Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe September 20, 2005  
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Industry News

USW Pipe Workers, Producers Fighting Unfair China Imports
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Sep 14, 2005
... who will be at the ITC hearing are members of the United Steelworkers (USW) from operating plants in Ohio and Illinois, plus a bus coming from Wheatland Tube Co ...
Contactless Smart Cards Make Progress in Access Control Market
Wireless Design & Development Asia, Singapore - Sep 19, 2005
...IMS Research predicts the Americas market for electronic physical access control equipment will reach $766.7 million in 2009...

Pool Safety

Child Safety Fences Improved with Patented Self-Latching Gate
PR Web (press release), WA - Sep 20, 2005
As a pool owner, taking measures to keep your children safe cannot be understated. Improve your peace of mind as well as your child safety fence with Guardian Pool Fence Systems patented self-latching gate.

USA Mexico Border Fence

US Acts to Finish Divisive Border Fence
Newsday, NY - Sep 15, 2005
... rebuff to California officials and environmentalists, the Bush administration cleared the way Wednesday for completion of a 14-mile-long border fence that will ...
Homeland Security could seize border land
Monitor, TX - Sep 18, 2005
... Congress provided us the authority to ensure this project is completed, and I intend to use it," Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said in a ...
Stronger border fence could weaken birds
MSNBC - Sep 15, 2005
... Construction of the fence seemed all but certain after the California Coastal Commission decided Wednesday not to challenge the waiver, said Peter Douglas, the ...

Homeland Security

$1 million due port, city from Homeland Security
Baltimore Sun, United States - Sep 14, 2005
Baltimore and its port will share about $1 million in security money from the Department of Homeland Security, agency officials said yesterday, although they ...

Hurricane Katrina and Industry News

AFA - Hurricane Relief Efforts
AFA Announcement, Glen Ellyn, IL - Sep 19, 2005
As a clearinghouse for Katrina relief, AFA needs your assistance. If you know of specific fence-related businesses or individuals in need, please contact us. Also, let us know if your company wants to help affected fence-related companies and individuals by providing materials, equipment, employment, housing, etc...
Pennsylvania Agriculture Community Supports Katrina Victims; Truck ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Sep 19, 2005
... and farmers in Mississippi have been faced with the daunting task of rounding up thousands of head of livestock and rebuilding miles of fencing destroyed by ...
ND Ranchers Contribute to Hurricane Relief
KFYR-TV, ND - Sep 19, 2005
... of Agriculture. Ranchers are being asked to donate money to buy building materials -- especially fencing supplies. Arrangements ...

Fences and Volunteers

Bikers Against Child Abuse puts up fence at youth shelter
Mcalester News Capital, OK - Sep 19, 2005
The Southeast Oklahoma BACA chapter, chartered in Haileyville, gathered Saturday morning to raise a fence around the play area and basketball court at the ...


Pak proposes to Afghanistan to construct fence
Rediff, India - Sep 19, 2005
Pakistan has formally conveyed to Afghanistan a proposal to construct a fence to prevent infiltration of Taliban militia, despite Afghan officials insisting ...
Indo-Bangla border fence work moves at snail's pace
India Monitor, UK - Sep 19, 2005
... To the contrary, the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) have been consistently misinterpreting a paragraph in it to oppose erection of fence on the border. ...
Israeli court: Okay to fence settlements
Combined Jewish Philantropies, MA - Sep 16, 2005
... year. The barrier, 89 percent fence and 11 percent wall, has been extremely effective in preventing Palestinian suicide bombings. ...

Fences and Neighbors

Cattleman Acquitted in Neighbor's Murder
Newsday, NY - Sep 16, 2005
...The bad blood between Ames and Brooks began after Ames bought his sprawling farm in 1986 and built a fence to protect his prized Black Angus herd. Relying on an obscure state law, Ames billed his neighbors for part of the cost of the fence...

Local Government Issues

Charlestown hears Pulte fence plan
Phoenixville News, PA - Sep 14, 2005
CHARLESTOWN - Pulte Homes showed the township Board of Supervisors plans for placing an eight-foot privacy fence along their Deerfield property at the ...
Cape Codder, MA - Sep 16, 2005
Article 4 on Eastham's special Town Meeting warrant to pass a new restrictive fence bylaw is prohibitive for any homeowner wishing to protect their children ...
On the fence about a parkway fence
West Roxbury & Roslindale Transcript, MA - Sep 14, 2005
... crossing the VFW Parkway, a road that was lined with deep snow banks and puddles on one side, the MWRA installed a $96,000, 8-foot-high chain-link fence in the ...


The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Wire fencing ensnares traffic
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle, TN - Sep 15, 2005
A runaway roll of wire fencing that slid from a Clarksville Parks and Recreation trailer caused a series of minor wrecks one involving a Clarksville Fire ...

The Art of Fences

'Between Fences' raises question in Oakland
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier, IL - 14 hours ago
... Before the inception of barbed wire in the late 1800s, the United States faced a "fence crisis" because ... "Clearly, that's a fence," he waxed philosophically. ...
Man adorns new fence with rock stars
Sioux Falls Argus Leader, SD - Sep 20, 2005
Poet Robert Frost said good fences make good neighbors. A Vermillion man thinks they also make good art exhibit space. On Sunday, a new cedar fence separating John Erikson's house from his neighbor's became ...

Fences and Animals

Safe, efficient fencing for Fido, Tabby
Arizona Republic, AZ - Sep 16, 2005
Question: I have a dog and a cat. I thought of installing a chain-link fence or an underground electronic fence. Do these hidden ...
Mount Your Horse From a Fence
EquiSearch.com, NY - Sep 16, 2005
Clinician Clinton Anderson shows you how to teach your horse to step over and stand while you mount him from a fence. By Clinton ...

Weird News

Laughing gas blamed for man's death
Canoe Network CNEWS Sep 18, 2005
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) - One person died and three others suffered serious injuries when they apparently inhaled nitrous oxide, more commonly known as "laughing gas," in a car in Sydney, police said Monday ...

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