Metso to supply recovery boiler and evaporation plant to Eldorado's greenfield pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Brazil

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Metso to supply recovery boiler and evaporation plant to Eldorado's greenfield pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Brazil

January 31, 2011 - 21:36

HELSINKI, Feb. 1, 2011 (Press Release) -Metso will supply a new recovery boiler and evaporation plant for Eldorado Celulose e Papel S.A.'s new greenfield pulp mill investment in Três Lagoas, Brazil. The value of the order is not disclosed. The order will be included in Energy and Environmental Technology's Q4/2010 orders received. The start-up of the new plant is scheduled for Q4/2012.

The recovery boiler will be the largest on the American continent, with capacity of 6.800 tons of dry solids per day (tDS/day) and steam generation of 308 kg/s. The evaporation plant will be the largest single line evaporation plant in the world, with 6 thermal stages and capacity of 1600 tons per hour.

"The definition and dimension of the equipment supplied by Metso, shows a concern not only with the return on investment, but also with the search for solutions that add high technology to sustainable industrial processes. An example is the recovery boiler acquired by Metso, it is part of the process generating clean energy, obtained from the renewable raw material, in this case, the biomass residue of eucalyptus," says Carlos Monteiro, Industrial Director, Eldorado Celulose e Papel S.A.

Eldorado Celulose e Papel S.A. is a newly established pulp company and a newcomer in the pulp and paper industry, but already has plans to build three parallel pulp lines to produce a total of 5 million tons per year when the project is complete. The company is owned by J&F Holding and MCL Enterprises, most notably known for business in the food segment.