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Expansion plans on tap at Harmac pulp mill

About 40 employees of Nanaimo Forest Products' Harmac mill reportedly will be back to work within four months as th...


March 20, 2009
By Pulp & Paper Canada

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About 40 employees of Nanaimo Forest Products’ Harmac mill reportedly will be back to work within four months as the pulp mill plans to begin a second line of operation.

 

According to the Nanaimo Daily News, the mill is also proceeding with its plan to start a chipping operation to reduce its dependence on sawmills for its fibre supply.

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A Nanaimo Forest Products spokesman was also quoted as saying Harmac is in talks with the City of Nanaimo – which is planning ahead for infrastructure projects to meet the demand of new developments in the south end — over joint-use of the mill’s water systems and water licence, as well as its modern effluent-treatment plant.


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