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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

Funding deal for fence manufacturer
Insider Media - Jun 26, 2014
A Rotherham-headquartered manufacturer whose fencing products will help restrain crowds at major events this summer including the Tour de France and the Commonwealth Games has agreed a funding deal with Barclays....
This July Controlled Products Systems Group - Las Vegas wili be hosting BO Loops for a morning of education.
Press Release - Jun 30, 2014
Brian Dickson of BD Loops will present "Everything You Need to Know about Loops" An educational seminar that covers everything from loop placement and size, to advanced installation techniques.....
Wolverhampton's Zaun secure after £1.5m Oman fencing order
Insider Media - Jun 26, 2014
A WOLVERHAMPTON high security fencing systems manufacturer has won its first two pilot projects, worth almost £1.5m, with Oman's premier oil company....

Decking Industry News

Summer Decking Promotions, Contests and Giveaways Roundup: Five Easy Ways to Improve Your Outdoor Living Space...for FREE!
Sys-Con - Press Release - Jun 26, 2014
SEATTLE, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The time-honored process of improving, updating and fixing the backyard deck is in full-swing for many homeowners now that summer is officially upon us, but did you know that there are many promotions and decking product giveaways....

Fence Contractors

Looking Over Fence Dispute
WOWT - Jun 30, 2014
(CN) - A company that built high-tech fences for an immigration-detention facility in California may still seek payment though it lacks a license there, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday.....

AG Fencing

Reviewing farmland fence laws
Columbus Telegram - Jun 25, 2014
Recently, the Unicameral revised Nebraska’s division fence statutes. This column reviews the changes made to Nebraska’s division fence statutes by LB (Legislative Bill) 667. ....

Local Government Issues

Barbed-wire fence proves thorny in Afton
The Spectrum - Jun 28, 2014
Afton neighbors have found themselves on opposite sides of the fence. During its June 17 meeting Afton City Council heard comments from two Afton residents related to a neighborhood dispute over a barbed wire fence......
Iron Co. commissioner offers to loan own money for fence building
The Spectrum - Jun 28, 2014
CEDAR CITY – With Cedar City having a shortfall of nearly $100,000 for a fencing project around the golf course, Iron County Commissioner Dave Miller said Friday he would loan the city the money if necessary to see the project through but believes the county can do it with what's left in the bank......
Council declines bid for prairie dog fence
The Spectrum - Jun 26, 2014
CEDAR CITY – After spending $122,000 for materials, Cedar City now doesn’t have enough money to build the 10,000-foot fence the materials were meant for — to keep prairie dogs from crossing the putting green at the city’s golf course......
City committee balks at rooftop fence
Evanston Sun Times - Jun 30, 2014
A City Council committee on Monday voted down a recommendation to spend $24,000 on a fence around the upper deck of the Sherman Avenue downtown parking garage.. ...
Lake Cox fence dispute continues in Port Richey City Hall
Tampa Bay Times - Jun 30, 2014
PORT RICHEY — Lucila Sullivan wells up with emotion when she talks about the fence she has erected around her waterfront back yard in a quiet tree-canopied neighborhood. ...

Community Issues

Memorial fence honored firefighters
Las Vegas Review - May 4, 2014
PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Dusty boots, weathered flowers, boxes of stuffed animals, hundreds of American flags and T-shirts off the backs of firefighters from around the country: The chain-link fence surrounding the former fire station of the Granite Mountain Hotshots became a massive memorial in the days and weeks after 19 of them died a year ago in northern Arizona....
Omsk Man Builds Fence Out of 'Souvenir' Grenade Launchers
Moscow Times - Jun 27, 2014
Police in Omsk were in for a surprise on Sunday when they found a grenade launcher in a man's car trunk during a routine traffic stop.....
$180K fence, plaque honoring Daisy Lynum could go up in Parramore
WFTV - Jun 27, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — A former Orlando commissioner could soon get an expensive tribute in her name in Parramore. Earlier this month, former commissioner Daisy Lynum spent $14,000 in taxpayer money on an 18-page mailer that was sent out to Parramore residents touting her achievements. ....


How to Make Your Own Dual-Perimeter Deer Fence
Outdoor Life - Jun 26, 2014
If my food plots fail it probably won't be from a lack of rain. As this is written, southern Michigan is “enjoying” its third straight day of rain. The timing is good even if the soggy conditions are a tad annoying for those looking to play baseball.....
Living Smart: Tips to weigh before closing in on a fence
Miami Herald - Jun 26, 2014
Top-rated fencing pros tell our team that, based on the average price for material type, and a typical fence length of 200 linear feet, here's what you could spend: $2,600 for chain-link, at $13 a foot - $3,200 for wood, at $16 a foot......



Hilo International Airport to receive $548K for fencing
Hometown Life - Jun 27, 2014
An ongoing neighbor dispute over property lines and a fence ignited a dispute calling for police assistance on June 14. The dispute, involving residents who live in the 23000 block of Orchard Lake Road, escalated with each of them reportedly accusing the other of violating the city fence ordinance ...

Fences and Schools

School receives funding to restore historic fence - Jun 26, 2014
A Newcastle primary school has been given $730,000 in state government funding to restore a historic fence. Newcastle East Public School at The Hill, recognised as the oldest continuously running school in Australia, will celebrate its bicentenary in 2016....

Fences and Neighbors

Fence ignites neighbor dispute in Farmington
Hometown Life - Jun 27, 2014
An ongoing neighbor dispute over property lines and a fence ignited a dispute calling for police assistance on June 14. The dispute, involving residents who live in the 23000 block of Orchard Lake Road, escalated with each of them reportedly accusing the other of violating the city fence ordinance ...

International Border Fences

Israel to Fortify Border Fence to Stop 'Forces of Radical Islam'
NBC News - Jun 30, 2014
TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel will fortify a 250-mile fence on its the eastern border with Jordan amid growing concerns about radical militants and unstable regimes in the region. ...
Bulgarian-Turkish border fence to be completed ‘within days’ – minister
Sofia Globe - Jun 30, 2014
Bulgaria is set to complete the controversial project to build a fence on the Bulgarian-Turkish border “within days”, the country’s Defence Minister Angel Naidenov said on June 30.. ...

Weird News

Soccer Player Punches Ref Out Cold: Police
Huffington Post - Jun 30, 2014
LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area soccer player is facing a felony assualt charge for allegedly punching a referee during an adult-league match, critically injuring him....

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