Port Hawkesbury Paper

Paper mill


This site is one of few that offers highway, marine, and rail access for your industrial transportation needs.

Located in Port Hawkesbury, NS, the Port Hawkesbury Paper location can accommodate a variety of industrial developments. With an array of available bioeconomy inputs, you may have just found your next bioeconomy site.

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Pulp Mill Road
Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

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Site size

45 acres available

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Highway access
Marine access
Rail access

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Bioeconomy outputs

Heat, steam, water, biosolids

Site specifications

Site has significant potential for co-location and bioeconomy-related development

Secure, gated access to the site

Warehousing with trans-loading capabilities and indoor storage facilities available

Site is flexible and can accommodate many types of industrial developments

Foundation tie-ins available at various sites

Deep-water, ice-free, port access

Rail access available that connects to mainland Nova Scotia, and the Port of Halifax

Power generation station on site

Excess steam available, with partnership opportunities for other bioeconomy inputs

Effluent treatment facility with additional capacity available

Local sources of aggregate available

Fresh and saltwater sources available


Three-phase power

Available throughout the site

Highway access

Site is on a public ROW with access to the nearby provincial series highway

Road type

Fully paved, can accommodate industrial transport vehicles

Marine access

Port and shipping access available at the site

Rail access

Freight rail line runs through the site and can accommodate industrial transportation

Water supply

Municipal water and sewer


Combination of ditches, sewers and culvert drainage

Site topology

Light slope, most of the ground has been leveled and improved

Adjacent land

Adjacent and surplus land currently being used for mill operations, with potential opportunities for bioeconomy-related investments and developments

Energy consumption

Steam, natural gas, propane, and electric power

Bioeconomy outputs

Outputs include: high-pressure steam, effluent steam, treated fresh water, raw fresh water, salt water, biosolids

Reclaimable waste heat and secondary wastewater and effluent treatment opportunities available

Additional site factors

Several indoor storage and warehousing options available throughout the site

Office space available in conjunction with industrial opportunities

Port Hawkesbury Paper

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