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Paper Excellence produced pulp from a mill in Prince Albert.

The pulp mill in Prince Albert has shut down indefinitely.

The mill is operated by Paper Excellence, which bought the facility two years ago with a plan to produce a product called dissolving pulp but then announced plans to produce a different type of pulp, due to difficult market conditions.

About 60 employees are affected.

Prince Albert Mayor Greg Dionne told CBC News Thursday that the mill's shut-down is disappointing for the city's economy.

With files from CBC's Adrian Cheung