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Industry News

D&D Technologies USA Continues Aggressive Growth
Press Release - Jun 14, 2018
Homeowners can now try out different fence styles and colors before the first post is ever bought or placed, thanks to a new online home exterior visualization tool from CertainTeed, a leading North American manufacturer of exterior and interior building products. .....
New CertainTeed Fence-It™ Tool Lets Homeowners Visualize Their Ideal Outdoor Living Space
PRWeb.com - Jun 12, 2018
Homeowners can now try out different fence styles and colors before the first post is ever bought or placed, thanks to a new online home exterior visualization tool from CertainTeed, a leading North American manufacturer of exterior and interior building products. .....
Vanessa Wright Promoted at BD Loops
Press Release - Jun 15, 2018
BD Loops a manufacturer of preformed direct burial and saw-cut loops, announces that Vanessa Wright will be promoted to BD Loops Office Manager. Vanessa has worked with BD Loops for over five years and has her Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing.....

Industry News

AZEK® Offers Unique Ideas for Al Fresco Dining at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen June 15 - 17, 2018
PRNewswire - Jun 13, 2018
The AZEK Company will exhibit for the second consecutive year at the three-day Food & Wine Classic held at Wagner Park in Aspen, Colorado, June 15 – 17, 2018. ...

Fence Contractors

‘Oops’ requires re-award for tennis court fencing
White Bear Press - Jun 15, 2018
WHITE BEAR TOWNSHIP — As Hannah Montana once sang, “everybody makes mistakes.” Now, Town & Country Fence knows what she’s talking about......
LPD: Fence builder accused of pocketing nearly $6K
Laredo Morning Times - Jun 15, 2018
man was arrested recently for pocketing money that he was supposed to use to build cinder block fences, according to Laredo police. Pedro Toledo Yepez, 32, was charged Saturday with two counts of theft of service and one count of theft of property....
Customers Who Say They Couldn't Get Hold Of Contractor Decided To Turn To Titus
WFMY News 2 - Jun 14, 2018
$3,000: homeowners say they wrote that check nearly three months ago, hoping for a new fence and concrete slab...
WisDOT names 14 subs on $168M I-94 reconstruction
Daily Reporter - Jun 18, 2018
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced 14 subcontractors that will be working under Brownsville’s Michels Corp. on $168.8 million worth of road work on Interstate 94...

Local Government Issues

FDOT to install fences in Central Florida along SunRail tracks
News 13 Orlando  - Jun 12, 2018
SANFORD, Fla. -- Fences are going up along sections of SunRail tracks throughout Central Florida. But people who live near a spot where a 13-year-old was hit ......
Eiffel Tower perimeter fence built to stop terrorism
BBC  - Jun 15, 2018
Paris is to unveil its newly built perimeter defences around the Eiffel Tower to protect against terror threats. Temporary barriers were placed around the tower in June 2016, and are now being replaced with more permanent measures......
New fencing to be installed at Arnold High School
WJHG - Jun 15, 2018
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Bay District Schools' efforts to harden its schools continue with a security project at a local campus. Arnold High School will receive additional fencing to keep in people who belong, and keep out those who do not....
Pool ordinance charging fee for no fence
IllinoisHomePage.net - Jun 15, 2018
TOLONO, Ill. (WCIA) -- Village leaders are going to start charging people if they don't follow a new rule. An ordinance passed June 5 states a fence must surround a pool in 30 days, or violators will be charged $200 a day. Dave Ortmann says he didn't know about the ordinance. .....

