Wed, 6 Jul 2011: Clean-up technology shows success…

A Lithuanian company, Biocentras, together with academic partners from Latvia and Lithuania developed a technique that has so far cleaned over 22,000 tons of soil without the need for potentially ...

Wed, 20 Apr 2011: New vintage hits the shelves…

On top of them stand dozens of water bottles full of clear liquid. Every few seconds, motorists swerve to the side of the road, jump from their vehicles, throw a few coins down, grab a bottle and ...

Wed, 24 Nov 2010: Unease surrounds Sveza bid…

However, Latvijas Finieris is a company of strategic importance for Latvian forests, and it plays a unique role on the local market and there is no alternative to it, said Stripnieks. He said that...

Wed, 23 Sep 2009: Asset sales get under way…

Forest management company AS Fest-Forest's manager Toomas Kams said that the state chose a risky path by selling small pieces of land, one by one, to individuals because more time is needed to se...

Wed, 30 Jan 2008: From wire reports…

"Most probably, for Latvenergo it would be unreasonable to build such a plant alone… It would be better to build it together by joining companies' interests," Tihane said. He also said Eesti ...

Wed, 16 Jan 2008: LVM chief: Latvia overrun with forests…

Annual growth of new timber amounts to 24 - 25 million cubic meters, far more than the 16.5 million previously thought to grow every year. The average amount of logging, by contrast, does not e...

Wed, 9 May 2007: TALKING TAX: Last moment to purchase your Aston Martin…

So under the current wording, if a vehicle costs 100,000 euros and weighs 4,000 kilos, tax depreciation can be claimed. However, one may argue that a standard four-wheel drive would exceed the a...

Wed, 7 Jun 2006: Taking counsel: Changes in legal regulation of agricultural and forest la…

It was stated that this provision competes with a legal regulation determined by the Law on Land of the Republic of Lithuania and by the Law on Forests of the Republic of Lithuania, according to w...

Wed, 6 Apr 2005: Less timber felled…

Forests take up 2.9 million hectares, or 45 percent, of Latvia's territory. The state manages 1.45 million hectares (49.9 percent) of forests, while the remaining 1.46 million hectares (50.1 perce...

Thu, 9 Dec 1999: Seeing forests for the trees…

According to the current forest legislation, the concept of forest development in Latvia must be confirmed in the Saeima [Latvia's parliament] first."Bojars said there is a correct order in which ...
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