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This weekly email searches main media outlets finding stories that may be of interest to contractors in the fencing and access control industry. It is published by de facto, inc., which also publishes fencebids.

  Question of the Week 5/23/06

Border Fence
The border fence between the USA and Mexico has been covered quite a bit in this newsletter recently. There is a story today about how the big defence contractors will reap millions of dollars from this.
Question of the Week Blog

Industry News

IDentity MaX, Latest RFID Parking, Vehicle Access Control System
Telematics Journal, NY - May 16, 2006
today introduced its next-generation, IDentity MaX, UHF RFID reader for use in parking and vehicle access control deployments at the International Parking ...

Fence Contractors in the News

Fencing company replaces adult-book store site
Gary Post Tribune, IN - May 23, 2006
... area. The BZA awarded a variance to Fence Masters, granting the company temporary outdoor storage for local fencing projects. The ...

USA Mexico Border Fence

Milking profits from the border fence
Houston Chronicle, United States - May 19, 2006
... will also milk profits out of the current efforts to create fences -- physical and ... contract to build what the administration calls a "virtual fence" along the ...
Border fence plans under siege by critics
Boston Globe, United States - May 21, 2006
By Dave Montgomery, Knight Ridder | May 21, 2006. WASHINGTON -- Plans to erect hundreds of miles of fences along the southwestern ...
The Question of the "Fence"
Canada Free Press, Canada - May 22, 2006
by KL Marsala. Living in such close proximity to the border between Arizona and Mexico I have often pondered the complexity and history ...

Local Government Issues

Cherry Hill to consider fence proposal for Springdale Farm
Cherry Hill Courier Post, NJ - May 22, 2006
... is slated to pass tonight a resolution needed to build a deer fence around a ... award a contract to the lowest, qualified bidder to erect special fencing on the ...
Cherry Hill funds deer fence
Cherry Hill Courier Post, NJ - May 23, 2006
... Township council awarded a $43,500 contract Monday night to Accent Fence of Egg Harbor Township to replace a chain-link fence with deer fencing on the south ...

Feds and Fences

Army post to be encircled by new fence
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, AK - May 21, 2006
... on the Richardson Highway and Badger Road may notice some increased activity along the roadway as construction is under way for a fence encompassing most of ...

The Art of Fences

Life viewed through a chain-linked fence
Lufkin Daily News, TX - May 20, 2006
... small-school baseball in high school, which meant most of the fences were of ... One field featured an outfield fence in which an entire section had been knocked ...

Community Issues

Construction fence to be erected at Madden Library project
Fresno State News, CA - May 19, 2006
... The fence will continue south along the east side to the atrium which connects ... On the west side, the fencing will enclose both the north and south buildings ...
Mediation could settle fence dispute
Indianapolis Star, United States - May 19, 2006
Question: My neighbor started a fence last August but hasn't completed the section that parallels my fence. How can I make her complete it? ...

USA Canada Border Fence

'No fence, no troops,' at border, Bush says
Ottawa Citizen,  Canada - May 22, 2006
WASHINGTON - US President George W. Bush reassured Canadians yesterday he won't deploy troops or build security fences along the Canada-US border, and said he ...

Pool Safety

Drowning heightens pool safety awareness
DesMoinesRegister.com, IA - May 23, 2006
... drowning in Urbandale this weekend is heightened awareness of pool safety, Urbandale police ... gates that automatically close and lock as well as a fence that is ...
We can prevent drowning deaths
Bradenton Herald,  United States - May 11, 2006
For pools or spas, these layers of protection include: alarms, non-climbable fencing, self-closing and self-latching gates and doors, and pool safety cover...


West Bank Fence Provides Example for US
Jackson News-Tribune, WY - May 18, 2006
... approved a bill allowing 700 miles of fencing. Throughout history, fences have provided a simple solution ... The fence also has drawn international condemnation. ...
Govt urged to boost rabbit fence funds
ABC Online, Australia - May 22, 2006
The body responsible for caring for Queensland's rabbit fence says it cannot maintain the structure without help from the State Government. ...
Botswana abandons electric fence
Sunday News, Zimbabwe - May 22, 2006
THE Botswana government, which has constructed a controversial 500-kilometre stretch of high voltage electric fence along the border with Zimbabwe, has bowed ...
Fence for ancient carvings
The Mercury, Australia - May 20, 2006
A FENCE may soon be erected around ancient Aboriginal ... Council spokesman Colin Hughes said fencing the petroglyphs ... Mr Hughes said fences would stop damage by off ...

Weird News

U.S. Civil War-era fort for sale on EBay
Canoe Network CNEWS - May 20, 2006
A U.S. Civil War-era fort is for sale on EBay. Fort Montgomery, built in 1844, was manned during the 1861-1865 war but never saw any action...

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