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|Master Halco opens new Rochester, NY branch location |
Press Release - Sep 14, 2009
ORANGE, Calif. — Master Halco, Inc., the leading distributor and manufacturer of fence systems in North America, has announced that it is opening a new branch location in Rochester, New York on September 28th, 2009...
|Trex wins appeal of patent case |
Forbes - Sep 11, 2009
WINCHESTER, Va. -- Decking and fencing company Trex Co. said Wednesday a federal appeals court affirmed an earlier ruling that the company has not infringed on patents owned by a man who first sued the company eight years ago...
|Reportlinker Adds US Fencing Products Market Report |
FOXBusiness - Sep 10, 2009
This report analyzes the US market for Fencing Products in Millions of US$ and in Million linear feet. The market is analyzed by the following Material Types - Metal, Wood, and Plastic & Others (Others include composite and concrete fences). Annual forecasts are provided for the period of 2006 through 2015. ...
Decking Industry News
|Rice based composites to challenge WPCs |
European Plastics News - Sep 10, 2009
German company Münchener Boulevard Möbel (MBM) claims its new rice-based composite may provide an environmentally-friendly and better performing alternative to wood plastic composites (WPC) in applications such as decking. ...
|Wahoo Decks Expands Line of Recyclable Aluminum Decking Products |
Building Online - Sep 9, 2009
GAINESVILLE, GA -- Wahoo Decks, a leading manufacturer of aluminum decking products, has recently developed recyclable, sustainable options for deck boards, deck joists and deck railing allowing builders, contractors and homeowners to extend the sustainability of their homes to their outdoor living areas...
|Edwardsville deck fall case goes to trial Monday |
Building Online - Sep 9, 2009
According to his complaint, while on the home's deck, he fell off and was injured due to what he claims was a faulty railing. Strong alleges that the defendants were negligent in failing to maintain the railing, failing to warn him of the danger and improperly maintaining the deck..
Running Your Business
|Pro Bono Work Helps Firms Fight Economic Slump |
Wall Street Journal - Sep 09, 2009
Some small businesses are following the recession playbook of the unemployed. Just as many laid-off workers are volunteering more to fill up their free time and enhance their résumés, small-business owners and their employees are doing more pro bono services or volunteer work as a marketing and customer-relations strategy...
Fence Contractors in the News
|2 Locals Reach Out To Help Build Fence |
NEWS4 - Sep 11, 2009
The owner, Michael Cummings, spoke to Channel 4 and claimed he wasn't a crook, but rather a businessman who hit some tough times and couldn't afford to finish the job. That's where Mike Grubbs, of Best Fence, and Kelly Culepepper, of Enduris, come in. ...
|Mended Avenue E fence exemplifies spirit of volunteerism |
Powell Tribune - Sep 8, 2009
Church members young and old recently spent hours in the hot sun, tearing down the broken structure and rebuilding it. Olson Fencing crews donated their time and labor to set all the posts, making sure the mended fence will stand strong in the wind...
|Worker jailed for $90,000 theft |
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - Sep 13, 2009
MARGUERITE Louise Goodger stole so much money from ET’s Steel and Fencing that she sent the business broke and caused 17 workers to lose their jobs...
Local Government Issues
|Community Builds New Stadium Fence |
Polk County Democrat - Sep 13, 2009
Drivers going by Bartow Memorial Stadium on Broadway might have noticed something different in the last few weeks — especially in the evening...
|10ft security fences for village? |
Weston & Somerset Mercury - Sep 11, 2009
A SET of 10ft-high security fences could soon block off alleyways around a North Somerset village. Councillor Marcia Pepperall has been looking at introducing the drastic measures around Worle...
|Davis County to fence storm basin |
Deseret News - Sep 11, 2009
Davis County commissioners awarded a contract Tuesday to Salt Lake City-based American Fence Co. to install 5,600 feet of 6-foot, chain-link fence around the county-owned detention basin in the area known as Mutton Hollow west of Fairfield Road...
|Clemson City Council awards bid for dog park |
Daily Journal - Sep 11, 2009
CLEMSON — Clemson City Council has formally approved a Rock Hill company for the installation of a fence that will enclose a one-acre dog park at the back portion of Nettles Park...
|Packers "Fence Guy" Creates New Slogan |
Today's TMJ4 - Sep 11, 2009
GREEN BAY - The Packers "fence guy," Christopher Handler, is carrying on a true green and gold tradition. He has given his fence, across from Lambeau Field, a makeover complete with a few more layers of paint and mini-helmets of each of the teams the Packers play this season...
Fences and Animals - Wildlife
|Deputy, trooper stun elk to free it from fence |
The Associated Press - Sep 11, 2009
Normally, if you're close enough to use a stun gun on a bull elk, you might be too close. But it worked out well for a Linn County sheriff's deputy and an Oregon State Police trooper faced with a dilemma...
|council to build rabbit-proof fence |
The Australian - Sep 13, 2009
RABBITS in metropolitan Perth are causing such havoc in parks and reserves that one besieged council is building a 4km rabbit-proof fence in a desperate bid ...
|Fences keep out feral hog moochers at deer feeders |
Southwest Farm Press - Sep 11, 2009
Farmers and ranchers may be inadvertently aiding and abetting one of their worst enemies, the feral hog, by providing supplemental feed for white-tailed deer and other wildlife, said a Texas AgriLife Extension Service wildlife expert...
DIY - Consumers
|Our Garden: Our new fence |
Weston & Somerset Mercury - Sep 11, 2009
The fence, built of lumber and welded wire, is sort of a Taj Mahal of fences. I was expecting some steel posts and wire, but the folks at CK Management Systems and CK Landscape really went the extra mile...
Schools and Fences
|Building Walt’s Dream – Disneyland Construction Timelapse Video |
DisneyBlog - Sep 6, 2009
If you’re a Disney fan, and I hope you are if you’re reading this blog, stop what you’re doing right now and set aside the next 50 minutes to flashback to the very first moments of Disneyland with Walt Disney pacing off the site and proceed through the year via timelapse video until the park is ready for opening day..
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