Posts Tagged ‘paper’
Filed under: Dissolving Pulp
Growing Tech Sector Spurs Creativity In Pulp & Paper
by Trevor J. Murphy on Apr 28th, 2011
Over the past decade, the pulp and paper industry has experienced first hand the ramifications of a growing cultural shift that sees consumers using technology in lieu of paper. Whether it’s reading an e-book on your iPad, checking out the latest edition of your favorite magazine on the Internet, or sending a message via social media outlets or e-mail instead of an old fashioned letter, the tech sector has single handedly caused a once lucra...
Filed under: Cogeneration
What is Biomass?
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jun 22nd, 2010
With a $62 million plan to build a cogeneration plant on site at the Thurso mill, Fortress Paper will be able to produce nearly 25 megawatts of power both for the mill and the Quebec power grid by the end of 2012. While cogeneration plants are dependent on recycling byproducts from the manufacturing process – in Thurso’s case, steam from the pulping process – to produce energy, they also require additional “fuel” from biomass to maxi...