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Industry News

Trade Names: For Entry Guard, service lifts company above peers
Times Dispatch  - Nov 16, 2014
The homeowners association for the CrossRidge residential community in Henrico County needed a new security gate system installed.....
Schools Security Market (Video Surveillance, Access Control) Growing at 14.3% CAGR to 2018
PRNewswire  - Nov 12, 2014
DALLAS, November 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports adds Global Security Market in Schools 2014-2018 research report that says security solutions in schools comprise of security systems such as video surveillance and access control. Spread across 71 pages, .....
Farpointe Data to Exhibit at ISC East
PRWeb  - Nov 12, 2014
Farpointe Data, a DORMA Group company, the global partner of choice for premium RFID solutions, including proximity, smart and long-range technologies, for access control professionals around the world, will be exhibiting at the 2014 ISC East show in New York City, November 19th and 20th (Booth #533).....

Decking Industry News

Column: Composite, plastic, vinyl decking options minimize maintenance
Prescott Valley Tribune  - Nov 14, 2014
Decking is now a $9 billion-per-year industry and is growing daily. The original decking material was just plain old wood, and homes had covered porches for which the wood was painted. ...
Composite Decking Manufacturer Saves Christmas...In June
Digital Journal  - Nov 18, 2014
Stevenage based composite decking manufacturer Timco Wood has been involved in this year's ITV Text Santa Christmas charity campaign. They aided with the planning, supply and installation of decking at Haven House Children's Hospice in Woodford Green, Essex....

Fence Contractors

Know What’s Below – Call Before You Dig!
FenceWeek Article  - Nov 12, 2014
Halloween is behind us and the holiday season is fast approaching. If you’re like us at, you’re looking forward....

Local Government Issues

Detention Cell Fence Unlikely Despite Request From Mourning Family
NBC-Nebraska  - Nov 18, 2014
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- A little more than one month after a Grand Island man drowned in a water detention cell after a car crash, his family is hoping to prevent future accidents.....
Gretna spends $200,000 to defend itself in fence dispute involving city attorney
The Times-Picayune  - Nov 17, 2014
When Gretna officials cited Mark Morice for a code violation, demolished his fence and slapped an $1,850 lien on his property in 2011, it became the catalyst for a series of lawsuits that have cost taxpayers almost $200,000 to defend....

AG Fencing

Privacy fences around Michigan bee hives proposed by Department of Agriculture
Mlive Kalamazoo - Nov 14, 2014
LANSING, MI-- The latest attempt to keep the peace between farmers and their neighbors is the recommendation that beehives be blocked from nearby properties by a solid 6-foot-high fence or hedge to redirect the flight path of the bees......

Fence and Animals - Wildlife

Fencing Installed in Elk State Forest
GANTDaily  - Nov 16, 2014
EMPORIUM – Deer exclosures are routinely installed on state forest land to protect young trees and plants from excessive browsing and help establish a new forest, according to District Forester Jeanne Wambaugh......
Monster Machines: Australian Electric Fence Could Safely Segregate Swimmers And Sharks
Gizmodo  - Nov 14, 2014
Shark netting strung up in coastal waters to protect swimmers from the ocean’s apex predators has not worked nearly as well as we had hoped. But where these knotted nylon lines have failed, one Australian company hopes an electric field will succeed.......
Amphibian 'fences' will protect frogs from being run over
The Copenhagen Post - Nov 13, 2014
Motorists and train passengers passing the Fehmarn Belt in 2021 via the immersed tunnel do not have to worry about driving over local frogs and toads anymore.....


Which fences are best, safest for dogs?
KESQ  - Nov 17, 2014
f you’re a pet owner you’ll want to keep your cat or dog safe while at the same time give it room to run around. However, pets can run away, get into fights, rummage through garbage and annoy neighbors. .....
Plan ahead when building a fence
Tyler Morning Telegraph  - Nov 17, 2014
Fences around property serve many purposes. Fences divide property boundaries between neighbors, keep animals in, to keep animals out, and fences may even improve the appearance of the property. Good fences that are built properly may last from 25 to 30 years.....



Darlington County School Board OKs bid on security fence project
SCNow  - Nov 13, 2014
DARLINGTON, S.C. – The Darlington County Board of Education moved forward with the second phase of a security fencing project begun earlier this year. ...
Fence built around West Lakes Shore Primary School to stop vandals loosening playground bolts
Adelaide Now  - Nov 12, 2014
THE Education Department will spend $135,000 building a fence around West Lakes Shores Primary School to stop vandals loosening bolts and smearing faeces on play equipment. ...


Up to $3,000 authorized for airport fence design
Sawyer County Record  - Nov 17, 2014
The Sawyer County Public Works Committee last Wednesday unanimously authorized an expenditure of up to $3,000 for a design fee for construction of a proposed 19,000-foot, 10-foot-high fence at the Sawyer County Airport.....

USA/Mexico Border Fence

BP says fallen fence will go back up next month
Nogales International  - Nov 17, 2014
A gaping hole remains in the border fence west of the Mariposa Port of Entry, but the Border Patrol says it will be repaired by next month.....


Saudis build border fence to keep ISIS out
Live 5 News  - Nov 18, 2014
JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA (CBS) - Flying over the Arabian Desert you can see the new, 600 mile-long border fence that's protecting Saudi Arabia from ISIS terrorists. On the other side of the fence is the chaos of Iraq, where ISIS is waging a brutal war.....

Weird News

Newscaster Wore Same Suit for a Year, No One Noticed
ABC News - Nov 17, 2014
The male co-host of an Australian TV program is finally getting some attention for his fashion sense. And that's his point....

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