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| USR's GRAB-300 Vehicle Barriers Successfully Crash Tested to ASTM M50 Standard|
Business Wire (press release), CA - Jul 14, 2008
Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 10, 2008 -- Universal Safety Response, Inc. (USR) has once again set a new standard for safety and perimeter security by successfully crash testing minimum and maximum-width configurations for its GRAB-300 active vehicle barrier system in accordance with the newest ASTM standards. The GRAB is now the longest active vehicle barrier ever certified, ...
| FiberPatrol® Helps Foil Valuable Copper Theft at California Oil Refinery|
Business Wire (press release), CA - Jul 15, 2008
An attempt to steal valuable copper tubing from a Los Angeles-area oil refinery was thwarted when the robbers set off an alarm on a FiberPatrol® perimeter intrusion detection system recently installed by Optellios, Inc., in partnership with Security Services & Technologies (SST). ...
Decking Industry News
|AZEK(R) Deck Receives UL Classification for use in California WUI Fire Zones|
Allentown Morning Call, PA - Jul 14, 2008
SCRANTON, Pa., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- AZEK Building Products today announced that AZEK Deck has received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Classification for the State of California and San Diego County for new construction use in Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) fire zones. These new building fire codes went into effect January 1, 2008...
|Company adding jobs and space|
Allentown Morning Call, PA - Jul 15, 2008
A synthetic wood maker that in 2004 moved into a Schuylkill County industrial park shell building in what was called a risky venture announced Friday it will more than double the size of its operation and its staff...
DIY - Consumers Decking/Fencing
|Real Wood Vs. Synthetic For Decks|
Hartford Courant, CT - Jul 14, 2008
About 80 percent of homeowners who install decks use real wood, according to Consumer Reports. But CR's latest tests show that synthetic planks can offer lasting good looks with less upkeep. Some stains can also trim the work required to maintain wood....
|Experts share secrets for maintaining a deck |
Grand Rapids Press, MI - Jul 13, 2008
Julie Dykstra and Steve Thome want to keep the trio of decks they had built outside their Cannon Township home seven years ago looking their best. The decks are where they entertain family and friends; use their outdoor smoker to cook chicken, steaks and pork loin with bourbon sauce; and relax and watch the action on Bostwick Lake...
|Experts: Home value starts outside|
Today's Sunbeam - NJ.com, NJ - Jul 14, 2008
Experts say homeowners interested in increasing property value or adding curb appeal can get the most out of their money by working from the outside in...
|Where Is The Fence?|
First Coast News, FL - Jul 10, 2008
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- Jack Bear loves his 1960's style home, but he's concerned about the condition of the metal fence railing on his deck. The fence railing is damaged, rusty,and falling apart. Bear says on May 21st he hired a fence contractor to remove and replace it...
Local Government Issues
|Kittery planners working on fence and retaining wall ordinance|
Portsmouth Herald News, NH - Jul 12, 2008
KITTERY, Maine — Will the town implement tighter control over rules on fences and freestanding and retaining walls? A proposed zoning ordinance amendment would do just that, and the Planning Board addressed it Thursday night...
|Oglesby holds line on fence rules|
LaSalle News Tribune, IL - Jul 11, 2008
Everyone knows that good fences make for good neighbors, but Oglesby residents questioned how close that fence could be to their neighbor Thursday night. The Oglesby zoning board of appeals met to discuss a possible change in the city’s fence ordinance.....
|Residents voice concerns about proposed fence ordinance|
Towanda Daily Review, PA - Jul 11, 2008
WAVERLY — The Waverly Board of Trustees recently heard the thoughts of Waverly residents on a possible fence ordinance up for approval with many of the residents against the code. ....
|Electric fences keep taggers at bay|
Auckland stuff.co.nz, New Zealand - Jul 14, 2008
More and more Manukau businesses are installing electric security fences to prevent graffiti. Manurewa-based Electric Security Fencing has seen a big jump in demand for its fences over the last year...
|Fence to be installed on Mercier Bridge|
The Gazette (Montreal), Canada - Jul 9, 2008
MONTREAL- The extensive and costly plans to renovate the Honoré Mercier Bridge will include a safety fence or so-called suicide barrier on the multi-use sidewalk side...
|Cemetery fence's early sale irks local residents|
Lansing State Journal, MI - Jul 11, 2008
think we can finally lay to rest the Mt. Hope Cemetery fence saga. But not before one final exhumation. First the big news: All 95 eight-foot sections of the circa 1880 wrought-iron fence that once defined Mt. Hope Cemetery - literally and figuratively - have been sold. Praise the Lord...
