PRESS RELEASE 7 Jun 2006
PÖYRY AWARDED SITE MANAGEMENT SERVICES CONTRACT FOR KEMIRA'S CHEMICAL PLANTS IN URUGUAY
Pöyry's Forest Industry business group has been awarded a contract by Kemira Uruguay S.A. to provide site management services for the chemical plants to be built in connection with Botnia's pulp mill in Uruguay. The value of the contract is over EUR 2 million.
Kemira will invest about EUR 80 million in the chemical plants which will supply bleaching chemicals for Botnia's new pulp mill. The scope of Pöyry's contract includes site management and supervision, commissioning and start-up services. Pöyry's site team in Uruguay will be mobilised in August 2006 and the services are expected to be completed by July 2007.
The contract is a continuation to the ongoing project management and engineering services contract between Kemira Uruguay S.A. and Pöyry, and is in line with Pöyry's strategy to sell complete project services (EPCM), including site management and supervision services.
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering firm focusing on the energy, forest industry and infrastructure & environment sectors. Pöyry's annual net sales amount to about EUR 530 million and it employs 5700 experts.
Investor Relations Manager
Additional information by:
Jarmo Suominen, Vice President, Pöyry Forest Industry Oy
tel. +358 9 8947 2200, +358 40 838 3778
Par Panigrahi, CEO, Kemira Uruguay S.A.
tel. +358 40 503 0749
Jarmo Savolainen, Vice President, Kemira Oyj, Pulp and Paper Chemicals
tel. +358 10 862 1605, +358 40 559 6710