Pöyry was awarded an engineering contract for the ferrochrome production expansion project by Outokumpu in Tornio, Finland. The value of the contract is about EUR 1 million.
Pöyry's services cover the detail piping engineering of the expansion project. The F3 expansion project will double Outokumpu's ferrochrome production capacity in Finland.
Outokumpu is an international ferrochrome producer with an own chromite mine located in Kemi, Finland. This is the only chromite mine in the European Union area. Chromite ore is mined at the underground mine and converted into ferrochrome in the Tornio Works ferrochrome smelters.