WINDSOR, QC, Aug. 24, 2017 (Business Wire) -Domtar is proud to inaugurate its second generating unit with a power output of 18 MW at its Windsor (Quebec) Mill.
The start-up of its second generating unit, built for $36 million, will improve the energy efficiency of the mill produced from renewable resources while reducing production costs.Read more
FORT MILL, SC, July 18, 2017 (Business Wire) -Less waste, lower greenhouse gas emissions, fewer workplace injuries. Less of each of these means a more sustainable business and highlights how Domtar Corporation is working smart for the long term.
The company released its 2017 Sustainability Report today, detailing the company's endeavors to take a longer term view of creating and preserving value for our shareholders, customers, employees and communities.Read more
BRANDON, MB , July 6, 2017 (Press Release) -Cando Rail Services has won contracts to offer rail switching services at Domtar pulp and paper mills in Rothschild and Nekoosa, Wisconsin. The new contracts build on a successful relationship Cando has established performing the rail switching at Domtar’s Dryden, Ontario mill.
Cando was selected in part because of its excellent safety and operational record as a switching provider at multiple locations across North America. Cando moves two million tons of pulp, paper and lumber a year in more than 20,000 railcars.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, June 29, 2017 (Press Release) -The U.S. and the States of Minnesota and Wisconsin today announced an $8.2 million settlement with XIK, LLC, Honeywell International, Inc., and Domtar, Inc. to resolve a claim for natural resource damages at the St. Louis River / Interlake / Duluth Tar (SLRIDT) Superfund Site brought under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as the Superfund Law. The SLRIDT Site consists of 255 acres of land and river embayments located primarily in Duluth, Minnesota, and extends into the St.Read more
MONTREAL, March 21, 2017 (Press Release) -Did you know a single tree is capable of absorbing 10 pounds of carbon dioxide each year?
Studies have shown that a mature oak tree can take in 369 gallons of water each day, which is important for oxygen production and the prevention of soil erosion. And just one tree can produce the same cooling effect as 10 air conditioning units running for 20 hours a day.Read more
DRYDEN, ON, March 3, 2017 (TbNewsWatch) -The Dryden Mill's parent company is offering to pay for an independent expert to assess whether mercury is still leeching from the site into the Wabigoon River.
Domtar spokeswoman Bonny Skene issued the statement to media in the aftermath of a report from scientist John Rudd on behalf of Grassy Narrows First Nation that claims mercury levels in the river below the mill site are 130 times higher than normal.Read more
BROCKPORT, PA, Jan. 26, 2017 (Local News) -The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has approved a $1 million state grant for Domtar Paper Company’s installation of a 3-mile pipeline to their facility in Elk County, announced Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).
Scarnati, who was instrumental in securing funding for the project, explained that Domtar Paper Company owns and operates the paper mill in Johnsonburg Borough where the pipeline will be installed.Read more
HARRISBURG, PA, Jan. 25, 2017 (Press Release) -Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Domtar Corporation (Domtar), a company dedicated to the design, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of pulp, paper, and personal care products, will make significant infrastructure and equipment upgrades at its facilities in Johnsonburg, Elk County, and DuBois, Clearfield County – a move that will retain 438 current positions over the next three years.Read more