SANTIAGO, Chile, Aug. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Each year, ARAUCO produces and presents a Corporate Sustainability Report as part of its community engagement policy to provide direct information concerning its environmental, social and economic performance. The company’s 2015 Corporate Sustainability Report was presented at its facility in San José de la Mariquina, in Chile’s Los Ríos Region.Read more
Starting a completely new, state-of-the-art pulp mill doesn't happen overnight; the ramp-up phase takes at least six months. The Montes del Plata mill in Uruguay has now been running for a year, and daily operating rates are on target level.Read more
SAO PAULO, June 11, 2015 (RISI) - Chilean Arauco has decided to take the first step regarding its expansion and modernization project MAPA, which includes the construction of a new 1.5 million tonnes/yr bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) at its Arauco site, in the Bío Bío region. The company announced a $120 million investment to build a new wastewater treatment system at its Arauco pulp mill, designed to serve its current capacity and the future new line.Read more
SAO PAULO, June 5, 2015 (RISI) - Chilean Arauco, the world's second largest market pulp supplier, has reached the $790/tonne level for its bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp sales in Europe in the last week of May, RISI has learned. The company has not confirmed yet if it will also push for a further $20/tonne price increase in the continent through June.Read more
ATLANTA, GA, March 27, 2015 (Press Release) -Arauco North America is pleased to announce its achievement of ISO 14001 - Environmental Management System, and OHSAS 18001 - Safety Management System certifications in December 2014. All but one of the North American mill operations have been certified to these rigorous, internationally recognized standards; Moncure, NC, will attain certification in 2015.Read more
Stora Enso's 50/50 joint operation with the Chilean pulp producer Arauco, officially inaugurated its industrial complex located in Punta Pereira, Uruguay on 8 September 2014. The investment of the mill amounted to USD 2 270 (EUR 1 721) million, with an additional USD 230 (EUR 174) million invested in the port, making it the country's largest private investment in history.Read more
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has received an order for the delivery of process electrification at a new pulp mill to be built in South Sumatra, Indonesia. It will be the world's largest pulp mill.
ABB will deliver medium and low voltage switchgears, distribution transformers, motors, drives and project services. The drives are produced in the world's largest drive factory located in Helsinki with the project being managed by ABB's unit in Vaasa, Finland, in cooperation with ABB in Singapore.Read more