Archive for February, 2012
Filed under: FORTRESS GLOBAL CELLULOSE
ACQUISITION OF LEBEL-SUR-QUEVILLON PULP MILL(LSQ MILL) ASSETS ANNOUNCED TODAY BY FORTRESS PAPER
by ckeddy on Feb 15th, 2012
January 31, 2012 conference call replay - playback on demand dial in number: 1-855-201-2300 Conference Reference Number: 764917 # Conference Pass code: 98030 # (The Phone number on news release is incorrect) Today, Fortress Paper Ltd. announced that it has, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Fortress Global Cellulose Ltd. ("Fortress Global"), signed an asset purchase agreement (the "APA")with 9109-3294 Quebec Inc., a wholly owned subsi...
Filed under: Specialty Cellulose
World’s First Large-Scale Nanocrystalline Cellulose Plant Launches In Canada
by Trevor J. Murphy on Feb 15th, 2012
Last month CelluForce launched the world’s first large-scale nanocrystalline cellulose (NCC) plant on site at a Domtar pulp and paper mill in Windsor, Quebec. “Today we celebrate a milestone that enables us to be the first in the world on the path to creating a significant market for NCC,” said Jean Moreau, president and CEO of CelluForce, at the plant’s opening in January. “There is an exciting future ahead for NCC and CelluForce." ...
Filed under: Bio-Energy
US Department of Energy Funds Country’s Largest Biomass Project
by Trevor J. Murphy on Feb 8th, 2012
Industry leaders in the US are calling on the federal government to invest more time and money on the biomass industry. Proposed cuts to a farming bill – the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) – are a signal to some that this particular alternative energy sector isn’t receiving the intention it deserves. “Cuts in BCAP could put additional pressure on the bio-energy groups using the biomass to set feedstock prices [per ton] at a ...