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Industry News

Magal receives $4.2m order for seam line security fence
Globes, Israel - Aug 4, 2005
Magal Security Systems (Nasdaq: MAGS; TASE: MAGS) today announced that it has been chosen by the Israeli Ministry of Defense as the successful bidder in the ...

Homeland Security

Banking firm to upgrade security
Florham Park Eagle, NJ - Aug 9, 2005
... Homeland Security officials instructed the firm to install an eight-foot-high security fence around the facility, with a single exit gate and a security guard. ...
Security fence to go up at Nacimiento Dam
San Luis Obispo Tribune, CA - Jul 30, 2005
By Joe Livernois. A security fence is being erected along Nacimiento Dam in an attempt to stave off a terrorist attack to the hydroelectric plant there. ...
Critic scoffs at Nacimiento Dam's new security fence
Contra Costa Times, CA - Aug 7, 2005
A security fence is being erected along Nacimiento Dam in San Luis Obispo County in an attempt to stave off a terrorist attack to its hydroelectric plant. ...

Fences and Neighbors

Fence causes debate
Virginian Pilot, VA - Jul 31, 2005
When John Davis looks out his window, he is comforted by a 7-foot-tall metal security fence at the edge of his yard. Topped by spikes ...
One good fence is awaiting neighbors
Oakland Tribune, CA - Aug 5, 2005
AFENCE is not just a fence when it tells the story of a city with a history as diverse as Richmond's — from its busy port to its roots as an agricultural town ...
San Jose Mercury News, (subscription) - Aug 1, 2005
In Portola Valley, a town that treasures its wide open spaces, people long figured there were only two good reasons to build a fence: to keep in the kids or to ...

Fences in the Courts

Court rescinds Burlington rattlesnake fence permit
Asbury Park Press, NJ - Jul 30, 2005
... The snakes were discovered after construction started in the late 1990s, and the mile-long fence, which crossed through wetlands, was part of a settlement that ...
City Drops Plans for Lawsuit After Railroad Responds to fence ...
WTOL, OH - 6Aug 9, 2005
Nearly a year after a deadly accident in east Toledo, Norfolk Southern railroad will now allow the city to put up a fence on the overpass where some on threw a ...


Perimeter style: Please fence me in
Indianapolis Star, United States - Jul 30, 2005
By Elizabeth Roehrig. Adding a fence can enhance your home's curb appeal while transforming your yard into a safer and more private haven. ...
YOUR HOUSE: Pet fences work well
Detroit Free Press, United States - Aug 8, 2005
BY JAMES DULLEY. Dear Jim: I have a dog and a cat. I thought of installing either a chain link fence or an underground electronic fence. ...
Safe, easy-to-install electronic fencing can help train your pet
Casa Grande Valley Newspapers, AZ - Aug 3, 2005
... Services. Dear Jim: I have a dog and a cat. I thought of installing either a chain link fence or an underground electronic fence. Do ...

Fence Contractors in the News

Action 9: Man Wants Fence Gate Fix Properly
WSOCtv.com, NC - Aug 1, 2005
Dale Rivelle paid $2,100 to have his back yard enclosed with a wood privacy fence. The contractor has had four chances, including ...

Local Government Issues

Board balks at removal of Pepe's fence
Berkshire Eagle, MA - Aug 3, 2005
... and a local restaurant owner have become involved in what appears to be a misunderstanding regarding the removal of a section of a fence that borders on ...
Lake of the Pines Can we take a tip from Disneyland?
The Union of Grass Valley, CA - Aug 5, 2005
... It seems bids for an upgraded fence for the pool have come in higher than anticipated - $45,000-plus (that's $97 per foot of fence!) According to comments ...
Meeting to discuss fences, proxy voting turns contentious
Annapolis Capital, MD - Aug 2, 2005
... Residents voted Thursday night to replace the 6-foot-high chain-link fence with a 5-foot one in some places along the beach, and to continue to allow voting by ...
GRAND FORKS: Costly fence stirs debate
Grand Forks Herald, ND - Aug 4, 2005
... director. He said Wednesday he now thinks the fence worthwhile. ... Here's a closer look at that fence and why it costs so much. About ...

Community Issues

AHRC (press release), CA - Aug 4, 2005
... "Big Brother is watching," says Meisinger, a Kansas City business owner and the force behind the national public awareness campaign: A Fence Makes Sense. ...
Newest 462 hurdles are fence and bricks
Columbia Ledger, PA - Aug 4, 2005
One of the issues, the donation of an iron fence by Sahd's Salvage was first revealed by Councilman John Collier at the July 11 meeting. ...

Fences and Animals

Live peacefully with your deer neighbors
Daily Press, VA - Aug 7, 2005
... Apply deer repellents - Liquid Fence is the spray-on product that everyone says is most effective - immediately when deer damage first appears; reapply after ...
Snake Fence Must Come Down in Evesham
WPVI, PA - Aug 3, 2005
August 3, 2005 A Judge's ruling is the latest chapter in the saga of the snake fence in one South Jersey Community. Sue and ...


Government spending $1.55 millon on 48 km of rural fence
National Business Review, New Zealand - Aug 9, 2005
The government will spend a total of $1.55 million on 48 km of fence in rural locations, Environment Minister Marian Hobbs and Conservation Minister Chris ....
India To Fence Border With Bangladesh
SouthAsia Network, Asia - Aug 8, 2005
According to India's External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh, fencing the border would help curb activities like smuggling and illegal migration, and ...
Fence refused despite vandalism
Herts 24, UK - Aug 4, 2005
WHEN Andrew Rodford had the windscreen of his car smashed twice in two days by vandals he decided the answer was to put up a six-foot high fence around his home ...

Pool Safety

Famous for childproofing pools in Africa, Katchakid now benefits ...
Houston Chronicle, United States - Aug 6, 2005
... The company has family-run offices in Houston, Dallas and Phoenix, and two in California. The Katchakid swimming pool safety net is a simple concept. ...
Readers have views on the replacement of the pool fence
Parkes Champion Post, Australia - Aug 8, 2005
... be extremely visible to any passer-bys and will probably encourage the unruly and deviant element of our society to congregate outside a wire fence to leer at ...

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Fence keeps orchard dust, spray at bay
Mail Tribune, OR - Aug 4, 2005
By DAMIAN MANN. Running for a third of a mile next to Interstate 5, a new 18-foot-tall fence along the Greenway bicycle and pedestrian trail is hard to miss. ...
Fence gone from Alisal High
Monterey County Herald, CA - Aug 3, 2005
By MARC CABRERA. Students returning to Alisal High School in three weeks will find it a more inviting place now that the chain-link fence is gone. ...
Barbed wire being strung across private road at cemetery
Duluth News Tribune, MN - Aug 8, 2005
MILWAUKEE - Someone has been taking rusted barbed wire and stringing it across a private road at St. Adalbert Cemetery, a mechanic ...

Historical Articles

feedback on ... "How to Mend a Barbed Wire Fence"
Mother Earth News, Kansas - Jul 31, 2005
... or which serve as deadmen (anchors for brace wires) at fence comers and the ends of clotheslines and plant supports. [4] Deadmen ...

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