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Community Issues

Developer faces more opposition to fence
Henley Standard - Jun 18, 2018
PARISH councillors have backed residents who are opposed to fencing around four new properties in Peppard. They agreed to recommended refusal of two planning applications by Atlas Planning Group to replace the 1.8m high wooden fence around the properties on the corner of Gravel Hill and Stoke Row Road. .....
Fence Building Project Improves the Living Conditions of Confined Pets
NBC 29 News - Jun 18, 2018
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A Charlottesville area nonprofit is working to help dozens of outdoor pets get off their chains and into safe, comfortable enclosures this summer. .....
When fences make bad neighbours in Paradise
The Telegram - Jun 15, 2018
Poet Robert Frost wrote in 1914, “good fences make good neighbours.” He never mentioned whether bad fences make bad neighbours, but a year-long issue in Paradise might offer some insight......
Work out fence issues
Martha's Vineyard Times - Jun 13, 2018
It is not too late to acknowledge your mistake and tone-deafness and take down the fencing at Trade Winds! You would be appreciated by so many for being truly responsive to the community you serve. The fix could not be more simple.....

Airports

Airport's wildlife problem leading to $1.5 million fence project
Bowling Green Daily News  - Jun 14, 2018
As development along booming Lovers Lane sees cows being replaced by bulldozers and trees being replaced by steel-framed buildings, the area’s wildlife is seeking refuge in the largest remaining patch of green space......

AG Fencing

Innovation Nation: New products to make life easier on the ranch (and rancher)
Tri-State Livestock News  - Jun 18, 2018
In an industry as old as time, constant updates and innovations hit the market in the hopes of creating an easier user experience. Often single families or a couple are responsible for solely running the business, so products that are more efficient can make a world of difference. ....
Electric fencing can increase pasture utilization, save money for livestock producers
Booneville Democrat  - Jun 14, 2018
PINE BLUFF, Ark. – When left to their own devices, livestock can be picky eaters, says Dr. David Fernandez, Extension livestock specialist and interim assistant dean of academic programs for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Agriculture......
What are the installation requirements for electric fence controllers?
Voltimum  - Jun 19, 2018
This article relates to energisers installed at agricultural premises to restrict the movement of livestock. It does not cover electric fences intended for security purposes. A typical example of such an electric fence arrangement is shown in Fig 1.....

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Australia Builds World’s Longest Cat-Proof Fence To Protect Endangered Species
Holidog Times  - Jun 13, 2018
Feral cats are a huge problem in the area and they hope that the 44km long electric fence that borders a wildlife sanctuary, will keep out them out as well as ......
Holes Cut in Fence Causes Deer Fatalities
Lake Powell Life  - Jun 13, 2018
After six holes big enough to drive a vehicle through were cut in fencing on the sides of U.S. Highway 89 east of Kanab, at least 15 deer have been killed in collisions...

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Stolen Fences

Reward posted after fence theft
KVOE  - Jun 13, 2018
Lyon County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward after fencing was stolen from a local storage facility. The case developed after Emporia Police officers took a report of the fence theft from 115 Commercial....

USA/Mexico Border

The US Homeland Security secretary reportedly visited Israel's fenced-off border with Egypt to get ideas for the US border with Mexico
Business Insider  - Jun 13, 2018
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen inspected Israel's fenced-off border with Egypt on Tuesday for ideas for the US border with Mexico, where President Donald Trump has pledged to build a wall, Israel Radio reported.....
American Indians fear U.S.-Mexico border wall will destroy ancient culture
Reuters  - Jun 12, 2018
EL PASO, Texas (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - To the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Indians, the water of the Rio Grande that divides the United States and Mexico sanctifies religious rites and purifies their hunts......

Internatioanl Borders

Where US-Canadian Border Is Marked by Petunias, Not a Wall
New York Times  - Jun 12, 2018
DERBY LINE, Vt. — Parts of the United States border are marked with tall metal fencing. Other stretches are outlined by snaking rivers. Then there is Church ......

Weird News

Tests confirm mystery animal shot in Montana was a wolf
ABC News - Jun 18, 2017
The mystery is over: Wildlife officials have confirmed that an unusual-looking animal shot in central Montana was a gray wolf....

Classified Ads

HELP WANTED

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Fence Installers
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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.

HELP WANTED

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

 
 

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