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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

Innovative Glass Pool Fence Company, Aquaview, Featured on TLC's "Make This Place Your Home"
PRNewswire -  - Oct 2, 2018
Glass pool fences and glass railings push the boundaries of conventional design and this trend is growing in popularity with property owners. ...
Harper Chalice expands its dealer network with Binns
Security News Desk -  - Oct 2, 2018
The company has secured prison perimeter systems installer Binns Fencing as an authorised dealer of its high security defence and detection systems and complementary products. The range is specifically designed to meet the growing demand for reliable protection of people...
Keeping the Bad Guys Out
Security Today -  - Oct 1, 2018
Protecting government agencies requires the widest palette of security solutions with facilities ranging from a storefront military recruitment center to a bustling international airport or a biological research center. ...
Trailed post driver that makes do with a ‘small or elderly tractor’
AgriLand -  - Sep 26, 2018
The latest innovation in fencing equipment from Scottish company Bryce Suma is a post driver that can be operated by a tractor of “modest size and weight”. ...
Nasatka Security Answers Spike in Demand with Robust Line of Bollards at GSX in Vegas
PRNewswire -  - Sep 28, 2018
Nasatka Security featured their extensive line of fixed and retractable crash-rated bollards at the Global Security Exchange (GSX), formerly the Annual Seminar & Exhibits, in Las Vegas this week. ...

Decking Industry News

Ipe Hardwood Buying Season is Here
EIN News -  - Oct 1, 2018
Some of the largest exotic lumber companies in the United States ran out of much of their Ipe inventory. In fact as this article is being written some are still out. What people do not always understand about Ipe is that there is different times of year that the lumber is heavily purchased and brought out of the forest....
AZEK® Building Products Partners with BPI to Distribute Full Line of AZEK® and TimberTech® Brands
PRNewswire -  - Sep 27, 2018
AZEK® Building Products, a leading manufacturer of premium outdoor building materials, announces a distribution partnership with Building Products Inc. BPI will offer the full line of AZEK® and TimberTech® branded products to its extensive dealer network throughout North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa. ...

Fence Contractors

BBB on Homes: Do research when searching for fence contractor - Sep 30, 2018
Adding a fence to your home can be both appealing and functional. Nothing makes your house look old and dingy like a worn-out fence that is literally standing on its last leg. ...

Local Government Issues

Fence meant to prevent suicides delayed for foliage tourism
The State -  - Sep 26, 2018
QUECHEE, VT. The construction of a temporary fence meant to prevent suicides at a Vermont bridge has been delayed due to concerns that construction could hurt fall foliage tourism. ...
Where's the promised new fence at Assumption Cemetery: Your Stories
WSYR -  - Sep 26, 2018
LYNCOURT (WSYR-TV) - In May, managers at Assumption Cemetery told NewsChannel 9 that plans are in the works to build a new fence along the Court Street side of Assumption Cemetery....
Carolina Beach approves new fencing option that will cost taxpayers additional $176k
Post City Daily -  - Sep 27, 2018
CAROLINA BEACH — Carolina Beach’s Town Council made the choice to spend an additional $176,123 on a fence at the town’s Island Greenway that borders U.S. government property. After several months of discussion, ..

Community Issues

NAACP to meet with apartment complex management over fence
WAVY -  - Oct 1, 2018
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- The NAACP's Portsmouth Chapter plans to meet with management of London Oaks Apartments Monday night over a fence they built around the complex over the last month. Some tenants called 10 On Your Side for help in stopping the fence from being built in early September. ...
Mt. Juliet business owner says neighboring fence will cost him thousands in lost business
WSMV Nashville -  - Sep 27, 2018
A Mount Juliet man says a neighbor’s new fence will hurt his business, and could cost him thousands. For Jim Bennett, restoring cars is a passion and a career.. ...
Handmade fence helps beautify old Pleasant Lake building
MLive -  - Sep 28, 2018
PLEASANT LAKE, MI - Whenever Marty Orlowski conducts an experiment or carries out a project, he always figures things out on his own. ...


AG Fencing

Texas appellate courts analyze fence law cases
Southwest Farm Press -  - Sep 30, 2018
Fence law was the topic of two recent opinions issued by appellate level courts in Texas. Today, we will look at Dearbonne v. Courville a case out of Jefferson County, followed next week by a case out of Wilson County....
Ranchers, US square off over fencing at national preserve
Herald-Whig -  - Sep 27, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Miles of fencing separating a national preserve from forested grazing pastures in northern New Mexico have been compromised....
New Mexico ranchers, U.S. square off over fencing at national preserve
Durango Herald -  - Sep 28, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE – Miles of fencing separating a national preserve from forested grazing pastures in northern New Mexico have been compromised over the years by wildfire, falling trees and herds of elk....

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

10-km rail fence in Wayanad to keep wild elephants away
Times of India -  - Oct 1, 2018
KOZHIKODE: The state forest department has granted administrative sanction for a 10-km rail fence under the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) to keep...

USA/Mexico Border Fence

El Paso border wall rises at place once marked by unity
UPI - Oct 2, 2018
There's a spot on the U.S.-Mexico border in downtown El Paso, Texas, where separated immigrant family members have been allowed to gather a few times a year for a brief embrace across the international line or attend a yearly binational Catholic mass.....

International Borders

We stopped migration with a €1billion border fence – Hungarian Minister tells General Assembly
UN News - Sep 28, 2018
In his address on Friday, Péter Szijjártó called migration is the greatest challenge in history and said “migratory waves” are bringing with them huge security risks, destabilizing countries, causing political debates globally and bringing terrorism to a region where it did not exist before....
Spain built fences 20 years ago to keep migrants away. Here's how that worked out - Sep 25, 2018
Long before wall-building became a showpiece election promise in the U.S., fences went up on Europe's southern border to keep migrants out.....

Weird News

Colorado bowling alley owner dies, got stuck in pinsetter
ABC News - Oct 1, 2018
The owner of a southern Colorado bowling alley has died after getting stuck in a pin setting machine....

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