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  • Boise Cascade Reports Profit for Third Quarter

    Date : October 24, 2013

    Last Monday Boise Cascade Company reported a third quarter profit of $15.9 million, a considerable increase from the second quarter’s $10.4 million but down from $23.5 million in the third quarter of last year.   Despite the fact that the …

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  • LP Building Products Introduces New Products

    Date : October 22, 2013

    The latest development suggests that LP Building Products has launched the new LP SolidStart  LPI 530 I-Joist in West Coast markets. By adding the LPI 530, we’ve provided an LVL-flanged I-Joist solution for the West Coast residential market,” said Kim …

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  • Timber Comes First Again

    Date : October 22, 2013

    In a recent press release, the New Zealand Timber Industry Federation has confirmed that they still consider timber is the best construction material which can cope with the seismic condition prevailing in New Zealand. The claim made by the New …

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  • Park Board Seeks Timber Lawsuit

    Date : October 18, 2013

    Kanawha County park officials are still seemed to be in some kind of dilemma regarding the decision of filing a timber lawsuit against a logger who allegedly stole more than $100,000 in timber from Coonskin Park.   The members of …

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  • Plum Creek Grants $4,000 to Greenville Fire Department

    Date : October 17, 2013

    The recent report published by Plum Creek states that the Plum Creek Foundation granted $4,000 to Greenville Fire Department in order to help fund emergency medical technician (EMT) training for the department’s first responders. According to Gavin Oelschlegel, fire department …

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  • Kuiken lumber yard Visited by Sussex Tech students

    Date : October 15, 2013

    Sussex County Technical High School, along with their Computer Aided Drafting instructor, Thomas Makris has selected sixteen students in order to visit the Kuiken Brothers Lumberyard and Millwork showroom in Succasunna. Incidentally these students have enrolled in CAD and Design …

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  • Wood First Campaign Threatening the other building industries

    Date : October 10, 2013

    The Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers Association recently published an advertisement purposely in order to ridicule the prior movement in the form of the Wood First which has recently grown across Canada. The Wood First as a concept is initially a …

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  • British Safety Council launches Safety Awards

    Date : October 9, 2013

    The British Safety Council has formally launched its 2014 International Safety Awards. The awards are designed to recognise the commitment of the organisation to to good health and safety management during the 2013 calendar year.   Incidentally the year 2014 …

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  • Georgia-Pacific Plans Mill Expansion

    Date : October 8, 2013

    According to the latest reports, Georgia-Pacific will add kilns and other infrastructure upgrades at its Dudley, NC, lumber operations. This expansion is a part of the project which involves $9 million launch of a multi-phase increase in the mill’s lumber …

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  • United Panel Group Declares Insolvency

    Date : October 7, 2013

    The birch plywood and MDF works Zheshart Plywood Mill in Zheshart has declared insolvency. This mill is a part of Russian United Panel Group (UPG) of Moscow and the company has reported to have declared bankruptcy recently.   The court …

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  • Cameroon Implements Tracking Software

    Date : October 5, 2013

    According to a recent EU FLEGT newsletter, the intention of Cameroon to implement its VPA with the EU was reviewed midyear by the Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) and attended by Minister of Forests and Wildlife, Ngole Philip Ngwese and EU …

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  • Lumber Supplier of Glenview Celebrating 85th Anniversary

    Date : October 4, 2013

    Standard Lumber, a Glenview based lumber and building materials supplier has started its operations back in the year 1927. This month around this independent lumber producing company is completing its 85th year of business operation marking a significant milestone for …

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  • John Watson Joinery Celebrating 40th Anniversary

    Date : October 3, 2013

    John Watson Joinery, a member of the British Woodworking Federation and reputed manufacturers of high performance timber products and door sets is set to mark its 40th years in business, this month.   Launched in the year 1973, Hartlepool-based family …

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  • Robotic Fabrication to Brace Timber Construction

    Date : September 30, 2013

    Robotic fabrication with computational design and simulation processes were made possible by the researchers at the University of Stuttgart. This automated designing program is only applicable in the case of lightweight timber construction, with the help of three-dimensional surveying technologies …

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  • National Trust Wins RIBA Client of the Year Award

    Date : September 27, 2013

    Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has awarded National Trust the Client of the Year Award for playing a key role in creating fine architecture.   The award was collected by Simon Jenkins at the prestigious RIBA Stirling event on …

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  • Exciting introduction week for new trainees in Dieffenbacher

    Date : September 27, 2013

    2nd September, 2013 marked the day when 23 young trainees started their professional training in ten different professions and studies, in Dieffenbacher. At the beginning of the introduction week, the entrants were greeted by a member of the family Dieffenbacher, …

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  • PEFC Certifies First Forest in Slovenia

    Date : September 26, 2013

    The Chamber of Agriculture and Forestry of Slovenia (CAFS) has become the first organization in the country to be awarded with a PEFC sustainable forest management certificate. With CAFS the regional representative of forest owners in the area, this new …

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  • Potlatch Releasing Third Quarter Earnings

    Date : September 25, 2013

    Potlatch Corporation (Nasdaq:PCH) will release third quarter 2013 earnings on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, before the market opens. This release will be associated with conference call and webcast hosted by Michael J. Covey, chairman and chief executive officer at 9 …

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  • Temple Lodge in Hammersmith

    Date : September 24, 2013

    Architect Nicolas Pople has completed the £1.4 million renovation and extension project of Temple Lodge in Hammersmith, London.   According to the reports the construction was made from prefabricated cross-laminated timber panels with cork insulation. The Temple Lodge is known …

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  • 22nd European Biomass Conference & Exhibition Calls for Paper

    Date : September 23, 2013

    The latest edition of the European Biomass Conference & Exhibition is calling for abstracts from interested participants. The event will be held in Hamburg, Germany scheduled to be held on 23-26 June 2014.   The 2014 Conference marks the first …

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