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|ASTM MEETING June 19, 2012 |
Press Release - May 22, 2012
The American Society of Testing and Materials International F14 Fence Committee will be meeting at ASTM headquarters, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, West Conshohocken, PA 19428, this coming June 19th and at the same time those not able to attend the meeting can participate via an ASTM webcast.....
Decking Industry News
|Deck out this device |
Joondalup Times - May 22, 2012
INSTALLING timber decking with the help of two novices inspired Edgewater’s Neil Robinson to invent a plastic template to speed up the process......
|Online decking firm takes centre stage |
This is Hull and East Riding - May 22, 2012
A DECKING business has helped to bring one of CS Lewis's classic tales to life, after securing a £100,000 contract......
Fence Contractors in the News
Local Government Issues
|Deer Fencing Law Passes 2nd Approval Step |
Hopatcong Patch - May 18, 2012
Hopatcong moved a step closer to allowing deer fencing Wednesday night. The borough council voted, 5-1, during a meeting at the municipal building to pass the second reading of a law that would legalize temporary deer fencing ...
|Have You Met Portsmouth's Official 'Fence Inspector?' |
Portsmouth Patch - May 18, 2012
Did you know the town of Portsmouth has an official "fence inspector?" "It's one of those old Colonial things where there's no real ordinance telling you what to do," laughs Philip Driscoll,...
|Glencoe backs off fence idea for Dell Place Beach |
Glencoe Suntimes - May 15, 2012
Fences have gone out of style on Glencoe’s Street Ends Task Force. At the May 9 meeting, the panel reached easy consensus that the fence that cuts off nearly half the grassy public property...
DIY - Consumers
|Suburban homeowners have plenty of choices for fencing |
Chicago Daily Herald - May 20, 2012
Dan and Natalie Bishop didn’t have a fence around the backyard of their home in St. Charles. But with a 1-year-old son and the prospect of getting a dog, the couple decided it was time to provide some added safety and privacy.....
|HouseWorks: Concrete is a big no-no for fence posts |
Journal Times - May 18, 2012
It’s been a while since I wrote about fence posts, but a buddy asked about replacing some a few weeks ago, so I decided it was time again. His dilemma is that he’s replacing posts that were replacements for previous posts..
|Do it yourself: How to install natural reed fencing |
Newsolio - May 19, 2012
Natural reed fencing can add beauty, even a sense of the tropics, to practically any landscape. Not only is this type of fencing economical, it reflects the homeowner’s concern for the environment..
Fencing and Airports
|Airport to get electric fences to deter intruders |
Focus Taiwan News Channel - May 17, 2012
Taipei, May 17 (CNA) Taiwan's largest airport is to be equipped with electric fences to step up its security network following a series of perimeter intrusions....
Schools and Fences
|Valparaiso schools looks to fence in properties |
nwitimes.com - May 19, 2012
VALPARAISO | Playgrounds and grassy fields next to Valparaiso's elementary schools could soon be fenced in, under a plan administrators believe would improve student safety.....
Fences in History
Fences and Animals - Wildlife
|Mesh fence studied to protect Walla Walla bees |
Seattle PI - May 15, 2012
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University will be testing a mesh barrier in Walla Walla County this June in hopes of reducing the number of valuable bees being killed by highway traffic...
|Fencing plan aids salmon |
Star Canterbury - May 22, 2012
One of the main salmon spawning streams in the Waimakariri salmon run now has increased protection thanks to a fencing project steered by Fish and Game....
|Fence removal to spark 'wild dog attacks in city' |
The Australian - May 18, 2012
THE Farmers Federation has warned that a spate of wild dog attacks across Australia will quickly spread to metropolitan Adelaide if the government heeds calls from environmental scientists to dismantle the Dog Fence....
Home Owner Associations
|Fence ban in Mernda puts plants in danger |
Whittlesea Leader - May 20, 2012
RESIDENTS living in several of Mernda’s new estates are falling victim to daring plant thieves who raid landscaped gardens adorned with expensive greenery.....
USA Mexico Border Fence
|At US border, era of fence-building, manpower 'surge' at an end |
Christian Science Monitor - May 15, 2012
ith apprehensions of illegal immigrants at a 40-year low, the US border patrol is shifting its strategy away from fence-building and a manpower "surge" at the border and toward one centered on intelligence and identifying threats to national security.....
Community Fence Projects
|Volunteers to rebuild homestead fence |
THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL - May 19, 2012
There is a split rail fence at John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area which will soon be rebuilt thanks to the volunteer efforts of the Canadian Club Questers. On Wednesday, May 23, volunteers will build the 60 feet of fence at the Homestead,...
|Iran threatens to sue Google over dropping Persian Gulf |
Canoe.ca - May 17, 2012
DUBAI - Iran’s Foreign Ministry threatened on Thursday to take legal action against Google for dropping the name Persian Gulf from its Google Maps and leaving the waterway between Iran and Arab states nameless, state television reported....
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