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Blog -  Protecting the Perimeter

To certify or not to certify . . .?

11/21/06    What is certification and why should I consider pursuing it? There are a number of prestigious certifications available to security professionals today such as... Protecting the Perimeter

Industry News

From wood to plastic fences: 'A new era' in RHE
Daily Breeze, CA - Nov 17, 2006
... The fences) would yellow ... Indeed, so far no resident has complained about the fake wooden fence. The city acted after the low bid for wooden fencing came in at ...

Decking Industry News

Composite Decking Adds New Features
TheDay, CT - Nov 16, 2006
by Steven Mcbride. by Steven Mcbride. The knock against composite decking by some homeowners has been the lack of pieces to match deck boards. ...

Fence Companies on TV

New Trex® Fencing Donated by R & L Fence to Utah Family Airs on ABC-TV''s Extreme Makeover ...
Earthtimes.org - Nov 21, 2006
Trex Seclusions™, a new line of privacy fencing offered exclusively by R & L Fence of Kaysville, will enhance the low-maintenance advantages of a brand new home featured on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Sundays 8/7c on ABC
Installing a Chain Link Fence
Ask This Old House - Airing week of 11/23/06
Roger and fence installer Mike McLaughlin help a homeowner install a short length of chain link fence in her backyard. The yard is already fenced in on three sides, but the homeowner wants the fourth side fenced so she can get a dog. The homeowner also wants a gate

Fence Contractors in the News

Fencing business causes neighborhood controversy
Bloomington Pantagraph,  USA - Nov 18, 2006
PONTIAC - Some residents on the edge of Pontiac say allowing a fencing business in a residential area has caused problems in their neighborhood. ...

Local Government Issues

Extension explains statefence laws
Westside Star, MO - Nov 21, 2006
Good fences make good neighbors. In Missouri, applying that maxim can be confusing for landowners. Which state statute applies depends on the county. ...
Damaged Stockade fence due for repair
Albany Times Union, NY - Nov 15, 2006
SCHENECTADY -- Stockade residents hope the iron fence around a statue of an American Indian in the heart of their historic neighborhood will be repaired in ...
Wayward fence catches attention of city officials HOBART: Resident ...
nwitimes.com, IN - Nov 18, 2006
A Hobart resident who built a fence around his yard and veered onto city property will have to go before the Board of Zoning Appeals to request a variance. ...
South Beach fence plan sparks objections
ABC Regional Online, Australia - Nov 16, 2006
Moyne council has received more than 100 objections to plans to fence off South Beach in Port Fairy. The council has applied for ...
Halloween fencing idea gains momentum on City Council
The Athens News, OH - Nov 16, 2006
... Halloween costs has left Patterson ready to move on the fence plan for ... Critics of fencing off Athens Halloween and charging admission have predicted it could ...


Allard Asks For $12M For Fence Around Supermax
cbs4denver.com, CO - Nov 15, 2006
... appropriated for another perimeter fence designed to keep terrorists or other potential attackers away from the prison. The two existing fences are designed to ...

Community Issues

Rail line donating to help build fence
Chicago Tribune, United States - Nov 15, 2006
... phase of a fencing project along the tracks at North Terrace Park in Villa Park, Village President Joyce Stupegia announced Monday night. The fence will be in ...
Tearing down the fence
Wimbledon Guardian, UK - Nov 17, 2006
By Sarah Newstead. A fence dubbed by Hampton residents as a Guantanamo Bay monstrosity could soon be pulled down. The contentious ...
An Ugly Fence on 10th Street?
Gilroy Dispatch (subscription), CA - Nov 18, 2006
But the idea to put a fence down the middle of the street is an ugly one. What are we thinking? The students will likely scale the ...
Fence becomes divisive issue
Bristol Press,  United States - Nov 18, 2006
... Stortz ordered city workers to take down a fence Thursday that blocked access to a tiny triangle of Brackett Park beside the new RiverView Apartments on Laurel ...

Fences and Neighbors

Neighbors go to extremes over property fight
Newsday, NY - Nov 21, 2006
... Marcia Davidson said a brown fence the Moores had along the backyard attaches to the ... hedge and fences are on line," which they believe meant the border was in ...

DIY - Consumers

How to build a sturdy, stylish privacy fence
Bradenton Herald,  United States - Nov 17, 2006
... Not only do codes typically cover the height of fences, but they often restrict the fencing material used and the direction the fence faces. ...

USA Mexico Border Fence

Border fence hits barrier
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA - Nov 21, 2006
Maybe it was all a con. In September, the House of Representatives voted 283-138, and the Senate 80-19 to authorize about 700 miles of fencing. ...
From $2 billion to $30 billion in a blink
Miami Herald, FL - Nov 21, 2006
Border fences, whether real or virtual, are no substitute for immigration reforms -- not when nearly half of the unauthorized immigrants entered the country ...

Fences in the Courts

The Northern Star, Australia - Nov 21, 2006
... The court also heard from John Poole, of Poole Enterprises and Fencing in Lismore, who undertook fencing repair work after the floods in June last year. ...


Sassanid City of Bishapour Enclosed by Fences
Cultural Heritage News, Iran - Nov 20, 2006
The entire area containing remains of the historic city of Bishapour, known as the bride of Sassanid cities, have been enclosed by fences to protect its ...
Rwanda: Akagera in Frw28m Electric Fencing Study
AllAfrica.com, Washington - Nov 17, 2006
... with the requisite expertise in environmental sciences and electric fencing. "We are to consider various issues in constructing this electric fence and that's ...
Kingdom Denies Plans to Build Fence on Border With Iraq
Arab News, Saudi Arabia - Nov 20, 2006
RIYADH, 20 November 2006 - Deputy Interior Minister Prince Ahmed said here yesterday that there was no plan to construct a fence on the Saudi-Iraqi border. ...
Saudi promises "security fence" along Iraq border
Reuters AlertNet, UK - Nov 14, 2006
KUWAIT, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia will next year start work on a planned security fence stretching 900 km along its border with Iraq to prevent Islamic ...

Weird News

Tampa cigar makers go for record
Canoe Network CNEWS Nov 19, 2006
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Florida cigar makers hope a 30.3-metre, 23.9-kilogram cigar completed over the weekend is headed for the record books. ...

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