International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Eldorado Papel e Celulose Ltda. (Eldorado Brasil) to supply a complete fiberline and other major equipment for the new pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2012. It was agreed not to disclose the order value.
The scope of supply of the ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER business area covers the EPC delivery of the complete fiberline including other major equipment for the new pulp mill:
Woodyard: three complete wood receiving and chipping lines, conveyors, stacker/reclaimer, four chip screens, and biomass handling.
Fiberline: single vessel continuous digester with Lo-Solids® cooking, washing, screening, and low-impact bleaching based upon the proven DD washer technology by ANDRITZ. The fiberline represents state-of-the-art process technology providing the best yield, washing efficiency, and minimal chemical consumption.
Complete pulp drying plant including automated baling lines. The two dewatering machines (working width 6.67 m each) will be based on Twin Wire former technology that has already been proven in several high-capacity pulp mill projects around the world.
Entire white liquor plant (recausticizing and lime kiln) designed to produce 15,700 m3/d of white liquor for the cooking plant. The plant will feature green liquor filtration based on X-Filter™ technology, the CD-Filter™ for white liquor filtration, and LMD-Filter™ for lime mud washing. The lime kiln will be the largest to be installed in South America.
With an annual production of approximately 1.5 million t of bleached eucalyptus market pulp, Eldorado will be the largest pulp mill in the world. With this order, ANDRITZ once again confirms its leading global position as a supplier of complete pulp production lines.