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Protecting the Perimeter 4/17/07
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Protecting the Perimeter
|THE CHAMBERLAIN GROUP, INC. ACQUIRES EDKO INC.'S GATE OPERATOR BUSINESS |
Press Release - Apr 10, 2007
The Chamberlain Group, Inc. has acquired the assets associated with the design and manufacture of gate operators of Edko, Inc., located in Sugar Grove, Ill. The announcement was made by Chamberlain's CEO, J. David Rolls and Edko's President, Donald Parrin. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed...
|Fencers warn of timber shortages
BBC News, UK - Apr 13, 2007
The Fencing Contractors Association said European timber producers had also been exporting more to China and Dubai which have seen construction booms...
|Carmanah Technologies Provides Remote Solar Systems For Fencing |
Alternative Energy Retailer magazine, CT - Apr 16, 2007
Victoria, British Columbia-based Carmanah Technologies Corp., a manufacturer of energy-efficient technologies, recently supplied a number of its MAPPS remote solar power systems to an Ontario-based fencing manufacturer and installer through the company's power systems group...
Decking Industry News
Local Government Issues
|Wellington council approves ordinance easing fence rules|
Sun-Sentinel.com, FL - Apr 11, 2007
On Tuesday night the Village Council approved a new fence ordinance that rolls back its old, hated one, which required people on major roads to have vinyl-coated chain link fences by June...
| Fence ordinance may be necessary|
Seguin Gazette-Enterprise, TX - Apr 15, 2007
It’s an idea whose time may have arrived behind an 8-foot wooden privacy fence in someone’s front yard. The Seguin Planning and Zoning Commission opted this week to send a proposed fence ordinance to the City Council for approval that is aimed at controlling the types, size and placement of fences
Fences and Animals
|Tribe seeks bison fence|
Jackson Hole Star-Tribune, WY - Apr 14, 2007
The tribe wants about 47 miles of fencing so they can enclose bison on about 32,000 acres in the northeast corner of the reservation," said Bob Budd, executive director of the trust fund...
|Fried squirrel is no longer on the menu|
South Bend Tribune, IN - Apr 14, 2007
Should Niles have similar luck, more fences could be installed at other substations in the city. The electric fence isn't the only safeguard against the
The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
DIY - Consumers
|Who Owns the Fence?|
Realty Times, TX - Apr 12, 2007
Property line issues have suddenly cropped up in the emails I've received in the past few weeks. It appears that homeowners are more aware of their property lines (specifically if a neighbor is violating it) during the spring and summer months than at other times....
|Building fence requires permit; good to inform neighbors of plan|
DesMoinesRegister.com, IA - Apr 13, 2007
If you want to keep the rabbits out, the dogs in or simply want more privacy, installing a fence may be the answer. But before you dig too deep into the planning process, be sure to apply for a permit. The city of Ankeny requires that residents obtain a building permit prior to installing a fence ...
|Over 5000 oppose fencing|
Leeds Today, UK - Apr 13, 2007
OVER 5,000 people have now signed a petition against Leeds Council's proposal to install a fence along the river in Wharfemeadows Park, Otley...
|Helipad fence finding support|
The Press, New Zealand - Apr 13, 2007
Christchurch Hospital's controversial Hagley Park helipad may soon be fenced after safety concerns raised by rescue pilots...
|Neighbors upset over apartment fence plan|
Bakersfield Californian (subscription), CA - Apr 11, 2007
Neighbors in a section of west Oildale are concerned about a plan to put wrought-iron fencing around a half-finished apartment complex near their homes
|Proposed safety fence creates conflict|
TAppleton Post Crescent, WI - Apr 12, 2007
OSHKOSH — Maureen Sturm doesn't want an 8-foot fence for privacy, or for safety around a swimming pool.
Sturm wants the 8-foot fence around much of the side and backyards of her daughter's future home on Washington Avenue to protect her autistic granddaughter from being able to run into traffic or down the street into Lake Winnebago
Fences in the Courts
|Healing garden fence ruled illegal |
Cleveland Plain Dealer, OH - Apr 16, 2007
Linda Shay wanted to create a community healing garden on vacant land in her Cleveland neighborhood and dedicate it to the people who have been murdered on her street. But city officials declared that a fence she erected to protect the garden is illegal. And on Friday, a fence company crew tore part of the barrier down...
|Building on Border Fence Delayed|
KTAR.com, AZ - Apr 15, 2007
A shortage of funds and volunteer manpower has stalled plans by the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps to build a border fence at a private ranch near Bisbee
|Border fencing to start soon|
Pakistan Link, CA - Apr 12, 2007
SHOLAM POST: Pakistan will soon begin fencing a 12-kilometre area along the Pak-Afghan border in South Waziristan to halt cross-border movement by
|5,000 rabbits block traffic in Hungary|
Canoe, Canada - Apr 16, 2007
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Five thousand rabbits blocked a Hungarian highway Monday after the truck that was carrying them crashed...
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