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|U.S. Army buys vehicle barriers |
UPI - Oct 10, 2011
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has ordered portable barriers from General Dynamics to arrest the movement of vehicles...
Decking Industry News
|Trex Company Announces Licensing Agreement with Backyard America |
MFRTech (press release) - Oct 11, 2011
Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing products, announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Manassas, Va.-based Backyard America to develop and market Trex Pergola kits...
Fence Contractors in the News
|DeSoto school board OKs fence contract |
WXVT - Oct 4, 2011
HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - The DeSoto County school system will spend $142,909 to replace or repair chain link fences playgrounds at 18 elementary and primary schools....
Local Government Issues
|City OKs new look for tower fence |
Seguin Gazette-Enterprise - Oct 5, 2011
SEGUIN - The City Council has granted a request from Danny Donhauser, owner of ZDT's Amusement Park, to change the color of the fence around the city water tower at Kingsbury and Geronimo streets...
|Lake Forest city leaders expected to OK gates |
ocregister - Oct 4, 2011
LAKE FOREST – The owner of an auto shop can plan to keep up two wrought iron security gates he installed to keep expensive emergency vehicles safe while they're stored for repair at his shop....
|N. Iowa couple spar with lawmaker over fence law |
Chicago Tribune - Oct 9, 2011
Des Moines, Iowa— A northern Iowa couple is calling for the state's fence law to be amended, saying the regulations made sense in the 19th century but are archaic today....
Fences and Neighbors
|Fence to be fixed at Bridgeton Villas |
News of Cumberland County - Oct 9, 2011
BRIDGETON — Persistence, it seems, has paid off for one city resident determined to help out his neighbors....
|Fences are suggested for Delta's dog parks |
Vancouver Sun - Oct 5, 2011
Several off-leash dog parks throughout Delta could get fences next year. A staff recommendation endorsed by the parks, recreation and culture commission recently will ask Delta council to erect fences at off-leash...
Fencing and Railroads
|Railways to fence more platforms to avoid mishaps |
Mid-Day - Oct 6, 2011
After a 55-year-old woman was hit by an oncoming train at Vikhroli station while she was crossing the tracks around 12.30 pm yesterday, railway authorities are considering putting up barricades....
USA Canada Border Fence
Fences and Animals
|I-80 deer fence near Platte River almost done |
Lincoln Journal Star - Oct 10, 2011
He said such fences have been successful in other states. The 8-foot-high fence is finished, but workers have to hook up electrified portions and set up an...
|Boy Scouts mark fences for sage grouse |
Record Courier - Oct 10, 2011
Boy Scouts of America Troop 495, from Minden completed a fence-marking project in greater sage-grouse habitat in Mineral and Lyon Counties in partnership with the Forest Service on Sept. 25...
The Art of Fences
|Myanmar to stop border fencing |
Daily Star Onlin - Oct 10, 2011
Myanmar yesterday assured Bangladesh of suspending construction of barbed wire fence along the zero line of Tambru frontier under Ghumdhum union of Naikkhongchhari upazila in Bandarban....
|Ukrainian Parliament Surrounded By Mystery Fence |
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - Oct 10, 2011
One section of the fence was built this summer from Constitution Square to ... know who is building fences around the parliament and how the construction is...
|Robber orders pizza after stickup |
Canoe.ca - Oct 9, 2011
Shorlty after holding up a bank in Yuma, Ariz., Saturday, a man decided to treat himself to pizza and a beer on the same street...
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