PE stops Powell River mill in April due to soft demand, fiber shortage
TORONTO, ON, April 19, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Paper Excellence (PE) Canada announced a shutdown for two weeks of its two paper machines at the Powell River mill in British Columbia.
According to a local media report, Paper Excellence's VP of environment, health, safety and communications Graham Kissack said that both the mill's paper machines Nos. 10 and 11 will stop from Apr. 19 to May 2.
The company will continue to operate the boiler and energy island, and will continue to supply power to the electricity grid in BC during the curtailment, the local media report said.
"The curtailment itself ...