Canfor Pulp delays startup of Northwood mill in Prince George, BC, after recovery boiler upgrade; cuts 10,000 tonnes

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Canfor Pulp delays startup of Northwood mill in Prince George, BC, after recovery boiler upgrade; cuts 10,000 tonnes

September 29, 2011 - 10:43

VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 29, 2011 (Market Wire) -Canfor Pulp Products Inc., which owns 49.8% of Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership, today announced that the start-up of one line of its two-line Northwood Pulp Mill in Prince George, British Columbia has been delayed by two weeks to complete the recovery boiler upgrade project.

This delay will result in a reduction of pulp production in the fourth quarter of approximately 10,000 tonnes. Management is focusing on managing the associated project delays and mitigating anticipated project cost overruns.