Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe October 25, 2005  
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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

Electric Mats Protect Runways From Wildlife
AVweb, CT - Oct 24, 2005
... The manufacturer, Electro-Braid Fence of Canada, says the mats are also effective against deer, and are cheaper than trying to maintain perimeter fencing.
HySecurity distributor/dealer/end user tech training - Nov 2 - 4th 2005
Press Release, Kent, WA - Sep 22, 2005
HySecurity host it annual, intensive, hand-on THREE day technical seminar on Nov 2nd - 4th at out manufacturing plant in Kent WA ...

FenceWeek Original   Marketing Blog

FenceWeek - Fence Marketing Blog
Orginal  Bedford, MA - Oct 25, 2005
This is a new feature. Marketing is a world filled with stories. Every contractor does marketing or he wouldn't stay in business, and every contractor has a marketing story - something that worked for him or her. In the old days, when you got enough stories, you wrote a book. Now, you start a blog. Which we just did. Feel free to comment.

Fence Contractors in the News

A link with fences
San Angelo Standard-Times, TX - Oct 24, 2005
Twin Mountain Fence Co. has strung enough fencing during its 58 years in business to wrap around the world more than twice. It has laid 54,000 miles of barbed-wire, chain-link, wood, electric and just about any other type of fencing imaginable ...
13 home repair workers caught in RB-state sting
Daily Breeze, CA - Oct 21, 2005
... The "homeowners" were interested in tile work and wood flooring, wanted to remodel a bathroom, put up wrought-iron fencing, fix plumbing, install granite ...

Homeland Security

Border-fence campaigners not impressed with Chertoff's promise
WorldNetDaily, OR - Oct 19, 2005
... "Only a high-tech border security fence can stop the flow of potential terrorists across the border and secure our borders for good," Hanna said. ...
EWEB's plan to fence reservoir faulted
The Register-Guard, Oregon - Oct 19, 2005
Eugene residents turned out in force Tuesday night to plead with Eugene Water & Electric Board commissioners not to fence the reservoir atop College Hill. ...

Fences and Animals

Grazing area raises contaminant concerns
Mail Tribune, OR - Oct 24, 2005
... Costs include a $26,800 network of fences to keep cattle out of Bigelow Lakes and a $13,700 fence along Thompson Creek on the east side of the allotment to ...
Designing a dog-friendly yard
Lincoln Journal Star, NE - Oct 22, 2005
... Fence them in. A fenced yard is best, Shain said as long as the fence is high enough the dog can’t jump out and deep enough that it cannot dig out. ...
Lasting Salute Built for Soldier
WTOK, MS - Oct 23, 2005
... And the community did come out, to help the Galatas family build a fence for its beloved horses. ... "I know nothing about fence building. ...
Game preserve owners and their customers are the targets of an ...
Indianapolis Star, United States - Oct 23, 2005
... Nor do Indiana's nine other operators of so-called high-fence game ranches. ... High-fence hunting preserves provide a refuge, albeit at a high price. ...

Community Issues

Walnut Grove landscaping begins
Martins Ferry Times Leader, OH - Octo 24, 2005
... With the new fence around the portion of the cemetery where nine pioneer families are buried, the gate and landscaping, Myers estimated $32,000 has been spent ...
AUGUSTA -- WARD 1 2 candidates veterans of government Each ...
Kennebec Journal, ME - Oct 24, 2005
... The two men have been aware of plans to renovate Memorial Bridge with the possibility of replacing the high fence that had been installed in 1983 to prevent ...
Money offered for major Beechwood ballpark repairs
Cohasset Mariner, MA - Oct 20, 2005
... said. Stands and dugouts are also planned, as well as 20-foot fencing around the infield and 10-foot fencing in the outfield. "Our ...

Local Government Issues

Cambridge Council to vote on fence
570 News, Canada - Oct 24, 2005
Cambridge city council will vote to erect a fence around some CP rail tracks in the city. The fence on both sides of the tracks ...
Town Hall Agenda
Newsday, NY - Oct 23, 2005
... seek a variance to the side yard for first-story and second-story additions, both attached to the dwelling, and a variance for a 6-foot fence and part of a 4 ...
Mayor: Maryland Avenue fence to remain standing at least 30 days
Sherwood Voice, AR - Oct 20, 2005
A privacy fence on Maryland Ave., ordered torn down by the Sherwood City Planning Commission last week, will remain intact until the 30-day period expires that ...
OMB orders fence removed from Port Stanley beach
St. Thomas Times-Journal, Canada - Oct 21, 2005
By Sun Media. A chain-link fence many viewed as a blight on Port Stanley's beach has been ordered removed by the Ontario Municipal Board. ...

Community Fence Projects

Donations sought for museum's iron fence
Lake County Record-Bee, CA - Oct 19, 2005
LOWER LAKE -- A sturdy iron fence is being installed around the Lower Lake Historic Schoolhouse Museum as part of John Weaver's legacy of devotion and service. ...
Couple gives back in retirement
The Casper Star Tribune, WY - Oct 24, 2005
... The couple is perhaps best known around Jackson Hole for their work with the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation as fence-removal coordinators. ...

Fencing and Airports

Projects aim to improve airport safety
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, IA - Oct 25, 2005
... One of the projects involves replacing the fence around the 2,600-acre airport complex with a 10-foot version. ... The fence became a part of the solution. ...
Miami International Airport closed until damage assessed
Miami Herald, FL - Oct 24, 2005
... spokesman. ''It's not a safe place to be right now,' Chin said. Fencing along the perimeter road was down in some sections. There ...

The Art of Fences

Fences tell of farming's past, present, future
Capital Press (subscription), Oregon - Oct 21, 2005
As part of Between Fences,- a traveling Smithsonian Institution Exhibition, the Skagit County Historical hosted "Farm & Fence," which featured four ...



Egypt denies building fence around bombed Sinai Peninsula resort
Ha'aretz (subscription), Israel - Oct 19, 2005
By Reuters and Haaretz Service. fence around the Red Sea resort town of Sharm al-Sheikh, where bombs killed 67 people in July. Fifteen ...
Quake didn't damage LoC fence
Daily Times, Pakistan - Oct 21, 2005
NEW DELHI: India's army chief said on Friday that a high security Kashmir border fence that has helped thwart attacks by militants allegedly based in ...

Weird News

Hollywood impersonators busted
Canoe Network CNEWS Oct 25, 2005
LOS ANGELES (AP) The red and cuddly Sesame Street Muppet Elmo has learned a new lesson: H is for handcuffs...

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