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January 25, 2012

Trade officials from the United States and Canada have extended their Softwood Lumber Agreement for two more years. The 2006 agreement was signed with no changes on Jan. 24 by U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Canadian Minister for International Trade Ed Fast. The extension will be in effect through Oct. 15, 2015.

December 13, 2011

ASTM International, one of the world’s largest international standards development agencies, has proposed a new standard that will provide a comprehensive way to evaluate building materials used in basements and other below-base flood elevation construction.

October 6, 2011

As part of Chicago's city-wide schedule adjustments to accommodate the G8 and NATO summits in May 2012, the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) has moved up its annual trade show and conference to April 24 to 26 at McCormick Place.

January 13, 2008

The subsidy plan is part of a $1 billion (CAD) government proposal, which will be...

October 15, 2007

Retail giant Wal-Mart has applied to open stores in Malaysia....

September 9, 2007

It might have been too much to expect that the United States and Canada would...

June 24, 2007

RISI, a leading source of economic intelligence on the forest products industry, will present at...