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 Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe September 27, 2011  
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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.


Industry News

New Guardian II system from Larco gives facility managers and property owners a simple, powerful and affordable solution to access control
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release) - - Sep 21, 2011
-Larco, a leading supplier of door access solutions, has announced a new access control system for doors, gates and other entry points. The Guardian II™ access control system...
Press Release - Sep 21, 2011
Milwaukee, WI – The Wagner Companies has begun distribution of their 2012 master catalog. The 2012 edition includes all railing systems, products and services available from The Wagner Companies...

Decking Industry News

Principia Expands Interactive Features to Maximize Delegate Interaction at Upcoming Conference on Decking and Outdoor Living Products
MarketWatch (press release)  - Sep 23, 2011
Principia Partners announces the use of innovative Conversation Stations and Audience Polling Technology at its eighth annual executive conference WPC 2011 -- Decking and Outdoor Living Products at the Charlotte Marriott City Center in Charlotte, NC, October 3-4, 2011....
AERT's ChoiceDek on "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
MarketWatch (press release)  - Sep 23, 2011
Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies, Inc. AERT +8.11% , announced today that the company's ChoiceDek(R) composite decking will be a part of the 9th season premiere episode of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" .....
Increase outdoor ambience with deck lighting - Sep 22, 2011
With the proper lighting, family and friends can enjoy good times outdoors long into the evening without being left in the dark....

Fence Contractors in the News

Fencing company established in 1898
Times & Transcript  - Sep 23, 2011
There's truth in the old adage that necessity is the mother of invention. Up until the late 1800s, New Brunswick farmers who wanted to build a fence to contain their animals didn't have many options.....
Fence Seller Makes Home in Borough
Paramus.Patch  - Sep 20, 2011
When it comes to Paramus, the first thing that often comes to mind is shopping. The second? The easiest route to take, with so many connecting and direct highways to the area.....
New president at fence association
Newsday  - Sep 20, 2011
Ken Piil has been elected president of the New York-Long Island Fence Association, a trade association for the fence and railing industry.....
Fencing placed at memorial
Brazil Times  - Sep 22, 2011
On Thursday, representatives from Quality Fence, Terre Haute, came to Brazil to place fencing around the memorial....

Local Government Issues

D-Day for security gates petition
Coventry Telegraph  - Sep 21, 2011
The city of Shreveport's chief building official, whose department for years has been a stickler for citizens getting permits before work is done on their homes, erected a fence behind his home. He didn't get a permit....
A fence by any other name
KTBS  - Sep 21, 2011
The city of Shreveport's chief building official, whose department for years has been a stickler for citizens getting permits before work is done on their homes, erected a fence behind his home. He didn't get a permit....
Annapolis Council mulls fence regulations
Hometown Annapolis  - Sep 22, 2011
The adage "Good fences make good neighbors" is often bandied about when it comes to local disputes....

Fences and Neighbors

Neighbors Build 8-Foot Fences to Hide Woman's Confederate Flag?
NBC San Diego  - Sep 26, 2011
Black neighbors of a white South Carolina woman who flies the Confederate flag in her yard have responded with eight-foot wooden fences to hide what they consider a racist banner. ....
State law forces rural neighbors to share fence cost?
Mason City Globe Gazette  - Sep 25, 2011
Iowa's fence law says adjoining landowners jointly own partition fences. ... brush from the area where the Kuntzes have been asked to install fencing. ...

Fencing and Airports

Board Of Control Moves Forward With Fence At Lahm Airport
North Central Ohio  - Sep 23, 2011
The Mansfield Board of Control is moving forward with the construction of a wildlife fence at Mansfield Lahm Airport. ...

Community Issues

Fence fix begun at NY cemetery where deer died?
Houston Chronicle  - Sep 26, 2011
WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (AP) - Hundreds of steel brackets have been installed on spikes topping an iron fence surrounding a suburban Buffalo cemetery where ....
Dog-loving vandals target fences in off-leash areas
Houston Chronicle  - Sep 26, 2011
A lawless, self-styled Liberation Front is threatening mayhem in the heart of the city. But most residents have little to fear, unless they are dog owners fretful of their pooches running amok.....


Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Deer fence the solution
BCLocalNews  - Sep 26, 2011
For the several years that I lived by Campbell Mountain, nothing has ever been done about the deer in the area of the city. There are no road signs indicating that they are in the area....
N.L. Grits promise highway moose fence, settlement for class-action suit
Globe and Mail  - Sep 22, 2011
The Liberals would negotiate a settlement with those involved in a class-action lawsuit over moose collisions in Newfoundland if they win the Oct. 11 provincial election.....
Hanging Rock racetrack to get roo-proof fence
Macedon Ranges Weekly Intelligencer  - Sep 26, 2011
A HIGHER kangaroo-proof fence will be built around the Hanging Rock racetrack to keep the animals from interrupting future race meetings....
Fence posts at Beinn Eighe 'harbour rare life' SNH say
BBC News  - Sep 22, 2011
Wooden posts on fences erected to protect young trees on Great Britain's oldest national nature reserve have been found to harbour rare wildlife....
Fence to keep wildlife off highway near Wenatchee
Seattle Post Intelligencer  - Sep 24, 2011
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — By the time bighorn sheep of the Swakane herd go into rut next month, a nine-mile fence from Rocky Reach to Spencer Canyon on Highway 97A north of Wenatchee will be finished...

USA Mexico Border Fence

Higher border fence causes smugglers to go airborne
WLOX  - Sep 25, 2011
Like a football team with a faltering ground game, drug smugglers are turning to an air attack in an effort to get their product past the new border fence in Nogales...


New fence ordered after juveniles escape detention center
WLOX  - Sep 25, 2011
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A rusty section of chain link fence enabled two teenagers to escape from the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Center on Wednesday night....

Stolen Fences

Fencing Stolen Off Two Vacant Lots
La Grange Patch  - Sep 25, 2011
Chain-link fence posts were taken from a vacant lot at Bluff Avenue just south of Elm Avenue at about 8:57 p.m.....
Downers Grove police: 2,000-foot fence stolen
Suburban Life Publications  - Sep 26, 2011
Downers Grove, IL — Police say thieves stole a 2,000-foot fence from the girls varsity softball field at Downers Grove South High School some time last week.....

Fences and Weather

Texas ranchers seek federal help rebuilding fences lost to wildfires  - Sep 21, 2011
WASHINGTON — Texas ranchers are seeking federal changes to help rebuild fences lost in wildfires, said Joe Parker Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association....


Weird News

Open an account, get a free AK-47 - Sep 23, 2011
A Florida company is giving away free AK-47s to new customers who sign up for its credit-card-processing service....

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