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|New Affiliate Program by US Gate Supply for the Access Control Industry |
Digital Journal - Press Release - Aug 13, 2014
Los Angeles, CA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 08/13/2014 -- The access control and security installations industry is on an upward trend due to a number of factors ranging from increasing crime rates in urban areas to infrastructure development and continued focus of the government..
|Versatile parcel letterbox launched at Herald Sun Melbourne Home Show |
Infolink - Press Release - Aug 14, 2014
The Deliver-Eze range is already attracting a lot of interest from fencing companies, architects and builders. The visual aspect has been given a lot of consideration with Neil Silke choosing an upmarket appearance for the parcel letterboxes..
Decking Industry News
|This manufacturer does well by paying well |
Yahoo Finance - Aug 15, 2014
When a new CEO arrives at a financially strapped American manufacturer in the thick of a nasty recession, paying factory workers better is usually not one of the boss’s first priorities. But it was one of the first things Ron Kaplan did after taking over Trex Co. (TREX), the big maker of composite decking,..
|2014 ProWood Desperate Deck Contest winning entry from Amy Spoonhower |
Business Wire - Aug 13, 2014
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. --Universal Forest Products (Nasdaq: UFPI) is proud to award Amy Spoonhower of Gordonsville, Va., the Grand Prize in the 2014 ProWood Desperate Deck Contest. Amy and her fiancé took a leap of faith when they made an ambitious commitment to a foreclosure in the rolling hills of the Virginia Piedmont.,..
Fence Contractors in the News
|Volunteer fixes fence smashed by police cruiser |
KRDO - Aug 12, 2014
A Colorado Springs business owner took matters into his own hands when he saw a family struggling to fix a fence smashed by a stolen police cruiser. David Law, the owner of Law Fence Company, said he saw the story on KRDO NewsChannel 13 last month and decided to help....
|Business Spotlight: West Texas Hidden Fence |
Midland Reporter-Telegram - Aug 16, 2014
Scott Dodson moved away from Midland about two years ago and started to work for a company in Dallas that sells a pet fencing system that uses a radio signal to keep animals inside the yard. After his wife got a job that allowed the family to return to Midland in December, Dodson decided to start his own branch of the company and bring the product to the Permian Basin...
Local Government Issues
|Fence removal, new road, stirring Hamden/New Haven neighbors |
WTNH - Aug 15, 2014
HAMDEN/NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — More than 400 feet of fence put up decades ago on Woodin Street along the Hamden/New Haven Line is now torn down. What’s left is a small chain link fence, but that’s temporary. Plans are to build a road from New Haven for a more direct route to Hamden....
|Tamarac playground projects include artistic fencing |
Sun-Sentinel - Aug 14, 2014
Tamarac recently completed two playground renovation projects featuring art installations. The Caporella Park and Tamarac Sports Complex playgrounds have been revitalized with new equipment, including sports-themed artistic fencing created by New Mexico-based artist Mary Ann Baker.....
Fencing and Animal - Wildlife
|Making fences friendly to wildlife |
Billings Gazette - Aug 18, 2014
Fences are not natural to wildlife. Although Northwest critters have lived among fences for more than a century, they still run into them. They snag legs and other body parts on barbed-wire or metal posts. They detour around them and get ambushed by predators,...
|Chilli Fencing to Keep Tuskers at Bay |
New Indian Express - Aug 18, 2014
CHITTOR: With the erection of solar fencing and digging up of elephant trenches going on a slow pace and the forest fringe villages continuously coming under attack by the wild tuskers, ,...
|Construction begins for new railway fencing in Chelsea |
Herald Sun - Aug 16, 2014
NEW railway fencing in Chelsea is set to take on a greener look. Work has already begun to replace 360m of railway fencing along the Nepean Highway side of the Chelsea shopping precinct.....
Fences and Neighbors
|Man uses soda cans to create fence |
WJHL - Aug 14, 2014
NASHVILLE, TN - An east Nashville man has strung up over 2,000 soda cans for a makeshift fence in front of his home on Carter Avenue. Glen Woods says he's just having fun, but he also has some inspiration - the house next door.....
|Neighbors not happy with woman's multi-colored fence in Hermitage |
WKRN - Aug 13, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - They may say fences make good neighbors, but that doesn’t seem to be the case in the Nashville neighborhood of Hermitage Estates. The fence in question not only separates property lines, but it has literally divided a community.....
|New cement may be the fix for leaning fence |
St. Louis Post - Dispatch - Aug 11, 2014
Q • I have a wooden fence where several panels are starting to lean quite a lot. Is it time for a new fence? A • Probably not. In most cases, it is just the post that is deteriorated, not the fence sections....
USA/Mexico Border Fence
|In South Texas, Few On The Fence Over Divisive Border Wall Issue |
NPR.org - Aug 18, 2014
When Congress thinks about border security, it often sees a big, imposing fence.
The federal government has spent $2.3 billion to build the fence — 649 miles of steel fencing, in sections, between the U.S. and Mexico, designed to help control the illegal movement of people and contraband.....
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