EDMONTON, AB, Nov. 28, 2016 (CNW) -Acting on behalf of a syndicate of buyers under the Sundance C Power Purchase Arrangement (PPA), including Millar Western, Capital Power Corporation (Capital Power) has announced that Capital Power and the Government of Alberta (the Province) have agreed to settle the PPA dispute. Under this settlement, the termination of the PPA will be accepted, thereby ending all of Millar Western's obligations associated with the PPA.Read more
EDMONTON, AB , May 20, 2016 (Press Release) -Kudos to CN Rail on their success in restoring a vital transportation link, less than three weeks after the trestle bridge at Mayerthorpe was destroyed by fire. About 10% of Alberta’s forest products are shipped along the line, along with other goods and commodities. CN crews worked around the clock for 20 days to replace the 1,200-foot wooden trestle bridge, which burned to the ground on April 26.Read more
WHITECOURT, AB, May 18, 2016 (Local News) -Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. has spent more than $42 million on a new facility to convert biological waste from its Whitecourt, Alta. pulp mill into biogas.
The first use of anaerobic digestion technology at a chemi-thermo-mechanical pulp (BCTMP) mill in the Western Hemisphere, the major cleantech project will test the process in the coldest climate yet.Read more