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 Weekly stories, facts, trends and other information from around the globe November 20, 2012  
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Industry News

Press Release - Nov 6, 2012
Elmhurst, IL – November 2012–The LiftMaster #1 Chevrolet, which debuted in September's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, is featured in the new NASCAR The Game: Inside Line video game released November 6, 2012. ....
Access-Control Manufacturer Linear Adds Six Employees, Announces Promotion
Professional Door Dealer  - Nov 14, 2012
Access-control manufacturer Linear LLC is strengthening its software and business development teams, expanding sales in New England and fortifying its video product line management.. ....
New Fence Design Information for Consumers from
BusinessWire  - Nov 16, 2012
New collection of fence and gate articles now available on educates consumers on fence design ideas and styles, fencing materials, factors affecting cost, and much more. ....
Your Housing Group To Use Eco-Friendly Fencing For Manchester Development  - Nov 19, 2012
One of the UK's largest social housing providers – Your Housing Group – is to use eco-friendly fencing for its residential development in Partington, Manchester. . ....
Grangewood Fencing Announce New Online Brochure  - Nov 19, 2012
Grangewood Fencing Supplies Ltd has been supplying quality garden fencing products to trade, retail and wholesale customers for over 20 years. . ....

Decking Industry News

Dayton manufacturer launches new product line
Dayton Business Journal  - Nov 14, 2012
UDECX LLC, a Dayton-based manufacturing business, is taking preorders now for its modular and portable patio decking systems at The patio decking systems are billed as do-it-yourself, user-friendly and made of reusable thermoplastic materials, for residential and commercial use.....
AZEK Building Products and OrePac Building Products Form Distribution Partnership For Denver and Salt Lake
PRNews Wire  - Nov 19, 2012
SCRANTON, Pa., Nov. 19, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- AZEK Building Products today announced its signing of a distribution agreement with OrePac Building Products, a building materials wholesaler serving the West and Pacific Northwest....

Fence Contractors in the News

Griffin's fencing life
Weekly Times Now  - Nov 19, 2012
On the job: Tom Griffin operates Raywood Fencing and uses a Lyco post driver to ... After that finished, Mr Griffin erected Colorbond fences, building his name through ... Everyone wants a different style of fence and no two jobs are the same. ....

Local Government Issues

Rancho Cordova Businesses Could Soon Send Shocking Message To Criminals
CBS-13  - Nov 20, 2012
RANCHO CORDOVA (CBS13) – It’s a shocking way to stop the copper theft crime-wave – a 7,000-volt electric security fence. The Rancho Cordova City Council voted Monday night to draft an ordinance allowing businesses to put up electric security fences that will zap would-be copper thieves....
Alexandria Council to Decide on Final Fate of a Fence
Old Town Alexandria.Patch  - Nov 16, 2012
Council members on Saturday are expected to decide the final fate of a fence. They are slated to address what to do with a proposal for placing a short-term safety fence around the Windmill Hill Park bulkhead along the Alexandria waterfront....
Controversial Bishop Auckland fence recommended for approval
The Northern Echo  - Nov 18, 2012
CONTROVERSIAL plans for a two-metre high fence around a former old people’s home that has become a residence for homeless youths are being recommended for approval....
Robinvale firm ordered to fence off waste
ABC News  - Nov 19, 2012
Victoria's planning umpire has found a waste management business had been using a site in Robinvale without permission from the local council....
New Fence Up on Wards Road in Lynchburg
WSET  - Nov 19, 2012
Lynchburg, VA - The new fencing is up on Wards Road in Lynchburg to keep people from running across the busy road. City officials want to make sure you use the bridge recently built....
Another “shocking” requirement – electric fence compliance certificates
SA Commercial Prop News - Nov 19, 2012
In terms of the Electrical Machinery Regulations of 2011 (the Regulations), issued under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993, an additional compliance certificate is now required where there is a change of ownership of immovable property....
Jackson recycling center fence finished today
Southeast Missourian  - Nov 16, 2012
Jackson Public Works will complete a fencing project today at the recycling center that will control use of the yard-waste pit during nonoperating hours....
Belleville opts against fence around fire site
STLtoday  - Nov 20, 2012
BELLEVILLE • The Belleville City Council Monday night decided against spending several thousand dollars to erect a 6-foot fence around a hole created when a downtown building was destroyed by fire in 2010....

The Famous and Their Fences

Harrison widow told there is no place for razor wire in Henley  - Nov 16, 2012
The widow of George Harrison has abandoned plans to erect a razor wire fence around her Oxfordshire home after planning officials said: “Razor wire has no place in Henley.....

Fences and Animals - Domestic

Electric fences donated for those affected by wildfires
Casper Star-Tribune Online  - Nov 15, 2012
A Montana company has donated about 4,000 electric fence insulators to help defray the costs of rebuilding for victims of this year’s wildfires......
Coalition to Unchain Dogs puts up 200th fence
WBTV  - Nov 19, 2012
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Another dog in Charlotte got a taste of freedom over the weekend because its no longer tied to a chain. The Charlotte Chapter of the Coalition to Unchain Dogs put up their 200th fence Sunday.....
Stolen cattle fencing out of Muskogee, Wagoner Counties recovered
KJRH  - Nov 19, 2012
MUSKOGEE, Okla. - Investigators in the Wagoner and Muskogee County Sheriffs Offices may have solved some recent thefts in the Porter, Okay and Muskogee areas. ...


Fences and Animals - Wildlife

How to keep deer from eating your stuff
KPAX  - Nov 19, 2012
I have a lot of things to say about keeping deer out of yards and away from tasty flowers and trees. At the same time, there is ONE thing that really gets things done .... but I won't talk about it till the end!....
Fence climbing Gator!!!
KTTS  - Nov 19, 2012
Wow can you believe this alligator? This picture was actually taken as an alligator was trying to get over a fence and into a nearby woodsy area. The gator is a frequent visitor at a waste water treatment plant which swims in two nearby ponds. ....

Schools and Fences

School fence fixed to keep cows out
Antigua Observer  - Nov 19, 2012
Authorities at St Michael’s Primary School – forced to close last month when roaming cattle invaded the property leaving abundant droppings – have fixed a gaping hole in the fence to avoid a repeat incident. ...
City Council delays vote on controversial fence at St. Ann  - Nov 14, 2012
NAPLES, Fla - A controversy in Collier County is centered around a fence. St. Ann Catholic School wants to put a seven foot fence around the schools soccer field, but residents in the Old Naples neighborhood say it will be an eye sore. ....

Fences and Neighbors

This fence doesn't keep us apart
North Platte Telegraph  - Nov 14, 2012
A few months ago a massive windstorm that blew through North Platte knocked down my fence. Gail and I had talked for a few years about replacing the fence, but hadn't gotten around to it.....

Weird News

Click! Bird retrieves lost camera from lake - Nov 15, 2012
CALGARY - A Saskatchewan fisherman found the camera he dropped in a lake several months ago thanks to a water bird and one woman's curiosity.....

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