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2013-10-11 08:24:40

Event to be held January 27-29 in New York BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the forest products industry, today announced that it has partnered with DANA Limited to launch its first Forest Products Investment Conference, to be held January 27-29, 2014, in New York City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080521/NEW122LOGO ) "RISI and DANA are combining forces to bring together the single-most compelling conference for...

2013-10-08 23:20:50

The World’s Top Lumberjack Athletes to Converge on Stuttgart, Germany Oct. 25-26 Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 STIHL Inc., creator and producer of the world’s premier lumberjack competition, the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Ram Trucks, announced today the six U.S. lumberjack athletes that will make up Team USA in the 2013 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series World Championship. The World Championships will be held in Stuttgart, Germany Oct. 25-26, where the...

2013-09-27 12:22:51

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to news sources, federal authorities from the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in coordination with US Fish and Wildlife and Department of Justice, executed search warrants on Thursday for the offices of Lumber Liquidators in connection with an investigation into possible violations of the Lacey Act. The Lacey Act is a century old law amended in 2008 to ban the trade of illegal...

2013-09-18 16:20:48

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Columbia Helicopters has taken delivery of its first simulator for pilot training, following a two-year search and product evaluation. "We are a growing company, and need the additional training capacity that a simulator of our own would provide," explained Chris Gage, the Portland-based company's chief pilot. "Although we have used local flight schools in the past, we prefer not to outsource. The new simulator gives us ready...

2013-08-22 23:23:50

Online power equipment superstore offers advice and product recommendations for a ‘greener’ approach to tree and shrub trimming. Vergennes, VT (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Experienced gardeners and lawn care specialists know that no two jobs are the same, and different tools work best in each situation. For pruning and trimming jobs that are too large for handsaws and pruners but not big enough to justify the full force of a gas chainsaw, electric hand tools such as jawsaws, string...

2013-08-16 23:04:41

Mindlogr undergoes a big re-brand to provide even more features for life loggers to record their own private video logs. London, UK (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Started in November 2012, DiaryMemo, which is now known as Mindlogr, is a video recording platform which keeps members accounts and videos completely private by default. In a sharing economy, this is a video logging system which isn't for sharing. There are lots of advantages and benefits from this of course, and the goal isn't...

2013-08-08 16:25:43

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 STIHL(®) TIMBERSPORTS(®) United States Lumberjack Champion Matt Cogar recently spent the day visiting with wounded United States soldiers at the largest military hospital outside of the continental U.S., the USO Warrior Center at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, on Aug. 6. Cogar signed autographs, gave out STIHL TIMBERSPORTS hats and shirts, shared stories, visited bedside and enjoyed dinner with the wounded...

2013-07-30 12:31:39

STIHL Inc. Prepares Students to Fill Future Skills Gap in Manufacturing Jobs VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern manufacturing companies are in desperate need of skilled workers. According to a new study by Manpower Group, that demand is only expected to increase in the coming years. That's one of the many reasons STIHL Inc. recently hosted its third annual Manufacturing Technology Summer Camp for teens in Virginia Beach, Va. (Logo:...

2013-07-23 12:20:43

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Columbia Helicopters has successfully deployed one of its aircraft in support of a major ski lift refurbishment project in the Pacific Northwest during the past week. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/MN51208) The twin rotor helicopter, a Columbia Helicopters Vertol 107-II, was contracted to the Stevens Pass Ski Resort, in North-Central Washington State, to facilitate the removal and replacement of the steel...

2013-07-18 10:40:47

A study published in the July 17, issue of the journal PLOS ONE found that more than 80% of tropical forests in Malaysian Borneo have been heavily impacted by logging. The Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak were already thought to be global hotspots of forest loss and degradation due to timber and oil palm industries, but the rates and patterns of change have remained poorly measured by conventional field or satellite approaches. A research team from the University of Tasmania,...


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Clearcutting
2013-04-02 11:17:47

Clearcutting, otherwise known as clearfelling, is a controversial forestry/logging practice in which the majority or all of the trees in an area are uniformly cut down. Clearcutting, in addition to shelterwood and seed tree harvests, is utilized by foresters to construct certain types of forest ecosystems and to encourage select species that require plentiful sunlight or grow in large, even-age stands. Logging companies and forest-worker unions in certain countries support the practice for...

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