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2009-11-12 07:00:00

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NewPage Corporation, North America's largest coated paper producer, announced today the release of a new On Paper podcast featuring Project POTICO.

2009-11-12 04:11:00

TORONTO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest") (TSX:TRE) today announced its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009. All amounts in this release are expressed in U.S.

2009-10-01 09:00:00


2009-09-15 11:31:04

Vegetation in an area may determine its usable water supply, ecologists find.

2009-09-13 07:47:15

Spain is one of the leading European countries, along with Sweden, in terms of wood production for paper paste, but this uses large amounts of energy.

2009-09-02 06:35:00

MADRID, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The atmosphere of racism surrounding Haitian sugar cane cutters in the Dominican Republic and the ongoing affronts of child labor, human trafficking, statelessness, and extreme poverty are nothing new to Catholic priest and human rights champion Fr.

2009-07-14 14:02:00

BEDFORD, Mass., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the publication of the South American Tree Farm Update: Opportunities for Investment in Forest Industry and Biomass Energy Plantations.

2009-07-06 08:12:00

TORONTO, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX: TRE), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, announced today that it has received notices from Mandra Forestry Finance Limited ("Mandra") purporting to terminate the Operating Management Agreement and Master Sales Agreement, each dated May 11, 2005, between Mandra and a subsidiary of Sino-Forest.

2009-06-11 06:55:00

TORONTO, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX: TRE), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sino-Panel (China) Investments Limited ("Sino-Panel"), has entered into a Master Agreement for the Purchase of Pine and Chinese Fir Plantation Forests (the "Jiangxi Master Agreement") with Jiangxi Zhonggan Industrial Development Company Limited ("Jiangxi Zhonggan"), which will act as the authorized agent for...

2009-04-02 06:39:00

TORONTO, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest") (TSX:TRE), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, released today its yearly forest valuation report conducted by Poyry Forest Industry Consulting Ltd ("Poyry"), an international forestry consulting firm.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.