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Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Institute Announce New Officers
Newswire - Mar 20, 2015
The Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Institute newly elected leaders are as follows; President - Greg Jendreas from Bergandi, Vice President - Tim O'Brian from Master Halco and Secretary/Treasurer - Tim Ogg from Allied Tube and Conduit......
Sunrise Hitek Debuts Outdoor Fence Banners to Withstand the Elements
Virtual-Strategy - Mar 19, 2015
Chicago-based printer Sunrise Hitek pride themselves on high quality product with super fast turnaround times. Their fence banners are no exemption.....
CertainTeed® Living Spaces® Facebook® Exterior Home Makeover Webisode Series Finale Now Available
PRWeb - Mar 19, 2015
Finally, 5-Star Fence Contractor Austintown Fence Co., of Youngstown, Ohio, installed a virtually maintenance free Bufftech's picket-style vinyl fence in complementary white to highlight the property's border garden.....
Delta Scientific Demonstrates Anti-terrorism Barriers And Bollards At Palmdale Home Office
PRWeb - Mar 17, 2015
Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that, on March 5, over 100 security professionals, integrators and contractors came together at Delta's Palmdale home office and manufacturing plan.....

Decking Industry News

i-lighting™ Customizes iluma™ LED Rail Lighting to Ensure Near Invisible Results with Virtually Any Form of Deck Railing
PRWeb - Mar 17, 2015
North East, Maryland iluma™ LED Rail Lighting from i-lighting™, the leading manufacturer of extremely easy-to-install and reliable exterior and interior LED lighting, is now available in 1’ to 8’ sections of strategically placed LEDs to ensure cost-effective results with fixtures that blend nearly invisibly with virtually any form or deck railing.....
Universal Fastener Outsourcing Celebrates 10 Years making UFO Ballistic NailScrews®
Busines Wire - Mar 19, 2015
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Universal Fastener Outsourcing, LLC (UFO), celebrates NailScrew's® 10th Anniversary with the launch of a new online digital catalog. WC Litzinger, UFO Managing Partner / Owner said....

Local Government Issues

I-5 cable barrier nearly complete in Linn
Gazette Times - Mar 17, 2015
ALBANY — A project to install cable barriers along Interstate 5 in Linn County is expected to be done later this month or in early April.....
City inspects construction-site fence that killed woman
NY Post - Mar 20, 2015
City engineers examined the screws on a fence at a West Village construction site a day after one of the barrier�s plywood boards broke free in the wind and fatally struck a bride-to-be....
KCC vows to act as toddler slips past gap in fence guarding River Dour
Dover-Express - Mar 20, 2015
A worried pensioner has told how he watched in horror as his great-granddaughter slipped through a gap in the fence by the River Dour....
City of Thomasville Dedicates Cemetery Fence to Local Hero
WCTV - Mar 21, 2015
The City of Thomasville paid tribute to a local hero. Here at Old Magnolia cemetery in Thomasville, a new fence surrounds the area. The fence is in honors those buried in the cemetery including Lieutenant Henry Ossian Flipper, the first black graduate of West Point Military Academy...

Community Issues

City of Thomasville Dedicates Cemetery Fence to Local Hero
WCTV - Mar 21, 2015
The City of Thomasville paid tribute to a local hero. Here at Old Magnolia cemetery in Thomasville, a new fence surrounds the area. The fence is in honors those buried in the cemetery including Lieutenant Henry Ossian Flipper, the first black graduate of West Point Military Academy...
Cardrona's bra fence now 'Bradrona'
The Southland Times - Mar 20, 2015
Cardrona's infamous bra fence has been cheekily rebranded "Bradrona" to raise money for breast cancer. A pink sign and collection box was put up a week ago beside the fence, which now runs along the driveway to The Cardrona, a quad bike and horse trek business at the bottom of the Snow Farm Rd.....
Fence at Bryn Mawr lot: The neighborly thing to do
Main Line - Mar 23, 2015
BRYN MAWR >> "Please, do fence us in" That was the plea from Bryn Mawr businesses who say that Bryn Mawr Hospital patients and visitors have been overrunning precious public parking spaces, leaving customers circling for a spot....

Fortress

Consumers/DIY

Simple fencing keeps out deer and rabbits
Times Colonist  - Mar 22, 2015
Using three-metre lengths of rebar, we threaded the rebar through 30-metre lengths of two-metre-high deer fencing, then pounded a metre of the rebar into the ground every....
How to protect your garden wooden fences and trellis this spring
WXOW  - Mar 19, 2015
Spring is the time to check your garden�s wooden fences, posts and trellis to keep them in good condition for the rest of the year.....
Prevent disputes by using proper fence etiquette
Coquitlam Now  - Mar 20, 2015
People fortunate enough to own their own plots of land often choose to fence in their pieces of paradise. Fences serve many purposes: to designate property boundaries, keep pets or children contained in a safe environment, corral livestock, offer privacy or add esthetic appeal. ....

Fences in History

How a Technology That Helped Settle the West Became Known as the "Devil's Rope"
Slate Magazine - Mar 23, 2015
In the mid-1800s, not many (non-native) Americans had ever been west of the Mississippi. When Frederick Law Olmsted visited the West in the 1850s, he remarked that the plains looked like a sea of grasses that moved "in swells after a great storm"..
Barbed wire has a place with Ellwood City's namesake, history
Ellwood Cityl Edger  - Mar 19, 2015
ELLWOOD CITY -- An invention related to Ellwood City's namesake, Col. Isaac L. Ellwood, helped with the expansion of the American West: barbed wire.....

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Electric fences kill more tuskers in Tamil Nadu than poachers
India Times - Mar 23, 2015
CHENNAI: Electric fences are wreaking havoc in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, killing four tuskers in the last six months. Erected illegally on private estates, agricultural farms and resorts, these fences are being seen as the biggest threat to elephants in the Reserve that is home to almost 25% of the total Asian elephant population in the country ...

Weird News

David Copperfield's Rooftop Pool Ruptures, Floods Penthouse
ABC News - Mar 22, 2015
Now you see it, now you don't. The water in magician David Copperfield's rooftop pool vanished — and flooded his penthouse apartment as well as multiple floors of his New York City apartment building on East 57th Street....

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