Valmet to Supply Evaporation Plant to Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper in Russia
(Helsinki, Jan. 18, 2017) Valmet will supply a new evaporation plant, a combustion plant for gases generated in the production process and related automation systems for Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper mill in Novodvinsk, Russia. The delivery will be part of execution of the second stage of the mill`s priority investment project Reconstruction of Board Production.
The value of an order of this type is typically valued around EUR 40 million.
The delivery will include two new evaporation trains for liquors from kraft pulp cooking and semi-chemical pulp cooking processes, systems for collection, handling and combustion of gases and a new automation system to control the processes. The start-up of the new plant is scheduled for 2019.
“The new evaporation plant construction, as well as other projects within the scope of the priority investment project, will be performed in order to optimize existing technologies and implement best available technologies (BAT) to reduce the formation of pollutants in the process cycle,” said Dmitry Zylev, General Director, Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill.
According to Valmet, the new evaporation plant will enable the evaporation of waste red and black liquors based on their formation rate at the maximum capacity of semi-chemical and kraft pulp cooking plants of the board production to provide two board machines with raw material after their reconstruction.
“The combustion plant for gases generated in the production process will completely eliminate the emissions from the new evaporation plant and semi-chemical pulping,” explained Sami Kervinen, Senior Sales Manager, Energy Sales and Services, EMEA, Valmet.
Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill is the largest containerboard manufacturers and one of the leading pulp producers in Russia. (Source: press release)