Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe February 7, 2006  
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Industry News

CertianTeed Building Solutions® Program Expands to Include Popular Bufftech Fencing
CertianTeed, Valley Forge PA - Feb 3, 2006
(Valley Forge, Pennsylvania) - CertainTeed Corporation is proud to include its line of Bufftech vinyl and composite fencing as part of its product rebate program for new home builders...
CPI banks on fixed-term contracts for outdoor product stability
Canadian Plastics, Canada - Feb 6, 2006
... PS raw material inputs an industry first provides CPI with a stable, functioning business model for our eON decking and fencing products," Peter F ...

Decking Industry News

A knock on wood
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, PA - Feb 3, 2006
... The deck material, with brand names such as Choicedek, CorrectDeck and Trex, among others, is made of recycled plastic and wood in a blend of about 50 percent ...
Warm weather aids outdoor home projects, retailers say
MSN Money - Feb 5, 2006
NEW YORK/ATLANTA (Reuters) - Unseasonably warm January temperatures have cooled sales of snow blowers but spurred sales of plants and decking, retailers say. ...

 FenceWeek Marketing Blog

Are you an expert?
FenceWeek Marketing Blog, MA - Feb 7, 2006
In today’s FenceWeek there are two stories about contractors in the news. One was a story of a very generous donation made to benefit a youth organization. The other was an award for being in business for 25 years. The stories reminded me of what opportunity public relations is. The key is having something to say; framing a story may be easier then you think...

Fence Contractors in the News

Boise fencing company thrives, thanks to small business center
IdahoStatesman.com, ID - Feb 3, 2006
But with the help of the Idaho Small Business Development Center, the Sloans Brice, Collin, Greg and Rusty today operate Sloan Fencing & Construction ...
GOI Fence Systems Donates $20k to YES
digitalBURG.com, MO - Feb 6, 2006
Warrensburg, Mo. - Lynn Carper, YES Board Treasurer, is presented a $20,000 donation from Greg Guier of GOI Fence Systems in support of the YES Building ...

Fences and the Superbowl?

'Hawks clipped by fence
Calgary Sun, Canada - Jan 31, 2006
By AP. NFL MVP Shaun Alexander and several other Seattle Seahawks got a jolt yesterday in Detroit when their van was struck by a mechanical security fence. ...

Fencing and Airports

Park Falls airport fencing approved
Ironwood Daily Globe, MI - Feb 3, 2006
PARK FALLS, Wis. -- Gov. James Doyle has approved a $320,000 project to install security fencing and lighting at the Park Falls Municipal Airport. ...
Airport business says fence needs fixing
Danbury News Times, CT - Feb 3, 2006
But with multi-million dollar planes in the company's hanger, Brown said the airport's perimeter fence needs repair to enhance airport security. ...
Airport has an eye on security
Orange Central Western Daily, Australia - Feb 6, 2006
A $300,000 security upgrade of the Orange Airport is nearing completion with the installation of a security fence. The funding was provided by the Federal Government as part of program to improve ...

Pool Safety

Stricter pool safety may be required
The News-Press, FL - Jan 27, 2006
By Pedro Morales. Pool and spa owners could be required to put up fences and install devices to prevent entrapment drownings under ...

The Art of Fences

Smithsonian exhibit will fence in Sequim for six weeks
Port Angeles Peninsula Daily News, WA - Feb 3, 2006
by DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ. They're coming to the Museum and Arts Center in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley from the Smithsonian Institution. ...
'Between Fence' concludes with a musical review by Trico ...
The Southern, IL - Feb 3, 2006
BY KRISTEN CATES. "I didn't know the difference between a split-rail fence and a worm fence," said the Gen. John A. Logan Museum director. ...

Community Issues

Fence removal creates rift with walkers
Charlotte Sun-Herald, FL - Feb 1, 2006
Charlotte County removed the last sections of cyclone fence along the US 41 bridges Wednesday, and Norman Gotschall no longer feels safe jogging across the ...
Fence signals Norwich library's progress
Norwich Bulletin, CT - Feb 2, 2006
NORWICH -- A construction fence outside the Otis Library on Main Street is the first sign of the total redesign the building will undergo during the next 12 ...
Public to Get Chance to Speak About Proposed Salem Police ...
WJBDRadio.com, IL - Feb 6, 2006
... Bids will be reviewed for replacement of the outfield fence at the Bryan Park softball field. ... Southern Illinois Fence Company in Mt. ...
Winds damage landfill fence, knock out power
KRIS-TV, TX - Feb 3, 2006
CORPUS CHRISTI - The City of Corpus Christi said Friday's unusually high winds damaged about 100 yards of wind barrier fencing at the JC Elliott Landfill. ...
CDC report says lack of fencing makes Yerington mine a hazard
KRNV, NV - Feb 3, 2006
... The report says the mine is a public health hazard because it lacks adequate fencing and signs warning the public of possible dangers. ...

Local Government Issues

Ordinance Calls for Fences
Southwest News-Herald, IL - Feb 3, 2006
... Within that perimeter, a decorative fence that is four to six feet in height must be installed five feet from the sidewalk or residential property line. ...
Selectmen withhold license until salvage yard fixes fence
Fitchburg Sentinel, MA - Jan 31, 2006
WESTMINSTER -- Selectmen agreed Monday night to require that a used auto parts and salvage yard owner repair a fence on the property before they will consider ...
EDC hopes fence will slow down 4-wheelers
Kilgore News Herald, TX - Feb 1, 2006
... To help alleviate the problem, KEDC directors decided to fence a boundary area on Lots 2 and 4 in NKIP. The lots are located at the end of Maverick Drive. ...
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Schools and Fences

School fence boost aims to stop truants
Islington Gazette, UK - Feb 1, 2006
taken action to stop dozens of truanting teenagers escaping the classroom through a hole in the school fence. ... "Now they've welded new fence posts in place. ...

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Pensioner snagged all night on a barbed-wire fence at minus 7C
Times Online, UK - Feb 2, 2006
AN 83-YEAR-OLD man spent more than 20 hours trapped upside-down in subzero temperatures after becoming snagged on a barbed wire fence less than half a mile ...

International

Solar powered electric fence on farmlands
Hindu, India - Feb 3, 2006
4 (PTI): A Rs 19 lakh solar powered electric fence would be erected on an experimental basis to prevent frequent intrusion of wild animals into farmlands ...
That Fabulous Fence
Namibian, Namibia - Feb 2, 2006
Maybe they are leftovers from some Nanjing trade fair? You can imagine what the fence must cost - what does that imply about the cost of the House? ...

Weird News

Kangaroo has lip surgery after being bitten by wolf at Hollywood animal farm
Canoe Network CNEWS Feb 6, 2006
MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) - Feznick, an aspiring movie star kangaroo, underwent lip surgery after being bitten by a wolf at a Hollywood animal farm, according to a media report....

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