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2012-03-27 06:21:35

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Richard Allan today applauded results of an independent review team's study of state forestlands, noting its findings affirm the state's efforts to conserve these resources and ensure their long-term health through sound management. "This continued certification of our state forests is a reaffirmation of the pride we take in managing our state forest system for many...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

Hyde Park Lumber and Design Center, a Full-Service Lumber Store and Creative Idea Center for Homeowners and Builders, Has Expanded Their Decking Products with the Full Line of Trex Decking Products and AZEK Vast Composite Pavers. As Cincinnati´s Premier Lumber Company and Design Center They Continue to Provide Top-Quality Products to Their Customers. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Hyde Park Lumber and Design Center is pleased to announce their newest product line expansion with...

2012-03-14 09:00:00

ATLANTA, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Wood Products and Dairyman's Supply Company have announced they will continue their manufacturer-distributor relationship for engineered wood products (EWP). Under the agreement, Dairyman's will continue to supply 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. Previously,...

2012-03-13 13:24:00

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Craig Blair, President and CEO of Resource Management Service LLC (RMS) has been elected to the independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc.® (SFI®) Board of Directors. "Our company was founded in 1950 by two foresters who shared a vision of the economic and environmental benefits sustainably managed private forests could provide to our nation," Blair said today. "I'm pleased to be able to continue that legacy as a member of...

2012-03-13 07:14:00

SCRANTON, Pa., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AZEK Building Products today announced its distribution partnership with Gaiennie Lumber Company based in Opelousas, LA. Founded in 1937, Gaiennie Lumber is a third generation lumber company serving the region with quality building products and will now offer the full line of AZEK's premium, exterior products to its dealer network in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi and ten counties in Tennessee. "The continuous innovation that AZEK's...

2012-03-12 13:08:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Case for Tall Wood Buildings report released this week validates the use of mass timber products as a viable structural building material option in tall-building construction. Commissioned by the Canadian Wood Council, the report highlights wood products' ability to offer flexible tower construction, meet building codes and be price competitive with other building material options. These attributes, combined with...

2012-03-07 12:48:00

Unconventional Thinking Helps Architects and Engineers 'Find the Forest Through the Trees' VANCOUVER, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Guests at the Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards last night were not only witness to an inspirational evening of innovative wood design, but also the first to hear an announcement made by Michael Giroux, President of the Canadian Wood Council (CWC), regarding the release of the highly-anticipated feasibility study, The Case for Tall Wood Buildings....

2012-03-07 07:00:00

BARTOW, Fla., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunbelt Forest Products, a leading manufacturer of high quality pressure treated lumber and related products, announced the new Sunrise Decking line today. Sunrise Decking is a #1 premium grade Radius Edged 2x6 real wood decking product with limited knots and no wane. Able to span 24" joists, this product will provide builders and homeowners a clean looking decking solution with superior strength and long lasting beauty compared to typical 5/4"...

2012-02-24 14:12:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- California Classics Floors' premium Reserve Collection hardwood flooring is featured in this year's Architectural Digest Greenroom at the 84th Annual Academy Awards. The Greenroom is the exclusive backstage lounge for stars presenting and being honored at the Oscars®. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120224/SF59513) This is the tenth consecutive year that Architectural Digest will produce the Greenroom. The magazine chose...

2012-02-22 11:10:00

The Asian longhorned beetle could put an end to an American staple at the breakfast table ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As winter begins to wane, the maple sugaring season begins in the Northeast and the Midwest. The centuries-old tradition of tapping maple trees for sap to make syrup is threatened by the spread of the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), which kills maple trees and travels on infested firewood. Because these beetles are not native to this...