Content about Forest product

September 30, 2011

A new U.S. Forest Service study is urging U.S. builders to prioritize wood as a green building material due to its environmental benefits, low carbon emissions, and verifiable third-party rating system for “green” certification.

A new U.S. Forest Service study is urging U.S. builders to prioritize wood as a green building material due to its environmental benefits, low carbon emissions and verifiable third-party rating system for “green” certification.

The authors of “Science Supporting the Economic and Environmental Benefits of Using Wood and Wood Products in Green Building Construction” reviewed the scientific literature and found that using wood in building products yields fewer greenhouse gases than using other common materials.

April 21, 2011

ProBuild Holdings announced that 59 of its facilities nationwide have received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody Certification. This certification enables these locations to sell FSC-certified materials. 

March 23, 2011

RISI, a leading provider of information about the forest products industry, has announced the appointment of Wade Camp as senior wood products economist. Camp comes to RISI from the Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association, where he held the title of director of economic services. 

Camp's career spans three decades and multiple roles from production to economic modeling, working for companies and associations such as International Paper, Georgia-Pacific and the Southern Forest Products Association. 

November 9, 2008

Dominic Gammiero, a western director, will take on the role of interim president and CEO...

October 1, 2008

The Lumber Association of California and Nevada (LACN) executive director Ken Dunham has been named...

September 14, 2008

The LBM wholesaler will stock FSC-certified glulam, panels and other engineered wood products at one...

June 9, 2008

The company will curtail selected timber harvesting operations on Vancouver Island, the Queen Charlotte Islands...

January 13, 2008

When MeadClark Lumber began setting up a wholesale division for green building materials, the Northern...

September 9, 2007

Boucherville, Quebec-based RONA, the Canadian distributor and retailer of hardware, home renovation and gardening products,...

September 9, 2007

FAIRFAX, CALIF. Every three months or so, Nick Kennedy of Fairfax Lumber & Hardware spends...

August 22, 2007

RONA plans to release a “sustainable development plan” in October....