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|Linear Concludes 2013 Dealer Council Meetings |
Press Release - Aug 16, 2013
The third annual series was hosted in four cities and provided valuable insight on a range of topics, including: training, products, technology enhancements and more. ....
|Access Fixtures Announces New Turtle Friendly LED Bollard Lights |
ThomasNet News (press release) - Aug 23, 2013
WORCESTER, Mass., -- Access Fixtures is introducing LED turtle friendly lights to protect sea turtle hatchlings. Also known as wildlife lights, the turtle friendly LED bollard lights use 7 watt amber LEDs that are visible to humans, but not to turtles....
Decking Industry News
|Trex wins court approval to settle class action lawsuit |
Plastic News - Aug 22, 2013
Plastic lumber major Trex Co. Inc. has preliminary court approval to settle a class action lawsuit alleging products had mold and color problems. Trex of Winchester, Va., announced the court decision Aug. 22. The U.S. District Court in San Francisco granted preliminary approval on Aug. 19....
|Trex Launches Online Material Estimator Tool for Trex Elevations® |
ThomasNet - Aug 22, 2013
WINCHESTER, Va. -- Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, recently launched a new Online Material Estimator Tool for its high-performance Trex Elevations(®) Steel Deck Framing System....
Fence Contractors in the News
|Happy anniversary -- Chesterfield Fence & Deck Company |
Newsmagazinenetwork Aug 26, 2013
Chesterfield Fence & Deck Company recently celebrated 45 years in business with a customer appreciation event at its showroom at 620 Spirit Valley East Drive in Chesterfield Valley. The celebration included a live radio broadcast by 105.7 ...
|Buffalo man sentenced to jail in fence scam |
Buffalo News - Aug 26, 2013
A Buffalo man who accepted a $700 deposit for a fence job in Cheektowaga but never did the work was sentenced Monday to 15 days in jail. Keith L. Knox, 42, of Wheelock Street, received the maximum sentence from Cheektowaga Town Justice Paul Piotrowski, who noted Knox’s prior criminal record...
Local Government Issues
|Council OKs shredder, fence for recycling facility |
New Castle News - Aug 16, 2013
NEW CASTLE — A firm has been given approval for a shredder and fence at its proposed recycling facility on South Jefferson Street. At its regular meeting Thursday, New Castle City Council approved a conditional use for Upstate Shredding/Weitsman Recycling of Owego, N.Y....
|Firestone fence project moving at steady gait |
Morning Journal News - Aug 16, 2013
COLUMBIANA - While it is taking longer than expected to complete, a new fence around the football stadium at Firestone Park is being received well, according to Park Board President Ron Detwiler..
|Historic iron fence will rise again in Mandeville |
The Times-Picayune - Aug 22, 2013
The city of Mandeville is the proud new owner of about 150 feet of old fencing. City workers picked up the 19th century iron fence from a lot on Lakeshore Drive after a property owner cut it down, apparently unaware of its historical significance.....
|Metal fence collapses on to parked car in Grantham street |
Grantham Journal - Aug 20, 2013
Alan Scrarisbrick took the picture of the fence which is next to his house. He said: “The dangerous fence collapsed on to a parked car causing extensive damage. If a child or someone with a pram had been passing, serious injury could have resulted.”...
Fences and Animals - Wildlife
|Group wants moose-detection systems removed, fencing installed |
Gander Beacon - Aug 22, 2013
The Save Our People Action Committee (SOPAC) has said it has had enough when it comes to problems with the province’s highway moose-detection system.
“We want the system taken down. It’s been a failure ever since it was put there,” ....
|Behind the Waikato's predator-proof fence |
Waikato Times - Aug 26, 2013
Waikato's newest wildlife sanctuary, created behind a predator-proof fence, is offering a sneak peak at its facilities. Motorists heading along State Highway 3 between Te Awamutu and Hamilton may have seen construction signs at the Rotopiko/Lake Serpentine Reserve, and a tall green fence snaking its way across the paddocks.....
|Two injured deer destroyed after tangling with fence |
ThisWeek Community News - Aug 21, 2013
Two deer were destroyed last week after tangling with the temporary fence at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Dublin police officers destroyed the animals after receiving reports of severely injured deer on Aug. 13 and 15 in Muirfield Village....
|Zimbabwe: Rehabilitation of Perimeter Fence Boon for Communities |
AllAfrica - Aug 22, 2013
The Parks and Wildlife Management Authority has completed the rehabilitation of part of the perimeter fence around the Gonarezhou National Park in southern Chiredzi that was vandalised by poachers and illegal settlers who invaded the wildlife-rich game reserve at the height of farm occupations.....
Schools and Fences
|Sandy Hook School: Fence to be installed |
Politico - Aug 20, 2013
NEWTOWN, Conn. — Officials in Newtown, Conn., say crews will soon install a black iron fence to block the driveway of the school where a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators in December.....
|Preston settlement fence would cost $10,650 |
Norwich Bulletin - Aug 22, 2013
Preston, Conn. — A 650-foot chainlink fence that would be used to settle a dispute between two Preston property owners would cost $10,650, First Selectman Robert Congdon said recently...
USA Mexico Border Fence
|Razor wire on fence ‘just one option’ |
Nogales International - Aug 20, 2013
A proposal to install razor wire on the border fence in Nogales appears to have been put on the back burner following a public outcry and opposition from local politicians....
DIY - Consumers
|Fencing considerations |
The Brazil Times - Aug 20, 2013
I often get asked, "How do you come up with the topics for your columns?" To be honest, there are four things that usually help me determine what to write about....
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