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2014-07-02 08:22:54

Statewide Custom Homes Selects Eco Red Shield(TM) Protected Lumber as Framing Lumber of Choice VISTA, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) announced today that Statewide Custom Homes of Margate, New Jersey again selected Eco Red Shield protected lumber as their framing lumber of choice on two new residential construction projects which will begin framing on July 10(th). These two orders represent the 2(nd) and 3(rd) Eco Red Shield homes to be...

2014-06-30 23:09:49

The industry was challenged by slowly recovering demand from downstream industries over the past five years; going forward, the industry will benefit from more vigorous growth. For these reasons, industry research firm, IBISWorld, has updated a report on the Sawmills and Wood Production industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Sawmills and Wood Production industry in Canada has experienced challenging demand conditions over the past five...

2014-06-11 00:20:32

New report reveals how Japan's imports of Chinese wood products fuel illegal logging in Russia's eastern forests TOKYO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Significant quantities of illegal timber products from the forests of Siberia and the Russian Far East are flowing into Japan, according to a new report by the US-based nonprofit Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA). While the United States and European Union have recently enacted new policies that prohibit the import of illegally...

2014-05-31 23:05:50

Demand is on the rise for reclaimed timber in New Energy Works’ residential and commercial timber frame projects. Farmington, New York (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 New Energy Works has seen a marked increase in the use of reclaimed timbers in both residential and commercial timber frame design during Spring of 2014. Currently in the design and engineering phase are two residential homes which will be crafted from reclaimed Douglas fir. Several commercial projects around upstate New York are...

2014-05-09 23:00:15

The Georgia Forestry Association commends Governor Nathan Deal who recently signed legislation that allows for greater use of wood materials in public school facilities, providing K-12 schools throughout the state with alternative, cost-effective, and sustainable design options. Forsyth, GA (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Governor Nathan Deal recently signed legislation that allows for greater use of wood materials in public school facilities, providing K-12 schools throughout the state with...

2014-03-31 23:32:55

The public is invited to attend New Energy Works Timberframers timber frame raisings for Deerfield Golf & Country Club and the Finger Lakes Museum this Spring. Farmington, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 New Energy Works Timberframers invites the public to join their timber frame raisings in upstate New York in the Spring of 2014. Timber frame post and beam raisings offer a chance to witness the culmination of months of planning, designing, and craftsmanship. “Raising a timber frame is...

2014-03-27 08:27:04

Eco Red Shield(TM) Buildings in Breezy Point, New York and the New Jersey Shore will be Popping Early April VISTA, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (OTCQB: ECOB) is excited to announce that today, the Company has shipped its first order in the South to Cobblestone Mill Woodworks, Inc. located in Ball Ground, Georgia. Cobblestone previously utilized wood treatment services from a Canadian supplier lacking sufficient quality control measures and...

2014-03-26 16:26:33

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Lumber Coalition is disappointed by today's London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) ruling that Canada is not required to continue to apply compensatory adjustments to export taxes under the Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA), notwithstanding that the adjustments previously awarded by the LCIA for Canadian violations of the SLA have not been fully collected. In January 2011, the LCIA found that Quebec and Ontario...

2014-03-18 12:22:34

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Cees de Jager, Executive Director of the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, applauded the Obama Administration's focus on the environmental and jobs benefits of using wood in taller buildings at today's "White House Rural Council Workshop Building with Wood: Jobs and the Environment." Announcements by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and the White House Rural Council to provide $1,000,000 in funding for WoodWorks (www.woodworks.org) and...

2014-03-15 23:00:44

In the five years to 2019, revenue is forecast to rise as the construction sector, particularly the housing market, continues to improve. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Sawmills and Wood Production industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 The Sawmills and Wood Production industry, whose primary product is lumber, relies heavily on sales to the residential and nonresidential construction...


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