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Industry News

Vietnamese Bamboo Fences To Enter Europe
ScandAsia.com, Thailand - May 30, 2005
A Vietnamese and a Danish company have joined hand to produce Danish designed bamboo fences in Vietnam for European market to serve the significantly growing ...
Millionaires splashing out on security
Life Style Extra, UK - May 29, 2006
high-pitched noise to draw attention. 4. Check the integrity of your perimeter security. Ensure that garden gates are secured with ...

Decking Industry News

Composite decking: The ultimate choice in materials for your deck
phillyBurbs.com, PA - May 24, 2006
Composite decking is material that is made from recycled or pure plastic and recycled wood. The recycled wood used to make the composit ...
Wood Composite Announces Receipt Of Final Prospectus
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada - May 30, 2006
... Wood Composite has been marketing its business via Millennium Decking Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wood Composite. ...

Fence Contractors in the News

There's always new things to learn in fencing
Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand - May 30, 2006
To the layman a fence is just a fence, but New Zealand's first Agriculture Industry Training Organisation Modern Apprenticeship fencing graduate, Victor Klein ...

Pool Safety

Put safety first as you get pool in shape for summer
Robertson County Times, TN - May 26, 2006
... Is the fence secure? Are the self-closing gate and latches working properly? If you don't have a fence around the pool, contact a fence company to install one. ...
Warning issued about in-ground pools
NorthernLife.ca, Canada - May 24, 2006
The Canadian Red Cross has issued a warning to all parents about the dangers of owning an inflatable swimming pool following the recent tragic drowning of a ...

Local Government Issues

Halloween fence idea gets torn down... for now
The Athens News, OH - May 25, 2006
... Hagel and Joe Radwany, questioned the fencing idea's feasibility, and whether it might cause serious unintended consequences. Putting up the fence and charging ...
Woking News and Mail, UK - May 25, 2006
A HORSELL man has been sent a final warning letter from Woking planners after he put a two-metre high fence up outside his house without prior planning ...
Developer given tear-down date for controversial fence
The Express Times, PA - May 24, 2006
By DANIEL HAUSMANN. LOPATCONG TWP. | The township planning commission gave a developer until June 14 to tear down a fence that has drawn the ire of neighbors. ...
Salvage yard owner facing deadline to begin fencing
Brenham Banner Press,  United States - May 29, 2006
If either construction of the appropriate fencing, or tree planting, is done in a timely manner in the large pasture viewed from both FM 50 and Airport Road ...

Community Issues

Prison wants to try lethal fence
WHAS 11.com (subscription), KY - May 23, 2006
... prisons, including one in eastern Kentucky, are installing what they're calling non-lethal lethal fences, which means if a prisoner touches the fence, it'll ...
400-foot fence protects use of 'monster' ramp
Corpus Christi Caller Times, TX - May 24, 2006
... More than 400 feet of fencing was erected Tuesday to help keep it from being used. ... but in the past they've thrown their bikes over and jumped the fence anyway ...
Tot-lot fence design revision OK'd
Baltimore Sun, United States - May 28, 2006
... board of directors has approved a revision of a design for fencing around the ... The fence design proposal -- one from a list of seven plans -- was given a motion ...
FinCom: No money for Green Acres crime fence
Fitchburg Sentinel, MA - May 24, 2006
FITCHBURG -- The City Council's Finance Committee refused on Tuesday to approve $30,000 to build a fence along the edge of the Green Acres housing project, a ...

Fences and Animals

When deer get too near it's time to consider a tall property fence
DetNews.com, MI - May 27, 2006
... deer fencing kits for consumer installation are available from Benner's Gardens in Pennsylvania, www.bennersgardens.com and from Jaguar Fence Company here in ...
Cherry Hill funds deer fence
Cherry Hill Courier Post, NJ - May 23, 2006
... Township council awarded a $43,500 contract Monday night to Accent Fence of Egg Harbor Township to replace a chain-link fence with deer fencing on the south ...

USA Mexico Border Fence

Analysis: Fences are a growing global trend
World Peace Herald, DC - May 24, 2006
... outrage liberal taboos and Conventional Wisdoms, who put security fences and defensible ... Palestinians alike derided his concept of a security fence or barrier ...
Fence needed at high-traffic points
USA Today - May 24, 2006
There are many reasons fences won't solve the nation's ... In San Diego, 14 miles of triple fencing built a ... But the fence clearly has made it harder for illegal ...
Minutemen Build Border Fence
ProgressiveU.org, CA - May 28, 2006
... The Minutemen are building a fence on Rancher Jack Ladd's land. ... A government fence would only be more expensive and more unlikely. ...
Minuteman fence concerning county, property owner
Douglas Daily Dispatch, AZ - May 23, 2006
... two parallel 12-to-15-foot fences with anti ... raise another $10 million to build more fencing along the ... The Memorial Day fence-building weekend kicks off Friday ...
Fox decries proposal to build border fence
China Post, Taiwan - May 25, 2006
... US visit by decrying Congressional proposals to build a wall to keep illegal immigrants in Mexico, saying "we won't resolve this problem with fences, but hand ...

DIY - Consumers

Warm weather ideal time for fence project
Mortage 101 - May 26, 2006
... Solid Fences: This is the traditional "backyard fence," typically 5 feet in height and with solid fencing to provide privacy. Ideas ...

Fencing and Airports

Governor updates Tiyan issue
KUAM.com, GU - May 27, 2006
The Governor says the FAA still has a desire to proceed with putting up a perimeter fence to delineate the Guam International Airport Authority property with ...

Fences and Neighbors

New fence riles neighbors
The Express Times, PA - May 23, 2006
... Then workers for Larken Associates placed a 6-foot-tall stockade fence in its place. Poet Robert Frost wrote that good fences make good neighbors, but no love ...
Nassau Neighbors Teed Off Over Golf Club Fence
WCBS-TV New York, NY - May 24, 2006
(CBS/AP) HEWLETT HARBOR A dispute is brewing in Hewlett Harbor where homeowners are teed off about a 75-foot net-fence that the local golf club erected to keep ...
Neighbours feud over fence
South Delta Leader, Canada - May 26, 2006
... May 21, 12:05 pm, 1500 block Enderby Avenue: An ongoing neighbours$#39; property line dispute arose again over the planting of bamboo by the fence line. ...

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Fence post collapse kills 11-year-old
ABC Online, Australia - May 29, 2006
... died. The child was playing in the front yard of a Capalaba home late this afternoon, when a brick fence pillar collapsed on him. ...
Vandals damage fencing, benches at walking trail
ChronicleHerald.ca, Canada - May 29, 2006
... dollars in damage. Fencing, benches and garbage containers on the Samson Trail were damaged over the weekend. A portable washroom ...


House, lands within security fence, owners without
Kantipur Online, Nepal - May 27, 2006
... headquarters Bhojpur Bazaar has been living in a rented house for the last three years after their own house ended up within a barbed wire fence erected by ...
Fence put up to beat yobs
expressandstar.com, UK - May 26, 2006
... people in Gornal have been forced to have a six foot spiked fence put up ... He praised Dudley Council for putting up the fencing and ensuring it did not look ...
Delhi orders fencing revamp
Calcutta Telegraph, India - May 29, 2006
... asked the public sector National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC), its contractor, to undertake remedial measures so that the fencing is sufficiently ...

Weird News

'Backwards Bud' thrives on running backwards
Canoe Network CNEWS - May 26, 2006
ATLANTA (AP) - Timothy (Bud) Badyna has broken world records. He ran a marathon in under four hours. He finished a 10K race in 45 minutes...

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