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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 CCS partnership to expand safety barriers range for specifiers
Infolink  - Jul 1, 2014
Carpark Compliance Solutions (CCS) has been appointed the exclusive distributor in Australia for a wide range of safety and vehicle barriers by Berry Systems. Read more at ..
Electronic Access Control Systems Market is Expected to Reach USD 31.2 Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research
PRNewswire  - Jul 7, 2014
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Electronic Access Control Systems Market Global Forecast, Market Share, Size, Growth and Industry Analysis, 2014 - 2019," the global Electronic Access Control systems market was valued at USD 15,406.1 million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.6% from 2014 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 31,187.8 million in 2019. ..
Millville petition urges protection of 80-acre site previously owned by glass company  - Jul 7, 2014
The City of Millville and Cumberland County claimed to be unaware of the purchase, though, until Railing Dynamics — a vinyl deck and fencing company — showed interest in purchasing the property.. ..

AG Fencing

Funds for new cattle fencing in the Pilbara - Rural  - Jul 8, 2014
It's a common sight as you drive around northern Western Australia; stray cattle, munching on sweet grasses, by side of the road. But increasingly drivers are colliding with cattle, with around 260 incidents in the Pilbara during the past six months......
Electric Fence Sends Alerts to Smart Phone When There are Problems
AgInfo  - Jul 3, 2014
remembering growing up — it seemed whenever we were headed out on vacation or a trip, Dad would discover that the electric fence had shorted out somewhere and the family will tumble out of the car to go do a quick loop around the fence line to try and find where the problem was. Today — thanks to new and innovate technologies - families don’t need to endure that fence line scrutiny of years past. Gallagher Territory Manager Liam Shaw says....
Fence building, cattle working demonstrations to be featured at Beef Cattle Short Course
Leon County Today  - Jul 2, 2014
COLLEGE STATION – Cattle operations require good fences, and learning how to build and carry out their maintenance will be one of several featured demonstrations at the 60th Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course, held Aug. 4-6 on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station.....

Local Government Issues

Cedar City makes headway on the prairie dog fence
The Spectrum  - Jul 7, 2014
CEDAR CITY – Iron County Commissioner Dave Miller said last week he would loan Cedar City $100,000 if necessary to build a prairie-dog fence around the golf course but he may not have to now as the city and the county have come together to make the project happen — at least half of it.....
Palm Desert rethinking wood fences
Desert Sun  - Jul 2, 2014
PALM DESERT – Wood fences come in all shapes, sizes, colors and conditions. This city doesn’t allow any of them to be visible from the street, due to concerns about how well they stand up to the desert’s dry climate, but city officials are taking a look at whether they should be ....
Sand Fence Project At Oceano Dunes Comes To End
KEYT  - Jul 2, 2014
OCEANO, Calif. - As the windy season comes do an end, so does the experimental sand fence project at the Oceano Dunes riding area. State Parks put up the fences four months ago to control sand pollution blowing into Oceano, Nipomo and Santa Maria....

Community Issues

Traffic barrier protecting mayor's fence draws resident ire
Forest Park Review  - Jul 2, 2014
A 20-foot traffic barrier, erected June 25 by five Public Works employees to protect the fence of Forest Park Mayor Anthony Calderone has neighbors and citizens irked....
Documents give insight into Abilene neighborhood fence controversy
SF Gate  - Jul 2, 2014
ABILENE, Texas - More details are emerging in the Canyon Rock Lake neighborhood fence controversy. A resident, who has lived in the complex for eight months and who has purchased a plot of land on the east side of the south Abilene lake, is building a fence restricting access to the lake. ..
It's Your Fence: Festival fence costs $25K  - Jul 2, 2014
t's Your (free) Festival, but open your wallet if you want it to stay alive. That's the messaging from It's Your Festival organizers when asked about a $25,000 fence surrounding the festival at the core of the 30-hectare Gage Park. ..


Security plan: Modern perimeter fence for new airport
The Express Tribune - Jul 7, 2014
ISLAMABAD: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has decided to install a modern perimeter fence around the under-construction New Islamabad International Airport.....

Fences and Neighbors

Neighbors should share fence costs
SF Gate  - Jul 2, 2014
Q: The fence between my house and my neighbor's rental property is about ready to fall down. Is there any way I can get the absentee landlord from the property next door to pay for half of the cost to repair or replace the fence? I have tried to contact them, but they just ignore me.....

Fences and Animals

Federal Officials Propose 8-Foot Fences to Protect Endangered Mice
Daily Signal  - Jul 5, 2014
SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST, N.M.—For more than a century, the Lucero family has grazed livestock in the majestic landscape near Fenton Lakein the Santa Fe National Forest. They started with sheep and, in the 1920s, switched to cattle....

Schools and Fences

Derby school head hits back at fence security criticism
Derby Telegraph  - Jul 7, 2014
I AM writing in response to the letter "Childish decision to put steel fence round pitches" (June 25), from P Hayes regarding the security fence that has been erected around the grounds of Lees Brook Community School.....
Security perimeter fence proposed for school field
Hedon Blog  - Jul 5, 2014
NEW boundary security fence has been proposed for part of the school field adjacent to Hedon Primary School. A planning application has been submitted to the East Riding Council to seek permission to remove the existing fence on Ivy Lane ....



Tips to weigh before closing in on a fence
The Southern  - Jul 2, 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: ....
12 Fence and Deck Projects
Mississauga  - Jul 1, 2014
Whether you’re starting from scratch or re-building, a new fence or deck will likely be one of your biggest home projects that can be both time consuming and costly if not done properly. Before you dig, plan and prepare to avoid unnecessary delays, extra costs and help make your project go as smoothly as possible....
7 things to know when building a backyard deck
Toronto Star  - Jul 1, 2014
With summer in full swing many homeowners turn their eye to a backyard deck. What better place to relax or have a barbecue and entertain their friends? But if you’re planning to build one yourself, be careful.....

International Border Fence

Israel needs security fence along Jordan border, Netanyahu says
Jewish Times - Jul 2, 2014
In light of recent changes in the Middle East, Israel needs to construct a security fence along the length of its border with Jordan, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday.....

Weird News

Brazil's 'Snake Island' Is The Place Of Nightmares, We're Pretty Sure
Huffington Post - Jul 4, 2014
This just may be the most terrifying place on Earth -- at least if you happen to suffer from ophidiophobia, aka fear of snakes. About 90 miles from the city of São Paulo lies Ilha de Queimada Grande, or "Snake Island" -- a place so filled with venomous serpents that it's been called one of the "world's deadliest islands.".....

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