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Blog - Markup & Profit
Markup and Profit is a new feature to FenceWeek. by Michael Stone
Make Every Possession Count
When asked why he thought the Chicago Bulls achieved an NBA best 72 and 10 record, Michael Jordan's response was, "We make every possession count". Now that may not seem like an earthshaking statement, but when you apply it to your personal life and your business, it is profound....
|DoorKing Names Regional Sales Managers|
Professional Door Dealer, AZ - Dec 14, 2006
DoorKing National Sales Director Dusty Beeding announced the hiring of Steve Lawrence and Dan Morris as the companies newest regional sales managers...
|REMOTE CONTROL WITH YOUR CELL PHONE!|
Home Toys (press release), Canada - Dec 14, 2006
... The company is seeking installing dealers nationally in all markets from Home Automation/theater, Aftermarket auto sound, Door/gate operator installers and the ...
|Click2Enter Set to Support US-Mexico Border Fence Project with Gate-Access System|
Press Release, CA - Dec 14, 2006
Pete Sutsos, President and CEO of Click2Enter, Inc, has announced that the Click2Enter emergency gate access controller has been successfully installed on the US-Mexico Border Fence, signaling the beginning of a period of potentially explosive growth for this small Sonoma, California company ...
Decking Industry News
Fence Contractors in the News
|Fence company admits hiring illegals|
United Press International - Dec 15, 2006
15 (UPI) -- The president and vice president of a California fence company face at least six months in prison after pleading guilty to hiring illegal immigrants ...
|CEB orders fencing firm to quit location|
Baker County Press, FL - Dec 14, 2006
... Baker County Code Enforcement Board this week ordered a fence company south ... discussion also ordered owner Susan (Bennett) Roman to move fencing materials off ...
Local Government Issues
|City Council to vote on fence for fort|
Macon Telegraph, GA - Dec 19, 2006
By Matt Barnwell. Macon is preparing to spend some money so that it can claim a little more. City Council tonight will consider an ordinance to appropriate more than $10,000 toward building a fence around the Fort Hawkins excavation site.
|PTC man faces fence removal|
The Citizen.com, GE - Dec 14, 2006
... The fence encroaches into the greenbelt by several feet at John Pero's home at 113 ... Others have had to remove their fences from city greenbelts, she added. ...
|Glen Dale Narrows Gets Protective Fence|
WTOV9.com, OH - Dec 15, 2006
... The accident prompted officials to install a protective fence -- similar to one along State Route 2 near Moundsville -- to keep rocks from falling on the ...
|Tower fence sparks fury|
Hemelhempstead Today, UK - Dec 14, 2006
Developers behind attempts to build on the former Kodak tower have inflamed opinion yet again by erecting a hoarding around the site. ...
|SR seeks dump cleanup, fencing|
Waynesville Daily Guide, MO - Dec 12, 2006
Robert families received approval Thursday evening to install a barrier fence to keep people from illegally dumping trash on property they own near Foxworth ...
|Pasture fence taken out by crash again|
Twin Falls Times-News, ID - Dec 15, 2006
... The driver, Joshua Wenkroper, 23, of American Falls, was not injured, but property owner Oliver LaRoque said he lost his pasture fence for the fourth time in a ...
|Govt pushes for pool fences at 19 Qld resorts|
ABC Online, Australia - Dec 14, 2006
... between 1984 and 2000, when resorts could apply for an exemption to fencing requirements. Some of the resorts have now agreed to build fences or ensure the ...
USA Mexico Border Fence
|Border fence still an issue for local communities|
Houston Chronicle, United States - Dec 12, 2006
... to repeal the fence provisions altogether," Rep. Solomon Ortiz, D-Corpus Christi, said last week. Congress provided just $1.2 billion for border fencing, not ...
The Art of Fences
Fences and Neighbors
Community Fence Projects
|Scouts build fence at Shollenberger Park|
Petaluma Argus-Courier, CA - Dec 13, 2006
... The 56-foot fence was in place within several hours and looks great," said Gerald Moore of the wetlands alliance, which paid for the fencing and cement mix. ...
Fences and Animals
Homeowner Associations and Fencing
|Autistic boy's parents sue over yard fence|
Rocky Mountain News, CO - Dec 13, 2006
... The fence is tan cedar wood and similar in height to those of surrounding houses. The only difference is that other houses have dark wooden fences. ...
Fencing and Airports
|Are Florida airport perimeters a security risk?|
Florida Today, FL - Dec 16, 2006
... after a reporter and photographer began walking along an 8-foot fence on the ... enough for a person to squeeze through were found in several perimeter fences. ...
Schools and Fences
|Fence ugly, unnecessary|
Enterprise-Record, CA - Dec 16, 2006
This letter is in opposition of the recent construction of a fence surrounding the Henshaw/Alamo/Guynn property owned by the school district. ...
|Fencing the Porous Bangladesh Border|
World Press Review - Dec 14, 2006
... 1985 the government of India mooted the idea of constructing a fence along their ... making levels, the decision was made to erect barbed wire fencing along entire ...
|Backgrounder: Israeli Security Fence|
People's Daily Online, China - Dec 15, 2006
... to the growing suicide bombings and other attacks by Palestinian militants against its civilians, Israel decided to construct a security fence near the Green ...
|Scottish soldiers forced to share kilts|
Canoe Network CNEWS Dec 18, 2006
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) - More than 5,000 Scottish soldiers are having to share ceremonial kilts because defence chiefs have yet to finalize a contract to buy enough to go around, military officials said Monday...
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