Tuesday, November 17, 2009

AbitibiBowater decides NOT to curtian Equipment

AbitibiBowater will delay curtailment of newsprint and uncoated mechanical paper production in three facilities, adding 60,000TPA through year-end. Management reported on improved demand.
-Clermont, QC, the 125,000TPA newsprint PM #4 will operate through December, instead of being idled Oct. 31st.
-Fort Frances, ON, the 70,000TPA uncoated mechanical (SC-B paper)PM #6 will run an added 4-6 weeks.
-Liverpool, NS, the 250,000TPA Bowater Mersey newsprint mill will run at full capacity through 2009, instead of at 50% capacity.

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