Pöyry's Industry business group has been awarded services contracts by Montes del Plata for the integration of a greenfield pulp mill in Punta Pereira, Uruguay. Montes del Plata is an equal share joint venture company between Arauco and Stora Enso. The parties have agreed that the value of the assignment is not disclosed.
The capacity of the new state-of-the-art pulp mill is 1.3 million tonnes per annum and the start up of the mill is planned for the first half of 2013.
Pöyry has been chosen as the supplier of the overall project management, the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services for the Balance of Plant (BOP), and the Owners' Engineering services during the project implementation. The engineering and project management services will start immediately.
The contract further strengthens Pöyry's global leadership position in the pulp and paper sector for consulting engineering services.