Schools and Fences
|Effort to fence in schools begins|
Carson Times, NV - Jul 14, 2008
A project to completely fence in seven Washoe County elementary schools began Friday with the announcement of a corporate donation. Microsoft Licensing donated $2,850.50 to help launch Project Safeguard, a move toward installing protective fences around seven elementary schools...
Thefts and Vandalism
|Druggies blamed for vandalism|
Taranaki Daily News, New Zealand - Jul 14, 2008
The victims are the local farmers who claim they are being targeted by disgruntled cannabis growers looking for revenge after summer crops were raided by police...
|Reward offered to find fence thieves|
Boston Globe, MA - Jul 12, 2008
FRANKLIN, N.H.—A reward is being offered to help find the thieves who stole hundreds of feet of chain that fenced off a historic cemetery in Franklin, New Hampshire...
|Chain Fencing Stolen From Historic Franklin Cemetery|
WMUR, NH - Jul 11, 2008
FRANKLIN, N.H. -- Hundreds of feet of chain fencing have been stolen from a historic cemetery in Franklin, police said. Investigators said the sections of fence around the Webster Place Cemetery may have been taken to be sold for scrap metal...
|Pool ordinance repealed|
Newspaper Tree, TX - Jul 8, 2008
City Rep. Beto O’Rourke did what politicians rarely do Tuesday, admitting that he made a mistake in pushing through a poorly thought-out ordinance on swimming pools and fencing in April that needed to be thrown out...
|Spate of LI drownings highlights pool danger to kids|
Newsday, NY - Jul 14, 2008
More than half the summertime fatal drownings in Long Island's residential swimming pools over the last decade have been of children, a statistic that experts said underscores public safety warnings that children never be left unattended near a pool. And experts say there is also a need for tighter mandates on pool fencing to prevent tragedies that can take only minutes to unfold...
|Whitehall Council members: Swimming pool fences must meet code|
Delaware News, OH - Jul 11, 2008
The safety of children -- from pools and from guns -- was a major focus of Whitehall City Council committee members at their Tuesday, July 8 meeting. The meeting started with discussion of safety at personal pools. ...
Fences and Animals
|Panel to revisit plan to fence elk along U.S. 101|
Peninsula Daily, WA - Jul 11, 2008
SEQUIM — A task force considering a fence to protect the Dungeness herd of Roosevelt elk will discuss fence routes and money on Tuesday. Cost estimates of a fence for the herd are "daunting," said a biologist on the panel...
USA Mexico Border Fence
|Part of Border Fence in the Valley will be Movable|
KVEO-TV, TX - Jul 15, 2008
Part of the border fence here in the Valley will be movable and it's a story you will only see in the Rio Grande Guardian and NewsCenter 23. Fence sections here in the Los Ebanos, Rio Grande City and Roma areas will be constructed so that they can be moved in the event of a hurricane....
|Texas border city actually embraces fence idea|
The Associated Press - Jul 8, 2008
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — This city on the Rio Grande stands virtually alone, and not just because it's in vast, desolate West Texas. Unlike other Texas cities along the Mexican border, Del Rio actually welcomes the 15-foot-high steel wall the U.S. government wants to build against illegal immigrants...
|Border fence concerns river defenders|
KDBC, TX - Jul 12, 2008
MISSION, Texas (AP) - For months, federal border fence plans in South Texas have been attacked by property owners, wildlife advocates and land conservationists. Now, the next wave of opponents could come from the water - specifically from kaykers and canoeists.
|Islamabad wants to fence in militants|
The National, United Arab Emirates - Jul 12, 2008
ISLAMABAD // Stung by criticism that it is doing little to stop the flow of militants into Afghanistan, the Pakistani government has resurrected plans to fence the rugged frontier between the two countries...
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