Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe January 3, 2006  
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Industry News

BAI's redesigned BA-200 barcode reader improves vehicular access
Security Park, UK - Jan 2, 2006
... the user a highly effective tool for managing right of entry into private or secured or reserved areas that require high standards of vehicular access control. ...
Digital Keypad Controls provide stand-alone operation
Industrial News Room, NY - Dec 27, 2005
... For more information on Dortronics extensive line of access control products, call toll free 1-800-906-0137, e-mail sales@dortronics.com or visit their web ...
Brown Hue Provides More Design Options for CertainTeed’s Boardwalk® Composite Decking and Railing
Press Release, PA - Jan 2, 2006
VALLEY FORGE, PA   CertainTeed Corporation professional deck builders more design flexibility with the introduction of a new hue Brown to the color pallette...

Feds and Fences

Army to begin fence construction at Fort Richardson
KTVA, AK - Jan 3, 2005
According to the Associated Press, the Army says it will build a fence along the border of Fort Richardson with Eagle River and Anchorage's Muldoon neighborhood ...

Steel Industry News

China hails Bush's rejection of quotas on steel pipe
Xinhua, China - Jan 2, 2006
BEIJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhuanet) -- The Chinese Government welcomed the rejection by US President George W. Bush of a request to impose ...
China welcomes US decision on steel pipe trade
Reuters - Jan 2, 2006
BEIJING (Reuters) - China welcomed on Monday a decision by US President George W. Bush to reject a request by some US manufacturers for curbs on imports of ...

Fences and Animals

Fence keeps safari's big cats, visitors safe
Chicago Sun-Times, United States - Dec 30, 2005
LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. -- Lion Country Safari has finally erected a fence between man and beast because visitors to the drive-through wildlife park kept violating ...

Community Issues

If it's on the fence, it's newsworthy in Rowayton
Stamford Advocate, CT - Dec 29, 2005
... There, on a chain-link fence surrounding a one-acre grassy lot, hangs a rundown of much that is important in the lives of Rowaytonites: advertisements for ...
Safety fence added at sledding hill
Green Bay Press Gazette, WI - Dec 27, 2005
But a newly installed fence seems to be keeping daredevil teens out of traffic and out of significant danger. ... The fence, installed within days of a Dec. ...
More fence, a lot less noise
Everett Herald, WA - Dec 29, 2005
... The chain-link fence that separates homes from I-5 will be the approximate site for a concrete wall that will reduce the noise level for residents between 52nd ...

USA Canada Border Fence

Time to build fences
Edmonton Sun, Canada - Jan 2, 2005
... It's time to open talks about building that fence along the 49th parallel. ... Then one day, out of the blue, they announced plans to build a fence. ...

USA Mexico Border Fence

Opinions split on proposed border fence
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA - Dec 30, 2005
Mexico City -- It hasn't even been built, but already a proposed 15-feet-high fence along nearly a third of the US-Mexico border has ignited fiery passions on ...
Bronwen Maddox: Fence a signal of insecurity
Australian, Australia - Jan 2, 2006
IF Republican Party leaders in the US Congress have their way, this year a 1120km security fence, topped with wire, lights and cameras and patrolled by police ...

International

Govt considers metal fencing to reduce fire risk
ABC Online, Australia - Dec 30, 2005
... Planning regulations discourage steel fencing next to public land, but acting Chief Minister Ted Quinlan says guidelines are being revised...
Fence must come down
ic CheshireOnline, UK - Dec 28, 2005
People living in West Avenue, Middlewich, are furious after a property management group applied for retrospective permission for the fence at the end of their ...
Shivraj Patil inspects fencing work along India-Bangla border
NewKerala.com, India - Jan 3, 2006
Kadamtala (West Bengal): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil on Monday examined the fencing work along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal...
GHA climbs down in battle over residents' fence bill
Glasgow Evening Times, UK - Jan 2, 2006
GHA Management Ltd, the commercial wing of Glasgow Housing Association, looks after tens of thousands of former city council homes bought by their tenants...

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Finish the fence
Jerusalem Post, Israel - Jan 2, 2006
But this sort of heroism might not have been necessary had the building of the security fence, which the government promised to complete by the end of 2005...

Weird News

Ohio police think cat called 911 when owner fell ill
Canoe Network CNEWS Jan 2, 2006
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Police aren't sure how else to explain it. But when an officer walked into an apartment Thursday night to answer a 911 call, an orange-and-tan striped cat was lying by a telephone on the living room floor...

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