Posts Tagged ‘Prince Albert’
Filed under: Dissolving Pulp
Prince Albert Pulp Mill Will Generate Power By May
by Trevor J. Murphy on Apr 12th, 2012
A soon-to-be re-opened pulp mill in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan is on track to start generating power from their cogeneration facility by the end of May. “May 15 we’ll fire up and do a lot of check outs and by May 27th we’ll synchronize with the Saskatchewan power grid,” said Dave Patterson, the mill’s general manager. The plant is expected to be producing and selling 10 megawatts of power to the province’s grid once everything ...
Filed under: Dissolving Pulp, Specialty Cellulose Production
Canadian Mills Find New Life In Dissolving Pulp
by Trevor J. Murphy on Apr 6th, 2011
Once one of Canada’s leading industries, the pulp and paper sector has been feeling the brunt of changing worldviews and fluctuating consumer attitudes for the past several years. With the technology sector growing, demand for paper-oriented communication mainstays such as newsprint, telephone directories, copying paper, books, magazine and glossy print have gravely diminished. The result has been an unprecedented closure of pulp and paper mi...