Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe January 17, 2006  
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Industry News

Wood products manufacturer expanding its reach
Janesville Gazette, WI - Jan 16, 2006
... for the do-it-yourself market. They also build pre-fabricated, treated fence panels for the same market. About 70 percent of the ...
American businesses prove able to compete
EastOregonian.info (subscription), OR - Jan 16, 2006
... continuously. Riverdale has added high-strength security fencing to its product line, along with gear for the growing fish farming industry. ...
Firm has discreet way to keep pets in line
The Desert Sun, CA - Jan 16, 2006
... Nearly 300 dealers of Invisible Fence Brand Solutions, which makes electronic pet containment systems, will gather at the Rancho Mirage resort this week for ...

Decking Industry News

Principia Study to Determine if 2005 Composite Decking Market
Business Wire (press release), CA - Jan 16, 2006
16, 2006--Many participants throughout the composite decking and railing industry are concerned about the lackluster growth experienced in 2005 as compared to ...
Arsenic threat to soil and groundwater from fences and decking
Environmental Data Interactive, UK - Jan 12, 2006
Arsenic from treated timber used in some decking, fencing and utility poles is likely to leach into the environment for decades, new research has found, posing ...

Fencing and Airports

New airport fence
Pacific Daily News, GU - Jan 12, 2006
Set to land: A plane prepares to land at the AB Won Pat Guam International Airport as construction workers install a concrete post for a new fence line in Tiyan ...

Community Issues

Snow fencing urged at deadly Hwy. 6 crash site
Hamilton Spectator (subscription), Canada - Jan 17, 2006
FLAMBOROUGH Hamilton city council is being asked to petition Ontario's Transportation Ministry to look at installing snow fencing on Highway 6, north of ...
Lincoln Park Complex To Get A Security Boost
KFMB, CA - Jan 16, 2006
Within a few weeks, residents can expect 10 new video cameras, gated access to the parking lot and new fencing around the complex. ...
Pawlenty seeks prison funds and fence at Women's Prison
KARE, MN - Jan 11, 2006
... treatment unit," said Hillengass. Also on the wish list, is a security fence that would enclose the compound. Prison officials say ...
Britt's High Fence Plan Okay'd
KOBI 5, OR - Jan 12, 2006
... In earlier meetings some area’s of controversy included the building of an eight-foot high fence on the perimeter and increases in reserved seating.

Local Government Issues

DOT to repair damaged fences
Rapid City Journal, SD - Jan 17, 2006
WINNER -- State Department of Transportation crews will soon begin to repair fences damaged by the post-Thanksgiving snowstorm along Interstate 90 between ...
States build more wildlife crossings
The Casper Star Tribune, WY - Jan 15, 2006
By JAMES HANNAH. From Massachusetts to Montana, states are adding highway overpasses, underpasses and fences for bears, moose, panthers ...
Officials say Illinois will have to pay for carp fence
WQAD, IL - Jan 16, 2006
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. Officials say the expense of operating an electric barrier designed to keep invasive Asian carp out of Lake Michigan ...

Fences and Animals

Authorities Investigating Fence Cutting at CWD Infected Farm
Wisconsin Ag Connection, WI - Jan 16, 2006
State wildlife officials are looking into why the perimeter fence was cut at a Portage County deer farm, which was infected with Chronic Wasting Disease ...
Equine Science Center to develop "Best Management Practices" ...
American Farm, MD - Jan 17, 2006
... In addition, different kinds of fencing will be used in various parts of the farm, allowing for comparisons of materials and suitability. ...
Fence comes down at Bluebirds' ground
ic Wales, United Kingdom - Jan 13, 2006
FENCING and nets which once separated opposing fans at Ninian Park have finally been ripped down. Cardiff City were the last of ...


Fence is needed to foil suicide bombers
Wood & Vale, UK - Jan 12, 2006
... Caroline McClatchey's article (A reminder of bitter division in Holy Land, H&H January 6) makes no mention that the security fence was installed to stop ...
Gilboa head demands fence be finished
Jerusalem Post, Israel - Jan 11, 2006
... Gilboa Regional Council Danny Atar petitioned the High Court of Justice on Wednesday for the government hasten the construction of the security fence in that ...
Border fence becomes major worry for Bengal's farmers
Webindia123, India - Jan 9, 2006
The furrows on the weathered brow of Nirapada Mandal deepen as he looks at a fence being built along the border with Bangladesh - once completed, it will cut ...

Weird News

2-year-old called for jury duty in Massachusetts in census-form mixup
Canoe Network CNEWS Jan 16, 2006
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - Kaylee Reynolds had a problem when she recently received a summons to serve on a Taunton District Court jury...

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