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(Canada) A chemical spill Tuesday night at Castlegar's Celgar pulp mill leaked into the Columbia River, prompting the city of Trail to temporarily shut down its water intakes...
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(USA) Fire crews were on the scene of a fire at Franklin Boxboard Corp. about three hours early morning, Nov. 11, before extinguishing a stubborn smoldering fire in the roof of the paper mill...
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(USA) Mohawk Fine Papers is pleased to announce that its employees have once again reached significant safety milestones...
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(USA) Firefighters in Southern Blair County turned out in force early Thursday afternoon to deal with the fire at the Appleton paper plant. The fire was discovered a short time after noon in the pulp mill section of Appleton's Spring Mill paper plant.
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(USA) The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited International Paper Company's Vicksburg Mill in Vicksburg, Miss., for workplace safety violations following an investigation into the May explosion of a recovery boiler...
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(USA) Company officials say there were no injuries after an early morning fire at the Evergreen Packaging paper mill in Canton. The company's statement did not say how far the fire spread or what might have caused it.
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(USA) A fire in a piece of machinery at Narragansett Coated Paper sent three workers to the hospital early Thursday morning for smoke inhalation. According to Pawtucket Police, police and fire personnel were dispatched to the company at 730 York Ave. shortly after midnight...
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(Finland) Paper manufacturer UPM is understood to have restarted a paper machine at one of its Finnish paper mills which was forced to shut down after a fire broke out...
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(USA) A small electrical fire on Wausau Paper’s No. 9 paper machine led to a brief interruption in operation on Friday morning. The fire occurred when one of the machine’s three refiner motors failed and started a fire in the damp pulp fiber...
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(Canada) David Sharrock feels abandoned by his union of 30 years. Sharrock said he suffered a severe injury to his right leg six years ago while working at Harmac as a bleach operator assistant. The bottom part of his leg had to be amputated.
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(Australia) A Victorian paper company has been fined $230,000 over the death of a worker who had been a father for just six weeks. Brett Carroll died instantly when a piece of machinery he was fixing fell on him at Paper Australia Pty Ltd's Maryvale plant in Victoria's Gippsland region.
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(USA) Hydrogen generated by anaerobic bacteria considered as possible fuel for tank explosion...
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(USA) Georgia-Pacific officials say they are cooperating with federal investigators in the wake of a fatal accident at the Savannah River Mill. Ramon Cuya, 39, of Guyton was killed early Friday morning when he was caught in the machinery of the paper making operation.
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(USA) The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has announced that it will conduct a full investigation of the storage tank explosion that killed three workers and injured a fourth at a corrugated cardboard mill in Tomahawk, Wisconsin, on July 29...
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(USA) A storage tank explosion at a northern Wisconsin paper mill killed three workers and injured a fourth, the company that owns the mill said.
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(USA) Five Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation facilities received top honors and a total of 30 were recognized for their outstanding safety achievements at the Pulp & Paper Safety Association's (PPSA) 65th annual Safety and Health Conference...
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(USA) Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation's paper mill in Hodge, LA, has become the first mill in company history to achieve 3 million hours worked without a recordable accident according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards...
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(UK) More than 50 firefighters have been tackling a huge fire at paper mill in Kent. Ten fire engines plus specialist appliances from stations across the county were called to Snodland Paper Mill, in Snodland, at 1730 BST.
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(UK) Pizzas could be contaminated by toxic chemicals found in take-away boxes, according to a new study.
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(USA) International Paper has completed a cleanup of hazardous waste at its paper mill in Franklin. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that the cleanup significantly reduced risks to human health and the environment at the 3,660-acre site...
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