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|Raytheon Awarded $18.6M To Expand Border Security Work In Kingdom of Jordan |
Benzinga - Oct 8, 2015
Raytheon Company has been awarded an additional $18.6 million contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to help the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (GoHKJ) secure its borders with Syria. The award is for increment three of DTRA's Jordan Border Security Project (JBSP)...
|Vancouver Fencing Company Publishes Tips For Securing Job Quotes |
Benzinga - Oct 8, 2015
VANCOUVER, BC --(Marketwired - October 08, 2015) - QS Fencing, a company that specializes in fencing construction and repair in Vancouver, has just published some tips that are sure to be useful when looking for quotes and pricing...
Local Government Issues
|Funk River Fence Unique to Canada |
mySteinbach.ca (blog) - Oct 12, 2015
The Rat River is a picturesque waterway viewed from Peter Funk’s farm along Highway #216. The river winds its way through Peter’s property which his cattle use for grazing. Peter needs to fence off the river to prevent his cattle from wandering away when the water level is low.. ..
|Lanikai residents evacuate home for rockfall fence installation |
KITV Honolulu - Oct 6, 2015
KAILUA, Hawaii —Some Lanikai residents were asked to leave their homes as state crews started construction Tuesday on a rockfall protection fence. This comes nearly seven years after a boulder crashed through a home there... ..
|The mystery of the damaged Girard median fence has returned |
Albuquerque Journal - Oct 12, 2015
WHO OWNS THE GIRARD MEDIAN FENCE, AGAIN? Spencer Nelson is revisiting this question a year after the city and Albuquerque Public Schools couldn’t agree who was responsible for its removal, repair and replacement... ..
|New fence at Glenwood Cemetery a testament to Maynard's history |
WickedLocal-Maynard - Oct 8, 2015
Members of the Maynard community braved a chilly rain on Saturday, Oct. 3, as the Maynard Historical Commission celebrated the achievement of a project 20 years in the making: the completion of Glenwood Cemetery's new perimeter fence... ..
|Some parents think fence at school makes it look like a prison |
NorthJersey - Oct 8, 2015
Some parents think the new fence at a local elementary school makes it look like a prison. Parents came out to a Lodi Board of Education meeting on Sept. 23 to voice their concerns with a new fence surrounding Wilson Elementary School on Union Street...
|Design a Halloween Fence Display That’s Wicked Cool |
FoxRio 6 - Oct 12, 2015
Beware … haunted house ahead! As a dedicated DIYer, you are no doubt already getting into the spirit of the spooky season by decorating your home in a Halloween theme inside and out. But don’t forget your fence. It’s the very first thing that trick-or-treaters will encounter .. ..
|Driveway dispute: Fence not making good neighbors |
USA Today - Oct 6, 2015
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — How much of a fight would you put up over one one-thousandth of an acre of land? A dispute in the city of Rochester over about that much property — roughly 47 square feet — has spurred a lengthy battle between a pair of homeowners that so far has involved an arrest,.. ..
|Fence will keep Brookings airport free of elk |
Curry Pilot - Oct 6, 2015
Fencing to keep deer and elk from wandering onto the county’s airport in Brookings will be erected this fall and winter, after county commissioners rescinded a contract when the fence company failed to sign it — and then started suggesting changes to engineered design plans. ..
|Vandalized fence lets people cross dangerous train tracks |
KOMO News - Oct 6, 2015
PACIFIC, Wash. -- A fortified fence meant to keep people off the railroad tracks in Pacific has been vandalized, allowing pedestrians to cross at one of the deadliest sections. There is concern now that someone may soon get hurt or even killed...
Fences and Animals -- Wildlife
|Plea against illegal electric fencing near tiger reserve |
The Hindu - Oct 10, 2015
The Madras High Court Bench here has directed Principal Chief Conservator of Forests to consider a representation made by a lawyer to constitute special teams for cracking down on agriculturalists who had erected illegal high-voltage electric fencing ...
|1.8m fence kept tiger from public |
NZHerald - Oct 10, 2015
Members of the public and zoo staff were at risk during an incident in which a Hamilton Zoo keeper had a near miss with a tiger two years ago, it has been revealed. ...
Fences in History
|Civil War split rail fencing |
Civil War Examiner - Oct 9, 2015
National Park battlefields often have miles of split rail or worm fences around their perimeters. The fences were cheap to build and even moveable if necessary. The fences were also a great source of firewood for soldiers in the Confederate and Union armies as they marched... ..
|Fencing for all backyard pools should be mandatory, coroner says |
ABC - Oct 12, 2015
All pools built in Tasmania should be subject to mandatory fencing laws, a coroner has said. Coroner Simon Cooper made the recommendation as part of his findings into the 2014 drowning of a four-year-old Launceston boy in his grandparents' backyard pool. ..
|What it would take to build the fence Donald Trump wants between the US and Mexico |
Quartz - Oct 12, 2015
The land border between the US and Mexico is 1,933 miles in length, and Donald Trump would like to see all of it sealed off—as would nearly half of all Americans, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. (At 46%, the share of those who favor putting a fence along the entirety of the US’ southern border. ..
|Head of state fence-building firm also oversaw tendering |
Budapest Business Journal - Oct 13, 2015
The Ministry of Defense official in charge of the office deciding who would win the HUF 2 bln contract to help build a fence on the Serbian-Hungarian border was also the head of the state-owned firm that won the job as the sole-bidder...
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