Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Bowater Continues Selling; 17,600 Acres Remain for Sale.

Bowater announced earnings today. The following paragraph is from their earnings statement. Looks like they are pretty well "wound down". --Brian

"During the third quarter of 2007, Bowater sold approximately 11,400 acres of timberlands primarily located in Tennessee, and during the first three quarters of 2007, Bowater sold approximately 119,200 acres of timberlands primarily located in Tennessee and Canada. One of Bowater's consolidated subsidiaries, which is owned 49% by a minority interest, sold approximately 25,000 acres of the 119,200 acres and recorded a pre-tax gain on the sale of land of $22.8 million during the first three quarters of 2007. During the third quarter of 2006, Bowater sold approximately 23,000 acres of timberlands, and during the first three quarters of 2006, Bowater sold approximately 519,000 acres of timberlands, its Degelis sawmill and its Baker Brook sawmill. As of September 30, 2007, Bowater has approximately 17,600 acres of timberlands classified as held for sale."

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  1. Is it possible to know where those remaining lands are?

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