Poyry Awarded Engineering Contract for Suzano's New Pulp Mill in Maranhao, Brazil
April 28, 2010 - Finnish engineering firm Poyry said that Suzano Pulp and Paper has awarded it a contract for pre-engineering and preparatory work for mill infrastructure for a 1.3 million tons per year bleached eucalyptus market pulp mill to be built in the state of Maranhao, Brazil.
The value of the contract is about EUR 7.3 million, Poyry said.
The new pulp mill is part of an expansion plan that Suzano announced in July 2008, which includes the construction of two 1.3 million tpy pulp mills -- one in Maranhao and the other in Piaui, Brazil -- with start up expected in 2013 and 2014, respectively.
SOURCE: Poyry and Suzano