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2012-05-07 02:25:17

ORONO, Maine, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Not too long ago, the need to trim school budgets would place sport teams or art programs at risk. Unfortunately today, headlines more often report that teacher jobs are now the victim of drastic cost-cutting measures, often citing rising fossil fuel costs which can destroy even the most responsibly managed school budget. In a groundbreaking, first-of-its kind program, Maine-grown Pelletco, a leader in patented biomass fuel technology, is offering a...

2012-05-03 06:30:13

MINNEAPOLIS, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- John Wood, founder and board co-chair of Room to Read, will speak to more than 650 doctoral students at Walden University's academic residency on May 12, 2012, at the Hilton Americas-Houston. Combining his passion for social change with the discipline required to run a global company, Wood strives to bring the lessons of the corporate world into the nonprofit sector. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110920/MM71012-b ) At age 35, Wood chose...

2012-04-30 02:27:04

Representatives from U.S. Government, Gibson Guitars and Hardwood Manufacturers Association Attend Launch Event SUVA, Fiji, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fijian Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama led the launch of the branding and mandatory compliance protocol process for Fiji Pure Mahogany, which ensures sustainability, legality, and the socially responsible use of this new hardwood brand. Fiji Pure Mahogany will also fill the global need for an exceptional quality of...

2012-04-27 02:22:22

VISTA, Calif., April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today the Company has been awarded an order to supply Eco Red Shield(TM) protected lumber to build a 7,100 sq. ft. custom home in Alpine, Utah. ECOB and Vector Engineers have a long standing business relationship. Roger Alworth the Principle of Vector has written several white papers on why lumber needs protection and now chooses Eco Red Shield protection to build his own custom...

2012-04-26 02:31:17

VISTA, Calif., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today the Company has been awarded an additional production release for ECOB's contract to supply Eco Red Shield(TM) coated lumber and trusses for the next phase of houses at Brookfield Homes "Green Door" project in Ontario California. E Build & Truss, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Eco Building Products, was awarded the framing contract with the inclusion of Eco Red Shield lumber and...

2012-04-23 02:22:01

MARIETTA, Ga., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), and its subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF) today reported that the company has installed state-of-the-art pellet production equipment at its plantation site in Southern China. The company has purchased a 2 ton/hour pellet mill from one of the largest, well-known and reputable pellet mill manufacturers. The pellet mill is expected to be operational and producing Giant...

2012-04-20 14:21:07

MONTREAL, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - AbitibiBowater Inc., doing business as Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: ABH) (TSX: ABH), plans to issue its first quarter financial results on Tuesday, May 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....

2012-04-20 10:22:34

MONTREAL, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: ABH) (TSX: ABH) and National Envelope today announced a unique partnership that will provide customers with an expanded portfolio of solutions, including folio-size sheets using Resolute's innovative, high-yield, sustainable paper. This alliance is an integral part of both companies' continued emphasis on providing customers with industry-leading eco-friendly solutions. Resolute recently launched Align(TM), its...

2012-04-19 02:32:08

LONDON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent launch of the new website, Floorsave [http://www.floorsave.co.uk ] is fast gaining a reputation as suppliers of solid wood flooring [http://www.floorsave.co.uk/Solid-Wood-Flooring ], engineered wood flooring [http://www.floorsave.co.uk/Engineered-Wood-Flooring ] and laminate flooring [http://www.floorsave.co.uk/Laminate-Flooring ] of the very highest quality at prices that, up to now, have been unheard of online or...

2012-04-18 02:29:39

ATLANTA, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Wood Products and Sherwood Lumber Company have announced a new distribution agreement involving GP's full line of engineered wood products (EWP). The two companies have finalized terms that will provide for Sherwood Lumber to supply its dealers with a complete line of Georgia-Pacific engineered wood products, including Wood I Beam(TM) joists, GP Lam® laminated veneer lumber (LVL), FiberStrong® rim board and laminated beams....