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|Fighting Animal Attraction |
Utility Products - Aug 10, 2012
High temperatures and severe storms causing power outages across the country have made headlines. But, year after year, it is the intrusion of small animals climbing into electrical substations that create billions of dollars in repair costs and lost revenue.....
|'Crash test cow' helps prevent farmer death and injury |
phys.org - Aug 14, 2012
A new type of cattle gate aimed at preventing farmer death and injury has completed rigorous testing and development by the CSIRO. SaferGate, designed by farmer and inventor Edward Evans, has been put to the test by a CSIRO-developed 'crash test cow'.....
Fence Contractors in the News
Local Government Issues
|War of 1812 cemetery set for replica fence, gates |
Buffalo News - Aug 12, 2012
The ongoing effort in the Town of Cheektowaga to memorialize the "Soldiers of the War of 1812" advanced further last week when the Town Board agreed to award a bid to a Rochester-area company to fabricate and retrofit fencing and gates at the War of 1812 Cemetery.....
|Hamden-New Haven fence a source of irritation |
New Haven Register - Aug 8, 2012
NEW HAVEN — Westville and West Rock residents on Tuesday condemned the decades-long existence of a fence that separates them from Hamden, vowing to again attempt demolition talks with officials and consider legal options.....
|Greeley gets new fence along U.S. 34 |
Greely Tribune - Aug 11, 2012
Another of Greeley’s entryway projects — this time, a screen fence that stretches from 11th to 17th avenues along the north side of the U.S. 34 bypass — is nearly complete.....
|City to purchase $76,000 fence for Fox Glen residents |
St. Charles Republican - Aug 10, 2012
St. Charles, IL — $76,000 That’s the approximate cost to build a fence meant to alleviate residents’ safety concerns caused by tree and shrub removal along a portion of Route 25....
|Fences going up at Mill Race |
The Journal-Standard - Aug 10, 2012
Several upgrades planned for the Mill Race Industrial Park outside Freeport will enhance the safety of the site while also reducing Stephenson County’s liability concern....
|DEP: Fence in former Takanassee Beach Club |
Asbury Park Press - Aug 7, 2012
LONG BRANCH — Following a request from a citizens group, the state has asked that a fence be installed around the former Takanassee Beach Club property to prevent vandalism....
|Guest commentary: Building the Calistoga fence |
Napa Valley Register - Aug 9, 2012
So, if it is up to Vice Mayor Michael Dunsford (guest commentary, Aug. 2) and to Councilmember Karen Slusser (in a recent letter to the Diamond Mountain community), it is inappropriate for citizens residing just outside the Calistoga city limits ...
Fences and Animals - Wildlife
|New fencing for deer pen offers added security |
Portage Daily Graphic - Aug 13, 2012
The deer that make their home at the deer pen at Island Park will find there should be a little less traffic invading their personal space in the future....
|Wildlife netting can do far more harm than good |
Farm and Dairy - Aug 9, 2012
Three years ago my wife found an opossum in one of our sheds with a plastic six-pack ring around its neck. I immobilized the ‘possum with a towel, and we cut off the ring....
Fencing and Airports
Fencing and Railroads
|Railroad's fence called an eyesore in Bristol |
Philadelphia Inquirer - Aug 8, 2012
An 8-foot-high chain-link fence that Amtrak erected along four blocks of residential Garden Street is ugly, unsafe, unnecessary, and unwanted, borough officials and homeowners say.....
|Thieves rip apart and steal fences |
WTNH - Aug 9, 2012
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) -- An area of New Haven that's known for its historic beauty is missing part of it. Sections of cast iron fences have been disappearing all over Wooster Square .....
Schools and Fences
|Rogers protective fence removed for repairs |
South Coast Today - Aug 8, 2012
FAIRHAVEN — A mesh fence around Rogers Elementary School meant to protect passersby from falling roof tiles has been removed for repairs and to better facilitate mowing the school's lawn. .....
The Famous and Their Fences
USA Mexico Border Fence
|Fence entire Bangladesh border, opposition says |
NY Daily News - Aug 8, 2012
The BJP and some other opposition parties Wednesday demanded immediate steps to complete fencing on India's border with Bangladesh to check illegal infiltration....
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