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2012-10-30 15:21:10

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NewPage Corporation (NewPage) announced today its support of the World Resources Institute (WRI) in releasing new groundbreaking web applications created to help ensure that palm oil production is pursued in a way that avoids deforestation. These two publicly available web tools-the Forest Cover Analyzer and the Suitability Mapper--are the first of their kind, designed to enable companies and governments to implement commitments to sustainable...

2012-10-29 19:21:32

MONTREAL, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has rescheduled the dissemination of its third quarter financial results from Tuesday, October 30, 2012, to Friday, November 2, 2012. The postponement is due to the expected effect of weather conditions associated with Hurricane Sandy. The Company plans to issue a press release announcing the results at approximately 8:00 a.m. (ET) on Friday, November 2, 2012, and will then hold a conference call...

2012-10-16 19:20:57

MONTREAL, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) plans to issue its third quarter financial results on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 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...

2012-09-14 10:24:37

MONTREAL, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jo-Ann Longworth will speak at Imperial Capital's 6(th) Annual Global Opportunities Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 19, at 1:00pm (Eastern). Date: Wednesday September 19, 2012 Time: 1:00pm - 1:30pm (Eastern) Live webcast: http://wsw.com/webcast/imperial11/rfp/ Presentation: A link to the...

2012-09-12 06:24:24

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four leaders of the North American publishing industry announced today they will partner with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) to help spur the growth of certification to preserve and protect forests. Time Inc., the National Geographic Society, Macmillan, and Pearson will become Founding Partners of the SFI Forest Partners Program. The alliance was announced at the SFI annual conference in Milwaukee, attended by...

2012-09-04 06:22:40

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS) has announced the expansion of its third-party environmental certification services into West Africa. Dr. Richard Bonsi, who has worked at the company's Emeryville, California headquarters for the past four years in the natural resources division, will relocate to Ghana to head up the company's West African operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/MM63583LOGO) "There is a strong demand for...

2012-08-15 10:24:15

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc.(®) (SFI(®)) applauds the Governor of Georgia for urging broader recognition of forest certification standards. An executive order signed on August 10 by Governor Nathan Deal promotes the use of products from responsibly managed forests in Georgia in state construction. The executive order states that "any new or expanded state building shall incorporate 'Green Building' standards that give...

2012-08-10 06:22:26

(Note to editors: This is not a typo - one BILLION planted!)  MONTREAL, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today celebrated the planting of one billion trees at its forestry operations in northern Ontario. This achievement is the result of collective efforts made over the past 30 years by the Company, its employees, numerous contractors and suppliers, and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. To mark the occasion, two-meter...

2012-08-01 06:22:08

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Forest Products Council (MFPC) would like to commend the efforts put forth by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for their immediate response to the Duck Lake forest fire. The decisive action by the DNR subdued the detrimental effects that this fire would have placed on forest health and the Michigan economy. The DNR reacted diligently and efficiently to handle one of the upper great lakes' biggest fires. This...

2012-07-31 02:29:17

BEDFORD, Mass., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced Mr. Richard Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer of Resolute Forest Products, has been selected as RISI's 2012 North American CEO of the Year. RISI, the leading information provider for the forest products industry, gives the award to honor industry leaders who have made significant achievements over the past year. The award will be presented...