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|Revolutionising the livestock industry, one fence at a time |
PRWire (press release) - May 8, 2017
With demand for exclusion fencing at historic levels, Australian family-owned and run company Clipex is leading the challenge to make it easier and more cost effective to install – and further, its innovative range of livestock handling products is revolutionising the industry......
|Watch This Very Effective Anti-Terror Barrier Absolutely Decimate a Truck |
Motherboard - May 8, 2017
As terrorists in Europe turn to using vehicles like cars and trucks to maim crowds of civilians, the demand for anti-terror vehicle barriers is rising. In Germany, for example, many city centres already feature subtle concrete anti-terror barriers, but as Motherboard Germany explained....
|Stopping vehicle-borne terror attacks |
Security Infowatch - May 5, 2017
Last month in Sweden, four people were killed and at least a dozen others were injured when a stolen beer truck driven by terror suspect plowed into pedestrians on a Stockholm street. ...
Decking Industry News
|Trex Brings Modern Luxury to Lake House Competition |
MarketWatch - May 3, 2017
WINCHESTER, VA--(Marketwired - May 03, 2017) - When Home to Win, the original series by HGTV Canada, planned to return to offer Canadians the opportunity to compete for a masterfully designed, contemporary waterfront home......
|NADRA Releases Deck Safety Resources |
LBM Journal - May 3, 2017
Quakertown, Penn. — May is Deck Safety Month, the perfect time for homeowners to ensure their decks are in top condition for the season ahead. The North American Decking and Railing Association (NADRA) invites consumers to Check Your Deck using resources such as the 10-Point Consumer Checklist......
|Small businesses alter strategies to grow locally |
Utica Observer Dispatch - May 7, 2017
Rommel Fence - For one local fence company, a small investment and embracing technology paid off.
“In 1965, we borrowed money and bought the first post-hole digger,” remembers Mary Rommel, owner of Rommel Fence in Poland. “So, we started a little fence business. As we grew, we bought an old railroad station in Poland (around 1985).”. ....
Local Government Issues
|Controversial fence in Cutchogue partially removed after town intervenes |
Sufolk Times - May 7, 2017
A portion of a controversial fence bordering the Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild property in Cutchogue has been removed. The fence was installed in November by the owners of an adjacent retail center and has since been a focus of concern among guild members and officials.. ..
|Good fences make good neighbors, but emergency gates may not |
Beacon Online News - May 5, 2017
Once 145 new homes in Victoria Trails are occupied, what happens if those residents need to leave in a hurry, or if emergency vehicles need quick access to the neighborhood? They might drive through private property belonging to Blue Lake Hills homeowners.. ..
|Keep trees out of division fences |
Fremont Tribune - May 5, 2017
Nebraska statutes require property owners to keep trees or bushes out of fences that divide their property from a neighbor’s. Nebraska revised statute section 34-103 states: ....
|LPD Security Fence Construction Underway |
CBS Local - Chicago - May 3, 2017
CHICAGO (CBS) — Safety is the top concern among park goers and residents when it comes to renovating a Chicago park. Seneca Park & Eli M. Schulman Playground, at Pearson and Mies Van Der Rohe Way, have been in the heart of Streeterville for more than three decades.. ..
|Neighbors upset about LECOM's barbed wire fence |
YourErie - May 4, 2017
Erie, Pa - Erie residents are upset after LECOM puts up a new fence. Residents in the neighborhood near LECOM on West Grandview Boulevard are speaking out after the school puts up a chain-linked fence with barbed wire. ..
|Bill aimed at fencing at Wisconsin deer farms |
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - May 3, 2017
MADISON - A bill to strengthen fencing requirements at Wisconsin deer farms where chronic wasting disease has been detected was introduced Wednesday at the Capitol. .. ..
Fence and Animals - Wildlife
|Study finds best fence for safe pronghorn passage |
Great Falls Tribune - May 3, 2017
Using remote cameras, researchers tested three types of barbed wire fence modifications as part of a study of how pronghorn can safely pass under fences with out ripping up their backs.,. ..
|Utah plans $5 million wildlife bridge over deadly I-80 highway |
Inhabit.com - May 2, 2017
13 miles along Utah’s Interstate 80 (I-80) is one of the most dangerous road spans for animals in the state. 122 mule deer, 13 moose, four elk, and three mountain lions died in the last two years. So now the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is proposing a $5 million bridge over I-80. ..
|NEW STUDY IDENTIFIES SAFE FENCING FOR WILDLIFE |
GOHUNT - May 3, 2017
Researchers at the University of Montana (UM), the Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) have identified safe fencing for wildlife. This two-year study tested three types of barbed wire fencing to pinpoint which was safest for antelope and deer to pass under,. ..
Famous and Their Fences
USA/Mexico Border Fence
|The Trump Administration Sketches a Border-Fence Plan |
Your Central Valley - May 2, 2017
Mick Mulvaney, the president’s budget director, said on Tuesday that the administration will replace segments of chain-link fencing with a 20-foot-tall steel fence along the southern border, .....
|Watch: The shocking state of the SA / Zim border fence [video] |
The South African - May 2, 2017
Borders and their control has become one of the most hotly debated issues around the world over the last few years. Immigration concerns led to the two major political events of 2016, BREXIT and Donald Trump becoming president of the USA...
|Mayor charged with corruption hosts cruise to pay legal fees |
ABC News - May 8, 2017
A New Jersey mayor facing corruption charges has hosted a cruise to raise money for his legal fees.
NorthJersey.com ( https://njersy.co/2prj6AB ) reports that Paterson Mayor Joey Torres charged $150 to $250 per person for a Hudson River harbor cruise Thursday evening......
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