Posts Tagged ‘Port Hawkesbury’
Filed under: Pulp & Paper
NS Government Kicks In Millions To Re-Open Paper Mill
by Trevor J. Murphy on Aug 22nd, 2012
Nova Scotia’s provincial government announced yesterday it would contribute $124.5 million to re-open an idle paper mill in Port Hawkebury. The NewPage mill closed nearly a year ago in September 2011. The multi-million dollar deal they have offered would help Pacific West Commercial Corp. – the owners of the mill – re-start and reinvigorate the facility and the workforce in the region. “We have indeed done everything we can to keep ...
Filed under: Cogeneration
Nova Scotia Power Plans For Biomass Plant Still A Go
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jan 23rd, 2012
Despite the closure of the NewPage Mill in Port Hawkesbury, NS, Nova Scotia Power (NSP) says it will move forward with plans to build a $200 million 60 megawatt biomass cogeneration plant on site. The plan to build the facility was negotiated prior to the pulp mill’s closure in September 2011. “The initial plan called for Nova Scotia Power to fund the project, which would be built and operated by NewPage,” wrote the Chronicle Herald t...