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Industry News

American Idol comes to FenceTech? Not exactly
Bedford, MA - Jan 23, 2007
FenceWeek.com will be doing video interviews with numerous contractors at their FenceTech booth # 588 Jan 31 - Feb 2 from noon to 1pm and 4 to 5pm. We invite you to tell your story...
LMT Mercer Group introduces more than 35 new products in 2007
Lawrenceville, NJ - Jan 2007
Lawrenceville, N.J. - LMT Mercer Group, Inc. announces the addition of more than 35 new products for 2007. ...

Decking Industry News

Eon ® Revolutionizes Outdoor Living Space with New Ultra Decking ...
Business Wire (press release), CA - Jan 23, 2007
As a leading brand of low maintenance decking, railing, fencing, and spa products, Eon helps homeowners create their dream outdoor living space, ...
Wood Composite announces expanded distribution partnership and ...
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada - Jan 22, 2007
Norandex/Reynolds has committed to carrying the Company's Millennium Decking product line in all Norandex/Reynolds locations throughout the United States ...
AERT Introduces Expanded MoistureShield Product Line
Business Wire (press release), CA - Jan 18, 2007
The new decking and handrail products will be showcased at the MoistureShield booth #6461, located in the West Hall of The Orange County Convention Center. ...

Fencing and Airports

Residents fight plans for fence around airfield
ic SurreyOnline.co.uk, UK - Jan 23, 2007
The Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (RFCA) for Greater London, which uses the airfield for gliding, proposes to build a fence around almost the entire ...
Airport fences more secure
Ottumwa Courier, IA - Jan 23, 2006
OTTUMWA – "Don' fence me in" might be the wish of old cowboys but fencing and gates are crucial at the city's airport. At this week's Ottumwa City Council ...

Homeland Security

Fear Inc.
Ottawa Citizen (subscription), Canada - Jan 21, 2007
Otherwise there would have to be another fence to protect the boy from the first fence. I don't know if the boy is inside the fence or outside. ...

Fences and Animals

$1 million fencing sought to keep elk away
Seattle Times, WA - Jan 23, 2007
Instead of moving a herd of elk that has been hemmed in by development in Sequim, wildlife managers have decided to spend about $1 million to erect fences ...
Fencing, frightening wildlife off
Denver Post, CO - Jan 23, 2007
Federal wildlife biologist Kendra Cross reaches into a "coyote slide," where the animals have dug under the 8-foot-high chain-link and barbed-wire perimeter fence at Denver International Airport. Planes hit coyotes at least three times last year at DIA ...
Caribou fences need special status: Parks Canada
CBC North, Canada - Jan 18, 2007
Caribou fences built in the northern Yukon by First Nations people deserve to be designated as national historic sites, Vuntut National Park's ...

Community Fence Projects

Farmers, ranchers get help rebuilding burned over fences
Great Falls Tribune, MT - Jan 22, 2007
The National Episcopal Church donated $15000 for fire victims, half of which went toward the fence posts, and the United Church of Christ donated $3000. ...
Absarokee fundraising helps families devastated by Derby fire
Billings Gazette, MT - Jan 22, 2007
The Arnolds were among 12 families on Saturday who received fence posts purchased with the funds, defraying the hobbling expense of restoring fence line, ...

Pool Safety

Pool safety in winter still critical
Arizona Republic, AZ - Jan 17, 2007
... taking a swim in their backyard pool, but winter is no time to let down your guard when it comes to pool safety and children, fire officials warn. ...

Schools and Fences

Hattiesburg fences in high school
SunHerald.com, MS - Jan 20, 2007
"We projected that the fence would be up by the time kids got back from winter break," said Willie Burton, district building and grounds director. ...
Steel fence to block school shortcut
Portsmouth News, UK - Jan 18, 2007
Strangers have been getting into the grounds of Siskin Junior School in Rowner, Gosport, after vandals kicked over its wooden fence. ...
Student Senate condemns city's proposal for a Halloween fence
The Athens News, OH - Jan 22, 2007
Although the goal of the fence ordinance is to raise funds to offset the costs incurred for the city, State and Federal Affairs Commissioner Bob Redd ...
School fundraises to build its own fence
The Ashburton Guardian, New Zealand - Jan 22, 2007
By Grant Shimmin. Seldom would an issue highlighted in the pages of this paper have received as varied a range of responses, . . read more. By Sue Newman ...

DIY - Consumers

Don't fence me in
Albany Democrat Herald, OR - Jan 20, 2007
As the saying goes, "good fences make good neighbors" because they often serve to disguise unsightly messes, contain children and pets, and extend some ...

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USA Mexico Border Fence

Border fence on back burner
The State, SC - Jan 20, 2007
AP. WASHINGTON - Mayors of Texas border towns who met with Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff last week said they are confident an 850-mile fence will ...

Local Government Issues

Contract approved for fence at Bellevue
Jamaica Gleaner, Jamaica - Jan 18, 2007
The contract was awarded to Fencing Associates Limited. However, Noel Julius, nursing supervisor at Bellevue, is sceptical about the announcement of the ...
Lights, Camera, Fence Added To Stop Park Vandalism
NewsNet5.com, OH - Jan 20, 2007
... soon be the home field of a Minor League team. Mayor Craig Foltin said they're adding additional lights, surveillance cameras and a fence to the facility.

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Thief steals cemetery fence
Livingston Daily, MI - Jan 18, 2007
Brighton police are asking for the public's help in finding the thief or thieves who stole about 138 feet of the black ornamental aluminum fence at Fairview ...

Fences in the Courts

Fence Lawsuit
WHSV, VA - Jan 17, 2007
Scott and Teresa Cline put up a 32 foot high fence on their property after they say Roy Berg was shining flood lights at their home every day for six months ...
Va. high court: 'Nuisance' fence allowed to stay
Staunton News Leader, VA - Jan 17, 2007
FORT DEFIANCE – A neighborhood battle over a 32-foot-high, 200-foot-long fence erected amid charges of spying and harassment could finally be drawing to a ...

Feds and Fences

Federally funded fence would stop Asian carp
Toledo Blade, OH - Jan 20, 2007
The bill introduced by Illinois legislators calls for $9 million more in federal funding to finish fencing off Lake Michigan with a permanent electrical ...

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International

Indo-Bangla border fencing to complete soon
Economic Times, India - Jan 22, 2007
KOLKATA: Union minister of state for home Sriprakash Jaiswal on Monday said work on the Indo-Bangla border fencing would be complete within a year, ...
Good Fence For Future Mammoth Steppes
Russia-InfoCenter, Russia - Jan 21, 2007
Twenty kilometers – this is the length of the fence surrounding "Pleistocene Park" located in the north of Yakutia – part of Russian Federation. ...

Weird News

Pet shop owner creates beer for dogs
Canoe - Jan 22, 2007
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) - After a long day hunting, there's nothing like wrapping your paw around a cold beer....

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