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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.


Sometimes you have to Work Hard to Play Harder!
Press Release - Sep 18, 2013
Atlanta, GA - Merchants Metals is pleased to announce that Mr. Everitt Noe of Apple Fence in Shepherdsville, KY has been chosen as the lucky winner of the “Work Hard, Play Harder” summer promotion......
Linear Ships New IP Cameras With Up To 5 Megapixel Resolution
Press Release - Sep 18, 2013
Carlsbad, CA - Sept 17, 2013 - Linear LLC, a leader in residential and commercial access control, security and health and wellness solutions, announces new two-, three- and five-megapixel IP cameras in dome, mini-dome, bullet and box styles....
ASTM Committee F 14 Officers' election results
Press Release - Sep 18, 2013
Ballotting to elect Officers for ASTM Committee F 14 on Fences recently closed. The following slate of candidates were elected to serve as Committee Officiers for the term beginning 01/01/2014 and ending 12/31/2015...
New Bollards Installed at Fenway Park
PRWeb - Sep 19, 2013
Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd., North America’s premier supplier of bollards, bike racks, and custom castings, is proud to announce that its signature bollard, the model R-7539, has been installed at Fenway Park. ... announces an improved tension system for deer fences
PRNewsWire - Sep 19, 2013
When it comes to your deer fence, nothing protects like steel, particularly if your property is as overrun with rabbits, raccoons, groundhogs, and other smaller pests as deer. While polypropylene is very resistant to chewing, ....

Decking Industry News

Trex Company Partners with New Distributor in the Northeast
Daily Finance - Sep 18, 2013
Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, is growing its presence in the Northeast with the addition of New Jersey-based Manufacturers Reserve Supply (MRS) to its distribution network ...
Bison Innovative Products Offers Inventive Roof Deck Ideas for Aesthetic Roof Deck Settings
SBWire - Sep 23, 2013
Bison Innovative Products offers inventive roof deck ideas for aesthetic roof deck settings. They provide a range of roof deck tiles in various sizes that can complement any sort of roof setting. ...

Fence Contractors in the News

Fence Goes Up So Mercy Can Come Down
WWNY-TV - Sep 18, 2013
Here's a sign that the former Mercy Care Center in Watertown will be coming down. Crews from Arrow Fence in Syracuse are putting up a temporary chain link fence around the complex.....
Natural Enclosures Fence Company Opens New Retail Store in McDonough GA
PRWeb - Sep 23, 2013
The McDonough GA fence experts at Natural Enclosures Fence Company have opened a new store where Do-It-Yourselfers and fence contractors can purchase fencing materials for their projects. ....
EIN News (press release) - Sep 18, 2013
Years ago Anthony Campanella and Paul Papineau, owners of Campanella Fence a leading fence company in New York, realized that there is much more to life than work. ....
Fencing firm moves with the times
Kent Online - Sep 23, 2013
Meet the latest entry to the Dartford and Gravesham Business Awards... The fencing industry is highly competitive and to survive you have to be ahead of the field....

AG Fencing

Calf-Tel Launches a Heavy Duty Fence System
AGWeb - Sep 18, 2013
Hampel Animal Care introduces the Calf-Tel Heavy Duty Fence System, a new structure that provides U.S. producers the flexibility of a gate system with the durability and longevity that Calf-Tel products are known for.....
DCSCD fencing school for local farmers
Tennessean - Sep 19, 2013
The Dickson County Soil Conservation District is hosting a Fencing School 8:30 am-5 pm Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the Porter Community Center at 1600 Abiff Road. Registration is $15 through Sept. 20 and $20 after that date......

Local Government Issues

A committee recommends the city give $6,400 to a business for a fence with razor wire on top - Sep 24, 2013
A city committee recommends the board of control approve $6,400 to a South Side business for an 8-foot-high concrete-block fence with razor wire on top....
Marshall board approves more funds for fencing - Sep 20, 2013
Money matters filled the agenda of the Marshall Village Board meeting this month. The one money matter that drew the most attention at the Sept. 10 meeting was the additional cost of fencing at Converse Park...
USFS accepting applications for fencing materials
Rapid City Journal - Sep 17, 2013
The U.S. Forest Service Pine Ridge Ranger District announced Thursday that funding has become available and a limited amount of materials have been purchased for rebuilding fences that were lost in the Pine Ridge fires last year....

