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|Chamberlain Group unveils enhanced dealer extranet site|
Professional Door Dealer, AZ - Aug 13, 2007
As part of its commitment to lead the industry in dealer support and service, Chamberlain has recently upgraded its dealer extranet Web site to include new and enhanced features. The new site is aimed at giving dealers additional tools to run a more efficient and profitable business. ...
|Security Bollards come in 4.5 and 6.625 in. OD.|
ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press release), NY - Aug 9, 2007
MaxiForce™ traffic control bollards come in ... more Custom manufacturer specializing in vehicle access control products to secure restricted access ...
|Sundt to build $31.5M border fence|
Arizona Daily Star, AZ - Aug 9, 2007
Phoenix-based Sundt Construction Inc. has been awarded a $31.5 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the design, construction, and installation of a primary border fence along the U.S.-Mexican border at Sasabe....
Decking Industry News
|NA WPC decking to grow in spite of housing slump|
Modern Plastics On The Web, NY - Aug 13, 2007
U.S. demand for decking is projected to advance 2.2% per year through 2011 to 3.6 billion lineal feet, valued at $5.6 billion. Growth will be similar to the 2001 to 2006 period, despite a weaker new housing outlook, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group Inc., a Cleveland-based industry research firm....
|Composite decking can spiff up area|
Baxter Bulletin, AR - Aug 13, 2007
It might be time to step up to composite decking. The best brands use virgin polymers instead of recycled materials. You'll get a high-quality look with ...
|Composite decks, fences far better than wood|
HeraldNet, WA - Aug 13, 2007
Over the past few years, composite building materials such as roofing, siding and decking have evolved as popular alternatives for people wanting to reduce or eliminate maintenance problems associated with traditional wood building materials ...
DIY - Consumers
|Be A Good Neighbor - With A Good Fence! Video|
CBS News, NY - Aug 10, 2007
They say a man's home is his castle, but building a moat isn't practical these days. Putting up a fence is, though. What's more, the classic Robert Frost poem, "Mending Wall" says, "Good fences make good neighbors."
|Fences help define yards as well as add security|
Biloxi Sun Herald, MS - Aug 10, 2007
"Don't fence me in," the song might say, but for many homeowners, fences are a way to define their yards, add security and, often, add to a home's beauty or charm.
"Oh, there are tons of options," said Lee Roach, owner of Roach Fence, Decks and Remodeling Co. in Moss Point. "Ornamental, PVC, wood, picket, chain, wrought iron
Local Government Issues
|"Offensive" fence face-off in Encinitas|
North County Times, CA - Aug 11, 2007
ENCINITAS ---- The City of Encinitas is tearing down lodgepole fencing along a winding two-mile stretch of road after cars were impaled on the pointed ...
|Fencing quiets tent city|
Edmonton Sun, Canada - Aug 13, 2007
Since the metal fence went up around Edmonton's tent city two weeks ago, campers have enjoyed peace and quiet, says a shantytown resident...
|For man, fence makes sense; city disagrees|
Dallas Morning News, TX - Aug 11, 2007
FLOWER MOUND - Rick Powers likes his little fence. So much so that when the town of Flower Mound ordered him to take it down or else, he chose the "or else."...
Fences and Animals
|Cattle Update: Electric Fence Review|
CattleNetwork.com, KS - Aug 8, 2007
Dry soils don't provide the same grounding between animal and fence. Fences that might not be challenged in a year with plentiful forage may be tested in ...
|Some say park for dogs is overdue|
The Union Leader, NH - Aug 13, 2007
DeVries said volunteers were willing to provide the fencing for the park and try to pay the insurance costs. But insurance would run about $15000 a year...
|Fences are shocking|
Country News, Australia - Aug 13, 2007
Most fences are electric and she'd never been on a farm so instead of following the laneway she'd cut across paddocks and every fence she went under she got ...
|The general aviation airport is making several improvements. |
Tulsa World, OK - Aug 11, 2007
On Thursday, TAIT awarded a $101,206 runway incursion prevention contract to Broken Arrow-based Magnum Construction Co. The company will install two new interior gates along Jones Riverside's perimeter roadway as well as replacing five existing electric gate operators...
USA Mexico Border Fence
|Fence crew's work never done |
Dallas Morning News, TX - Aug 11, 2007
EL PASO - Every day, members of the Border Patrol welding team go out and fix holes in a 12-mile border fence cut the night before by illegal immigrants sneaking across from Mexico...
|Texans raising voices against border fence|
USA Today - Aug 9, 2007
When President Bush signed the Secure Fence Act late last year, he probably thought it was a done deal. Yet, almost 10 months after the Department of Homeland Security was authorized to start enclosing U.S. territory, resistance to the fence is growing, especially in Texas ...
|Critics examine legality of border fence|
Monitor, TX - Aug 8, 2007
McALLEN - The federally approved fence planned along the US border with Mexico could violate the US Constitution, an environmental law expert says...
|Fence raises a hue and cry|
St. Petersburg Times, FL - Aug 10, 2007
When the day came in February to meet with the attorneys, Chris Ball wore a suit. The drive to Tampa seemed surreal, as if he were part of a Law & Order episode...
|Historic iron fence returns to courthouse |
News Courier, AL - Aug 11, 2007
He donated a piece of the old wrought-iron fence that surrounded the Limestone County Courthouse when it burned to the ground in 1916 ...
|Fence separating Bedford town officials|
The Union Leader, NH - Aug 11, 2007
BEDFORD - Good fences may make good neighbors, but in Bedford a fence has become the latest source of conflict among town councilors ...
Feds and Fences
|National Park says current fencing and hunting not enough to protect Wao Kanaka|
Molokai Times, HI - Aug 10, 2007
When it comes to preserving one of Hawaii's oldest native ohia forests, the National Parks Service at State Department of Land and Natural Resources are saying hunting just isn't enough. Kalaupapa National Park staff said that the only way to protect the natural resources of the Pu'u Ali'i Natural Area Reserve (NAR) is to fence it off and eliminate all hoofed animals within ...
|Keep government out of fences|
Sun-Sentinel.com, FL - Aug 10, 2007
Saturday's story, "Canals bring rising worries": I , as a homeowner, do not feel that the government has to help to pay for fences along backyard canals
Community Fence Projects
Fencing and Railroads
|Rail line fence would turn backyards into 'cages'|
The Leader - St. George Sutherland Shire Leader, Australia - Aug 8, 2007
RESIDENTS whose houses adjoin the rail line at Woolooware say a proposed three-metre-high steel fence on the rear boundary of their properties would turn backyards into ``cages''...
Fence Contractors in the News
|Bad Fence Job|
abc11tv.com, NC - Aug 13, 2007
A Cary man paid for a brand new fence that he says he wasn't able to enjoy. Drew Taylor tells Troubleshooter Diane Wilson, "I have a little dog and that's one of the reasons I put it up, was to give him somewhere to run instead of on a chain and I have to tie it so he doesn't get out because the wind will blow it open and he'll get out."...
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