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Capital Expenditures: For Some Mills, The Party’s not Over


February 1, 2012
By Pulp & Paper Canada

• West Fraser Mills Ltd. is receiving $2 million from PPGTP for its Quesnel River Pulp mill waste water heat exchanger upgrade project. The work will improve the mill’s energy efficiency through the installation of four heat…

• West Fraser Mills Ltd. is receiving $2 million from PPGTP for its Quesnel River Pulp mill waste water heat exchanger upgrade project. The work will improve the mill’s energy efficiency through the installation of four heat exchangers.

• West Fraser Mills is also receiving $5.1 million from PPGTP to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve the energy efficiency of its Slave Lake Pulp mill, in Slave Lake, Alta.

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• Kruger Wayagamack Inc. in Trois-Rivières is receiving $6.3 million from PPGTP for five projects to improve environmental performance through upgrades to mill processes.

• Kruger, with financial assistance from Quebec’s natural resources ministry, will install a heat exchanger at its Lennoxville, Que., facility. The government assistance totals $92,000.

• Resolute Forest Products announced in October an investment of $4 million in PM11 at the Laurentide newsprint mill. Spokesman Pierre Choquette told the local newspaper the project would improve the quality of the pulp, thereby producing better paper. PM11 accounts for 60% of the production capacity at the mill.


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