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The assets of a business including land, buildings, machinery, and all equipment permanently employed.

Fixed Asset

An asset with a long-term useful life that a company uses to make its products or provide its services. Strictly speaking, a fixed asset is any asset that the company does not expect to sell for at least a year, but the term often refers to assets a company expects to have indefinitely. Common examples of fixed assets are real estate and factories, which a company holds for long periods of time.


large items of capital such as a PRODUCTION LINE or furnace used in production. See MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, CAPITAL STOCK, FIXED ASSET.
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Tree planting on national forest lands totaled 146,887 acres.
His efforts to improve Washingtonians' quality of life by planting 60,000 trees gave the city its famous moniker, "City of Trees.
Jefferies added, "Getting a few extra days of planting by using the Intellicoat technology can advance a farmer's whole planting schedule seven to ten days.
Before you start planting, you'll need to whip your yard into shape.
There is also growing interest in planting longleaf on private timberland for its high-quality wood.
When planting a container-grown plant, wash away the soil from the root ball with a hose and rough up the root ball, if tight, to allow better penetration into the soil.
There's no question that planting trees is one of the most immediate and effective ways to improve the Chesapeake Bay's ecosystem.
Welsh recommends planting all but tropical varieties in October.
Site preparation, nursery maintenance, and planting will be done by Nature Conservancy staff with the help of more than 150 volunteers.
Prepare the ground for planting before you purchase plants.
Butterfly enthusiasts quickly learn that simply planting certain types of flowers to attract butterflies is only part of the picture when gardening with butterflies in mind.
Tree planting is a popular pastime of late, but it's been a tradition at AMERICAN FORESTS since the organization's founding in 1875.