Wood pellet facility in Chapais

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Project summary

The project consists in building a facility next to an existing sawmill for conversion of wood waste (sawdust, shavings, bark) into wood pellets. Rentech intends to produce approximately 300 000 tonnes of pellets for export to European markets. The entire supply of 600 000 wet metric tonnes of fibre and bark required for pellet production will be sourced from the Barrette-Chapais sawmill. The pellets will be transported to the Port of Québec by rail and then shipped to European markets.

Details on location

The new facility will situated directly on the mill grounds of Barrette-Chapais ltd., near the town of Chapais.


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