Posts Tagged ‘hardwood pulp’
Filed under: Chadwick Wasilenkoff, Thurso Pulp Mill
The Ottawa Citizen: “Sniffing Out Hidden Value”
by Trevor J. Murphy on Aug 18th, 2010
For contrarian Chad Wasilenkoff, a nose for overlooked potential led him to a pulp mill in Thurso. Bert Hill reports for The Ottawa Citizen. OTTAWA — From golf courses to art auctions and old mill towns, value can hide in unexpected places. Just ask Chad Wasilenkoff, the 38-year-old chief executive officer of Fortress Paper Ltd. When he was a child in Calgary he built a savings account fishing golf balls out of ponds and buying and sel...
Filed under: Specialty Cellulose Production
What Are Digesters?
by Trevor J. Murphy on Aug 4th, 2010
At the beginning of the month, Fortress Paper Ltd. announced the purchase of equipment that would be necessary to begin the conversion of the Thurso hardwood pulp mill into a dissolving pulp specialist. Acquired from Finnish company Stora Enso Oyi Cellulose Inc., three digesters (as well as several other pieces of specialized processing equipment) began their journey from Finland to Thurso, Quebec this week. So what are digesters and why ar...