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Domain Timber acquires nearly 3,400 acres of timberland

Domain Timber Advisors LLC has acquired nearly 3,400 acres of timberland in Alabama and Georgia. The Alabama tract has 1,360 acres.

Fiddlesticks is catching fire in the fire-starting industry

Built on a foundation of wood waste, Fiddlesticks LLC is gaining renown for its signature fire starters, as well as cooking wood, firewood and lump charcoal.

UA awarded $360M to lead national water effort

A $360 million grant to the University of Alabama, the largest in the university’s history, will make UA a leader in water research that leads to predicting water-related hazards and managing water resources

UA at the forefront of water studies

the U.S. Geological Survey joins forces with the University of Alabama to create a state-of-the-art Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility

Shannon Riley named CEO of Ambipar Response United States

Shannon Riley, who founded Birmingham’s One Stop Environmental in 1999 before selling to Brazil’s Ambipar Response in 2020, has been named CEO of Ambipar’s...

Bonnie Plants, individual gardeners team to fight hunger

Union Springs-based Bonnie Plants has donated $200,000 to ampleharvest.org as it works to combat food insecurity caused by COVID-19. Moreover, the firm that provides starter...

Port plans wetlands creation meeting

Each year, the Alabama State Port Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge some 6 million cubic yards of sediment to keep...

3M joins Water Resilience Coalition

3M announced today that it is joining the Water Resilience Coalition, an industry-led initiative of the United Nations aiming “to preserve the world’s freshwater resources and achieve a net positive water impact.”

Graphite plant announced for Coosa County

State and local officials gathered with officials of Westwater Resources Inc. today to announce plans for a first-of-its-kind graphite processing plant in Coosa County. Gov....

Birmingham’s Southern Research under new leadership

Josh Carpenter, PhD, has been appointed president and CEO and Allen Bolton executive vice president for strategy and finance at Birmingham-based Southern Research. The scientific...

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