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Pulp production at Fibre Excellence's
Tarascon mill still down after fire


Source: Fibre Excellence
12 Aug 2016 − 

Pulp production at Fibre Excellence's pulp mill in Tarascon in southern France has been down since last Friday when a fire broke out and destroyed 20,000 tpy of wood.

Pulp production at Fibre Excellence's Tarascon mill in southern France has not yet restarted. Several local newspapers say that the mill has been standing still since last Friday, 5 August, when a major fire broke out in the mill's wood yard. Fibre Excellence said today that the recommissioning of the machines was currently underway.

According to local media, the fire destroyed 20,000 t of wood in the wood yard. The production lines reportedly did not suffer any major damages.

Fibre Excellence produces softwood pulp at Tarascon with an annual capacity of 250,000 t. The site employs 270 people.

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