Andritz negotiates new major order in Uruguay
Andritz informs about new orders: The company and Montes del Plata, a joint venture company of Stora Enso and Arauco, are in advanced negotiations towards concluding a contract for supply of production technologies and equipment for the new pulp mill of Montes del Plata in Punta Pereira, Uruguay (capacity: 1.3 million t/a eucalyptus market pulp), Andritz says. It was agreed not disclose the order value; however typical order values of comparable reference projects are between 750 to 800 mn Euros, Andritz says.
Furthermore, Andritz confirmed that it has received an order from Norte Energia, Brazil, to supply – as part of a consortium composed of Alstom (consortium leader), three Francis turbines and generators, as well as 14 excitation systems for the main power house, as well as six bulb turbines and six generators, all auxiliary equipment and other hydro-mechanical equipment for the Pimental power house of the Belo Monte project. The order value for Andritz is approximately 330 mn euros.