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Eldorado Brasil Celulose S/A has awarded Pöyry with the basic engineering services assignment for the Eldorado Line 2 expansion project. From 2009 to 2012, Pöyry was responsible for the conceptual study, basic engineering, Balance of Plant (BOP) detailed engineering and supporting the construction management for Line 1. For Line 2, Pöyry is already responsible for the conceptual and environmental studies and detailed engineering for the site infrastructure.

The new assignment includes engineering services, enquiry specifications of main process equipment, auxiliary systems, water and effluent treatment and investment cost estimate.

The new production line will increase the capacity of the Eldorado mill in Tres Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul state to 4.0 million Air Dry tons (ADt) per year of baled bleached kraft pulp. Raw material will be eucalyptus wood from plantations established by Eldorado in the area surrounding the mill site.

"Within the Pulpindustry, Pöyry hasalwaysdistinguished itselfbyproviding servicesthat add value, and has many referenceprojectsin this sector. For Eldorado Brasil, Pöyryhasbeenan excellent partner, contributinggreatly to theachievement ofextremelychallenging goalsin the pursuit of excellencethatthe company aims for", says Carlos Roberto Paiva Monteiro,Industrial Technical Director of Eldorado Brasil.

"This assignment underlines our leading position as the major engineering consultant of large projects for pulp and paper and it derives from a fruitful partnership between Eldorado and Pöyry. We are glad that we can support Eldorado in this large development", says Marcelo Cordaro, President of Pöyry's Regional Operations Latin America.

The value of the order is not disclosed. The order will be recognised within the Regional Operations Business Line order stock in Q3/2014.

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