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|Betafence completes Hesco acquisition |
Newsmaker - Jul 8, 2016
Betafence has completed the acquisition of UK field fortification firm Hesco, the firm announced on 8 July. Regulatory approval for the acquisition was received from the United States on 7 July, allowing the acquisition to proceed to closure.....
|Get Medieval on Intruders With This Retractable Fencing |
Gizmodo - Jul 12, 2016
There are lots of ways to prevent people from trespassing on your property, including moats, drawbridges, and roaming packs of dogs. But if those tried and true medieval approaches clash with your design aesthetics,. .....
|Walpole Outdoors and AZEK® Trim Partner for Historic Reproduction Projects |
PRNewswire - Jun 28, 2016
"What Miss Porter's was looking for was an exact reproduction of their existing fence," said Jim Gottier of Walpole Outdoors. "When we created a sample of the fence using AZEK material, the school and city officials fell in love with the idea of a durable and long-lasting fence that looks and feels like real wood." .....
|Delta Scientific Offers Free Barrier Compliance Analysis |
SD Mag - Jul 7, 2016
Delta Scientific, a manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems, announced that, until September 30, 2016, it will provide free barrier compliance analysis to users of any Delta bollard, barrier, barricade or crash gate, no matter when installed. Delta can provide a comprehensive compliance analysis at the request of the customer....
Decking Industry News
|US Wood & Competitive Decking Market |
Yahoo News - Jun 30, 2016
Wood & Competitive Decking analyzes the US wood and competitive decking market. It presents historical demand data (2005, 2010, 2015) as well as forecasts (2020, 2025) by product (wood, wood-plastic, plastic & other), market (residential building, nonresidential building, nonbuilding) and region of the US. The study also considers key market environment factors, assesses the industry structure, analyzes company market share and profiles US industry competitors.....
|Trex Company Introduces New Trex® Reveal® Lighting |
MarketWired - Jun 30, 2016
WINCHESTER, VA--(Marketwired - June 29, 2016) - Railing is one of the most visible parts of any deck, and the spotlight on railing just got a bit brighter. Trex, the world's number one decking and railing brand, and leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor living products, has introduced Trex Reveal® Lighting, bringing the functionality and aesthetics of Trex Outdoor Lighting™ to the company's contemporary Reveal aluminum railing line.....
|County fences out waterfowl at wetlands park |
The Times Herald - Jun 30, 2016
The purpose of the fencing is to try to deter waterfowl from entering the three little ponds there, and the reason we are doing that is to give the recently replanted aquatic plants a chance to get established,"..
Local Government Issues
|Lead locks Main Street fence gates, irking business owners |
Sioux City Journal - Jun 27, 2016
LEAD, S.D. (AP) — City officials in Lead have decided to lock the gates on a fence that lines part of Main Street, and that has some business owners irked. The decorative metal fence has gates installed mid-block to allow business owners and residents direct access from the sidewalk to the street.....
|Cheshire Selectmen Handle Fence Dispute |
iberkshires - Jul 8, 2016
CHESHIRE, Mass. — The Selectmen brought in special legal counsel to help settle a neighborly dispute over fences and wandering cattle. Attorney Jeffrey Grandchamp issued an opinion Tuesday in an ongoing stalemate between local farmer Edward Clairmont, Cheshire resident Bertram Beisiegal and Fence Viewer Mark Warner.....
|City erects fence at Gilman to deal with homeless campers |
Berkeleyside - Jul 7, 2016
The city of Berkeley is working Thursday to install a new fence on Gilman Street on the southeast side of the Interstate 80 freeway as part of ongoing efforts to curtail camping by homeless in the area.
|More fences at Cody Park |
The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 10, 2016
A new inside fence at the Cody Park pond is complete, so now two fences separate people from hoofed animals at all times. North Platte Public Service Director Wes Meyer said July 5 that the new interior fence was finished a few days earlier. ....
|Fences cause rancor on Plum Island |
Newburyport News - Jul 6, 2016
NEWBURYPORT — A wooden beach fence designed to reroute foot traffic heading to the ocean has come under attack — literally and figuratively.. ....
|Fixing fence? Attachments help you work smarter, not harder |
Beef Magazine - Jul 1, 2016
Attachments serve all kinds of industries in various applications. For beef producers, attachments can play a key role in fencing. In cattle operations, fences must be built, maintained, serviced and sometimes replaced. .....
|Math in fencing regs just doesn’t add up |
Jackson Hole News & Guide - July 6, 2016
One of the jarring concepts new law school students are introduced to is the arithmetic of death. They don’t call it that, of course, when they teach it, but that’s what it is. The legal concept arises in the context of product liability: How much are consumers willing to pay for an absolutely safe product?...
|Marlborough farmer 'wild' after overnight electric fence theft |
NZ Farmer - Jul 5, 2016
An electric fence has been stolen in Marlborough in an overnight heist, leaving stock on the loose and a farmer out of pocket. Grovetown farmer George Wadworth found his sheep loose along the road on Sunday morning and discovered about a kilometre of fence had vanished....
Animals and Fences - Wildlife
|Can Alligators Climb Fences? Well, This Video Shows They Can |
Nature World News - July 6, 2016
So what else can alligators do aside from ringing the door bell? Apparently, they can climb a chain link fence too. A typical American alligator weighs about 230 kilograms. With that weight, their ability to climb makes them sort of like a ninja.....
|Disney Alligator Attack: Fence Installed After 2-Year-Old Lane ... |
The Inquisitr - July 6, 2016
More details about the Disney alligator attack have emerged over the weekend, just a few weeks after Lane Graves was killed at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort. According to the Orlando Sentinel, Lane’s dad, Matt Graves, revealed that there were actually two gators in the area at the time of the attack.....
|Keeping deer, rabbits out of your yard |
Quad City Times - Jul 10, 2016
They look cute, but deer and rabbits can be the most destructive garden pests around, capable of wiping out a vegetable patch or flower bed overnigh....
|How To Build A Fence |
Popular Mechanics - Jul 9, 2016
When we bought our house—an old house, beautiful little place—it needed a lot of work. Still does. But it's a sweet yellow house with a red barn out back and a creek running alongside. An endless field behind the barn gives the boys room to run, and the house has the original blown-glass windows, ....
|New use for retired field fencing? |
Shelbyville Times-Gazette (blog) - Jul 1, 2016
Maybe not new, but I have never seen it used in this fashion so I thought I would pass it along. Probably 15 years ago we had a dog who insisted on roaming off our property and had a bad fascination for our neighbors cattle.....
|How To Build A Fence |
Charlotte Observer - Jul 9, 2016
If you own a pool, your children undoubtedly know all the rules, but what about their friends or the kids down the street? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention there are an estimated ten drowning deaths per day in the United States....
|Croatia builds fence on border with Serbia |
New Europe - Jul 1, 2016
Croatia is building a fence on its border with Serbia. Construction, which started on June 30, caused traffic along the Bezdan-Batina border crossing between the two countries to be suspended....
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