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2010-01-14 03:30:00

DORCHESTER, England, January 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Organisations requiring arboriculture training could save hundreds of pounds with the changes to chainsaw training (http://www.newlandstraining.com/chainsaw/) requirements, effective from 1st January 2010. Newlands Training Ltd Dorchester, the specialist chainsaw course (http://www.newlandstraining.com/ ) provider, fully supports these revisions which will mean a quicker and easier route to beneficial qualifications - good news for the...

2010-01-11 10:51:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- STIHL Inc., a leading manufacturer of handheld outdoor power equipment, has renewed its title sponsorship for the STIHL Tour des Trees to benefit the TREE Fund. This weeklong cycling event has become America's largest fundraiser to improve the care of trees through research and education. The 2009 STIHL Tour des Trees raised nearly a half million dollars to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund. Since its inception in...

2009-10-13 02:00:00

DORCHESTER, England, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Newlands Training, Devon & Dorset's leading provider in land based training, is experiencing a sharp rise in bookings and enquiries for its range of chainsaw qualifications and certificates ( http://www.newlandstraining.com/chainsaw/ ) and it's all down to the economic downturn. "A lot of people who have lost their jobs in the recession are looking for alternative careers and are using their redundancy pay to fund training courses....

2009-10-06 08:09:00

TOWSON, Md., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Black & Decker (NYSE: BDK) officially announces the launch of its LINEFINDER Orbital Jigsaw with SmartSelect Technology (JS680V) offering more precise jigsaw cuts every time. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091006/PH87471 ) For years jigsaws have included numbered performance settings. The problem is that these numbered settings don't explain how best to set jigsaws for optimal performance depending on your cutting...

2009-10-01 12:57:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Power Lawn & Garden Equipment http://www.reportlinker.com/p0139438/World-Power-Lawn--Garden-Equipment.html Global demand to exceed $18 billion in 2013 Worldwide demand for power lawn and garden equipment is projected to expand nearly three percent annually through 2013 to exceed $18 billion. Despite being presently mired in a recession, the...

2009-09-08 12:02:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Farmers' Almanac, September 18-22 are the best days of the month to cut firewood, dig holes and mow your grass to increase growth.* Do these tasks, on those days and you should get the best results. For those in need of a new chain saw or mower to accomplish the job with the finest results, consumers are invited to take a test drive at one of the thousands of Husqvarna servicing dealers nationwide. Husqvarna, the global leader in...

2009-07-08 17:53:53

A parking brake problem prompted a voluntary recall of Craftsman lawn tractors made for Sears by Husqvarna, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said. About 8,200 tractors were distributed by Husqvarna Consumer Outdoor Products N.A. Inc. of Augusta, Ga., and sold at Sears and Kmart stores nationwide for about $1,200 each between January and April, the commission said. The risk of parking brake failure involves Craftsman lawn tractors made by the Swedish company with model numbers 917...

2009-06-12 12:38:40

An artist in Des Moines, Iowa, who makes sculptures with chainsaws says he is enraged over the theft of eight of his dangerous tools. Chainsaw artist Ken Tynan said he discovered last weekend that eight of his most powerful chainsaws were stolen from his shop, leaving him with angry emotions akin to the comic book character the Incredible Hulk, the Des Moines (Iowa) Register said Friday. I can't carve today. We're losing thousands of dollars, Tynan told the Register in a recent interview....

2009-06-10 11:25:00

Free Chain Saw Safety Video and Safety Tips at LearnStormSafety.com and stihlusa.com VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of recent storms, it's important to minimize the risk of injury during cleanup and repair. STIHL offers free, online resources to help. You can view the company's video on chain saw safety, as well as download the chain saw safety manual, online at www.stihlusa.com/information. Be sure to always read, understand and follow the directions in the...

2009-06-09 14:41:00

Three Must-Have's from Milwaukee (R) for the DIY Dad MILWAUKEE, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- DIY dads hope you'll pass up the tie this year and give them a Father's Day gift that will make them feel truly powerful. This trio of gift ideas from Milwaukee Tool is perfect for the gadget junkie--and will help your family save money, time and energy on home maintenance and renovation. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090609/CG30092) 1. The M12 Cordless Hackzall(TM): A cutting-edge saw...