2013-03-11 09:32:56 -
PÖYRY PLC Company Announcement 11 of March 2013 at 10.30 a.m.
Pöyry has been awarded an assignment by CMPC Celulose Riograndense for the
expansion of the company's Guaiba pulp mill in Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil.
The assignment consists of Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management
(EPCM) services for the Balance of Plant (BOP) and involves integrating the
different processes of the mill. These engineering and project management
services will start immediately. The parties have agreed that the value of the
assignment is not disclosed. The project will be included in the Industry
Business Group's first quarter 2013 order stock.
The capacity of the new state-of-the-art pulp mill is 1.3 million tonnes per
year and the startup of the mill is planned for the first quarter of 2015. The
bleached eucalyptus pulp production
line is the largest investment in the CMPC
Pöyry has been involved in the project since October, 2010 when CMPC awarded
Pöyry an assignment for feasibility studies and basic engineering. The company
was also awarded a preparatory work for the mill infrastructure. Now Pöyry will
be responsible for overseeing that the different parts of the plant will be
efficiently developed and connected together. CMPC selected Pöyry for the
company's exceptional track record and thought leadership in similar projects.
The concept of the mill is based on the use of the best available technologies
and the best environmental practices.
The contract further strengthens Pöyry's position as the world's leading
engineering solutions provider for the pulp and paper sector.
Additional information by:
Martin Kuzaj, President, Industry Business Group, Finland
Tel. +358 10 33 21179
Marcelo Handro Cordaro, President, Pöyry Tecnologia Ltda., Brazil
Tel. +55 11 3472 7399
Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company. We serve clients
globally across the energy and industrial sectors and locally in our core
markets. We deliver strategic advisory and engineering services, underpinned by
strong project implementation capability and expertise. Our focus sectors are
power generation, transmission & distribution, forest industry, chemicals &
biorefining, mining & metals, transportation, water and real estate sectors.
Pöyry has an extensive local office network employing about 7,000 experts.
Pöyry's net sales in 2012 were EUR 775 million and the company's shares are
quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).
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