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Industry News

Titan Power Drivers Available For Sale Through
Press Release -  - Sep 3, 2018
Waynesboro, PA: is pleased to carry gas-powered post drivers from Titan that will help expedite small- and large-scale landscaping projects for commercial fence installers and independent contractors.....
Chain Link Fence Industry Design Award Competition Application is Now Open
PressCable -  - Aug 31, 2018
The Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Institute (CLFMI) has announced that it is now accepting applications for its 2019 Les Grube Memorial Design Award contest. The Award, which includes a uniquely-designed plaque and cash awards of $2,500 t....
Delta TB150 Crash Rated Portable Bollard Stops 15,000 Pound (6,804 kg) Vehicle Going 50 mph (80.4 kph)
Press Release -  - Aug 27, 2018
Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, today announced that its new patented crash rated TB150 portable bollard system l....
Future-proof fence posts made with milk bottles
Otaga Daily News -  - Sep 3, 2018
In something of an irony, millions of plastic bottles that milk gets sold in are going back to farms - not into the fridge but to keep cows in the paddocks.....
HackDay -  - Aug 28, 2018
Making sure that an electric fence which is keeping one’s cattle and sheep from wandering off is still working properly seems like a fairly daunting task, especially when this fence is quite a distance from one’s home.....

Decking Industry News

Consumer Reports: Getting the best deck for your money
abc7chicago -  - Sep 2, 2018
No matter if you live in the city, the suburbs or the countryside, a deck can add value to your home and enhance your outdoor living space......
Seven D to distribute MoistureShield
LBM Journal -  - Apr 27, 2018
Atlanta — MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, and a manufacturer of composite decking and railing, has aligned with Seven D Wholesale, a wholesale building products distributor......

Fence Contractors

Powder Springs to spend about $349K for 15 projects
AJC -  - Aug 28, 2018
$41,845 to Mauldin and Cook Fence Company to install fencing within the neighborhood parks on Hopkins Road and Lancer Drive......

Local Government Issues

N.J. towns step up fight against ‘Jurassic Park’ fence meant to protect I-80 from rockfalls
Lehigh Valley Live -  - Sep 1, 2018
No one who drives on Interstate 80 through the Delaware Water Gap could miss the rocky cliffs that abut the winding highway.....
New fence at Elgin zoo will protect animals from disease, junk food
The Daily Herald -  - Aug 30, 2018
A new double fence at Lords Park Zoo in Elgin will protect the deer and elk from outside animals that can carry disease....

Community Issues

5-Year-Old Girl Dies When Fence Gives Way In Brooklyn
CBSNewYork -  - Aug 30, 2018
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A Brooklyn family is grieving after a freak accident claimed the life of their youngest member Thursday night....
Answer Man: Fence lacking along 18th Avenue project
Post Bulletin -  - Aug 27, 2018
I would like to draw your attention to an upsetting aspect of the street project on 18th Avenue Northwest that has been going on for two years. There is a potential safety issue where 18th Avenue Northwest crosses over a creek.....


Fencing and Animals - Wildlife

Corolla Beach Music Foundation starts petition to removed barbed wire fence after horse dies
WTKR -  - Aug 27, 2019
COROLLA, N.C. – The Corolla Beach Music Foundation needs your help to protect horses on the Outer Banks....


New Bedford airport receives $106k to install perimeter fencing
South Coast Today -  - Aug 27, 2018
BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division has announced that 10 publicly-owned airports have been awarded Airport Improvement Program grants from the Federal Aviation Administration. ....

USA/Mexico Border Fence

Border wall gets 20 more miles approved by Pentagon
CNN Wire -  - Aug 27, 2018
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has approved an additional 20 miles of 30-foot high barriers for the southern border, a section of wall that is being paid for by previously repurposed Pentagon funds.....
Construction begins on 30-foot border wall in Arizona desert
CBS-17 -  - Aug 27, 2018
Washington — The Trump administration has begun erecting a 30-foot-high border wall that will cut through federally protected land in Arizona, despite warnings from Democratic lawmakers....


Weird News

Escaped snake found wedged between fence posts in British town
UPI -  - Sep 3, 2018
Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Animal rescuers in Britain said a member of the public received an unusual surprise when they found a 5-foot boa constrictor stuck between fence posts......

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