Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe November 7, 2006  
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This weekly email searches main media outlets finding stories that may be of interest to contractors in the fencing and access control industry. It is published by de facto, inc., which also publishes fencebids.

Industry News

Composite fence takes aim at vinyl market
Deseret News, UT - Nov 1, 2006
... Only wood fences are allowed. However, Trex fencing matches the requirement exactly, Atkinson said. Installing a Trex fence is easy for the do-it-yourselfer ...
ElectroBraid Doubles Non-Profit Fence Donations
EquiSearch.com, NY - Nov 3, 2006
... grants of fencing over the next 12 months. "Our company's mission is to build safe fences for horses," said David Bryson, president of ElectroBraid Fence. ...

Local Government Issues

Augusta devided over 11-foot tall fence on Memorial Bridge
Boston Globe, United States - Nov 5, 2006
... public policy director at the Disability Rights Center in Augusta, said she supports a fence on the ... There are no plans to install similar fences elsewhere. ...
Fencing with (Del) City Hall
Midwest City Sun, OK - Nov 4, 2006
... The neighbor's fence in question is a metal mesh fence. Metal fences at other residences along Sunnylane can easily be observed from McMullen's property. ...
EXCLUSIVE Jails spend thousands painting fences green to help ...
Mirror.co.uk, UK - Nov 6, 2006
By Bob Roberts Deputy Political Editor. Documents seen by the Mirror show governors reckon the old white or grey fences make criminals feel claustrophobic. ...

Community Issues

Neighborhood park on south side may see new fence
Forest Park Review, IL - Oct 31, 2006
... "The fence we have now is in poor condition," Steinbach said. "And there's no point in replacing it with the same fencing structure.". ...
Fence To Blame for Ring Road Death?
980 CJME News Talk Radio, Canada - Nov 3, 2006
There's a fence along the Ring Road North, bordering the scene of a tragic accident this week where a nine year-old girl was killed. ...
Moon Towers fence considered
The Register-Mail, IL - Nov 1, 2006
... A request to install a fence around Moon Towers in Galesburg generated the most conversation, as the commissioners debated whether or not it was needed. ...
Family Wants Fence
KBSD, KS - Oct 30, 2006
... The boy's parents plan to put a fence up near the field he was playing on. ... The proposed fence would be 100 feet long and maybe as tall as 10 feet. ...

Permit Issues

City Council agrees to look at strict limits on electric fences
St. Petersburg Times, FL - Nov 2, 2006
... they recently helped clear illegal barbed wire fencing. ... proposed conditions would allow electric fences on industrially zoned property provided the fence is no ...
ITV presents fence law
Westside Star, MO - Oct 31, 2006
Missouri continues to have a very complicated fence law, in large ... Koenen has been presenting programs on fencing law for over 15 years throughout the state. ...
Lansing City Council focuses on fencing regulations
Leavenworth Times, KS - Oct 31, 2006
... approval of fences that were outside of city guidelines. Jacobson reviewed elements of the city's fence ordinance including rules regarding fencing around ...
Dodona's Fence Is Integral To Garden Club's Involvement
Leesburg Today, VA - Nov 7, 2006
By Molly Novotny. If the 6-foot tall, board on board stockade fence is not permitted to be built along East Market Street as part of the Dodona Manor restoration project, the Garden Club of Virginia said it...

Fences and the Famous

Star in battle with neighbours over 16ft high security fence
Mirror.co.uk, UK - Nov 6, 2006
... safe. "People can see in from the road so she had blocked off the entrance with the gates and a wooden fence above them. "Charlotte ...

USA Mexico Border Fence

Latin American and European summit partners blast US border fence ...
International Herald Tribune, France - Nov 6, 2006
... Latin America. But current events such as this year's US border fence controversy frequently overshadow its sessions. Leaders here ...
High-tech border security will be tested near Sasabe
Arizona Daily Star, AZ - Nov 7, 2006
... entrants to keep coming despite the fences, technology and ... marked by a wobbly barbed-wire fence at the ... border that have stadium lighting, fencing and cameras ...

Fencing and Airports

Sky Harbor Airport evaluating perimeter security
KVOA.com, AZ - Nov 6, 2006
... director for technology. "We've had vehicles driven by drunk drivers come off Air Lane and plow into our fences.". A high-profile ...

Schools and Fences

Child safety fear sparks fence bid
Sudbury Today, UK - Nov 3, 2006
... the fields. The school wants to fence off two-thirds of the fields with 4ft 6in poles, leaving access Tayler Road residents. Town ...
Scout gets fence, court for school
Contra Costa Times, CA - Nov 6, 2006
Albany Cooperative Preschool has a new fence and handball court thanks to the efforts of Eric Fischer of Boy Scout Troop 14. The ...

Fences and Animals

Fence for the right reason - don't neglect your loyal companion ...
Orange Bulletin, CT - Nov 2, 2006
... dogs. What would you recommend? Regular fencing or the invisible type of fence? Thank you! Allen thanks for the question. Fencing ...
Dog owners protest plan to fence off dog run in New Rochelle park
The Journal News.com, NY - Nov 6, 2006
... "Fencing in dogs fences in people," said Judy Matos of ... wore T-shirts that read "Raising Fences = Raising Taxes ... at Ward Acres Park, opposes plans to fence off 3 ...

Fence Contractors in the News

Vandals force bridge gate installations
Sweet Home New Era, OR - Nov 1, 2006
... to block access to the public. Island Fence Company of Junction City installed the gates Monday. The bridges, both located at Sankey ...


Afghanistan opposes fencing border with Pakistan
People's Daily Online, China - Nov 6, 2006
"We are against fencing or erecting barriers on the Durand Line and would not accept it," Afghan Presidential spokesman Mohammad Karim Rahimi told newsmen at a ...
NSW rail finishes million-dollar fence
The Age, Australia - Nov 3, 2006
About 1.5km of high-security fencing is now in place to stop trespassers taking dangerous shortcuts over rail lines in Sydney's west, the NSW government says.
$300 Million for Fence, $5.6 Million for Discharged Soldiers
Arutz Sheva, Israel - Oct 31, 2006
... com) A new public disclosure of a partial breakdown of the defense budget reveals that the expenditures for the separation barrier (security fence) this fiscal ...
Abdali PSC unveils the largest construction site fence ever ...
Al-Bawaba, Jordan - Nov 5, 2006
On November the third, the city of Amman witnessed the unveiling of the country’s largest construction site fence, the monumental Abdali wall gracing the ...

Video Clip

Rookie reporter grabs electric fence ...
Google Video, - Nov 5, 2006
Funny video of a dumb reporter grabing an electric fence ...

Weird News

Naked man arrested for concealing weapon
Canoe Network CNEWS Nov 3, 2006
EL CERRITO, Calif. (AP) - A naked man was arrested on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon after telling police he had a screwdriver in his buttocks...

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