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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

No sitting on the fence as business decides to move
Derby Telegraph - Aug 20, 2015
UP to 40 new jobs are set to be created thanks to the relocation and expansion of a fencing business. First Fence, in Burton, has agreed terms to acquire a 40,000 sq ft industrial unit at Kiln Way, Swadlincote, as part of its strategy for growth.....
AFA Midwest Chapter Regional Event
Release - Aug 20, 2015
American Fence Association -- Midwest Chapter Regional Event September 24 - 26, 2015 • Tulsa Oklahoma. AFA is proud to announce the Midwest Regional Event presented by the following AFA Chapters: Midwest, Memphis Tri-State, Gulf South, Texas, Colorado and Greater Chicago. ....
Latest report on solar fence light market 2014 - global industry size, trends and forecast to 2018 scrutinized in new research
Whatech - Aug 20, 2015
Then we deeply analyzed the world's main region market conditions that including the product price, profit, capacity, production, capacity utilization, supply, demand and industry growth rate....

Fence Contractors

Somerville Aluminum earns TrexPro Gold certification - Aug 24, 2015
BRANCHBURG — Somerville Aluminum, the Central Jersey home remodeling contractor announced it has earned the TrexPro Gold certification, a designation bestowed upon only 5 percent of deck contractors nationwide.....

Local Government Issues

City plans to erect fence along both sides of Kapalama Canal
KITV-4 - Aug 19, 2015
HONOLULU —Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Monday signed Bill 46 into law, which prohibits camping along the banks of any city-owned stream. This includes Kapalama Canal where removing homeless campers has become a constant struggle....
UC Berkeley builds fence around chancellor’s residence
Sacramento Bee - Aug 19, 2015
The University of California, Berkeley, is constructing a fence around the chancellor’s residence in the middle of campus after he raised security concerns about intruders and student protesters.....
Some Hoover residents can now have front yard fences
Shelby County Reporter - Aug 18, 2015
THOOVER—Residents of some of Hoover’s busiest roadways may now construct fences on their property. The Hoover City Council unanimously approved an amendment to the city’s fence regulation during an Aug. 17 meeting. ...


FAA behind plan for bigger, better fence at San Jose airport amid high-profile security breaches
KRON-4 - Aug 24, 2015
SAN JOSE (KRON) — Big changes are coming to Mineta San Jose airport after several high profile security breaches — including a bigger and better fence....

Community Issues

Couple seek privacy fence as shield from nearby rail-trail
Lancaster Online - Aug 19, 2015
LuAnne Mikos is not happy. Akron Borough's newly completed portion of a rail-trail ends at the edge of her property, and she’s concerned about her family’s privacy. ...
Meet the man behind the Bellysford bike fence
Herald Courier - Aug 23, 2015
Right off Virginia 613 and Berry Hill Road in Nellysford, up the street from Hill Top Berry Farm and Winery, sits something a bit peculiar, off the beaten path but "wheely" cool. ...

AG Fencing

Athenry sheep fencing demo: 'The idea was to show farmers how far their money would go'
Irish Independent - Aug 19, 2015
At the recent sheep open day at Teagasc's Athenry unit there were a number of different fencing options on display......
Livestock Water and Fencing Workshop set for Sept. 8
High Plains Journal - Aug 18, 2015
Mark Green, NRCS specialist, from Missouri, will return to Kansas to offer his popular workshop on electric fencing and livestock watering options Sept. 8 in Salina, Kansas....

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Rail fence project around forests remains grounded
The Hindu - Aug 20, 2015
The proposed rail fence around the protected areas of Bandipur-Nagarahole belt to curb elephants from straying into human landscape is yet to gain traction owing to legal glitches....

Stolen Fences

Several Fence Posts Stolen in Kendall County - Aug 19, 2015
Several green, 7-foot fence posts used to keep vehicles from driving off the road have been taken from the corner of Fox River Drive and Fox Road in Yorkville...
Horses flee in fence theft
Portsmouth News- - Aug 19, 2015
HORSES escaped from a yard after thieves stole an electric fence. Parts for the fence, including a battery pack and power unit were taken from the horse yard in Sarisbury Green....


Pool Safety

Source – fence around pool where toddler drowned was ‘damaged
NJ-101.5 - Aug 19, 2015
According to a spokesman for the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, if you have any type of in-ground or above ground swimming pool, you must, according to state code..


Fantastic Fences Without That Fenced-In Feeling
CARE-2 - Aug 24, 2015
Does the idea of a fence around your yard make you feel … well … fenced in? Some homeowners like a nice neat boundary to mark exactly where their property ends and their neighbor’s begins. But then there are other folks, free-spirited types who love unrestrained air flow and an unrestricted view...
How to choose the right fence for your specific needs - Aug 24, 2015
If you are considering a new fence for your house, ranch, farm, arena or other application you might be asking yourself "What really makes one particular vinyl fence better than another?" ...

USA/Mexico Border Fence

State lawmaker: AZ has collected $300,000 for border fence
Sacramento Bee - Aug 19, 2015
Phoenix, AZ (KPHO) -- While GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is calling on Mexico to pay for a border wall through higher visa and border crossing fees.....
Breitbart News - Aug 22, 2015
A video shows how Drug smugglers scale border fences and continue to bring drugs across into the U.S. with little trouble. ....

International Border

Hungary Builds Controversial Border Fence To Disrupt Flow Of Migrants - Aug 18, 2015
A controversial border fence to keep out migrants who travel to Hungary through Serbia will be finished by the end of August. Opponents say it violates European Union laws,...
North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un Builds Barbed Wire Border Fence After Multiple Defections
International Business Times - Aug 19, 2015
The recent defection of eight North Koreans has prompted the reclusive state to boost its border security, and the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, has ordered barbed-wire fences be installed around the area where the defections,...

Weird News

Found Asleep in Garage After Homeowner Reports Burglary
ABC News - Aug 25, 2015
Police in Pennsylvania say officers found a couple asleep in a garage with the light on after a homeowner reported a burglary. New Castle police tell the New Castle News ( that they found the couple early Saturday, shortly after the homeowner called them....

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