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|We Have a New Poll! - Dec 15, 2009|
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|GARAGE DOOR EXPO DEALS A WINNING HAND |
Press Release - Mar 2, 2010
The International Garage Door Exposition is scheduled April 21-24 in Las Vegas, and will offer attendees numerous educational opportunities. In addition, more than 150 exhibitors will present products ranging from garage doors, to operators, to software. According to Roe Long-Wagner, Expo Manager, “The event will deal a winning hand to all who attend.”...
Decking Industry News
|TimberTech Launches ReliaBoard Entry-Level Composite Plank |
BuildingOnline - Feb 23, 2010
WILMINGTON, OH -- TimberTech™, the second largest manufacturer of low-maintenance decking, railing and fencing products, has introduced ReliaBoard – an aesthetically pleasing, cost-effective decking product that offers consumers all of the benefits of low-maintenance without breaking the budget ...
Fence Contractors in the News
|Fencing company donate shed |
Watford Observer - Feb 24, 2010
Kind-hearted owners of a Kings Langley fencing company are to donate a shed to a woman with autism...
|Fire-ravaged fencing firm rises from ashes |
Lincolnshire Echo - Mar 2, 2010
Despite not receiving the insurance money he hoped for, a Lincolnshire businessman has got his family firm up and running again. Hemswell Fencing, owned by Ian Watson, was destroyed by the fire that engulfed the AWS plastics factory on August 25 2009...
|Chamber announces small business winners |
Fort Worth Business Press - Mar 1, 2010
A local bank, a fence contractor, a relocation service and a residential real estate brokerage received honors Feb. 25 in the 2010 Small Business of the Year Awards from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce...
|Weak fence gives rise to escapes |
San Antonio Express - Mar 2, 2010
Bexar County authorities are brainstorming solutions to better secure a 15-foot-tall fence at a South Side juvenile center that was scaled in recent days by three teens...
|Prison boss retires after fence blunder |
Independent Online - Mar 2, 2010
The Westville prison official who accused the SA Human Rights Commission of ordering that an electric fence be shut down, allegedly leading to the escape of eight dangerous prisoners, has retired....
The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
|Mum watched gate crush son's skull |
Ninemsn - Feb 26, 2010
A British mother says she sees her nine-year-old son's "frightened face" every day after watching an electric gate crush his head outside her parents' retirement home..
Local Government Issues
|Council Decides Against Erecting River Fence
Oakdale Leader - Feb 24, 2010
Oakdale City Council members revisited the issue of river access and the nuisance it causes in some neighborhoods at their Feb. 16 council meeting...
|Thompson Hill electric fence sparks debate |
TheNewsTribune.com - Feb 26, 2010
KENNEWICK -- A Kennewick developer's request to hot-wire fence on part of 50 acres on Thompson Hill and build a temporary road to the top riled neighbors in Panoramic Heights at an appeal hearing Wednesday...
|Electric fence blamed in Pickens County brush fire |
Greenville News - Feb 26, 2010
HOLLY SPRINGS — A fire that spread to about 10 acres and threatened homes Thursday night in Pickens County is believed to have started when an electric fence sparked some broom straw nearby, according to the state Forestry Commission....
|Safety fences rising on Raleigh Beltline |
News & Observer - Feb 26, 2010
RALEIGH -- A second fence now guards a 4-foot gap on a Beltline bridge over Crabtree Creek where two men have fallen accidentally to their deaths in the past four years. ...
Fences and Weather
|Fencing repairs underway after floods |
ABC Online - Feb 24, 2010
Farmers have started repairing damage caused by a "wall of water" which inundated properties at Trundle in Central West NSW. The devastating flood earlier this month killed livestock and ripped out dozens of kilometres of fencing...
|Snow fences drift into history |
Patriot-News - Mar 1, 2010
now fences have drifted into the swirling snows of memory, where they'll probably remain buried. The fences, with their narrow, wooden slats, used to be one of the surest signs winter was around the corner in central Pennsylvania.....
Schools and Fences
|Upper West Side Middle School to Get $500,000 Fence After Seven-Year Wait |
Houston Chronicle - Feb 25, 2010
BUPPER WEST SIDE — After a seven-year wait, an Upper West Side school is getting a $500,000 fence covered with plants. The living and breathing fence will replace a chainlink fence that currently surrounds the IS44 schoolyard on Columbus Avenue between West 76th and 77th Streets...
|HISD clears fences of all barbed wire |
Houston Chronicle - Feb 25, 2010
Barbed wire fencing no longer will greet visitors to HISD campuses, thanks to Superintendent Terry Grier's order that the prison-like protection come down...
Fences and Animals - Wildlife
|Fence Proposed To Reduce I-80 Deer Collisions |
KETV Omaha - Feb 24, 2010
OMAHA, Neb. -- In order to make the drive between Lincoln and Omaha safer along Interstate 80, the state of Nebraska is planning to build an eight foot-high deer fence near the Platte River....
|Electric Fox Fencing. |
News Broadcast - Feb 26, 2010
The availability of electric fencing has transformed free-range poultry keeping. It is arguable that without it, the keeping of extensive commercial flocks would never have happened....
|Deer-zapping fence is worth a try |
Lincoln Journal Star - Feb 26, 2010
The more suspicious of the local budget hawks already are in high dudgeon over planned construction of a $1.1 million electrified deer fence along Interstate 80 near the Platte River....
Fences and Racing
|Air Fence For Flat Track |
Cycle News - Feb 26, 2010
AMA Pro Racing is proud to announce Airfence brand inflatable soft barriers will be deployed for the 2010 AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Championship ...
Fencing and Railroads
|How about a chain-link fence? |
Orangeville Citizen - Feb 24, 2010
THE CONTROVERSY over the proposed trackside trail between Town Line and John Street in Orangeville strikes us as something of a tempest in a teapot. ...
The Art of Fences
|$5 fee required to overthrow government |
Canoe, CA - Mar 2, 2010
COLUMBIA, S.C. - In South Carolina, any group that plans to overthrow the federal government - or any other government in the U.S. - must register its activities. It's the law ...
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