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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.
|We Have a New Poll! - Dec 15, 2009|
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|Scotchman® Advanced Measuring Systems |
Press Release - Mar 10, 2010
Are you in the metal fabrication or woodworking industry and looking to increase accuracy, reduce set-up time, and eliminate waste? Let Scotchman solve all your gauging problems with their patented, state-of-the-art Advanced Measuring Systems ...
|Fact, not fad: Marketing proves ‘green’ sells |
Plastic News - Mar 1, 2010
The fad of ‘green’ building is quickly becoming just the natural way to build, according to experts at Fencetech, held Feb. 17-19 in Orlando. By 2013 it will be a $140 billion market, split evenly between residential and non-residential. ...
|The California Redwood Company Unveils New Products, New Brand |
PR Newswire (press release - Mar 15, 2010
EUREKA, Calif., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Redwood Company today unveiled a new brand and marketing approach. The California Redwood Company's new campaign, Build History, tells the rich story of the company and helps and inspires homeowners, contractors and customers build something special with this beautiful, sustainable and locally grown product.
|Smart Card Readers Cleaned Quickly and Effectively |
PR Newswire (press release - Mar 11, 2010
Dirt, oils and other contaminants are introduced into a card reader every time a credit card is inserted. For the read contacts to properly access the smart chip, it is critical that these contaminants are regularly removed to help avoid card reader errors...
Decking Industry News
|Trex forms partnership with Dri-Deck Enterprises |
Plastics News - Mar 9, 2010
WINCHESTER, VA. (March 10, 11:55 a.m. ET) -- Composite fence, deck and railing extruder Trex Co. is expanding into the deck drainage market through a partnership with Dri-Deck Enterprises LLC of Lonetree, Colo...
Fence Contractors in the News
|Long Fence and Home Blog Helps Homeowners Do Their Part |
PR-USE.Net - Mar 15, 2010
The new blog will feature company news, the latest tips for reducing home energy usage and original, objectively reported content about the local area green scene, such as interviews with community leaders and links to government incentives for area residents...
Local Government Issues
|Enforcement of Landscape Ordinance Comes at a Bad Time |
New York Times - Mar 15, 2010
The mandate for private investment in fencing follows a major and controversial move by the city. Mayor Richard M. Daley’s love of ornamental fencing, born during a trip to Europe in the mid-1990s...
|Mayor OKs Plastic Fences for Landscaping |
MyFox Chicago - Mar 16, 2010
Chicago - Landscape ordinances require the use of wrought-iron fences when fencing plantings in the city, but many businesses have complained they are just too expensive...
|Approval of articles may put end to fence fight |
Nashua Telegraph - Mar 11, 2010
HUDSON – When the results were finally tallied Tuesday night, Joanne Radziewicz was excited and relieved. Voters approved two zoning articles that Radziewicz sees as clearing the way for a 10-foot fence...
| Council constructs ideas of new fencing for Votee Park |
NorthJersey.com - Mar 141, 2010
TEANECK - The council has tentatively approved $20,000 to replace the fences and backstops of Votee Park’s four baseball fields and an additional $15,000 to finance an engineering study preliminary to the construction...
|Hernando jail 'stun' fence on hold |
Tampa Tribune - Mar 13, 2010
BROOKSVILLE - Corrections Corporation of America is willing to spend about $430,000 to purchase and install an electrified fence at the Hernando County Jail to beef up security and make it possible to house more inmates...
|Downtown Fence 'Hurting Business' |
WYFF Greenville - Mar 11, 2010
GREENVILLE SC -- Most business owners in downtown Greenville say their success is measured in foot traffic. "It's the life blood of small businesses downtown, certainly restaurants," said Steve Boone, co-owner of Trio: A Brick Oven Cafe on North Main Street....
|End of razor wire fence spells relief at Waltersville |
Vicksburg Post - Mar 14, 2010
As Carolyn Ross watched the razor wire-topped fence at Waltersville Estates come down, the six-year resident said the stimulus-funded improvements at the Vicksburg Housing Authority subdivision are as needed as they are appreciated...
The Famous and Their Fences
|D.C. Council chair in trouble over fence |
Washington Times - Mar 11, 2010
The man who would be mayor of the nation's capital may have trapped himself behind a 6-foot-high aluminum fence he can neither explain nor justify, an unlikely and possibly costly albatross as he weighs a bid against an unpopular political incumbent...
Fences and Animals - Wildlife
| Goat fencing may endanger wildlife |
San Francisco Examiner - Mar 11, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO — Using goats to eat unwanted vegetation may be an environmentally sound way to get rid of dense growth on city properties, but animal activists are concerned that the electrified-fence enclosures that accompany the operations are endangering local wildlife habitat...
| NB moose fencing pleases victim's father |
CBC.ca - Mar 14, 2010
A father whose daughter died when her car hit a moose in 1999 has applauded the New Brunswick government's latest plan to add 104 kilometres of wildlife fencing along Highway 1...
| Wildlife fencing advocate praises Grits |
Daily Gleaner - Mar 16, 2010
Transportation Minister Denis Landry loves it when the travelling public emails him photos of moose, deer and bears peering through the wildlife fencing along New Brunswick's highways...
|Rethinking fencing will promote grazing |
Culpeper Star Exponent - Mar 9, 2010
Livestock and fences go together as we have to keep our critters home if we want peace with the neighbors. Fencing materials have changed dramatically since early generations built their fences using available materials, ....
|Pool fencing too pricey for renter |
The Gympie Times - Mar 10, 2010
IT’S the same old story, repeated many times since new laws were introduced making in-ground fencing mandatory for any pool deeper than 300mm....
|Israel plans new fence |
Times LIVE - Mar 15, 2010
The Israeli government has approved a plan to build a fence along Israel's southwestern border with Egypt to stop terrorists, illegal infiltration and ...
|Buzz Lightyear the first man on the moon? |
Canoe, CA - Mar 15, 2010
According to many U.K. children, the queen invented the telephone, Issac Newton discovered fire and Buzz Lightyear was the first man on the moon....
Eastern US Sales Manager
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