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2014-03-19 23:23:41

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Wood Preservative Chemicals markets. Driven by the recovery in the construction sector in developed countries, global market for Wood Preservative Chemicals is projected to reach US$1.7 billion by 2020. San Jose, California (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Wood is a ubiquitous building material that finds use in several indoor and outdoor applications. Wood, especially untreated wood, is however susceptible to...

2014-03-18 12:22:34

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Cees de Jager, Executive Director of the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, applauded the Obama Administration's focus on the environmental and jobs benefits of using wood in taller buildings at today's "White House Rural Council Workshop Building with Wood: Jobs and the Environment." Announcements by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and the White House Rural Council to provide $1,000,000 in funding for WoodWorks (www.woodworks.org) and...

2014-03-04 12:28:03

VANCOUVER, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vancouver's NSDA Architects is the winner of the first Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Award, handed out Monday, March 3(rd) as part of the 10(th) annual Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards. The architectural firm is being recognized for its innovative use of wood certified to the SFI Standard in the new Kordyban Lodge, a Canadian Cancer Society care facility located in Prince George, BC. "It's an honour to receive this...

2014-02-28 23:27:27

Originally slated for demolition, the reclaimed timber frame in Steamboat Landing’s Cove Restaurant is being dismantled and reassembled for a Finger Lakes vineyard by New Energy Works. Farmington, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Situated on the northern shore of Canandaigua Lake, Steamboat Landing’s Cove Restaurant was designed as a timber frame, crafted from reclaimed Douglas fir timbers originally part of the circa 1900’s Welland Canal. New Energy Works Timberframers crafted and...

2014-02-26 12:27:09

SCRANTON, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TimberTech, a world leader in alternative decking and railing, is the first manufacturer to bring the popular hand-scraped look of indoor wood flooring to the outdoors. TimberTech's Earthwood Evolutions' line of capped composite decking now includes the Legacy Collection, with its earthy hardwood looks and rich undulating grains, to evoke the days of hand-hewn wood. The timeless style of the Legacy Collection can take your deck from...

2014-02-19 12:22:57

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Inc. is pleased to announce that over half a million acres of timberland owned by The St. Joe Company have recently been certified to the SFI Standard. The majority of the timberlands are located in Northwest Florida and have become a proof point for responsible forest management certification to the SFI Standard. St. Joe's SFI certification is part of the SFI Forest Partners® Program....

2014-02-18 23:31:49

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) already has an important role for agarwood where it is used to relieve spasms and pain, treat the digestive system, regulate the vital organs (heart, lungs, liver), and to lower and redirect energy levels to support the kidneys. It is also used to treat tightness in the chest, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea and asthma. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 In a new investment programme, Asia Plantation Capital is engaging various academics in Southeast Asia to...

2014-02-18 08:22:43

Eco Red Shield(TM) Protected Lumber Fills Trucks and Railcars Rolling Cross-Country and South into Mexico VISTA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (OTCQB: ECOB) announced today that the Company's manufacturing facilities in Salem, OR and in Colton, CA have opened the new year fulfilling large coating orders for Shelter Products Inc. located in Portland, Oregon. Eco's facility in the Pacific Northwest has loaded railcars of protected lumber for...

2014-02-01 23:02:27

Shane Michaels releases a review of Ted’s Woodworking, a comprehensive collection of more than 16,000 do-it-yourself woodworking plans by Ted McGrath. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 Ted’s Woodworking, an extensive collection of more than 16,000 complete do-it-yourself woodworking plans and projects, has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Ted’s Woodworking guide is great for everyone of all levels of experience with...

2014-01-29 12:28:36

~ New catalog will inspire spring home makeover ideas TOANO, Va., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, is helping consumers look ahead to the spring season by launching its new catalog spotlighting all of the new flooring trends for 2014 -- with a special $100 to $500 savings offer to help people get started on their flooring projects. All of the new flooring choices are on display, with free...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.