Month: January 2014

Digital Calendar: February 2014

in Marketing

Each month in 2014, we are providing our blog readers with a new computer background featuring photos from Weyerhaeuser photographer Gary Darby. In this month’s image you can almost smell the pine scent filtering through the needles. Check this blog again next month for March’s image. [alert-info] Click here to view and save this month’s […]

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Bear necessities: helping troubled Alberta grizzlies

in Canada, Marketing

When central Alberta’s Foothills Research Institute began its grizzly bear studies in 1998, Weyerhaeuser became a core supporter of the program. As in other parts of North America, bear populations were rapidly declining, and company managers wanted to better understand how forestry practices in the Pembina Timberlands area affected the big carnivores. “Grizzly bears represent […]

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Weyerhaeuser makes the Global 100 Sustainability Index

in News Release

Political and business leaders from across the planet are gathered in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum. On January 22nd, when they weren’t busy shaping global, regional and industry agendas, they listened as the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations were named. Weyerhaeuser, of course, is on the list, along with Duke Energy, Cisco Systems, […]

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TimberStrand® LSL – Engineered Solutions for Multi-Family Projects

in Tech Talk, Trus Joist

The improving economy has led to a rapid increase in housing demand. Both single-family and multi-family (apartments and condominiums) have seen a surge in construction. More and more of the multifamily construction projects are turning to wood frame construction rather than steel or concrete. TimberStrand® LSL products provide solutions for high structural demand areas such […]

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Forestry School, for 6th Graders

in Canada, Marketing, Trus Joist

“Trees are dying and we are running out of oxygen” or so Keith Vion, a Trus Joist® Structural Frame Specialist in Edmonton, was told by the 6th grade daughter of a friend. The young girl was learning about forests as part of her school curriculum and was very distressed about that perceived status of the […]

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