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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|
We have a new poll for you to spec. Russell Springs KY 70x70, 4 corners, 2 gateposts, 8' tall with 3 strand of 15.5ga barbwire, 2x9x96 kt 1.2 ounce fabric, 1-5/8" ...
|Poly Vinyl Creations Expands into New Territories |
Press Release - Mar 4, 2010
HIGHPOINT, NC, March 4, 2010--Poly Vinyl Creations, Inc. is excited to announce the acquisition of property in High Point, North Carolina to serve customers through North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. The location purchased has 20,000’ under roof and 3-acres to meet the demands of its customers in those territories...
|Fencetech PVC panel points out hard choices |
Plastic News - Mar 2, 2010
ORLANDO, FLA. (March 2, 1:30 p.m. ET) — PVC profile extruders of fence, deck and railing are facing a market where PVC price hikes seem to be stuck at 5 cents each month. Meantime, the economy has decimated fence companies that used to be their customers....
Decking Industry News
|Out of the Shadows: More Hidden Deck Fasteners Surface |
BPD-Building Products Digest - Mar 6, 2010
The tremendous growth of premium decking materials during the last decade powered a similar rise in the use of hidden deck fasteners. If builders and homeowners are going to pay extra for high-end hardwood, PVC or composite boards, ...
|Cedar Lives the Green Life |
BPD-Building Products Digest - Mar 9, 2010
TBuilders, at the urging of architects and consumers, are demanding materials that stand up to construction and environmental scrutiny. They want materials with a green reputation as solid as wood is durable...
|Duo-Fast DF225C Coil Nailer in Stock at Nail Gun Depot |
PR-USA.net (press release) - - Mar 6, 2010
Duo-Fast Construction, an Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Company, has taken previous tool designs and combined them with new technology advancements to now offer the DF225C. The DF225C offers new and improved features that the end user has always requested. This new tool will tackle any fencing, decking or siding job with ease.....
|Enjoy versatile outdoor living with patio covers |
HeraldNet - Mar 4, 2010
Fifteen years ago, when Tom Matthew came to the Northwest, he noticed a trend: People didn’t seem to really live in their homes during their free time. They went away on summer weekends to the mountains, the San Juan Islands and tourist attractions in Oregon and Canada...
Industry News - People
|Owner unveils plans for Grand Lake resort |
NewsOK.com - Mar 5, 2010
Eddie Gibbs, founder and CEO of Ameristar Fence Products, bought the Peninsula Resort and Club-Grand Lake, formerly Shangri-La Resort, according to a statement released by the resort ...
Local Government Issues
|Indianapolis installs fence to keep out homeless |
WTHR - Mar 2, 2010
Indianapolis - A homeless camp on the city's near south side that became a huge source of contention in the neighborhood is gone. Tuesday, something else started going up in its place ...
|City may axe the ban on wood fences |
Simi Valley Acorn - Mar 5, 2010
Installing new wood fencing has been prohibited in Simi for the past four years, but the City Council is rethinking that ban. ...
|Play park fencing funded at last |
Tweed Daily News - Mar 7, 2010
NEARLY two years after toddler Travis McCarron drowned while on a day care outing to a park, Tweed Shire Council has been given government money to fence ...
Fencing and Airports
|£600k fence project begins at airport |
Isle of Man Today - Mar 4, 2010
WORK has started on the £628,000 perimeter fence at the airport. The Department of Transport came under fire when the cost of the fence was revealed...
Fences and Animals
|Fences built too short |
The Decatur Daily - Mar 5, 2010
The Decatur City Council has approved up to $7,300 in additional spending for the city’s behind-schedule, over-budget Animal Services building at Wilson Morgan Park ...
USA Mexico Border Fence
|In Eagle Pass, divided view of border fence |
Austin American-Statesman - Mar 6, 2010
EAGLE PASS — As the sun dips toward the horizon, Shelby Park becomes an idyllic place, a rare patch of manicured green along the Texas-Mexico border. Kids practice soccer on the expansive sports fields, and joggers make their afternoon revolutions...
Schools and Fences
|School suggests a fence for safety |
KCBY.com 11 - Mar 4, 2010
That was just one of the reasons the Coos Bay School Board took action Tuesday night, unanimously agreeing to fund a $16,500 fence to enclose the back property....
|Gates added to enhance Clark's security |
my.hsj.org - Mar 5, 2010
The gates constructed around the campus in late October have received a mixed response from both students and administration. Senior Diana Kang said, “Personally I don’t like the fact that they’re building gates. ...
|Israel Releases Fence-Construction Standards |
Arutz Sheva - Mar 6, 2010
The Israeli Standards Institute has released new guidelines for the construction of security fences, which officials believe will enable Israel to compete ...
Just for Fun
|ThereIFixedIt.com Showcases Worst DIY Repairs |
Building Online - Feb 28, 2010
...And I thought some of my repair jobs were bad! ThereIFixedIt.com is an online gallery of some of the most ridiculous repair jobs in modern history. We can't vouch that all are authentic-- but they are 100 percent humorous!..
|Garbage spies feared in Britain |
Canoe, CA - Mar 5, 2010
LONDON - Monitored by millions of cameras and spied on by a secretive domestic intelligence network, Britons could be forgiven for feeling up in arms over the latest threat to their privacy: Intelligent garbage bins that can monitor how much they throw out...
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