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2012-08-09 10:20:16

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WXYZ-TV revs up with exclusive broadcast coverage of the "Woodward Dream Cruise presented by Chevrolet" on Saturday, August 18(th) from 7-9 p.m. The event is the largest one-day automotive event in the world and draws more than one million visitors to legendary Woodward Avenue each year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/CL13539LOGO ) 7 Action News anchors Stephen Clark, Carolyn Clifford and Diana Lewis will host the program,...

2012-08-01 02:29:46

MONTREAL, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) and Fibrek Inc. (TSX: FBK) announced today the completion of their previously announced second step plan of arrangement transaction (the "arrangement"), whereby Fibrek and RFP Acquisition Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Resolute, have amalgamated resulting in Resolute indirectly owning 100% of the shares of Fibrek Inc. This announcement comes following the approval of the arrangement by...

2012-07-25 10:21:04

Quantifiable goal on water use incorporated into the Better Practices suite of goals WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today released the results of its biennial Sustainability Report, which showed that the U.S. paper, pulp and wood products industry has made significant, measurable progress toward achieving the goals of its Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 sustainability initiative. (Logo:...

2012-07-23 02:26:05

US $ MONTREAL, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) plans to issue its second quarter financial results on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, in a press release to be issued at approximately 8:00 a.m. (ET). The Company will then hold a conference call to discuss those results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at 866 696-5910 (pass code 6266741) at least fifteen minutes before its scheduled start time. A simultaneous webcast...

2012-07-23 02:21:32

VISTA, Calif., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today the Company has been awarded additional production releases, representing in excess of four hundred thousand dollars ($400,000.00) in gross revenues, on ECOB's contract to supply Eco Red Shield(tm) coated lumber, labor and trusses for the next phase of houses at Brookfield Homes "Green Door" project in Ontario California. E Build & Truss, Inc., a wholly owned...

2012-07-18 10:28:08

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Lumber Coalition is disappointed by today's London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) ruling that British Columbia's (BC) timber pricing practices do not circumvent the U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA). By selling large volumes of timber for a lower price than should have been charged under the BC Interior timber pricing system grandfathered in the SLA, BC moved Crown timber prices even further from...

2012-07-16 06:23:02

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Resources Institute (WRI), a global development and environmental think tank, will receive a grant of $35,000 USD to research how forest certification standards can help protect American lakes and rivers, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) announced today. "This grant will help us identify the extent to which SFI-certified forest management can result in effective implementation of best management practices for...

2012-07-02 10:23:41

Make it a pest-free July 4th, urges USDA; be aware of the risks of moving firewood WASHINGTON, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 35 million Americans will travel by automobile for the July 4(th) holiday, according to AAA estimates. Since most will travel more than 50 miles from home, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) cautions travelers, "Don't pack a pest, leave firewood behind." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120702/CL34224LOGO ) "Firewood may...

2012-07-02 02:20:57

VISTA, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today that Eco Red Shield(TM) coatings, manufactured by Eco Building Products, Inc., recently received an evaluation report (ESR# 3255) from ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), providing evidence that Eco Red Shield protection against Wood Ingesting Organisms including Formosan Termites and Wood-Rot Decay now meets building code requirements with the value added protection from Mold and Fire...

2012-06-29 10:21:11

Keep our country's natural heritage safe from invasive insects and diseases this Fourth of July ARLINGTON, Va., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Americans celebrate Independence Day by heading to national and state parks, campgrounds, and forests to enjoy the outdoors. Many will bring along their own firewood for convenience - not realizing that bringing firewood from home poses a serious risk to the nation's forests by potentially spreading tree-killing pests. Many...