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Industry News

Ameristar active and passive barriers earn SAFETY Act Designation
Security Infowatch -  - Oct 5, 2018
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has Designated and Certified Ameristar's Active and Passive Barriers under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act of 2002 (the SAFETY Act). The certification places Ameristar's active ...
Delta Scientific MP5000 portable barrier certified to ASTM M50/P3
Security Infowatch -  - Oct 1, 2018
Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, today announced that traffic access control professionals can now set up MP5000 portable barriers on concret ...

Decking Industry News

AZEK and Huttig partner to serve Pacific Northwest
LBM Journal -  - Oct 1, 2018
CHICAGO - AZEK Building Products and Huttig Building Products have announced a new partnership intended to service key areas in the Washington and Oregon markets. Huttig Building Products, one of the nation’s largest wholesale...
Hybrid polymer system designed for sustainable wood-plastic composites
Composite World -  - Oct 7, 2018
Dow's AMPLIFY Si PE 1000 silicone-polyethylene hybrid polymer system is said to enable stronger wood-plastic composites for decking and other applications...

Fence Contractors

Deer-proof your yard
Mail Tribune -  - Oct 1, 2018
It seems that deer are everywhere here in the Rogue Valley, and those big liquid eyes and chomping teeth can wreak havoc on a garden. ...
Free pool fence program turns into headache for Arizona foster mom
AZCentral -  - Oct 1, 2018
In June, Johnson won a pool fence Fulton Homes giveaway. She thought it would make things safer for Aria....
Fence Replacement To Close Portions Of Derby Greenway
New Haven Independent -  - Oct 2, 2018
DERBY - Walsh Fence of Orange will begin replacing fencing along the Derby Greenway trail starting Wednesday (Oct. 2), according to city officials....

Local Government Issues

Fence flak: ire spurs Waynesville to study fence aesthetics
The Mountaineer -  - Oct 2, 2018
A fence on Eagle's Nest Road in Waynesville has prompted complaints from neighbors and a move from town leaders to consider town-wide rules on what type of fences are allowed. ...
$700,000 fence fails to deter escapes at Kearney youth center
Omaha World Herald -  - Oct 5, 2018
LINCOLN - In July, the state spent $700,000 to erect a 10-foot-high, chain-link fence around the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center-Kearney to deter escapes. ...
Hurt Park: Fence with locking gates planned at park where Mrs. Georgia America feeds homeless
Omaha World Herald -  - Oct 5, 2018
A fence with gates that can be locked is be the solution for managing homeless and other individuals who linger in Downtown Atlanta's Hurt Park. Yet to be determined is the impact on routine homeless programs provided there ...
Permanent Quechee Gorge barrier selected
Valley News -  - Oct 4, 2018
A fence with gates that can be locked is be the solution for managing homeless and other individuals who linger in Downtown Atlanta's Hurt Park. Yet to be determined is the impact on routine homeless programs provided there ...


Mercer Co. Airport to get perimeter fencing
Bluefield Daily Telegraph -  - Oct 5, 2018
BLUEFIELD - Mercer County Airport will see a major safety and security improvement next year with fencing all around the perimeter....


Community Issues

A fence goes up to deter school shootings, and a neighborhood loses its park
Los Angeles Times -  - Oct 10, 2018
Joaquin and Jude Perez, like many children in their Long Beach neighborhood, learned how to ride their bikes on the blacktop at Fremont Elementary School. . ...
A proposed fence aims to keep this campus secure. But it would also limit public access to this trail.
Bangor Daily News -  - Oct 3, 2018
ROCKLAND, Maine - For years, Midcoast School of Technology has allowed the public to cross its property on a path that extends along Rockland Harbor...

Fences and Animals - Pets

This Australian Shepherd Runs Along a Wall Before Hopping a Fence - Talk About "Barkour"
PopSuger -  - Oct 4, 2018
While I'm a self-proclaimed dog person, I don't know a ton about other breeds (I have a lazy Golden Retriever). . ...

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Nearly a year later, residents still waiting for developer to fix fence that impales deer -  - Oct 5, 2018
Nearly a year after they started a petition, residents of Edmonton's Cameron Heights neighbourhood are still waiting for a fix to a spiked metal fence that has impaled deer. ...
[Commentary] How elephants navigate fences
Mongabay -  - Oct 4, 2018
I had joined the Frontier Elephant Programme a little over a month ago and this was the first time that I would be going to watch elephants . ...

USA/Mexico Border Fence

Federal Government Awards Three Contracts for 65 New Miles of Border Fencing in South Texas
GovExec -  - Oct 1, 2018
The cost of the new fencing will range between $385 million and $800 million. Construction is set to begin in early 2020. . ...


Weird News

Unplanned stop for gas leads to $1.2 million lottery jackpot
UPI -  - Oct 7, 2018
Oct. 7 (UPI) -- A Missouri man said an unplanned detour to gas up his wife's car is responsible for winning him a $1.2 million jackpot from the state lottery......

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