Community Issues

Plaza Merchants, Parks Committee Forge Staunch Anti-Fence Advisory
Arcata Eye - Sep 20, 2013
Steve Lovett, owner of People's Records, isn't against Plaza fences per se, ... on record as opposing the fence, made a motion that “this type of fencing not be ....
Fishing spot at Allegan Dam fenced off
WOOD-TV - Sep 17, 2013
ALLEGAN, Mich. (WOOD) - Some Allegan area anglers angry after a fence went up on one of their favorite spots....

Fences and Volunteers

Team Depot put up fencing for veterans
Fox-28 - Sep 19, 2013
Team Depot, a volunteer organization comprised of current Home Depot employees dedicated to giving back in their community, provided materials and labor to put up fencing around the Elkhart Disabled American Veterans building. ....
Grand Teton seeks fence-mending volunteers for National Public Lands Day
Yellowstone Gate - Sep 18, 2013
In addition to free entry to Grand Teton National Park and the rest of America’s federally managed public lands on Saturday, Sept. 28, volunteers will work to modify a fence to benefit wildlife.....

Schools and Fences

308 schools need security fences, but less than a quarter will receive before mid-2014
Daily Telegraph - Sep 20, 2013
The Sunday Telegraph can reveal the NSW Education Department's security division has identified 308 schools which "could benefit" from full-perimeter fences, however only 67 will have received the safety measures by mid-next year....
Fence falls at Aspen Middle School, injuring several student
Aspen Times - Sep 20, 2013
Several Aspen Middle School students were injured when a barrier fence fell on them as they were leaving recess for lunch Wednesday. Parents and school officials said the quick help from staff and students in many ways turned a negative experience into a positive one....


Fences and Neighbors

Shocking video of wildman on bulldozer destroying neighbors’ homes
Colorado Springs Gazette - Sep 23, 2013
I sat in disbelief Friday watching ABC News’ 20/20 as it reported a “Nasty Neighbors” episode. In it, a man in Port Angeles, Wash., climbed on a bulldozer and began calmly destroying the homes and cars of his neighbors......
Harveys Lake couple want neighbor fence removed
Times Leader - Sep 17, 2013
HARVEYS LAKE — Lakeside Drive resident Jeffrey Algott asked Borough Council on Tuesday night to immediately remove a fence that was placed by neighbor Francis Kopko.....
Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
KNOE - Sep 17, 2013
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A Monroe eatery has it's view of Bayou Desiard and the Ouachita River blocked, for now, by a neighbor's fence. The River Grille is located near River Oaks subdivision. But the view from the outdoor deck is hidden by a tall fence erected by the grille's neighbor......

Fences and Animals

Farmers under siege from elephants should grow chilli fences  - Sep 17, 2013
There has been a marked increase in attacks on villagers by wild elephants in recent years as their traditional habitats have been progressively encroached upon by India's rising population.....

Stolen Fences

Fencing reported stolen from Animal Ark Rescue
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - Sep 22, 2013
Executive Director Sabine Stull called it "disappointing" Sunday that during the night someone would steal three rolls of fencing from Animal Ark Rescue....


Russia erects double barbed wire fence against the Norwegian bear
Barents Observer - Sep 22, 2013
Contrary to earlier plans, FSB border guards reinforce the physical protection along Russia’s border to Norway. A brand new, and partly double barbed wire fence is now under construction ...
Burma Allegedly Building Fence Along Disputed India Border
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Sep 19, 2013
Burma is reportedly building a wooden fence on disputed territory along the country's ... Indian civil society groups said that if the fencing was carried out to ...

Weird News

Venezuela orders temporary takeover of toilet paper factory
Canoe - Sep 20, 2013
CARACAS - A Venezuelan state agency on Friday ordered the temporary takeover of a factory that produces toilet paper in what it called an effort to ensure consistent supplies after embarrassing shortages earlier this year....

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