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2008-07-21 15:00:56

BOSTON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today predicted that China's log imports will decline by 13 million cubic meters between 2007 and 2012, but the country's total wood fiber deficit (including logs, woodchips and the roundwood equivalent of its wood product and pulp imports) will increase by 22 million cubic meters, a 26% increase during that same timeframe.

2008-07-21 08:45:08

PLANTATION, Fla., July 21, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Goodwin Biotechnology Inc. (GBI) today announced that the melanin-binding IgM antibody manufactured by the company was used in a successful Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of melanoma.

2008-07-20 06:00:24

By David A. Schwartz, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 20--Marilyn and Wain Barber are serious about conservation. The Plantation Isles couple empties pets' water bowls into a bucket and uses a 5-gallon pail in the shower to collect water until the shower gets warm.

2008-07-07 00:00:18

By Ooi Tee Ching BIG plantation companies are starting to plant rubber trees on hilly land as rubber prices hit records, Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Peter Chin said.

2008-07-07 00:00:10

By Chai Mei Ling PAPER is a necessary evil. But one pulp and paper firm challenges this impression by giving back just as much, if not more, to the environment and society. CHAI MEI LING went to visit its paper mill in Kerinchi, Indonesia a sceptic, but came back liking what she saw.

2008-06-18 12:00:00

In trying to boost the participation of Wal-Mart and other large companies such as Procter & Gamble (PG), they fear the whole idea of helping small farmers is getting warped.

2007-10-10 18:00:22

Cathay Forest Products Corp. ("Cathay", or the "Company")(TSX VENTURE: CFZ) today issued an overview of its forestry assets and growth strategy.

2007-07-15 21:08:02

By Jaswinder Kaur KINABATANGAN: Stop planting oil palm trees on river banks or risk getting your licence revoked by the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities.

2007-04-03 01:20:12

By Michael M. DeWit Jr. EARLY BRANCH, S.C. - When Dewey Wise purchased 1,400 acres in 2004, he had one thing in mind - to create a wildlife habitat.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]