Posts Tagged ‘mill’

Community learns hard lessons from IP mill closure

NATCHEZ — Darryl Grennell can remember growing up in Natchez and smelling an odd odor in the air coming from the International Paper mill. What smelled funky to Grennell was a welcomed aroma for others. “I would ask the older people what that odor was and they would say to me, ‘That’s the smell of […] [...]

IP subsidiary fined $3.3M for Pearl River fish kill

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has ordered Temple Inland, a subsidiary of International Paper, to pay $3.3 million and serve two years of probation for polluting the Pearl River in 2011 with illegal discharges from its Bogalusa paper mill that killed thousands of fish. Equipment malfunctioned at the mill, which makes containerboard, allowing an […] [...]

Plywood mill coming, bringing 200-plus jobs

LOUISVILLE — Natron Wood Products will locate a plywood mill in Louisville, creating more than 200 new jobs. Natron Wood Products owner Richard McDougal says the operations will be located in a 265,000-square-foot existing facility and represent a company investment of $10 million. The plant’s plywood overlay panels are used primarily in large vertical and […] [...]

Severstal making large investment in steel mills

by Associated Press Published: February 22,2013

Tags: capital investment, manufacture, manufacturer, manufacturing, mill, steel, steel making, steelmaker

COLUMBUS — Severstal will invest $1.3 billion in its steel and mining operations worldwide with $43 million set aside for its rolled steel mill in Columbus. The company says in a news release that while it will spend most of its investments in 2013 on its Russian operations, $107 million will be invested in the […] [...]

Company pleads guilty to charges from paper mill spill

PEARL RIVER — A company that owned a Bogalusa paper mill has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an August 2011 spill of pulp byproducts into the Pearl River that killed more than 500,000 fish. Austin, Texas-based Temple Inland faces a maximum fine of $200,000 for its guilty plea to violating the Clean Water Act. […] [...]

Supervisor: Would be ‘catastrophic’ if hospital defaulted on payment

NATCHEZ — Natchez Regional Medical Center wants to take Adams County’s taxpayers off the hook as cosigners for its revenue bond. The Natchez Democrat reports the Mississippi Development Bank in 2006 required the hospital to show collateral before it would reissue the revenue bond. Adams County pledged a 5-mill standby tax that would not be […] [...]

Burrows completes acquisition of Innopak Hong Kong

by MBJ Staff Published: January 3,2013

Tags: acquisition, buy, manufacture, manufacturer, manufacturing, merger, mill, packaging, paper, purchase, sale, sell

PICKENS — Burrows Paper Corporation completed the acquisition of the remaining 75 percent equity interest in Innopak Hong Kong Limited (the investment company that owns 100 percent of Innopak Heshan) from Innopak Holdings Limited. Until recently, Burrows was a 25 percent stakeholder in this joint venture packaging company. Innopak Heshan is a converter of specialty […] [...]

Former mill owner charged after massive fish kill

PEARL RIVER — The Justice Department has filed two criminal misdemeanor charges against Temple-Inland, the former owner of a paper mill in Bogalusa, La., for violating federal environmental laws. The charges stem from a five-day spill of pollutants from the company’s paper plant into the Pearl River in August 2011. A bill of information filed […] [...]

MSU chooses new developer for cotton mill project

by Associated Press Published: November 16,2012

Tags: Commercial Real Estate, cotton, developer, development, gin, higher education, mill, public university, real estate

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University has chosen a new contractor to preserve a former cotton mill as part of a commercial development. The College Board voted to sell 1.1 acres near what MSU calls the Cooley Building to developer Mark Castleberry for $460,000. The Starkville structure was built in 1902 as the Stone Cotton Mill […] [...]

River restocking continues following massive fish kill

PEARL RIVER — After a three-hour journey in a truck-mounted fish tank, thousands of young bluegills were released into the West Pearl River in St. Tammany Parish, La., last week. In small batches, state wildlife officials released 200,000 bluegills — raised at a state hatchery in Alexandria, La., — into the river near Interstate 59 […] [...]

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