A recent grant from Research Nova Scotia will provide about $72,000 to the project.
Sector is supplying pulp for sanitary wipes, paper towels, protective masks and hospital gowns.
Harmac Pacific’s primarily red cedar pulp allows it to be mixed with synthetics to make end products like masks and gowns.
Cites political friction, economic instability and the coronavirus outbreak as reasons for walking away from the project.
Frustration voiced over what is seen to be a lack of direction following the loss of one of the industry’s major players.
$27 million for a plant and $11 million to modernize equipment to produce high-grade SCA+ supercalendered paper.
Expected purchase price is US$93 million with the transaction closing Jan. 3, 2020.
How communities can become divided as the interests of heavy industry are pitted against the natural environment.
Has a 270,000-megatonnes per annum capacity of high-yield hardwood pulp.
No details from the province for three months, Friends of the Northumberland Strait are frustrated.
Tied to whether emission and effluent discharge targets are reached by the new system.
Pulp mill plans to dump effluent daily into Northumberland Strait, they fear impact on lobsters, other seafood businesses.
Company’s plan and spotty environmental record is creating tension in Pictou.
Two incidents involving discharge coming from the mill that was found to be harmful to fish.
Critics of the paper tariffs say it’s US newspapers that will ultimately be harmed.