Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe March 28, 2006  
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Industry News

US Fence continues expansion - 11E route could be deal breaker
Rogersville Review, TN - Mar 22, 2006
... by state officials on the relocation of Highway 11E could ultimately determine whether another multimillion dollar expansion occurs at the US Fence facility. ...
Invisa OEM Program Grows With Addition of Automatic Control ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Mar 22, 2006
... stated, "ACS, Inc. continues to be a leader in integrating technology to improve gate operator reliability and safety. We have joined ...

Decking Industry News

Principia Completes a Global Study Focused on Manufacturing of ...
Business Wire (press release), CA - Mar 27, 2006
The composite decking and railing market in North America, and to a lesser extent, the automotive market in Europe, and the consumer market in Japan have...

Fence Contractors in the News

Fencing guru shares some tips
Yorke Peninsula Country Times, Australia - Mar 28, 2006
Neville Prince, fencing pioneer and Australia's most recognised and respected fencing contractor, returned to the peninsula early this month as guest of ...
NJ fence installer, 21, killed in accident with forklift
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA - Mar 26, 2006
A 21-year-old fence installer was killed when he was crushed by a forklift yesterday morning in Gloucester County. Just after 9 ...

Feds and Fences

USDA to provide funding for fences
Borger News-Herald,  USA - Mar 25, 2006
... provide the Texas Farm Service Agency (FSA) with more than $8 million for a cost-share program which can help producers rebuild or repair fences destroyed in ...

Fencing and Airports

Ultrahigh-tech NY-area airport security
Monsters and Critics.com, UK - Mar 26, 2006
... New York City, and Newark and Teterboro airports in New Jersey, will be equipped with radar, infrared sensors, motion detectors and electronic fences, The New ...
New eyes on airports
New York Daily News, NY - Mar 25, 2006
... electronic fences, the Perimeter Intrusion Detection System will be able to detect everything from a trespasser cutting through a security fence to suspicious ...

Fences and Neighbors

Good fences do make good neighbors
Sun-Sentinel.com, FL - Mar 26, 2006
... Or the backyard fence is still down? Fences and roofs, after all, are part of our sense of security. ... Fences are the backbone of capitalist culture. ...

Community Issues

Installation of fencing will be start of Madden Library
Fresno State News, CA - Mar 24, 2006
The first signs of work on the new Henry Madden Library building at California State University, Fresno will appear in April when fencing is installed near the ...
Fence standoff puts students in danger
Florida Today, FL - Mar 27, 2006
... Residents of the Barberry Homeowners Association had collected $60,000 to fund construction of the 1,000-foot-long, 6-foot-high fence. ...
Ex-North Jerseyans divided over security fence
NorthJersey.com, NJ - Mar 24, 2006
... Snaking through ancient stone terraces and olive groves below, construction crews were methodically building a fence to separate their town from the ...

Local Government Issues

On the fence about jail materials Commissioners considering
The Decatur Daily, AL - Mar 28, 2006
By Sheryl Marsh. Does appearance matter when it comes to installing a fence around the new Morgan County Jail? That's the latest ...
Three residents get fence variances
Miami Herald, FL - Mar 26, 2006
... The council agreed to give three residents a variance to erect a fence that is 50 feet from the edge of the side property line. ...
Petitioners seek fence relief
Pioneer Press Online, IL - Mar 23, 2006
... kids can use the fields.". The petitions and anti-fence campaign caught park officials by surprise. Larry DeGraaf, executive director ...

USA Mexico Border Fence

Americans, Mexicans oppose border fence: poll
Reuters - Mar 22, 2006
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Both Mexicans and Americans oppose plans for a security fence along their border, according to a survey released on Wednesday that also ...
Chertoff Wants 'Virtual Fence' Along Mexican Border
Boston Channel.com,  USA - Mar 21, 2006
... Chertoff thinks a wise approach along the Mexican border would be creation of a "virtual fence." He also favors more detention centers so illegal immigrants don ...

International

Golf club accused of foul play over fence plan to stop balls
Scotsman, United Kingdom - Mar 28, 2006
A GOLF club's plan to build a ten-metre high fence to stop golf balls flying on to a busy road has sparked protests from nearby residents.
The Law: Fence encroachments could affect home sale
Loudoun Times-Mirror, VA - Mar 22, 2006
By H. Kent Kidwell. While we were away on vacation last summer, our neighbors put up a fence around their backyard. Out of curiosity ...
Community prevents school from building fence wall
Gye Nyame Concord, Ghana - Mar 25, 2006
... 25, GNA - The Kukuo community, a suburb of Tamale, is resisting any attempt by authorities of the Ghana Secondary School (GHANASCO) to build a fence wall to ...

Weird News

Man Pays Whopping $4,300 For Four Burgers
CBS 2, CA - Mar 28, 2006
(AP) PALMDALE, Calif. Think Kobe beef is expensive? Four burgers at his neighborhood Burger King cost George Beane $4,300.33. Beane ...

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