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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

Fortress Railing Products Announces New Distribution Partnership with California Cascade Industries in Northern California
PRWeb  - Mar 25, 2013
Fortress Railing Products, a leader in the ornamental railing industry, announces its partnership with California Cascade Industries, an innovative and progressive force in the distribution of building products. Its staff focuses on bringing value to the market with premium products by promoting, selling and distributing to the Sacramento, Woodland and Fontana areas. ....
Linear Announces Update to Hub Manager Software
Press Release  - Mar 25, 2013
Linear LLC, a leader in residential and commercial access control, health and wellness and security solutions, announces Hub Manager® 8.1 Professional Software, upgraded to meet Windows 8 compliancy standards. The new software is included with all Secured Series systems and kits ....
Press Release  - Mar 22, 2013
SHUT IT Gate Hardware, the leading manufacturer of gate hardware, recently received preliminary patent protection for its newly developed self-closinghinge, and is targeting its release to the fence industry at FenceTech 2013 in Houston. ....
Fence off those fencing problems with Colourfence
Galwa1 Advertiser  - Mar 22, 2013
For a permanent no maintenance solution to all your fencing problems, look no further than Colourfence. Colourfence products carry a guarantee that the purchase will sustain for 10 years without warping or corroding....

Decking Industry News

Bison Innovative Products Announces Availability of Preassembled Bison Wood Deck Tiles
SBWire  - Mar 25, 2013
Bison Innovative Products, a leader in the rooftop decking industry, announces availability of preassembled Bison wood deck tiles for sale. Bison wood deck tiles are constructed from select cut Brazilian hardwoods. ....
Amana Tool's New Countersink Features a Non-marring Adjustable Ball Bearing Depth Stop
NewsLI  - Mar 20, 2013
New carbide-tipped tool enables users to drill a pilot hole and tapered countersink in one step in materials including hardwood, plywood, decking material, solid surface, and softwoods. ....

Fence Contractors in the News

Buy Local: Firm is not sitting on the fence with offers
This is Grimsby  - Mar 22, 2013
A FAMILY-RUN firm is giving Buy Local customers a deal that no one can take "a fence" to. JW Plater, of Corporation Road, in Grimsby, is giving Buy Local cardholders 5 per cent off all garden buildings, including sheds and play houses, and there is also 30 per cent off concrete structures including garages in store.......

Local Government Issues

Selectmen discuss removing Pond Street fence
Wicked Local Georgetown  - Mar 25, 2013
Georgetown - The Board of Selectmen agreed to research removing a 700-foot long fence along Pond Street. Neighboring residents say the fence has turned their bucolic neighborhood road into a dangerous throughway for people and animals...
Rosemont Plaza Could Get New Wood Fence Instead of Masonry Wall
Rosemont Patch - Mar 23, 2013
The year-long controversy over a Rosemont Plaza shopping center fence reaches the Cordova Community Planning Advisory Council this week0...
Fencing article returns
Wilmington Town Crier - Mar 23, 2013
WILMINGTON—The Town Crier will be featuring those citizens who have submitted articles to be voted on at Town Meeting. Last week we interviewed George Lingenfelter, who authored an article to determine if the town would regulate fencing....
Clarksburg erects fence to keep passersby away from Waldo Hotel
Exponent-Telegram - Mar 23, 2013
CLARKSBURG — Clarksburg officials have erected a fence on a sidewalk along West Pike Street where bricks fell from the former Waldo Hotel five months ago......

Fences and Animals - Domestic

A dog park might make its way to Moorestown
Moorestown Sun  - Mar 22, 2013
A dog park may be coming to Moorestown in the near future. As a part of an Eagle Scout project, Moorestown Boy Scout Troop 44 member John Matthews presented council with his plan to create a dog park in John Pryor Park.....
Dog fence to stay
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner  - Mar 25, 2013
CLARENCE Valley Council last night made the decision to let Sally Rogers of Happy Paws Haven keep her fence, for the time being at least. Prior to the ordinary council meeting Ms Rogers sent an email to all nine of the councillors, asking for their support.. ...

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Study: I-80 deer fence doing its job
Lincoln Journal Star  - Mar 25, 2013
The number of dead deer along a stretch of Interstate 80 near the Platte River has dropped by 85 percent since completion of a $1.4 million deer fence in late 2011. ...
Solar fencing to stop jumbos
Times of India  - Mar 21, 2013
CUTTACK: To prevent marauding elephants from destroying crops and entering human habitation, the forest department began installing solar fences in areas under Athagarh forest division on Wednesday. ...

Schools and Fence

Metal Fence Enhances GHS
Cibola County Beacon - Mar 23, 2013
CLARKSBURG — Clarksburg officials have erected a fence on a sidewalk along West Pike Street where bricks fell from the former Waldo Hotel five months ago......
East Lyme forum covers security improvements for district schools
The Day - Mar 25, 2013
East Lyme - Superintendent of Schools James Lombardo outlined districtwide security and safety initiatives, from infrastructure upgrades to additional staff training, at a community forum last Wednesday.....

Fences and Neighbors

Loveland pink fence suit ends Loveland pink fence suit ends  - Mar 25, 2013
The war involving Loveland’s feuding neighbors is over – for now. Chris Bucher sued neighbor Judith West, accusing her of killing a 100-year-old tree in his yard that branches out into her yard......

Community Issues

Please fence us in
Bexhill Observer  - Mar 25, 2013
A mum-of-two appealed to Bexhill Town Forum for support in her fight “to remove an avoidable danger to all young children in Bexhill.” Kirsten Torrance is concerned about lack of fencing around the new play area in Egerton Park and used the public forum to talk about the campaign to persuade Rother District Council to put one in.....
Algonac DPW fences off 150-foot section of boardwalk
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers  - Mar 22, 2013
A 150-foot section of the seawall underneath the Algonac boardwalk, just north of the ferry, dropped about a foot earlier this month.....
Residents campaign against fence at park
Leamington Courier  - Mar 22, 2013
Townspeople in Southam are campaigning against plans to fence off part of a play area so it can only be used by school children. Warwickshire County Council is planning to fence off part of the play area in Tollgate Road for exclusive use by St Jame...


Airports and Fences

Airport may finally get solar fence this week
Times of India - Mar 24, 2013
NAGPUR: After much wait, Nagpur Airport might finally get the promised solar fence in the coming week. The fence, which was to be ready by mid March, is in its testing phase. Some work is also supposed to be completed in the next few days after which the regular usage of the fence is expected to begin.....

Pool Safety and Fences

Feedback call as ministry reworks pool fencing law
New Zealand Herald  - Mar 24, 2013
Spa pools could become exempt and snap fines implemented under government proposals to alter or replace the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act.....
No fence on pool where SA toddler died - Mar 24, 2013
A TODDLER would not have drowned in an unfenced Adelaide backyard pool if the house and pool had been built in accordance with the approved plans, a coroner says. ...

Weird News

Montana votes to allow roadkill salvage
Canoe - Mar 22, 2013
HELENA, Montana - The Montana Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would allow residents to harvest for food big game animals like deer, elk and moose killed by vehicles. ....

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