Shandong Asia Pacific SSYMB Pulp and Paper's 1 million tonnes/year pulp line in Rizhao, China, sets five world records; investment by parent APRIL totals 11.3B yuan, of which 27% was for sustainability technology
November 26, 2010
– The Phase Two project of Shandong Asia Pacific SSYMB Pulp and Paper Co. has set five world records, Qilu Evening News reported Nov. 21.
The line, located in Rizhao, China, has a production capacity of 1 million tonnes of pulp per year and has been in production since May.
The project’s investment by parent Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Ltd. (APRIL) was reportedly 11.3 billion yuan (US$1.7 billion), of which 3.03 billion yuan was spent on environmental protection and represented 27% of the total investment.
The project adopted cutting-edge environmental protection technology, and all emissions data have met or surpassed national and Shandong provincial standards. Some data have even reached the world’s most advanced standards.
The mill’s five world records include the following: the largest cooking tower at 71.9 meters in height and 5,200 cubic meters of total size; the largest alkaline recovery boiler at 79.3 meters in height; the tallest chimney in a pulp mill with the height of 208 meters; the largest pulp line with an annual output of 1 million tonnes; and the longest wood chip transmission system with a length of 10,500 meters.