OTAGO, New Zealand, Feb. 8, 2020 (Otago Daily Times) -Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) teams are this morning heading to the Mataura paper mill to assess whether the town remains at risk from an ammonia gas reaction.
Thousands of tonnes of a potentially dangerous chemical — known as ouvea premix — is stored in the former Carter Holt Harvey paper mill, next to the flooded Mataura River.Read more
PORT ALICE, BC , Feb. 4, 2020 (Global News) -Residents in northern Vancouver Island are growing worried about a potential environmental disaster near Port Alice, where heavy rains have damaged a storage tank at a long-closed pulp mill.
Photos of the crumpled roof of the tank at the Neucel pulp mill were posted to social media Thursday by local photographer Douglas Bradshaw.
In an email Saturday, Bradshaw said the site has been sitting as an “environmental time bomb” since the mill shuttered operations and laid off a majority of its employees five years ago.Read more
ABERCROMBIE, NS, Jan. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -Since 1967, a kraft pulp mill has been an economic driver for Pictou County, N.S. Over the decades, hard-working men and women have depended on the mill and put down roots to raise their families and contribute to the region.Read more
HALIFAX, NS, Jan. 13, 2020 (CBC) -Just weeks before the mill is scheduled to shut down, officials with Northern Pulp have informed the Nova Scotia government they plan to continue with the environmental assessment process for a proposed new effluent treatment facility.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -A fire broke out late Friday evening 10 January 2020 at PM5 at Metsä Tissue’s Düren mill in Germany. The fire was caused by a short cut at a cable tray at the bottom floor.
The mill’s personnel extinguished the fire before the fire department arrived at the mill. The fire caused no injuries.
Production at the PM5 has been shut down until further notice.
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ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -In October 2019, Metsä Tissue, part of the Metsä Group, announced that it is curtailing its paper production at Krapkowice mill in Poland by temporarily stopping PM6. It has now been decided to close the paper machine permanently.
The annual production capacity of the PM6 was approximately 20,000 tonnes. Headcount implications resulting from the closure of the paper machine will be negotiated according to local legislation.
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ALTAVILLA VICENTINA, Italy, Nov. 26, 2019 (Press Release) -Burgo Group will stop Avezzano mill production from 20 th December 2019 till the first week of January 2020 for maintenance works, considering the Christmas period, customers’ closures and limited days available for shipment.
Service for all customers will be granted before the production stop.
Our sales organization will provide all operational details.
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