Results of emission tests from the first quarter of 2011 showed Domtar is not only in compliance with its new air-quality permit, but the mill is also ahead of next year's reductions.
According to emission tests, which were provided by Domtar and submitted to Ministry of Environment (MOE), the mill is discharging 158 milligrams of particulate matter, well below the 200 milligrams allowed under its new permit.Read more
Achieving a 25% Reduction in Purchased PowerRead more
About 7,000 tons of unsorted recyclable material - stored in 5-by-2-by-3-foot cubes - fill an adjoining warehouse.
The mountain of trash will be slowly, steadily pulled onto a brand-new $3 million machine that sorts the junk into neat piles of papers, plastics and metals.
More recyclables will come in, though, and the process will start over again.Read more
Officials from the state Department of Ecology and Inland, which like The Spokesman-Review is owned by Cowles Co., agree that the state will likely issue a draft permit in early June that will put strict limits on chemical pollution connected to the paper-making process.Read more
Several employees at the paper mill 11 miles west of Clatskanie, Ore., heard the 440-foot Susaki Wing blast its fog horn before it smashed into the dock, a barge loaded with paper products and a large metal building at 5:53 p.m. Friday, said Kristi Ward, the mill's public affairs manager.Read more
Potsdam Specialty Paper and Newton Falls Fine Paper are working on projects to generate electric power and capture otherwise wasted heat for buildings at their sites.
The Potsdam mill plans to generate 960 kilowatts with a $13.7 million system.
The Newton Falls plant wants to generate 13,600 kilowatts with their $23.7 million biomass system.Read more
The Yuen Foong Yu PM#1 at Hsin Wu mill in Taiwan was successfully started up on February 14th 2011, after PMT Italia had been selected by YFY as a key partner for the supply of machinery and engineering.
The investment focused on machine efficiency and paper quality improvement to the highest targets, implying the rebuild of the key sections of the paper machine.Read more