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Minas Basin Gets $20.7M


April 24, 2008
By Pulp & Paper Canada

A $20.7 million investment by the Provincial Government will allow Nova Scotia’s Minas Basin Pulp and Power underta…

A $20.7 million investment by the Provincial Government will allow Nova Scotia’s Minas Basin Pulp and Power undertake two new projects.

According to the Hants Journal, Minas Basin will use the capital to turn wood waste into electricity and plastics into diesel fuel, while securing 180 positions. Further, Minas Basin will pour an additional $27 million into the projects, which it anticipates will create a further 20 jobs.

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The news comes on the heels of an announcement that confirmed Minas Basin had been chosen to build the host facility for Nova Scotia’s tidal energy project, The Hants Journal confirmed.

Minas Basin president and CEO Scott Travers described himself as proud and honoured that the government of Nova Scotia recognizes our commitment to our workforce, our community, our province and our environment, the Hants Journal reported.


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