Posts Tagged ‘mill’

Settlement reached in federal lawsuit over mill explosion

by Associated Press Published: October 26,2012

Tags: complex, death, explode, explosion, facility, fatality, hurt, injury, manufacture, manufacturer, manufacturing, mill, plant, workplace safety

REDWOOD — A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit brought by a man who was injured in a deadly explosion at an International Paper Co. mill in Mississippi in 2008. Jeb D. Slade settled his lawsuit after a hearing yesterday in U.S. District Court in Natchez. The terms of the deal were not […] [...]

Mill to be shuttered; nearly 80 workers affected

NATCHEZ — A Natchez plant will shut down operations at its plant near the Natchez-Adams County Port. The Natchez Democrat reports Mississippi River Pulp (formerly Mississippi River Corporation) will close down its recycled fiber mill effective Oct. 31. The closure, which company officials said is due to lack of demand, will affect 79 hourly and […] [...]

Timber Products expanding its operations in Corinth

CORINTH — Timber Products Company, manufacturer of various wood products, is expanding operations at its hardwood plywood facility in Corinth by adding a clear ultraviolet plywood finishing process at the plant. The project represents a company investment of $350,000 and will create up to four new jobs and help retain the company’s 50 current employees, […] [...]

Feds investigating mill following Pearl River fish-kill

by Associated Press Published: December 16,2011

Tags: environment, federal government, fish, habitat, lumber, mill, pullutants, sawmills. pollution, timber, trees, wildlife

PEARL RIVER — Temple-Inland Inc. faces a federal criminal investigation over an August spill that killed thousands of fish in the Pearl River south of its Bogalusa, La., paper mill. A Mississippi official said environmental regulators from Mississippi and Louisiana have spoken repeatedly to federal investigators about the August incident, which left 500,000 dead fish […] [...]

Plant facing expensive improvements following fish kill

by Associated Press Published: November 7,2011

Tags: environment, improvements, manufacturing, mill, paper, pollution, state government, trees, wildlife

BOGALUSA, La. — Major, expensive improvements to the Bogalusa paper mill responsible for a massive August fish kill in the Pearl River will begin at the end of the year. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality released a timeline last week detailing when the Temple-Inland mill must begin and complete construction of new infrastructure designed […] [...]

Reed’s Metals gets components new purlins mill

by Associated Press Published: November 1,2011

Tags: construction, manufacturing, metal buildings, mill, purlins, purlins mill

BROOKHAVEN — Reed’s Metals has received the last shipment of equipment for its new purlins mill. Getting the 65,000-pound component for Reed’s Metals’ new purlins mill would be no easy task. A coordinated effort involving four wrecker service trucks’ tow cable systems was needed to get the heavy equipment lowered from the delivery truck to […] [...]

City to recoup abandoned Georgia-Pacific plant

by Associated Press Published: October 10,2011

Tags: agriculture, forestry, forests, manufacturing, mill, municipal government, plant, real estate, sawmill, trees

GLOSTER — Gloster Mayor Billy Johnson says his city will take back the old Georgia-Pacific plywood plant once workers finish cutting up and removing scrap metal. The mill closed in 2002, leaving 300 people without jobs. It reopened in 2005 and closed again in 2009, this time for good. Johnson tells the Enterprise-Journal the town […] [...]

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