Bidding process for Fort Frances mill gets nasty

The control of local wood supply is at the heart of a fight between the Town of Fort Frances and Resolute Forest Products over the future of the former northwestern Ontario paper plant. (Rainy River Future Development Corporation photo)

Industry News

A prospective buyer of the closed Fort Frances paper mill will have “zero” chance of acquiring the property unless it signs a non-disclosure agreement with Resolute Forest Products, said a company spokesman.

Seth Kursman, Resolute’s vice-president of corporate communications, called the actions of Repap Resources Group “downright cruel” in unnecessarily raising expectations in the former pulp and paper mill town of the operation reopening.


Source: Northern Ontario Business


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