Sludge Press Upgrade, Northwood Pulp Mill, Canfor Pulp LP

Allnorth provided engineering services to upgrade a sludge dewatering system to reduce operating and maintenance costs and decrease the amount of sludge being carried to the aerated stabilization basins (ASBs). Allnorth installed a new Andritz gravity table and screw press, including a new sludge dewatering building; auxiliary equipment; process and service piping; and all electrical and automation equipment (DCS and PLC). Allnorth also provided project management, equipment procurement, and contractor bid support services.

Allnorth’s responsibilities for this project included:

  • Process engineering design
  • Distributed control systems (DCS)
  • Programmable logic controllers (PLC)
  • Project management and equipment procurement


About this pulp and paper project

Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership (CPLP) is a global supplier of pulp and paper products with operations in the central interior of British Columbia, Canada. The Northwood Pulp Mill is located in Prince George, British Columbia.

Services in this project

Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering

Allnorth offers a complete electrical and instrumentation (E & I) systems package – engineering, installation, integration testing, commissioning, and field services.

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Process Engineering

Allnorth provides integrated process engineering service packages for industrial projects. We recognize that downtime is expensive for our clients, so our teams specialize in retrofitting new systems into existing operations with minimal disruption.

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Project and Construction Management

At Allnorth, we believe that communication and teamwork, from start to finish, are key to the successful execution of any project. We work closely with our clients to plan and manage projects from initial concept through to delivery.

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Structural Engineering

Allnorth provides comprehensive structural engineering design services for industrial, commercial, and municipal clients. We design short- and long-span bridge structures; municipal, industrial, and commercial buildings; and temporary construction works.

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