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Archive: December 2008

Andrew E. Sturgeon, PLS, joins Sewall as Director of Business Development

(Old Town, Maine--1 December 2008)  James W. Sewall Company announces today that Andrew E. Sturgeon, PLS, has joined the firm’s Engineering, Surveying, and Utilities group as Director of Business Development. Formerly President and CEO of The Ames Corporation, a Bangor-based engineering and architectural firm, Mr. Sturgeon owned and established several businesses in the area, most notably A.E. Sturgeon & Company, one of the largest land surveying and planning firms in...

Research explores link between cancer and the environment

(Report by Keith McKeen for MPBN Radio, Bangor, Maine--15 December 2008) Someday physicians may be able to treat cancer patients by first examining their medical backgrounds and environmental histories.  At least that's the goal of research now under way at the recently established Maine Institute for Human Genetics and Health, headquartered in the city of Brewer.  The Institute's director claims that rural Maine is an ideal location to explore the relationship between cancer...

Navigating forestland transactions. An article by Vice President Bret Vicary, PHD, MAI, in The Consultant

The mass sale of forestlands across the United States by the forest industry has provided the resources to fuel surging interest in forestland as a financial asset. Nowadays, most of the investment-grade forest assets changing hands across the nation are being scarfed up by Timber Investment Management Organizations (TIMOs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). The TIMOs represent mainly institutional investors such as public and private pension funds, endowments, foundations and...

 

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