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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

Universal Forest Products Announces Appointment of CEO Mike Glenn ...
Business Wire (press release), CA - Aug 14, 2006
... (Nasdaq:UFPI) today announced that its President and CEO Michael B. Glenn recently was appointed to the company's Board of Directors. ...
Eon(R) Unveils Localized Price Promotion for Decking, Fencing and ...
Business Wire (press release), CA - Aug 15, 2006
... these areas. The ad campaign features Eon decking and fencing, positioning products as offering real wood beauty without wood. The ...
Fence design: wood-grain finish with Aluminium Supaslat
Infolink Architecture & Building, Australia - Aug 21, 2006
... The niche wood-grain Supaslat fence design System is the ultimate substitute ... in developments or estates where councils stipulate that timber fencing is required ...

Decking Industry News

Universal Forest Products Purchases Assets of GeoMatrix; Expands ...
Business Wire (press release), CA - Aug 21, 2006
... Universal also expanded production and distribution of its Latitudes(R) composite decking and railing lines and added eon(R) polymer decking to its portfolio ...

Local Government Issues

Groups' role at heart of Maumee fence dispute
Toledo Blade, OH - Aug 20, 2006
... the right to approve or reject modifications to houses, including installation of fences. ... the best way would be to install a split-rail fence around their ...
Fencing ponds impractical
Macon Telegraph, GA - Aug 18, 2006
... Agency, has suggested the solution might be an ordinance requiring fences around all ... burden to property owners or whether it is practical to fence all the ...
Lewisburg votes to raze house, and fence
Milton Daily Standard, PA - Aug 16, 2006
... had erected the vinyl fence to replace the wooden stockade fence which had ... checking building code and concluding, erroneously, that it did not apply to fences. ...
Residents seek fence to stop trespassing
DetNews.com, MI - Aug 16, 2006
... Now Brooks and some neighbors are seeking to have a fence erected. City Manager Dale Iman said if there aren't any deed restrictions on fencing the private ...


Impatient motorists do a lot of damage to gates
San Antonio Express (subscription), TX - Aug 17, 2006
... are the worst," said Josh Sherrill, owner of ACE Automated Gates & Fencing. ... his truck, said Craig Noto, president and founder of Quality Fence & Welding. ...

Community Issues

Protesters target Auburndale car dealer over fence
New York Daily News, NY - Aug 17, 2006
... fences - in fact, any kind of fences - make for ... or adjourning hearings for compliance in fencing their property ... said, "we will be installing a fence along our ...
Homeowner fences off public trail: Natick neighborhood upset with ...
MetroWest Daily News, MA - Aug 19, 2006
... Part of that trail at 30 Whispering Lane has been blocked by a fence installed by the new owner of that property who does not want people walking around his ...
Fencing blocks popular roadway
Richmond Times Dispatch, VA - Aug 19, 2006
... dismay of some of the neighbors, the fences ended that ... at night and leaving trash, prompted the fence, she said ... no choice but to install the fencing and gates ...
Mt. Adnah Cemetery fence to be repaired
Fulton Valley News (subscription),  USA - Aug 19, 2006
Inc. announced that it has contracted with Atlas Fence, Inc. to replace approximately 600 feet of the badly deteriorated chain link ...

Fences and Neighbors

Fences make good neighbors -- and now you have one
Orlando Sentinel, FL - Aug 20, 2006
My neighbor's fence is on my property by approximately 2 feet. I allowed the original neighbor to leave the fence there. ... Therefore, it is your fence. ...

Homeland Security

Officials revise reservoir fencing
Durango Herald, CO - Aug 15, 2006
... On the uphill side of the reservoir, the fence will be moved closer to the reservoir ... The rest of the fencing will follow the plan that was presented at a public ...
Fence getting higher at airport
Parksville Qualicum News,  Canada - Aug 22, 2006
... be as much of a hazard as they are now in future, thanks to a grant from the provincial government to help raise the height of the security fence around the ...

USA Mexico Border Fence

Indian nation divided over border fence
Reuters - Aug 18, 2006
ALI JEGK, Arizona (Reuters) - Members of a traditional Indian nation spanning the Arizona-Mexico border are divided over plans to erect a fence to stop drug ...
Proposed Border Fence Could Hurt Wildlife
KFMB, CA - Aug 16, 2006
... activists are warning about the environmental impact of a plan to add more fencing along the US-Mexico border. They are concerned the double fence could become ...
Sessions, in Eva, says fence, guardsmen vital for nation's
The Decatur Daily, AL - Aug 15, 2006
... said lawmakers studied the results of a fence erected in San Diego "and how well it worked, how much crime was reduced. We need to build fences in strategic ...

Fence Contractors in the News

WNYmedia.net Helps Fix It -When Fix It Falls Flat
WNY Media Network, NY - Aug 18, 2006
Today three workmen from Picket Fence And Exteriors, Inc., are stretching new chain link fabric onto shiny new 10 foot fence posts that have been set around ...


How security fences work in Israel
renewamerica.us, D.C. - Aug 16, 2006
... The terrorists are largely trapped in Gaza, Lebanon, and the West Bank behind security fences. The fence is in places a concrete wall, barbed wire, razor wire ...
Let us keep fence
This Is Lancashire, UK - Aug 17, 2006
A FATHER has been threatened with prosecution unless he removes a fence he put up to protect his children from a busy road. Paul ...
Setback to fencing plan in West Bengal
Hindu, India - Aug 20, 2006
... the mob to set ablaze the control room that supplied power to the fence were apprehensions that the 10 km-long, high-voltage fence, set up ... "The fencing is part ...

Weird News

Man allegedly holds up municipal building in Austria, mistaking it for bank
Canoe Network CNEWS Aug 22, 2006
VIENNA, Austria (AP) - A man mistook a municipal building in southern Austria for a bank and tried to rob it early Tuesday, police said...

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