New paper mill will be constructed in Khabarovsk
According to the Khabarovsk Territory government’s statement, the government together with the Monolog company proceed choosing territory for plant construction. Before the company announced the project of plant construction to the value of $1,1 billion.
The new paper mill will be build in Amursk, that is a part of a priority development area (PDA) Komsomolsk. On the basis of Amur it is planning to organize a center of an
added-value wood processing. Subsidairies of RFP Group Holding Amur Timber Company Ltd. and JSC Amur industrial center are residents today.
According to investments and technologies applied the enterprise would be unique in a country. Production volume is 500 000 tones/g of dissolving pulp and 15 000 tones of crude tall oil.
At the moment there is a preparation of documentation for obtaining resident status of the PDA which must be completed by the end of 2016. For further three years it is planned to build workshops, equipment installation and adjusting. Production startup is scheduled for 2019, said the Prime agency.
There are 1,8 thousand of people will work at the plant. The products are plans to be exported to Asia and Europe, as well as to be supplied the domestic market.
“Our project is focused on using of semi-subsistence wood and wood wastes. This is the main raw material for pulp production and it is in sufficient volume nearby – the Amur and Komsomolsk areas. Additionally a large wood processing enterprise is already operates in Amursk and it is an excess of raw waster lumber there” – said Samvel Mesropyan, CEO of the Monologue.