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pellet plant contracts to help thunder bay and atikokan

May 05, 2015 Part of an over $90 million investment in northern Ontario, Resolute’s new wood pellet plant has created 8 new jobs, for a total of 217 jobs including the adjacent Thunder Bay sawmill. Wood pellets are a clean, renewable energy source, and together with other biofuel opportunities, a natural diversification target for Resolute.

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pellet plant contracts to help thunder bay and atikokan

pellet plant contracts to help thunder bay and atikokan

Apr 15, 2020 Pellet plant, contracts to help Thunder Bay and . 2012-11-23 Pellet plant, contracts to help Thunder Bay and Atikokan Resolute Forest Products will build a plant in the Thunder Bay area to make industrial wood pellets. Social Sharing

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OPG announces biomass fuel suppliers for Atikokan project

OPG announces biomass fuel suppliers for Atikokan project

Nov 23, 2012 Atikokan Renewable Fuels has been awarded a contract for the supply of 45,000 tonnes of biomass wood pellets, while Resolute Forest Products Canada will supply the same amount from a wood pellets plant they plan to build adjacent to their Thunder Bay sawmill.

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Rentech converts pellets into provincial cash Northern

Rentech converts pellets into provincial cash Northern

Mar 20, 2015 Wood pellet manufacturer Rentech received $4 million from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund to help finish plant rebuilds in Wawa and Atikokan. Rentech’s plants use Crown fibre to feed the province’s Atikokan Generating Station with other plans to export product to Europe. A news release from Thunder Bay-Atikokan MPP Bill Mauro said the ...

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PWU urges OPG to reconsider decision to close Thunder Bay

PWU urges OPG to reconsider decision to close Thunder Bay

Oct 17, 2018 The Atikokan station’s contract currently expires in 2024. The PWU said waste heat generated at both facilities could be used in adjacent greenhouse complexes to supply local produce year-round, or to help make wood pellets or heat buildings.

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Sneak Peek Inside the Atikokan Biomass Plant Conversion

Sneak Peek Inside the Atikokan Biomass Plant Conversion

Sep 12, 2013 In 2007 a government-funded $4 million Biomass Research Center was established at Atikokan following several workshops around the province (Nanticoke, Lambton, and Thunder Bay generating stations ...

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Union criticizes closing of OPG Thunder Bay station

Union criticizes closing of OPG Thunder Bay station

About 230 jobs are supported in local communities: 124 in electricity production; 50 wood pellet manufacturing: and in forestry, transportation and R&D. Taxes paid to local communities for Atikokan GS approximate $2M dollars a year and about $4M a year for Thunder Bay GS. With a contract that expires in 2024, Atikokan Generating Station is ...

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Presentation Cenbio september 2015 Rune Brusletto

Presentation Cenbio september 2015 Rune Brusletto

–converted two coal plants to 100% biomass Source: Ontario Power Generation Atikokan GS Thunder Bay GS Unit 3 205 MWe –White Pellets Project duration - 18 months (9 month outage) Conversion Capex - Major - $ 170 M (€600/KW) - New fuel receiving, storage silos - New burners and modification of mills Supplier –peaking plant

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Coolest Projects at Resolute's Thunder Bay Operations

Coolest Projects at Resolute's Thunder Bay Operations

Jun 05, 2014 3 – thunder bay sawmill pellet plant Construction of our new wood pellet plant, a $10 million dollar investment, is well underway. The plant will convert sawdust – a residual material from lumber manufacturing – into wood pellets, a reliable source of renewable energy.

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Ontario Spent 170 million to Convert a Coal Power Plant to

Ontario Spent 170 million to Convert a Coal Power Plant to

Apr 04, 2016 Thunder Bay is located in a larger centre (I think 100,000+ people) and plans had periodically popped up, since 2002, to convert it to natural gas. That plan was abandoned when they found a fuel that could run with minimal refitting of the plant (I recollect about $6 million).

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Our Communities gt Northwestern Ontario OPG

Our Communities gt Northwestern Ontario OPG

We are proud of our many community partnerships in Northwestern Ontario, which include the Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life, the Atikokan High School Voyageur Robotics Team, the City of Thunder Bay Events Program, the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority's Annual Children's Water Festival, and Lieutenant Governor of Ontario's Indigenous ...

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Fledgling wood pellet maker preps for European exports

Fledgling wood pellet maker preps for European exports

Sep 29, 2014 Like Rentech’s deal with Drax, the company has a 10-year supply contract with OPG to provide fuel. However, the amount is only 45,000 tonnes a year, just under half of the Atikokan plant’s potential 100,000-tonne output. Resolute Forest Products is the other pellet supplier.

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Pellet Plant Contracts To Help Thunder Bay And Atikokan

Pellet Plant Contracts To Help Thunder Bay And Atikokan

Pellet Plant Contracts To Help Thunder Bay And Atikokan . 2020-5-18THUNDER BAY Resolute Forest Products Inc. NYSE RFP TSX RFP and six First Nations Chiefs today held an official signing of a Memorandum of Agreement MOA that sets out a framework for negotiating business agreements related to the companys sawmill investments in Northwestern Ontario.

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Resolute enters pellet market with plant in Thunder Bay

Resolute enters pellet market with plant in Thunder Bay

Nov 26, 2012 Resolute Forest Products has secured a contract to supply wood pellets to an Ontario electrical generating station, and will build an industrial wood COVID-19 UPDATES: Kruger’s mobile vaccine bus administers over 2,500 vaccines - June 21, 2021

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Biomass generating station closure shortsighted union

Biomass generating station closure shortsighted union

Oct 22, 2018 Taxes paid to local communities for Atikokan Generating Station approximate $2 million a year and about $4 million a year for the Thunder Bay Generating Station. With a contract that expires in 2024, Atikokan Generating Station is North America’s largest generating station to be converted from coal to 100 per cent carbon-neutral white pellet ...

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Logging amp Sawmilling Journal August September 2015

Logging amp Sawmilling Journal August September 2015

Resolute Forest Products recently completed construction of a $9 million wood pellet plant in Thunder Bay to supply Ontario Power Generation’s power plant in Atikokan with wood pellets as a fuel substitute. By Tony Kryzanowski. Two Andritz 400 horsepower pelletizers are the backbone of Resolute’s wood pellet plant in Thunder Bay.

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Ontario Investing $4 Million in Bio Mass NetNewsLedger

Ontario Investing $4 Million in Bio Mass NetNewsLedger

Mar 21, 2015 Back Row: [L-R] Rentech Canada Director of Finance, Lonny Maunu; and Rentech Canada Managing Director, Steve Roberts ATIKOKAN – “The conversion of the two coal plants in Thunder Bay-Atikokan has led directly to the creation of the need for biomass pellets.

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David Latta Pellet Plant General Supervisor Resolute

David Latta Pellet Plant General Supervisor Resolute

Pellet Plant General Supervisor. Resolute Forest Products. Nov 2017 - Present3 years 9 months. Thunder Bay, Ontario CANADA. Manage Pellet Plant Operations with a goal to maximize targets, quality and financial performance (monitoring cost reduction) Co-ordinate all aspects of managing safe production, maintenance and external Pellet Product ...

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