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 Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe November 29, 2016  
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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

BD Loops Florida Seminar a Great Success!
Press Release  - Nov 22, 2016
BD Loops prides themselves on their commitment to educating and improving the gate and door industry, and has been visiting distributor and manufacturer locations to present their loop seminar for over 5 years....
Plastic Fencing Market Size is estimated to surpass $32 billion by 2023: Global Market Insights Inc
IT Business Net  - Nov 28, 2016
Industry participants comprising plastic fencing market share include CertainTeed, Associated Materials, Long Fence Company, Bufftech, Fox Fence Company, Poly Vinyl Creations, etc. Other players are Deqing Huazhijie Railing & Fencing, Chengdu Geelian Safety and Linan Fentech Fence Products."...
Fencing Market - Worldwide Industry Investigation, Scope, Share, Growth, Trends Projection 2018
OPEN PR  - Nov 25, 2016
A fence is a designed structure that is used to hinder the crossing of an established boundary. Fences are created for a variety of reasons, the primary one being security across residential, commercial and agricultural sectors....
This Machine Weaves Chain Link Fences Like It's Knitting a Sweater
GIZMODA  - Nov 28, 2016
We were totally wrong in assuming that chain link fences were made by a warehouse full of people tirelessly bending wires with pliers. It turns out this giant machine does it all autonomously, bending, twisting, and weaving wires like it’s making a giant metal sweater you never want to wear....
Daily-Iowan  - Nov 29, 2016
As any Midwesterner knows, battling winter weather on the highway can be deadly. The winding back roads cutting across the exhausted heart of farm country transform into terrifying ice sculptures as December rolls around....

Decking Industry News

Detailed Examination of Global Decking Market to Grow at a CAGR of 6.23% During the Period 2016-2020-
Digital Journal  - Nov 28, 2016
The Report Global Decking Market 2016-2020 provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. -
What You Need To Know When You Want to Build a Deck
Popular Mechanics  - Nov 23, 2016
There are a few steps that every homeowner, contractor, and designer need to ensure they build a safe and beautiful deck. Licensed contractor Robert Robillard of A Concord Carpenter has many years of experience building decks, stairs, and balconies on a variety of homes. Here, he offers his expert advice for building a deck...

Local Government Issues

St. Paul aims to streamline fence construction rules
Star Tribune - Nov 25, 2016
It’s been several years since a storm took out a section of the fence around Diane Schultz’s yard, but that windy day likely will have a lingering impact on St. Paul residents looking to add fences.. ...
Since You Asked: Cable fencing on I-5 is to prevent 'crossover crashes'
Mail Tribune - Nov 25, 2016
Seeing plenty of fencing going up in the I-5 median out toward Ashland. I assume it's to prevent U-turns by freeway drivers. Is that the case? How long is this fence line going to be, and how much does it cost? ...


Community Issues

A woman, a fence and an act of generosity
Green Bay Press Gazette  - Nov 24, 2016
Mike Smiley had a gratifying moment Wednesday morning. His 18-year-old daughter, Taylor, shot her first deer, a 7-pointer, as they hunted in Kewaunee County.....
Upgrades to include new fencing at FALS
Pontiac Daily Leader  - Nov 26, 2016
FAIRBURY — Workers at the Fairbury American Legion Speedway are about half finished with what Fairbury Fair Board President Leroy Rodriguez calls 'phase three' of this year's planned updates for the track.....

AG Fencing

Minnesota rancher embraces buffaloes' wild beauty, but not their horns
Minnesota Public Radio - Nov 29, 2016
Even the best fence doesn't always work. "If you make a mistake on your fence, or you don't close the gate, you have a problem," he said. "The problem is, they're out. It's kind of the worst phone call you can get."....
‘Weathered wood’ home design trend behind theft of wooden fencing at B.C. ranches - Nov 22, 2016
The B.C. Cattlemen’s Association said they have received several reports of stolen wooden fencing that may have ended up being sold to homeowners looking to decorate their home with “weathered wood.”. ....

Fencing and Animal -- Wildlife

Fence extension aims to protect Florida Panthers and drivers
NBC2 News - Nov 23, 2016
COLLIER COUNTY - The Florida wildlife commission is trying to prevent Panthers from getting hit by cars on I-75 in Collier County with a 10-foot fence. "I think it's a great idea and it keeps the Panthers safe, so what's not to love," said Amanda Souchik, of Cape Coral......
BLM Asks Visitors to Mind Fencing During Wild Horse Gather
WesternSlopeNow - Nov 22, 2016
CRAIG, Colo. - The Bureau of Land Management is asking residents to be aware of temporary fencing related to bait-trapping of wild horses in northwestern Colorado......

USA/Mexico Border Fence

Trump’s Mexican wall a boon for Israeli security company
USA Today - Nov 24, 2016
YEHUD, Israel - The Israeli company that has built high-tech fences along the country’s volatile borders is now trying to build a bridge to the Trump administration — hoping to use its experience to cash in on the president-elect’s plan to seal the border with Mexico. ...
Arizona’s border fencing by the numbers
KABC - Nov 23, 2016
The Arizona-Mexico border spans approximately 370 miles, but only a third of it has fencing designed to stop people on foot....


International Borders

Hungarian prisoners to complete new anti-migrant fence
Daily Sabah - Nov 22, 2016
Hungarian prisoners have finished building the first part of a second anti-migrant fence on Hungary's southern border with Serbia, the country's state television reported on Monday....
A Year Later: Fence Between Serbia And Hungary Slows Migrant Traffic
Daily Sabah - Nov 22, 2016
The fence dramatically reduced the number of crossings. In 2015, as many as 3,000 migrants crossed daily, now only about 30 asylum seekers a day have been officially allowed to enter Hungary.....

Weird News

Wildlife Cameras Capture Photos of Jokers Dressed as Lions
ABC News - Nov 29, 2016
Motion-activated cameras intended to capture images of mountain lions in a Kansas park have instead snapped pictures of pranksters dressed as animals, monsters and Santa Claus. ...

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