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Port Alberni

Located at the head of picturesque Alberni Inlet on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Catalyst tiskwat Mill is the single largest employer in the community. Commissioned in 1946, Catalyst tiskwat Mill was the first British Columbia mill to integrate residuals from sawmills. Committed to environmental sustainability, 95% of Port Alberni’s energy comes from renewable sources with an 88% reduction in greenhouse gases since 1990. The Paper Excellence Catalyst tiskwat Mill is a leading producer of telephone directory, lightweight coated, and specialty papers for publishers, commercial printers and converters throughout North America, South America and Asia.

FACTS & FIGURES

  • West coast’s largest coated paper machine
  • State of the art mechanical pulping, utility island and waste water treatment
  • Directory and coated papers: 336,000 tonnes per year
  • Coastal BC fibre supply dominated by sawmill residual chips and pulp logs
  • 310 full time employees
  • 800 indirect jobs in British Columbia
  • $500 million in economic contribution
  • Local property taxation of $4.4 million annually
  • ISO 14001 environmental management system certified
  • 93% of the mill’s energy comes from renewable sources with 88% reduction in greenhouse gases since 1990
  • 10% of their power use is self-generated green electricity
  • 100% of their wood fibre is low risk using the FSC risk assessment process
  • Certified to SFI Fibre Sourcing, FSC®PEFC™ and SFI® Chain of Custody standards
  • Robust health and safety program to help protect employees
  • Participates in multi-stakeholder development of Somass Basin Water Management Plan
  • Donates annually to local programs and organizations, including the United Way
  • First Nations and community at large scholarship program for post-graduation students

FACTS & FIGURES

  • West coast’s largest coated paper machine
  • State of the art mechanical pulping, utility island and waste water treatment
  • Directory and coated papers: 336,000 tonnes per year
  • Coastal BC fibre supply dominated by sawmill residual chips and pulp logs
  • 310 full time employees
  • 800 indirect jobs in British Columbia
  • $500 million in economic contribution
  • Local property taxation of $4.4 million annually
  • ISO 14001 environmental management system certified
  • 93% of the mill’s energy comes from renewable sources with 88% reduction in greenhouse gases since 1990
  • 10% of their power use is self-generated green electricity
  • 100% of their wood fibre is low risk using the FSC risk assessment process
  • Certified to SFI Fibre Sourcing, FSC®PEFC™ and SFI® Chain of Custody standards
  • Robust health and safety program to help protect employees
  • Participates in multi-stakeholder development of Somass Basin Water Management Plan
  • Donates annually to local programs and organizations, including the United Way
  • First Nations and community at large scholarship program for post-graduation students

PERMITS

 Below are links to the major regulatory permits relating to discharges to the environment at Port Alberni Mill. 

ONLINE SAFETY TRAINING

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