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|Barrier Systems Market by Device Type (Fences, Bollards, Crash Barriers, Drop Arms), Technology, Forecast 2022 |
SAT PRnews - Jun 19, 2017
The crash barrier system dominated the global market in 2015, accounting for $7,538 million, and is expected to continue this trend during the forecast period as well. Europe is expected to dominate the market, due to increase in development and modification of transport infrastructure and expansion ....
Decking Industry News
|Attorney General Sues Fence Company |
Minneapolis Patch - Jun 14, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- A Minneapolis fencing company will have to pay over $42,000 in restitution to customers it never served, according to court documents. The court order was signed on June 8.....
|A giant hole in family’s fence and pocketbook |
KFOR - Jun 14, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY - Rachel Mack's week went from bad to worse. She says a landscaping company took out her gate and hit her gas line. “We were evacuated from our home,” she said. Now she's in a dispute with the landscaper and with a second contractor hired to replace her old fence....
Local Government Issues
|FAA requiring construction of fence at Hays Regional Airport |
KWCH - Jun 19, 2017
HAYS, Kan. After years of putting off recommendations from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a fence will finally be built at the Hays Regional Airport. It's a move needed to keep the airport grounds clear of wildlife.....
|Caltrans Working to Fence Off Homeless Encampment in San Jose |
NBC Bay Area - Jun 15, 2017
South Bay homeless advocates call it "The Wall." Caltrans and San Jose have started a project to fence off what was one of the area's largest homeless encampments with a barrier workers say can't be cut or climbed....
|Rise in bullet-proof fences at Cape schools |
Independent Online - Jun 19, 2017
Cape Town - Bullet-Reflective fences have become the norm at schools in gang-ridden areas, as many fear that stray bullets might hit pupils inside the school.....
|Man scales Lincoln Park Zoo fence to lion enclosure |
Chicago Tribune - Jun 18, 2017
A man scaled a fence at Lincoln Park Zoo Sunday morning that put him one step closer to being inside the lion exhibit than the public is meant to go, but a zoo spokeswoman said he was not in any danger.The heartbroken father of a 11-year-old Salem boy who was tragically struck and killed by a commuter rail train while trying to retrieve a bicycle . ..
|Michigan inmate attempts prison escape, razor wire foils plan |
Detroit Free Press - Jun 19, 2017
LANSING — An inmate suffered severe cuts to his hands Saturday when he attempted to scale the fence at the Cooper Street Correctional Facility near Jackson but was stopped by the razor wire, an official confirmed Monday.. ..
|DeKalb marker to honor barbed wire inventor |
MyWebTimes.com - Jun 15, 2017
The DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association plans to dedicate Saturday a state historical marker recognizing an example of local agricultural innovation that has had national impact....
|Livestock Fence Building Workshop Set |
Lancaster Farming - Jun 19, 2017
If you’re interested in pursuing a livestock enterprise, a good fence is an essential tool to manage animals on the land. ...
|Fence workshop for veterans on Rome farm |
Madison County Courier - Jun 16, 2017
If you’re interested in pursuing a livestock enterprise, a good fence is an essential tool to manage animals on the land. Join Army Veteran and beginning farmer, John Slifka of Three Sisters Farm as he teams up with Sons of the American Legion member, grass farmer, ...
Fence and Animals - Wildlife
|Study shows pronghorn like barbed wire fence changes |
Western Producer - Jun 14, 2017
The friendliness of wildlife-friendly fencing is under study on southeastern Alberta ranchlands. The focus is on pronghorn, also known as antelope, which crawl under fences rather than jump over as they move around this northern part of their native range....
|What's the best way for pronghorns to squeeze under fences? |
Helena Independent Record - Jun 16, 2017
Wildlife friendly fences must do two things: let wild animals out and keep livestock in. With those basic requirements in mind, researchers recently wrapped up a study looking for the best fence modifications for one animal known..
|As wall looms, US moves to settle border fence land cases |
ABC News - Jun 16, 2017
Government lawyers are renewing efforts to settle about 90 cases against Texas landowners whose land was seized to build a fence along parts of the U.S.-Mexico border, in a move that one lawyer for landowners believes is a lead-up to a fight over a border ...
|Trump's divided desert: Wildlife at the border wall |
BBC News - Jun 17, 2017
President Trump's promise to build a "great wall" along the US-Mexico border remains one of the central and most controversial promises of his presidency. But scientists from the University of Arizona are starting to unravel the effect that such a wall could have on a desert ecosystem ...
|Pet squirrel that foiled Idaho home burglary returns to wild |
ABC News - Jun 19, 2017
A pet squirrel named Joey who gained fame as a crime-fighter might be more of the lover type. Joey, who police credited with scaring off a burglar trying to break into his home's gun safe, made his long goodbyes earlier this month,..
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