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|DoorKing’s Releases Advanced Long Range Card Reader System! |
Press Release - Nov 1, 2016
Inglewood, CA – DoorKing has introduced a long range card reader system with many advanced features that make it an ideal choice for AVI (Automatic Vehicle Identification) applications or in any application where longer read ranges, up to 25 feet, are required...
|LiftMaster® Provides Smart Home Solutions for Millennial Homebuyers |
PRNewsWire -- Press Release - Oct 27, 2016
According to a report by the National Association of Realtors, millennials are the largest generation in the housing market1, but in comparison to older generations, they are delayed in purchasing their first homes2. When they are ready to take the plunge, millennials are particularly interested in smart technology. In fact, in 2015, 41 percent of millennials were aware of and interested in owning smart home products ....
Decking Industry News
|Trex Transcend Composite Decking |
Facility Executive - Oct 31, 2016
Transcend® Composite Decking from Trex® is a premium system with a deep wood-grain pattern and luxury colors that create an ageless look. Hassle free, it does not require sanding, staining, or painting, and food and drink spills wash off with just soap and water....
|Long Fence protests bid to replace Walkersville Manor House fence |
Frederick Newspost - Oct 31, 2016
A fencing company has challenged the town of Walkersville’s decision to award a bid worth more than $10,000 to the second-lowest bidder. Walkersville commissioners on Oct. 12 approved a bid to replace the wood railing in front of the Manor House at Heritage Farm Par...
Local Government Issues
|Bad neighbors make bad fences: ‘Spite fence’ replaces ‘spite wall’ in Ridge |
Brroklyn Daily - Nov 1, 2016
Bay Ridge’s “spite wall” is gone — now meet the “spite fence.” The city shut down an 87th Street man’s illegal home enlargement a decade ago, but he refused to clean up the half-built project, instead letting a single, ugly wall loom over the block for a decade. Officials demolished the partition on Oct. 20 citing safety concerns,. ...
|OYS: Neighbors lose fences and buildings to power company |
WRDW - Oct 31, 2016
AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAFT)-- Neighbors on an Aiken County street are furious. They're about to be out thousands of dollars after a power company tells them they need to move their fences and storage buildings. ...
|NEW FENCE AT PARK CITY CEMETERY FINISHED |
NJ.com - Oct 27, 2016
Off the highway, over the railroad tracks, down a country road and hiding behind a sleepy Stillwater County town, the Park City Cemetery eternally rests. But now it rests in style. The cemetery, established in 1900, has a new look thanks to the work of the Park City Cemetery Board and one generous anonymous donation from a community member. ...
|Dangerous fence fixed |
Sandton Chronicle - Oct 30, 2016
SANDTON – A low hanging fence has been fixed after it posed a hazard to pedestrians using the walkway. A low-hanging security fence at the Bryanston Village on North Road has been fixed because it was endangering pedestrians walking past., ...
Schools and Fences
|School attempting to replace fencing to make premises more secure |
Lancashire Telegraph - Oct 25, 2016
A HYNDBURN primary school is seeking permission to replace its unsecure front fencing after its pupils were spotted trying to ‘escape’. Council planners have been asked to approve the new, higher railings at St Nicholas Church of England Primary in Church after a series of break-ins, vandal attacks and pupils squeezing through the gaps....
|Over 1,000 farmers apply to Sheep Fencing Scheme under TAMS II |
Agriland - Oct 30, 2016
A total of 1,174 applications for the Sheep Fencing Scheme have been received by the Department of Agriculture under the TAMS II scheme. Farmers were able to apply to the Sheep Fencing Scheme in early June of this year when it opened to applications....
Fencing and Animal -- Wildlife
|Bend group may help patrol deer fence on highway |
Bend Bulletin - Oct 31, 2016
The Bend chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association could start maintaining the deer fences along U.S. Highway 97 near Sunriver, a move meant to support state agencies and make sure the tool — effective so far — continues keeping deer off the highway.....
|Man-animal conflict: Forest Dept mulls ‘Assam Model’ fencing |
Indian Express - Oct 26, 2016
KOCHI: The mounting concerns over the latest bird flu outbreak in KutStung by the rising incidents of man-animal conflict in the forest fringe areas, the Forest Department is planning to construct Assam Model fencing using rail tracks .....
|LASER RAT FENCE wins €1.7m European Commission funds |
The Register - Oct 26, 2016
The European Commission (EC) has found €1,777,985 for research on rat-repelling laser fences. The thinking behind the “LIFE Laser Fence” is that birds and rodents chew on plenty of crops, which costs farmers money and reduce productivity...
|Hungary builds new fence to keep out refugees |
Euronews - Oct 25, 2016
Hungary has started building a new fence on its southern border with Serbia as part of its efforts to keep migrants and refugees from freely entering the country. Two kinds of barriers are being tested before construction begins in earnest...
|Beyond Trump: New Surge in Border Walls Around the World |
Alternet - Oct 26, 2016
ven as Donald Trump's dream of a 2,000-mile-long border wall fades with his election chances, heated debate continues over controversial barriers that stand elsewhere, such as the massive concrete barrier Israel has built along and inside the West Bank beginning in 2002. ...
|Kosovan Sports Car Enthusiast Builds a Lamborghini Replica |
ABC News - Oct 31, 2016
Sports car enthusiast Driton Selmani always wanted some hot wheels but couldn't afford them. What he did have, however, was a workshop and a talent for bending and welding metal. So he set out to build himself a "Lamborghini."....
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