Conifex announces operating disruption at power plant in Mackenzie, Canada
December 23, 2020
CANADA (News release) -- Conifex Timber Inc. announced a disruption of operations at its power plant in Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada, resulting from damage to the plant's generator. The boiler and other long lead-time equipment have not been impacted.
Conifex is working with its contractors to assess the damages and the required work plan. Conifex currently estimates repairs and the resumption of operations in a matter of weeks. The disruption at the power facility is not expected to impact sawmill operations.
Conifex and its subsidiaries' primary business currently includes timber harvesting, reforestation, forest management, sawmilling logs into lumber and wood chips, and value added lumber finishing and distribution. Conifex also produces bioenergy at its power generation facility at Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada.