Hundreds Gather to Celebrate Millennium and Highlands Neighborhood Association

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  WOW – what an evening! Thank you for being a part of our sixth annual summer shindig at Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview. Throughout the night, the heart of our community was on full display. Our Millennium team was honored to recognize the amazing work of the Highlands Neighborhood Association, a fantastic group we’ve been partnering with for years.   Together with… Read more »

Millennium Hosts Two-Day Firefighter Training

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In May, the volunteer and career firefighters of Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue, Longview Fire Department and Cowlitz 6 participated in an extensive two-day training at the Millennium site. The training, put on by Puyallup Extrication Team, allowed crews to practice car rescues using advanced hydraulic cutting tools. According to The Daily News, the event took three… Read more »

A meeting of the past, present and future

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At our annual community barbecue last week, we heard from speakers about the past, present and future of our hometown, Longview. From a planned community with the world’s largest sawmill, to a working riverfront essential to the war efforts, Longview has long been a town of industry and trade. Cowlitz County Commissioners Dennis Weber and Mike… Read more »

Dixie Bailey Raises Funds for Special Olympics During 24-Hour Run

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Last weekend, Millennium Transportation Manager Dixie Bailey raised money for the Special Olympics by entering the Pacific Rim One Day Run, a 24 hour distance challenge around Longview’s scenic Lake Sacagawea. Several other Millennium employees, including her husband Ken Bailey, set up a supporter tent to cheer Dixie on as she completed circuit after circuit,… Read more »

Saying Thanks & Giving Back at the Community Celebration

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  Last week, more than 300 former Reynolds employees, local business owners, elected officials, community members and their families joined us for our fourth annual summer open house. We are grateful to see so many generations together celebrating our community’s history and looking ahead to the opportunity before us to grow jobs and expand trade…. Read more »

Cleanup Continues at Millennium

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The Millennium site cleanup reached an exciting new milestone this month as demolition began on the old Reynolds Metals buildings. This was a bittersweet moment for former Reynolds workers, many of whom had been at the plant for several decades. The cleanup of the former site includes the removal of several longstanding structures that housed the… Read more »

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Recognizes Millennium VP of Public Affairs

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At Millennium, our team is committed to ensuring that our facility meets the high-quality environmental standards expected of a bulk commodity export terminal.  We are fortunate to interact with local communities as well as regional and statewide agencies as we meet or exceed these standards. A guiding tenant of our work is environmental stewardship, and… Read more »

A Message from Bill Chapman, CEO of Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview

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Hello— During my thirty years as a lawyer working alongside my clients on projects, I’ve fought many battles to create better communities that value both economic development and a cleaner environment—that’s why working as CEO at Millennium Bulk Terminals in Longview is just the right opportunity. We’re working to create a measurable impact in a… Read more »

Millennium Open House and Summer Barbecue Celebrates Longview Community

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On August 14th, we opened our doors to over 350 members of our community including former Reynolds employees, owners of local businesses, elected officials and families of supporters for our third annual summer barbecue. Like previous years, the event featured great food prepared by Millennium employees and their families as well as a speaking program… Read more »

Cowlitz Firefighters Train at Millennium Facilities

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In July, Cowlitz County firefighters visited Millennium to take part in training exercises designed to let firefighters practice real world scenarios in a safe and controlled environment. Millennium has an ongoing relationship with the firefighting crews from Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue, who were the recipients of 4 truckloads of surplus fire extinguishers from Millennium… Read more »

Cleanup Continues at Millennium

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The Millennium site cleanup reached an exciting new milestone this month as demolition began on the old Reynolds Metals buildings. This was a bittersweet moment for former Reynolds workers, many of whom had been at the plant for several decades. The cleanup of the former site includes the removal of several longstanding structures that housed the… Read more »

Support Industrial Cleanup in Longview

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Since 2011, Millennium has removed more than 200,000 tons of industrial material from its Longview, WA site – recycling more than two-thirds of it. We have conducted this removal without incident by prioritizing the safety of our employees and the environment. We will remain committed to these principles throughout this site’s redevelopment. The Washington Department… Read more »

Millennium Employees Play in Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Classic

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Last month, Millennium recently participated in the Lower Columbia Transportation Association (LTCA) Golf Hi-Jinx. LTCA was founded in 1937 and meets regularly to expand and grow all modes of transportation. This year, local businesses joined together to support the Dino Doozer Foundation, a charity that supports youth battling neurofibromatosis and cancer. At Millennium, we take pride in our engagement… Read more »

Recycling Fire Extinguishers

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Millennium with the combined efforts of Clear Water Environmental Inc. delivered 4 pickup truck loads of surplus fire extinguishers to Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue.  “I’m stoked! A lot of people are going to benefit from this,” Kirk Meller , Volunteer Coordinator with Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescues said.  Within the next couple weeks they… Read more »

Millennium Participates in Annual Walk & Knock Food Drive

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On Saturday, Millennium joined organizers and volunteers with Cowlitz County’s Walk and Knock food drive to collect food and thousands of dollars in cash contributions. Despite the winter weather conditions, hundreds of volunteers collected 56,000 pounds of food, a 17 percent increase over last year’s contributions. Donated food is distributed through the Lower Columbia CAP… Read more »

Millennium Continues Record of Success

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Since moving into the former site of Reynolds Aluminum in 2011, Millennium has been committed to maintaining a track record of environmental excellence. As a local employer who takes great pride in our community, we hold ourselves to the highest industry standards. Our dedication to conservation is evident in the brownfield cleanup that has removed… Read more »

Millennium Sponsors Home Team Black Bears

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Millennium was a proud sponsor of the 2013 Cowlitz Black Bears. The Black Bears recently wrapped up their season with a victory over the Kitsap Blue Jackets. The Black Bears compete in the West Coast League, a summer collegiate baseball league that started in 2005. The Black Bears tied their best record since starting play… Read more »

Family-Wage Jobs

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  “I think that the young adults that are coming up will have a lot of opportunities here on the site.” Millennium is excited to expand the Longview export terminal and provide even more family-wage jobs to Southwest Washington. The expansion proposal represents employment opportunities for hundreds of families and young adults trying to enter… Read more »