Canadian Biomass Magazine

Newfoundland town could get new biofuel plant

June 27, 2016
By Brandi Cowen

June 27, 2016 – The Town of Botwood has been struggling since AbitibiBowater closed a nearby pulp and paper mill in 2009. Now a verbal deal with unnamed investors could bring a new sawmill and biofuel plant to the Newfoundland town.

According to reports, investors have yet to strike a deal for the 280,000 cubic metres of timber rights the province acquired from AbitibiBowater following the mill closure.

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