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2012-12-14 05:00:19

AViiQ delivers well-designed protection to the Apple® iPhone 5 with the new release of the Thin Series line of wood iPhone 5 Cases now with real wood veneer options. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 AViiQ, an award-winning brand of fashion, technology and lifestyle accessories has released a new offering of wood iPhone 5 cases. With three years of developing trend-setting design and innovation to the gadget accessory industry, AViiQ applies its design mastery to Apple® iPhone...

2012-12-10 16:24:37

Partnership approach will provide market with more socially, environmentally and economically sustainable paper options TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) ASHDOWN, AR, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced the culmination of a precedent-setting two-year partnership process that saw 55 landowners in the Texarkana area achieve Forest Stewardship Council(TM) (FSC(®)) group certification.  With the Ashdown Mill's strong...

2012-12-07 12:22:40

Sound judgment and project specifications - not political agendas - should determine the building materials used in Canadian construction TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's National Building Code encourages the use of different materials to optimize building performance, and cities like Halifax should do the same, say several Canadian builders and engineers. Their statements follow a report released recently by the City of Halifax recommending the use of wood as a first choice...

2012-12-06 12:29:39

SPARTANSBURG, Pa., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiger Group's Remarketing Services division is auctioning a wide array of hardwood-flooring inventory from the wind-down of American Made Flooring, a division of Clear Lake Lumber. The online sale at www.SoldTiger.com includes 290,000 square feet of top-quality, branded hardwood flooring products, as well as the division's customer list, equipment and display racks. Bidding is now underway and will close in rapid succession, live...

2012-12-03 16:21:56

Paper encourages customers to question FSC's claims before spending more for FSC-certified products WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As organizations like the Federal Trade Commission issue revised guides to help ensure marketers make accurate claims about their products' environmental benefits, the American Consumer Institute (ACI) Center for Citizen Research today issued a new report that compares competing forest certification systems. The report examines the...

2012-12-03 08:21:54

VISTA, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today that Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, an Eco Building Products affiliate, located in Greenwich, Connecticut, has filled the pipeline and continues to ship house packages of Eco Red Shield(TM) coated lumber. The momentum in the Tri State market continues as Interstate + Lakeland Lumber completes shipment of a 7,000 sq. ft. custom home to one of Fairfield County's finest home builders, Bradford...

2012-11-22 16:21:37

C $ MONTREAL, Nov. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced plans to build an industrial wood pellet plant that will convert a currently underutilized residual material into a reliable source of renewable energy. Construction of the plant is expected to begin shortly and is scheduled for completion in 2014. The Company has signed a ten-year agreement to supply Ontario Power Generation with 45,000 metric tons of pellets annually. The...

2012-11-16 12:27:01

-- Resolute already world's largest manager of FSC-certified forests MONTREAL, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has certified an additional 3.5 million hectares (8.6 million acres) of Company-managed forestlands in Quebec to Forest Stewardship Council(®) (FSC) standards. These new certifications raise the total area of Resolute tenures that are FSC-certified in North America to 15.8 million hectares (39 million...

2012-11-15 08:24:31

Winners demonstrate forest protection and jobs go hand-in-hand SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) announced winners of the 8(th) Annual Design & Build with FSC Awards last night at a special reception connected to Greenbuild 2012, demonstrating that what's good for forests also benefits people and jobs. The winners include a "Living Building" that is the first heavy timber commercial building in Seattle since the 1920s, a...

2012-11-13 20:21:42

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) today introduced the RAZR Fit Xtreme(TM) Driver, the longest fully adjustable driver the Company has ever measured. Available to golfers on January 18, 2013, the RAZR Fit Xtreme Driver debuts new technologies to advance overall performance and promote distance gains over its predecessor, the award-winning, Tour-proven RAZR Fit® Driver. Headlining the RAZR Fit Xtreme Driver is a powerful new...