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2014-07-18 12:22:05

MINNEAPOLIS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To encourage architects and other building professionals to build with wood and support their efforts to earn credit in the US Green Building Council's LEED program, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) developed Mastering FSC-certified Wood in Green Building, which was released today. Developed as a Continuing Education Unit, the course is approved by both the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Green Building...

2014-07-16 08:30:15

Program educates home building pros on the importance of defensive building VISTA, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc. (PINK: ECOB), the manufacturer of Eco Red Shield(TM) treated wood products that uniquely protects against termites, rot, fire and mold, today announced the establishment of the Company's proprietary defensive builder certification programs to educate key constituents within the home builder industry on the importance and feasibility of defensive...

2014-07-14 16:24:59

MONTREAL, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its second quarter financial results on July 31, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. (ET), and to hold a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at 888 789-9572 (pass code 9740024) at least fifteen minutes before its scheduled start time. A simultaneous webcast will also be available using the link provided under "Presentations...

2014-07-02 08:22:54

Statewide Custom Homes Selects Eco Red Shield(TM) Protected Lumber as Framing Lumber of Choice VISTA, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) announced today that Statewide Custom Homes of Margate, New Jersey again selected Eco Red Shield protected lumber as their framing lumber of choice on two new residential construction projects which will begin framing on July 10(th). These two orders represent the 2(nd) and 3(rd) Eco Red Shield homes to be...

2014-07-01 08:32:31

TORONTO, July 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Recently, a once-familiar hardwood decking - more specifically mahogany decking - has returned to Toronto, Muskoka, Aurora, Oakville, Mississauga, and all of Ontario. A green hardwood, Swietenia Macrophylla is plantation grown. Mahogany lumber takes hardwood stain; all Fijian mahogany is excellent outdoor hardwood. Green World Lumber offers a great new option to support eco-friendly building choices that frequently complement nature-minded lifestyle....

2014-07-01 08:32:16

VISTA, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) today announced that Basement Xperts of Dayton, New Jersey have selected Eco Red Shield protected lumber for all framing lumber projects to be utilized in conjunction with over 200 basement projects over the course of the next six months. The first release of materials was purchased late last week and is now going into production at ECOB's Fair Lawn, New Jersey facility in preparation for upcoming...

2014-06-30 23:09:49

The industry was challenged by slowly recovering demand from downstream industries over the past five years; going forward, the industry will benefit from more vigorous growth. For these reasons, industry research firm, IBISWorld, has updated a report on the Sawmills and Wood Production industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Sawmills and Wood Production industry in Canada has experienced challenging demand conditions over the past five...

2014-06-23 08:31:27

MONTREAL, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced the launch of a new research and development joint venture, Performance BioFilaments Inc. Jointly owned with Mercer International Inc., Performance BioFilaments will work to develop commercial applications for cellulose filaments, a new source of sustainable biomaterial made from wood fiber that can improve the strength and durability of many commercial and consumer products...

2014-06-20 23:01:18

The United States Golf Association (USGA) and Chevron have awarded their 2014 STEM Scholarships to 20 high school seniors who will pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines in college. Far Hills, N.J (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The United States Golf Association (USGA) and Chevron have awarded their 2014 STEM Scholarships to 20 high school seniors who will pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines in college. The scholarship recipients are...

2014-06-11 00:20:32

New report reveals how Japan's imports of Chinese wood products fuel illegal logging in Russia's eastern forests TOKYO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Significant quantities of illegal timber products from the forests of Siberia and the Russian Far East are flowing into Japan, according to a new report by the US-based nonprofit Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA). While the United States and European Union have recently enacted new policies that prohibit the import of illegally...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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