Fortress Paper Ltd. ("Fortress Paper" or the "Company") (TSX:FTP) announced today that three of the four digesters at the Fortress Specialty Mill (the "FSC Mill") in Thurso, Québec resumed operation today after being shut down since December 5, 2013 to complete required and preventative repairs to piping. Accordingly, the FSC Mill has resumed production and is ramping up operation of thecogeneration facility. The Company anticipates the fourth digester will be operational on December 11, 2013.
Yvon Pelletier, President of Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc., commented: "While this operational technical setback was beyond our control and unfortunate, I am very proud of our team who were able to expeditiously rectify the issue. As a result of their diligent efforts, we have resumed production at the FSC Mill with limited downtime."
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