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Industry News

ActiveYards to Host Dealers at National Conference in Florida
Press Release  - Sep 10, 2010
Members of the ActiveYards Dealer Network will have the opportunity to hear well known business speaker Jaynie L. Smith at the 2010 Dealer Conference in Clearwater, Florida, from November 2 – 4. Dealers will also learn about new product developments, marketing plans ....
LIftMaster Enables Dealers to Track Their Co-Op Ad Dollars Online
Professional Door Dealer  - Sep 8, 2010
ELMHURST, Ill. — To further support the local advertising efforts of its loyal network of professional LiftMaster dealers, the new online LiftMaster Co-op Advertising Program Dashboard was launched in July 2010...
Wire fencing secures World War two gun emplacement
Farming UK  - Sep 8, 2010
Security Wire Netting From McVeigh Parker Used To Secure World War Two Gun Emplacements ...
Planning a fencing project - free White Paper from Procter Fencing Systems
Response Source (press release)  - Sep 9, 2010
'Planning a fencing project' is a new FREE White Paper published by Procter Fencing Systems, packed with hints and tips for specifiers ...

Decking Industry News

TREX COMPANY SWEEPS COMPOSITE DECKING CATEGORY IN REMODELING MAGAZINE’S 2010 BRAND USE STUDY
Press Release  - Sep 10, 2010
WINCHESTER, Va., Sept. 10, 2010 – Trex Company, the leading manufacturer of wood alternative decking, railing and fencing, recently was recognized with four first-place rankings in Remodeling magazine’s 2010 Brand Use Study. Trex swept the Decking: Composite and Vinyl category with top marks for brand familiarity, brand use and quality....
What's Ahead for Redwood?
Building-Products.com  - Sep 7, 2010
Despite the inroads made by composites in the marketplace, natural wood still represents the lion's share of all decking materials (with approximately 80% of the total market...
Enduris Announces New $650 Rebate Program for Contractors- On Top of Existing
PR Newswire (press release)  - Sep 10, 2010
The double cash-back incentive gives contractors and consumers a real reason to switch to this new low-maintenance decking. Endeck Cellular PVC decking is ...
New Decking Segments Among the Hot Topics to be Covered
BusinessWire (press release)  - Sep 10, 2010
Growth in demand for ultra-low maintenance composite decking is one of the hottest topics of the industry in 2010. Although overall decking demand remains sluggish, the ultra-low maintenance category is exploding....

Fence Contractors in the News

Rob Brouillette expands work in Steamboat with Midwest fence franchise
Steamboat Pilot  - Sep 14, 2010
Steamboat Springs — Things changed this summer for local fence builder Rob Brouillette...
Seegars Fence Company of Elizabeth City Primes for New Growth with V.P. Hire
Press Release  - Sep 10, 2010
ELIZABETH CITY, NC, September 13, 2010— Seegars® Fence Company announced today the promotion of valued employee, Chris Altman, to the position of Vice President of the Elizabeth City office....
Long® Fence Supports Afa Guidelines For Reliable And Safe Horse Fence Installation
OfficialWire (press release)  - Sep 10, 2010
Long® Fence, one of the largest commercial fencing contractors on the East Coast, and a long-time provider of agricultural fencing, supports guidelines issued by the American Fence Association (AFA) for installing safe, reliable equine fencing. ...

Homeland Security

Fences cut at 2 Kalamazoo water storage facilities
MLive.com - Sep 8, 2010
JPolice in the southwestern Michigan city say in a statement that they found a fence cut at the Blakeslee water storage facility and an access hatch removed ...

Local Government Issues

Amherst considers allowing residents to build solid fences
The Morning Journal  - Sep 14, 2010
TAMHERST – Amherst City Council is considering letting residents erect solid fencing in their backyards without have to go before the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals for permission. ...
Lincoln Park borough looking to update fence around PAL field
NorthJersey.com  - Sep 8, 2010
The borough already got the ball rolling on fixing the municipal field's aging lights, and now it is looking to update the fencing surrounding the Police ...
Cayuga Heights fences are Public Enemy No. 1? Really?
Ithaca Journal  - Sep 10, 2010
With resources limited, our environment at risk and the economic recovery in question, the board of trustees and mayor of Cayuga Heights have finally decided to do something: enforce the 30-year-old, discriminatory fence ordinance. Really...
City blames budget woes for delay in fence repair
abc7news.com  - Sep 7, 2010
Jerry Davis of Newark alerted us to a problem with a fence in Newark that is falling apart. The city was supposed to build a new wall there years ago, so we went to find out why it is taking so long...
OHV clash: Monument river fence draws heated debate
Prescott Daily Courier  - Sep 9, 2010
CORDES JUNCTION - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management faced strong local opposition Wednesday to its plan to fence off part of the Agua Fria River near Cordes Junction....

Fences and Animals

Fence to keep pest fish from migrating
News Sentinel  - Sep 11, 2010
A good fence may be the best way to make Asian carp good neighbors – by keeping the pest fish out of the Maumee River watershed...
Entergy installs $125000 fence to make substation 'squirrel proof'
Madison County Journal  - Sep 9, 2010
The new fence is designed to keep squirrels and other animals out to avoid future power outages. "This new fencing will definitely make a substantial...
State of the Art Fence Helps Eliminate Power Outages
WLBT-TV  - Sep 7, 2010
"This new fencing will definitely make a substantial improvement in reducing certain animal-related outages, including outages from squirrels," said Charles ...

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Prisons

Escaped prisoner defeated electric fence
9NEWS.com  - Sep 9, 2010
STERLING - An inmate who escaped from one of the most secure prisons in the state bypassed a lethal electric fence surrounding the prison by grounding himself and going under the fence, 9Wants to Know has learned...
Prisoner escapes; jumps razor fence
WWLP 22News  - Sep 10, 2010
Sgt Kasper said 20 year old Tyler Beam suffered multiple lacerations to his back after he jumped the fence topped with razor wire...

Fencing and Airports

Fence Project Planned For Airport
Yankton Daily Press  - Sep 13, 2010
A project scheduled to get under way at Chan Gurney Municipal Airport as early as this fall will help keep unwanted visitors off the grounds...
Electric fence at Deverall Park remains unprotected, residents say
Cumberland Courier Newspapers  - Sep 13, 2010
THE electric fence at Deverall Park, Condell Park remains unprotected, concerned residents say. Despite the barbed wire being removed, resident Arthur Georgis said the fence, ...

International Borders

Fencing along Manipur-Myanmar border progressing well, says police official
The Hindu  - Sep 13, 2010
The erection of an insurmountable fence along an eight km long stretch of the Manipur-Myanmar border is progressing satisfactorily...

Weird News

House stolen by Internet scammers
Canoe.ca  - Sep 11, 2010
Internet scammers conned an Australian real estate agent into selling a Perth house for $485,000 without the owner's knowledge...

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