FRENCHTOWN – M2Green Redevelopment’s early vision of the former Smurfit-Stone mill site in Frenchtown includes some 1,500 acres of open space, two river access sites and, potentially, more than 500 acres of housing developments.
The EPA site inspection showed an unhealthy mix of arsenic, manganese, dioxins, furans and other pollutants behind the mill in the floodplain of the Clark Fork River.
MISSOULA — An investment group that acquires and redevelops industrial sites has bought the Smurfit-Stone paper mill in Frenchtown for $20 million.
Landquist said the county has also heard "nothing" from Smurfit regarding the sale. The silence "makes me feel like they've even got more to hide," Landquist said.
HELENA — The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a $1.8 million grant to offering job training and other assistance to about 450 workers laid off by wood products companies in western Montana.
The recent closure of Smurfit-Stone’s paper mill in Missoula has loggers and sawmill operators wondering who will buy their small logs, sawdust, chips and other residues — an important stream of revenue. These questions have prompted suggestions that creating a new market to burn these and o…
HELENA — NorthWestern Energy told state lawmakers Friday that a Frenchtown linerboard plant soon to be shuttered by Smurfit-Stone Container could make a good location for a biomass energy production facility — but no firm plans are in place.
MISSOULA — Tuesday was to be the last day of papermaking at Smurfit-Stone Container’s linerboard plant in Frenchtown, but crews were notified that the date has been pushed back again due to outstanding orders.
MISSOULA - Tuesday is the last day of papermaking at Smurfit-Stone Container's linerboard plant in Frenchtown, and the beginning of the end of 417 jobs.
MISSOULA — Smurfit-Stone Container has delayed the closure of its Frenchtown plant by a few days to meet an immediate demand for linerboard orders.
MISSOULA - The United Way of Missoula County has created a fund to help those affected by the coming closure of Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.'s Frenchtown mill - about a week after the laid-off employees donated between $35,000 and $40,000 to the charity.
MISSOULA - About 40 Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. workers met with Gov. Brian Schweitzer and state labor officials to discuss the workers' prospects when the mill closes at the end of the month.
Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. announced on Monday the permanent closure of its linerboard plant in Frenchtown on Dec. 31.
MISSOULA - Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. in Frenchtown will be revving up its No. 3 machine and putting 250 employees back to work starting the first week of June.
MISSOULA - Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. says it will extend the 10-day shutdown of its Frenchtown linerboard plant by another 30 days.
FRENCHTOWN - Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. officials would like Gov. Brian Schweitzer to pull a magic rabbit from a hat he doesn't own.
Gov. Brian Schweitzer meets with the press Monday afternoon outside the Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.'s liner board mill in Frenchtown following a closed-door meeting with mill officials.