Alstom's scope includes disassembly of the turbine, overhaul of the turbine and it's auxiliary equipment, turbine rotor overhaul and partial reblading in the Alstom factory plus reassembly and commissioning of the new turbine. The complete overhaul project will be executed in October and November 2011 within less than two months. After the major overhaul the steam turbine will be in safe operation for several years until the next major overhaul.
Oy Metsä-Botnia Ab manufactures chemical pulps at four mills in Finland for producing high-quality printing and writing papers, boards, speciality and tissue papers. The Joutseno mill, located in Eastern Finland next to the Russian border, produces 650,000 tons per year of elementally chlorine-free bleached softwood pulp.