Jean Moreau , President and CEO of CelluForce, was accompanied by the Canadian Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Joe Oliver ; Québec's Minister for Finance, Alain Paquet; John D. Williams, President and CEO of Domtar; and Pierre Lapointe , President and CEO of FPInnovations.Read more
In a 23-page written decision released today (Dec. 28), B.C. Supreme Court Justice Barbara Fisher ruled Univar Canada Ltd. is on the hook for $1,871,408.94 plus interest - the amount the company overcharged Domtar over a six-month period in 2008.Read more
The workers -- mostly general laborers, iron workers and carpenters -- have spent recent months pouring concrete and erecting the 11-story steel frame for a building that ultimately will house the plant's boiler, said Randy DeMeuse, vice president of operations for The Boldt Co., the Appleton-based firm overseeing construction.Read more
The test results, provided by Domtar to the Ministry of Environment, show the mill discharged 175.8 milligrams of particulate matter per cubic metre during a late-August test.
That amount is less than the 200 milligrams allowed under its permit and an improvement on the near-fail from the previous test.Read more
Domtar's Kamloops pulp mill began commissioning the new system in mid-September, starting with a single power boiler and one stack. Eventually the second power boiler will come on line, with particulate emitting from the second stack.Read more
Over the weekend, the pulp mill commissioned a piece of equipment called a precipitator.
Domtar spokeswoman Bonny Skene said the device is the best available technology for cleaning emissions, noting precipitators will be installed on two of the mill's four wood-burning boilers.Read more