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2014-09-16 08:25:13

BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the addition of Senior International Timber Economist John Turland, to its wood products and timber economic analysis group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080521/NEW122LOGO Turland comes to RISI from Greenwood Resources Inc., where he most recently held the position of Director of Resource Planning & Analysis. John has over 25 years of experience...

2014-08-28 23:00:21

From September through November, New Energy Works Timberframers will travel across the US, exhibiting at various timber home tradeshows. Farmington, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 New Energy Works Timberframe plans for a busy Autumn as they will be traveling around the country to Log & Timber Home Shows starting in mid-September with a final show in November. The New Energy Works team will invite the shows’ attendees into their exhibit sharing their timber frame design and build...

2014-08-27 08:29:14

ECOB's Augusta Facility Receives Seven Truckloads ­of Lumber from Bridgewell Resources with Seven More Truckloads Scheduled to Arrive Next Week VISTA, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) announced today that the Company's Augusta, Georgia facility has received seven truckloads of dimensional framing lumber and panel products from Bridgewell Resources, with an additional seven truckloads scheduled to arrive next week. This lumber will be...

2014-08-21 08:30:45

Cement Industry takes 'cheap' shot for fear of losing market share OTTAWA, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - It's a fact; wood-frame construction has been the preferential construction option for millions of homeowners throughout North America for decades. From the historical days when settlers relied on the bounty of the land for their shelter and food, to modern-day advances that have seen the wood products industry grow in sophistication, wood has and always will be a safe and affordable...

2014-08-05 23:07:28

The HE53 Halogen Moisture Analyzer provides fast and reliable moisture results, giving companies maximum control over their manufacturing processes and ability to optimize product quality. The HE53 has been designed for simplicity to make it easy for even untrained operators to use. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The HE53 entry level halogen moisture analyzer encompasses METTLER TOLEDO’s tradition for Swiss quality in a no-frills, easy-to-use instrument making moisture analysis accessible to...

2014-08-01 23:07:19

Wagner Meters can now be shipped directly to international customers. Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Wagner Meters’ line of award-winning and field-proven moisture measurement products can now be shipped directly to its international customers’ doorsteps. “We’re really excited to be able to offer direct shipping now to all of our customers,” says Ed Wagner, president of Wagner Meters. “We have customers from all parts of the globe, and now a Wagner Meters moisture...

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...

2014-07-16 08:30:15

Program educates home building pros on the importance of defensive building VISTA, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc. (PINK: ECOB), the manufacturer of Eco Red Shield(TM) treated wood products that uniquely protects against termites, rot, fire and mold, today announced the establishment of the Company's proprietary defensive builder certification programs to educate key constituents within the home builder industry on the importance and feasibility of defensive...

2014-07-14 23:08:54

Wood Moisture Meter Line from Wagner Meters Offers Field-Tested Technology Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The International Woodworking Fair (IWF) in Atlanta, Georgia hosts a variety of products designed to assist woodworkers in finding the best tools, products and companies for their crafts and professions. Wagner Meters will be attending this year with its line of moisture measurement systems and handheld moisture meters. Wagner Meters’ offers moisture measurement solutions...

2014-07-12 23:04:18

Wagner Moisture Meters offers proven accuracy and technology. Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 The Wood Pro Expo (WPE) in Baltimore, Maryland hosts a variety of products designed to assist woodworkers in finding the best tools, products and companies for their crafts and professions. Wagner Meters will be attending this year with its line of moisture measurement systems and handheld moisture meters. Wagner Meters offers moisture measurement solutions with something for every level of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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