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|ASTM Committee F 14 on Fences 40 year anniversary |
Press Release - Feb 5, 2013
The F 14 committee meets twice a year to review and discuss revisions to existing standards as well the ongoing process of developing new standards. The next meeting will take place Tuesday February 26th, 2013 in room 360A at the George R Brown Convention Center Houston Texas during Fencetech 2013
|MIDE Products Fence Hooks Contributes to Project Graduation |
Press Release - Feb 5, 2013
In December, MIDE Products was contacted by Hill Top Pools and Spas in West Paris, Maine, one of the sponsors of Project Graduation, asking for their support for this program. "As soon as I finished reading the letter I knew we needed to help out in some way," ..
Decking Industry News
|Universal Launches Latitudes Wave Decking at More Affordable Price Point |
Building Online - Jan 29, 2013
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Universal Consumer Products, a subsidiary of Universal Forest Products, Inc., (UFPI) and manufacturer of Latitudes® decking and railing products, unveiled an all-new Latitudes decking product at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, ...
Fence Contractors in the News
Local Government Issues
|Senator calls for double-fencing to protect wild white-tail deer |
The Gazette - Jan 29, 2013
DES MOINES – To reduce the threat of Chronic Wasting Disease being transmitted Iowa's deer herd, legislation has been introduced to require double fencing of deer farms and shooting preserves where white-tail deer are kept......
|Neighbor sides with San Anselmo councilman on fence height |
Marin Independent Journal - Feb 5, 2013
The owner of the property that borders San Anselmo Councilman Ford Greene's three-story building and lot at 711 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. has written a letter to San Anselmo's planning department asking that Greene not be forced to lower the height of a 14-foot-high fence that separates their properties......
|Fencing Nearly Completes Bedford Green Improvements |
Chappaqua.Patch - Feb 1, 2013
The addition of attractive white fencing—replacing a former black metal version, rusted out in spots—nearly completes the renovations of the Bedford Green Plaza on Route 117 in Bedford Hills....
|Fencing work for Gorakhpur nuclear power plant begins |
Business Standard - Feb 5, 2013
The fencing work on the land acquired for the proposed Gorakhpur nuclear power plant in Haryana's Fatehabad district began today. A boundary wall will be erected after the work of putting wires around the acquired land is completed, an official spokesperson said.....
Fences and Animals
|Deer gone for good at Royal Oak woods |
Today's News-Herald - Feb 5, 2013
ROYAL OAK — About 100 volunteers walked side by side through Tenhave Woods to drive out any deer and prevent their return to the nature conservancy near 13 Mile and Crooks roads.....
|ADOT moving forward with game fencing project |
Today's News-Herald - Jan 31, 2013
Arizona Department of Transportation officials said Wednesday the game fencing project to restrict wild burros from crossing State Route 95 is a priority and funding sources currently are being eyed.....
|Ga. historic site trims fence that's killing deer |
WTVM - Jan 26, 2013
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Park rangers are trimming the century-old fence around Georgia's oldest surviving colonial estate because the pointy tips of the fence pickets were proving deadly to deer.....
|Fix It: Fence blocking pedestrians in Wilmington |
The News Journal- - Feb 5, 2013
This week's concern has to do with pedestrian safety in Wilmington. Specifically, it's about a chain-link fence blocking pedestrians' way. "In my opinion," a reader wrote to us, "a hazardous condition has existed on the northeast corner at 14th and Rodney streets for two to three years.”....
|Fences remain, keeping community out |
Daily Trojan - Feb 5, 2013
All are now well aware of the fact that, over winter break, the university implemented several new security measures. The most visible is the construction of multiple new fences on the north side of campus, as well as a barrier on the south side of campus, across Trousdale Parkway....
|Fence may go up to protect orchard in Pleasant View |
Standard.net - Feb 2, 2013
PLEASANT VIEW — Orchard owner Ron Jensen can continue to put up the 8-foot high agricultural fence he started to install around his orchards to keep deer from destroying his trees.....
|(Neb.)-Dawes, Sioux, Sheridan Fire Fund Purchases Steel Posts To Aid Fencing |
Standard.net - Feb 2, 2013
(Chadron)-DSSFF representative Steve Cleveland announced that the Fund has purchased 18,000 steel fence posts for $75,000. The posts will be donated to private property owners in Dawes, Sioux, Sheridan and Box Butte Counties who lost a combined 650 miles of fences in the 2012 wildfires. .....
|How to build a fence |
Stuff.co.nz - Feb 2, 2013
In the last of his series on the skills needed to be a real New Zealander, Steve Kilgallon gets stuck into DIY. There's that DIY advert with the bloke who will have a crack at building anything and the little weaselly guy who probably can't even dress himself unaided.....
|Farm fencing funding flows after fires |
ABC Online - Feb 4, 2013
Donations are flowing to farmers struggling to re-fence their properties after recent bushfires across Tasmania, but there is still need for more. The Tasmanian Government has handed out $100,000 donated by other state governments....
|Windbreak fences reduce airport pollution and noise |
Air Quality News - Feb 4, 2013
Simple runway fences can act as a ‘virtual chimney' to funnel and disperse airport pollution and noise more effectively, according to academic researchers. Special ‘blast' fences placed behind a runway, known as baffles, could help to tackle noise and air pollution from aircraft engines, according to academic researchers.....
|MONUSCO Building Security Fence in Goma |
Voice of America - Feb 1, 2013
The United Nations Stabilization Mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) will soon complete a security fence around the airport in Goma, in the North Kivu province, according to the group's spokesman....
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