Arauco again delays start-up of new 1.56 million tonnes/per year BEK pulp line for MAPA project in southern Chile, citing construction delays; company had planned to start production in April or May but now expects to begin test operations in June

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LOS ANGELES , April 21, 2022 () –

The completion and commissioning of Arauco's new pulp line in southern Chile will be further delayed, the company recently confirmed. 

Arauco had planned to start production of the new pulp mill in April or May, but now expects to begin test operations in June. The bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp (BEK) line will have a capacity of 1.56 million tonnes per year.

Arauco cited construction delays by one of the main construction companies involved in the MAPA project as the cause.

The primary source for this article is Euwid, Gernsbach, Germany, published April 21, 2022. To read the original article, click here. (Full report access may require a Euwid subscription.)


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