for local equine therapy program
WHSV - Jun 30, 2018
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — A non-profit in Timberville received some help from Home Depot. Volunteers provided time and materials for a project at "Breaking Free....
Blind horse gets new fence thanks to your donations
WKBW - Jun 29, 2018
WYOMING COUNTY, N.Y. (WKBW) - A blind horse in Wyoming County is getting a new fence thanks to your help.....

AG Fences

Horse fencing stolen twice from Riverside County Sheriff’s Ben Clark Training Center
Press-Enterprise  - Jul 1, 2018
RIVERSIDE — A 39-year-old man on probation was caught stealing metal pipe fencing from a Riverside sheriff's horse training facility, apparently twice within 72...

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Video shows 'starving' and 'stressed' wallabies hurling themselves against fence
ABC.net - Jul 3, 2018
Cairns Regional Council said it installed fencing around the wallabies as part of ongoing maintenance and development in the area, but said it was up to the State Government to relocate the animals......
New fence design may keep North Coast elk at bay
KGW  - Jun 26, 2018
CLATSOP COUNTY, Ore. -- A state biologist thinks he may have come up with a way to keep elk out of Oregon's North Coast communities without hurting or scaring the animals.....

Prisons

Sturdy fence stops escape attempt
WILX  - Jun 27, 2018
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - It's a good thing the fences are sturdy at the Jackson County Jail on Chanter Road. Their structural integrity is the reason two inmates weren't able to escape last night. News 10's Marcus Dash talked to the Sheriff about it today....

USA/Mexico Border

Fact check: Trump say his border wall is under construction. It's not.
NBC News - Jul 3, 2018
At a recent rally, Trump said supporters should chant "continue building that wall!" But in the past year, the government has only replaced existing fence...
For Texas ranchers living along border fence, talk of an illegal crossing crisis is exaggerated
Fort Worth Star Telegram  - Jul 1, 2018
BROWNSVILLE Crisis. Siege. Chaos.These are words the president and some of his supporters have used to describe the situation at the United States' southern border, where every day migrants illegally cross into the country from Mexico...

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International Borders

Iraq begins building fence on Syria border to keep out Islamic State fighters
Middle East Eye  - Jul 1, 2018
Iraq has begun stepping up its attempts to stop Islamic State group (IS) fighters entering from Syria with a new 20km security fence, a border guards spokesman said Sunday....

Weird News

Margarita-loving bear takes a dip in a California hot tub
ABC News - Jul 2, 2017
Mark Hough had barely taken a sip of his Friday afternoon margarita when he heard twigs snapping and leaves rustling in his lush Altadena, California, backyard.....

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HELP WANTED

Inside / Outside Sales - Edmonton Inside / Outside Sales required for Rite-Way Fencing Inc. in Edmonton. We are Western Canada's largest fencing company, with 12 branches in AB, BC & SK. Previous sales/estimating experience and ability to do take-off's from blue prints for construction projects would be an asset. A valid drivers license and previous computer experience is required. This is a full-time position for sales of chain link fence and related materials. Please submit your resume and remuneration requirements to edmonton@ritewayfencing.com. Please specify "Inside / Outside Sales - Edmonton" in your correspondence.

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STATESIDE STEEL AND WIRE is Hiring An Outside Sales Rep. Send resume to Careers@StatesideSteel.com

 
 

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