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|Mass Customization Comes to Precast Concrete Fences |
Digital Journal -- Press Release - Oct 27, 2015
“Cresco Concrete Products, LLC has brought mass customization to precast concrete fencing with the introduction of its low cost Econo panels as part of its proprietary Litecast™ concrete fence products. Company logos or family emblems can be incorporated into panels that make up a standard panel and post design....
|Elkhart County firm makes new Indy 500 fence -- VIDEO |
Press Release - Oct 26, 2015
“Who would have known that in New Paris, Indiana, a town of 1,500 they’re the best in the world at creating fence mesh and it’s going to be and it’s going to transform the way our customer experiences the ....
|GTO Access Systems Names Douglas Waldal as President |
PRNewswire - Oct 21, 2015
GTO Access Systems LLC, a Nortek, Inc. company (Nasdaq: NTK) and a leader in the automatic gate and garage door operator industry, today announced the appointment of Douglas Waldal as President. Waldal joins GTO with more than 20 years of progressive experience in marketing, sales and general management for both Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial companies...
|Modified Barbed-Wire Arm Eases Replacement - Designed by InventHelp Client (ORD-2145) |
PRWeb - Oct 27, 2015
An inventor from Merritt Island, Fla., has thought of a way to facilitate the process of replacing barbed-wire arms. "I’ve had to replace hundreds of barbed-wire arms over the years, so I know the task is a lot of work," he said. " In order to simplify replacement of these arms, I conceived my design. And if a customer wants to add barbed wire to a chain-link fence, it’s a breeze!"...
Local Government Issues
|Gray Ledges' owner gets fence variance |
Pantagraph - Oct 20, 2015
BLOOMINGTON — Fencing patterned after that in place at Ewing Manor will grace another Ewing brother's historic former home, Gray Ledges....
|Caltrans investigating fallen fence, injury crash on I-880 |
Contra Costa Times - Oct 20, 2015
OAKLAND -- Authorities are still investigating what caused hundreds of feet of fencing to fall from an overpass onto Interstate 880, causing a multivehicle crash that injured several people Monday, a Caltrans spokesman said...
|Arlington Hts. residents plead for fence improvements |
Daily Herald - Oct 20, 2015
After nearly two months of appealing for help at village board meetings, Arlington Heights residents learned this week they will have to keep waiting for upgrades to what they've labeled an unsightly fence near their homes. ..
Fences and Animals -- Domestic
|Expert: Use fencing, buffer zones wisely |
Capital Press - Oct 23, 2015
FAIRFIELD, Wash. — Fencing or buffer strips to keep cattle out of streams shouldn’t be a first move, University of California-Davis rangeland watershed specialist Kenneth Tate said. Tate spoke during a livestock water quality seminar Oct. 22 in Fairfield, Wash.....
Fences and Animals -- Wildlife
|Predator-proof protection |
Thegardenisland.com - Oct 16, 2015
KILAUEA — Lindsay Young spied a yellow canary on the ground near her sneaker. It was dead. Notably, the bird’s body was intact. She smiled. “I love it when I find dead things that are still in one piece,” she said, picking up the bird with her thumb ...
|Fence going up at Saratoga County jail with $90,000 grant |
Times Union - Oct 24, 2015
Inmates hoping to escape from the Saratoga County Correctional Facility would have to scale a 10-foot fence topped with razor wire that the sheriff is erecting. In an interview Friday, Sheriff Michael Zurlo confirmed he had secured grant funding to construct the metal fence and barbed wire around the outside of the jail,...
|Proposed changes to pool fencing criticised |
Radio New Zealand - Oct 25, 2015
Its director Mike Shepherd said what was being proposed in the Building Pools Amendment Act did not follow through on the existing science around fencing of pools. The proposed legislation would replace spa pool fences with child-resistant covers......
|Why an artist painted a U.S.-Mexico border fence sky blue |
Yahoo News - Oct 20, 2015
The artist who painted a U.S.-Mexico border fence sky blue to “erase” divisions among different countries was pleasantly surprised that it resonated with so many people — including members of Border Patrol. ..
|This is where the country’s most infamous fence ends |
MSNBC - Oct 20, 2015
RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas — Pamela Taylor first settled along the bank of the Rio Grande River to live out the American Dream. Her husband’s early payments on their two-acre plot of land started out at just $10 each month. It’s where they made their living. Where they raised thei ..
|This Is Why Border Fences Don’t Work |
TIME - Oct 22, 2015
The Great Wall of China did little to halt Genghis Khan and his Mongolian army from conquering 13th century China. Constantinople’s ring of fortifications could not stop the Ottomans from taking over what is modern-day Istanbul. Persian soldiers breached the fortified walls of Babylon in 539 B.C. ....
|Latvia Plans To Build Fence Along Russian Border |
Radio Free Europe - Oct 20, 2015
Latvia will build a fence along parts of its 270-kilometer border with Russia to keep illegal migrants out of the small Baltic country. An Interior Ministry spokeswoman said on October 20 the barrier will cover 90 kilometers of the land border in several sections and will be equipped with high-tech sensors....
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