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2014-07-18 12:22:05

MINNEAPOLIS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To encourage architects and other building professionals to build with wood and support their efforts to earn credit in the US Green Building Council's LEED program, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) developed Mastering FSC-certified Wood in Green Building, which was released today. Developed as a Continuing Education Unit, the course is approved by both the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Green Building...

2014-07-14 16:24:59

MONTREAL, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its second quarter financial results on July 31, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. (ET), and to hold a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at 888 789-9572 (pass code 9740024) at least fifteen minutes before its scheduled start time. A simultaneous webcast will also be available using the link provided under "Presentations...

2014-06-11 00:20:32

New report reveals how Japan's imports of Chinese wood products fuel illegal logging in Russia's eastern forests TOKYO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Significant quantities of illegal timber products from the forests of Siberia and the Russian Far East are flowing into Japan, according to a new report by the US-based nonprofit Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA). While the United States and European Union have recently enacted new policies that prohibit the import of illegally...

2014-06-04 08:23:29

MONTREAL, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has been named to Corporate Knights' Best 50 Corporate Citizens List for 2014. "Resolute employees have worked hard to put our sustainability principles at the heart of every decision we make," said Richard Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer. "By carefully balancing environmental, social and economic priorities, Resolute is becoming a more efficient operator, a better employer,...

2014-05-09 23:00:15

The Georgia Forestry Association commends Governor Nathan Deal who recently signed legislation that allows for greater use of wood materials in public school facilities, providing K-12 schools throughout the state with alternative, cost-effective, and sustainable design options. Forsyth, GA (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Governor Nathan Deal recently signed legislation that allows for greater use of wood materials in public school facilities, providing K-12 schools throughout the state with...

2014-04-23 16:32:29

OTTAWA, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the British Columbia government for supporting a FPInnovations research project aimed at developing innovative biomaterials from wood fibre. The province has announced that it is providing $2.25 million toward the research and development of cellulose filaments (CF), flexible fibres extracted from pulp that can be used in everything from plastic packaging to photographic film to panels in...

2014-04-16 16:23:18

Serving Responsible Forestry Sunny Side Up WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has selected to package the official 2014 White House Easter Egg in a gift box made from paperboard certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Standard. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75706 "We are thrilled to be involved once again with this annual American tradition," said Kathy Abusow,...

2014-04-15 16:21:59

ROSEBURG, Ore., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Communities for Healthy Forests, Inc. (CHF), with support from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative®, Inc. (SFI®), held a ceremony celebrating the restoration of the Douglas Complex fire devastation area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73275 The Douglas Complex wildfires gripped the State of Oregon in August of 2013, threatening homes, and forcing evacuations and road closures. Approximately 3,000...

2014-04-14 16:26:51

MONTREAL, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its first quarter financial results on May 1, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. (ET), and to hold a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at 888 789-9572 (pass code 7888901) at least fifteen minutes before its scheduled start time. A simultaneous webcast will also be available using the link provided under "Presentations and...

2014-03-21 08:21:46

United Nations' 2014 Theme is "Celebrating Forests for Sustainable Development" MONTREAL, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today launched the Boreal Forest Facts website (www.BorealForestFacts.com) to coincide with the United Nations' 2014 International Day of Forests, providing a new digital resource highlighting the company's ongoing efforts to promote sustainable forest management in one of the world's most vibrant ecosystems....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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