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Industry News

Deerbusters Expands Fencing Options With Multi-Purpose Fencing With Reinforced Bottom.
Press Release -  - Aug 4, 2018
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania: is pleased to announce the expansion of the Trident HD Plastic Deer Fence collection with all new multi-purpose fencing....
U.S. Fence Solutions Acquires Western Access Controls, Inc. in Denver Market
Businesswire -  - Aug 1, 2018
U.S. Fence Solutions Company, LLC ("U.S. Fence"), a portfolio company of building industry focused investment firm Building Industry Partners LLC ("BIP"), has acquired the assets of Western Access Controls ...
New LP Elements™ Performance Fencing Now Available for Purchase
Businesswire -  - Jul 31, 2018
LP Building Solutions, a proven leader in innovative, high-performance building solutions, announced today its engineered wood fence solution LP Elements™ Performance Fencing is now available for purchase. The LP Elements portfolio offers an entirely new material category in privacy fencing. ...
Delta Scientific MP5000 portable barriers protect visitors at Orange County Fair
Security Infowatch  -  - Jul 31, 2018
Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, today announced that the Orange County Fair ...

Decking Industry News

Trex "Transcends" the Competition in Pro Remodeler Reader Poll
EIN News - Press Release -  - Aug 6, 2018
Once again, Trex®, the #1 name and leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor living products, has been recognized as a brand of choice by top remodeling professionals. ....
Composite decking making market gains
Plastic News -  - Jul 31, 2018
n one region, at least, plastic decking now leads pressure-treated wood. Half of the decking in the northeastern United States is now made of synthetic materials such as plastic composites, according to a new study....

Fence Contractors

Chain link fence around your lawn or a bullet and crash proof barrier
Orange Leader -  - Aug 3, 2018
Ann Hinds does not run an ordinary chain link fence company. Ethan and Ann Hinds began A-1 American Fence, Inc. in 1967. If you need a chain link fence around your lawn then give her a call....

Local Government Issues

Wyoming Game and Fish approves $1.25M for wildlife underpass
KOTA-TV -  - Jul 17, 2018
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has approved spending $1.25 million to help pay for two wildlife underpasses along U.S. Highway 189 in western Wyoming to reduce the number of collisions between vehicles and mule deer....
Stoughton loosens fence, easement ordinance; resident says changes fail to find common ground
WISC-TV 3 -  - Jul 17, 2018
STOUGHTON, Wis. - Following an ongoing discussion on city rules when it comes to residents building fences on property with easements, Stoughton’s city council has changed the language of its ordinance.....
TxDOT Installs $40,000 Metal Fence To Address Fort Worth Pedestrian Issue
CBSDFW.COM -  - Jul 26, 2018
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — A single block of Lancaster Avenue in east Fort Worth is now divided by a black, metal fence to address a problem that Neighborhood Association representatives asked about two years ago....

Community Issues

Thieves steal 17 fence posts from Jackson County park
CBC -  - Jul 24, 2019
SNEADS, Fla. — Just when Sneads' city officials thought that they were making progress with Hurricane Michael repairs, thieves slowed down one of the improvement plans. ....
Dozens of homeowners across Northern Utah targeted by ‘vinyl fence vandals’
ABC-4 -  - Jul 24, 2019
NORTHERN UTAH (ABC4 News) – Dozens of homeowners across Northern Utah are falling victim to vinyl fence vandalism, something police believe may be a new trend among teens in the area.. ....
Old Lyme beach fence controversy has people kicking sand
FOX-61 -  - Jul 25, 2019
OLD LYME — A new controversy in Old Lyme has beach-goers kicking sand. They’re upset about a fence slicing through the sand that some claim is ugly, offensive and illegal....


Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Volunteers needed to build fence to protect historical deer migration
Live Science -  - Jul 23, 2019
GREEN RIVER — Want to get some great exercise and help protect essential stopover areas for the historical Red Desert to Hoback mule deer migration? ...

USA/Mexico Border Wall

Fish and Wildlife Service lays out concerns over border wall
Arizona Public Radio -  - Aug 5, 2018
On July 26, the Supreme Court gave the Trump Administration the go-ahead to use defense funds to build the border wall, lifting a stay that had prevented the use of those funds without Congressional approval.....
Supreme Court Clears Trump to Build 100 Miles of Border Fencing
Bloomberg -  - Jul 26, 2018
A divided U.S. Supreme Court cleared President Donald Trump's administration to start using disputed Pentagon funds to construct more than 100 miles of fencing along the Mexican border, letting him take his biggest step yet toward erecting his long-promised wall.....

Weird News

Longhorn runs into Colorado building during cattle drive through city
UPI -  - Aug 5, 2018
A cattle drive event in a Colorado city went awry when a longhorn made a break for freedom and ran through an open door into the lobby of a building.....

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