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2013-04-30 16:31:54

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greg Siekaniec, Chief Executive Officer of Ducks Unlimited Canada, has been elected to the independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc.® (SFI®) Board of Directors. Mr. Siekaniec's election fills an open position with the SFI board's environmental chamber. "Greg Siekaniec is an outstanding leader who has dedicated his professional life to wildlife conservation and management, and he will make a strong contribution to our...

2013-04-24 16:27:28

MONTREAL, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) plans to issue its first quarter financial results on April 30, 2013, in a press release to be issued at approximately 8:00 a.m. (ET). The Company will then hold a conference call to discuss those results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at 888 789-9572 (pass code 9922866) at least fifteen minutes before its scheduled start time. A simultaneous webcast will also be...

2013-04-04 12:28:25

OTTAWA, April 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased with today's announcements by the Government of Canada under the landmark Investments in Forest Industry Transformation program as well as its commitment to market development and taller wood buildings. The Minister of Natural Resources, Joe Oliver, announced $19.5 million dollars in IFIT funding towards five projects worth a total of $70 million. He also announced $10.9 million for the...

2013-03-15 16:25:43

MONTREAL, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) announced today that it will hold its annual meeting of stockholders on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern), at the Valhalla Inn, Scandia meeting room, 1 Valhalla Inn Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario. About Resolute Forest Products Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including newsprint, commercial printing...

2013-03-05 16:22:27

Senate passes Senate Bill 78 to boost forest health and access LANSING, Mich., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Forest Products Council applauds bill sponsor, Senator Tom Casperson (R-Escanaba), and the Michigan Senate for passing SB 78 9 (26-11). Senate Bill 78 contains legislation that will enhance management of Michigan's State Forest System by amending the DNR "Living Legacies" program to require legislative approval of designated Biodiversity Stewardship Areas...

2013-02-21 12:22:32

OTTAWA, Ontario and WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andrew de Vries has joined the Sustainable Forestry Initiative(®) as Vice President, Conservation, Indigenous and Government Relations. He will oversee the SFI(®) conservation program in Canada and engage Native Americans, First Nations and Metis groups both in the development and use of the SFI standard. Andrew will also work with governments in Canada and Europe to ensure inclusive forest certification related...

2013-02-20 16:26:37

BOSTON, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- India's wood fiber deficit is forecast to more than double between 2011 and 2021, placing increased emphasis on imports, according to a study released today by RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. 2013 India's Forest Products Industry Outlook examines India's development as the world's next substantial wood fiber import market after China. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080521/NEW122LOGO ) "Due...

2013-02-14 08:33:07

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's forest products industry can uniquely respond to emerging trends in the global construction industry by offering new customized wood products and pre-fabricated solutions of the highest environmental quality. If the industry takes up the challenge, it could gain a larger slice of the estimated $8 trillion a year global construction market that is growing at 8% a year. The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and its...

2013-02-11 12:25:38

MONTREAL, Feb. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, February 14, the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and its partners will be releasing their landmark Construction Value Pathways initiative, exploring new and unique opportunities for the Canadian forest products industry to gain a larger share of the $8 trillion a year global construction market. The Construction Value Pathways project is groundbreaking market research that has identified key trends in the global...

2013-02-06 16:22:11

Nonprofit group supports sustainable forestry WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative(®) (SFI(®)) announced today it will deliver up to $400,000 in 2013 to support research into responsible forestry practices through the SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program. Since 2010, SFI has awarded 33 grants totaling more than $1.32 million to support projects that promote sustainable forestry practices and engage...