Eurocan (closed)

• Description
• Processes and products
• Permits
• Pollution and Treatment information


Location: Kitimat

Owner: West Fraser Mills Ltd.

Year built: 1970

Year closed: 2010

Number of Employees: 545

Processes And Products:

Process: Kraft, Chemi-Thermo-Mechanical (CTMP)

Products: unbleached linerboard and sackkraft

Final Products: Boxboard, coated paper, uncoated paper, tissue, towelling

Bleaching Process: Kraft, Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF)

Fuel Used: Wood residues, natural gas, paper products, oil spill cleanup material


Air: PA-03083

Landfill: PR-01650

Effluent: PE-00292

Pollution And Treatment Information:

Effluent Treatment: Fibre and chemical recovery, alternate settling basins, aeration lagoon, foam control,

Effluent Discharge:75,000 cubic m/day (permit level)

Sludge Disposal: landfill, sludge burning trial expired june, 2006

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