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2014-10-28 16:29:10

First-Ever FSC(®)Leadership Award Celebrates Company as a Leader Driving Progress in the Marketplace TICKER SYMBOL(NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) was recognized for its longtime leadership in sustainability, as the company accepted the first-ever annual FSC(®) Leadership Award for the paper sector in a ceremony at the Greenbuild 2014 Conference in New Orleans. The award celebrates Domtar's innovative pursuit...

2014-10-23 08:39:18

ECOB Receives Purchase Orders for Eco Red Shield Coating Services and Trusses for Five Single-Story Residential Projects in Southern California VISTA, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) announced today that the next phase of the Desert Crest project located in Lancaster, California comprised of five single-story homes has been released to the Company for production. Scheduled to begin framing the second week of November, the Desert Crest...

2014-10-21 12:28:21

Day-long Celebration Event Features $100,000 Hole in One Challenge, Instructional Clinics and Demo Events with TaylorMade,Callaway, and Cobra LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off a successful soft launch in new Downtown Summerlin, Golfsmith International - the world's largest specialty golf retailer - officially brings to market its first location in the booming golf community of Las Vegas. The latest addition to the Golfsmith brand boasts a 23,000 square-foot store offering an...

2014-10-10 12:25:35

Competition follows announcement from the White House Rural Council earlier this year to support wood in construction and job growth WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) and the Binational Softwood Lumber Council (BSLC) congratulated the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the formal launch of the U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize Competition. The Competition invites U.S. developers, institutions, organizations and design teams willing to undertake an...

2014-09-24 08:22:49

Tree Canada and SFI® make learning about trees and nature fun with a new visual booklet OTTAWA, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Connecting young Canadians with nature is a challenge in today's world of smartphones, video games, and other hi-tech gadgets. In honour of National Tree Day, Tree Canada and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative(®) Inc. (SFI) are making connecting with nature easier and more appealing with a new visual educational booklet for youth and adults across Canada. "In...

2014-09-23 16:28:36

OTTAWA, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the decision by the Government of Ontario to allow up to six-storey wood frame buildings. The province has announced it will change its building code to increase the allowable height of wood-based buildings from four storeys to six, matching what is already permitted in British Columbia and what is now proposed under changes to the National Building Code. "Technological advances are allowing...

2014-09-17 16:22:20

MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - For consistently showing leadership on behalf of wetlands that support millions of ducks, geese and other wildlife, and partnering with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI), Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has won the SFI President's Award. DUC is demonstrating how to conserve wetlands while constructing resource roads, taking the initiative to promote the benefits of forest certification, encouraging community outreach, and providing valuable...

2014-09-17 12:22:50

MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sustainable forestry is helping improve wildlife habitat for grizzly bears and other species in Montana. The Montana Forest Restoration Committee is cooperating with a variety of groups to restore wildlife habitat in three national forests -- Bitterroot, Helena and Lolo. But bears are just part of the story. The committee guides forest restoration work to address wider ecological, economic and social needs, including community...

2014-09-16 08:33:05

MONTREAL, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI) and Habitat for Humanity Canada are going from being like-minded allies to official partners with the signing of a memorandum of mutual support at the SFI Annual conference in Montreal. "We are excited to have SFI's formal commitment to help Habitat for Humanity. SFI and its network of grassroots implementation committees work at the intersection of healthy forests, sustainable communities and the responsible...

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...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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