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August 27, 2013
Jacobs receives contract from CMPC for chlorine-dioxide plant in Brazil
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Pasadena, Calif.; www.jacobs.com) was awarded a contract by CMPC Group’s Celulose Riograndense Ltda. for the design and supply of an integrated chlorine-dioxide plant for its pulp expansion project in Guaiba, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Officials did not disclose the contract value, but noted that when completed, the plant is anticipated to produce 60 ton/d (55 metric tons per day) of chlorine dioxide.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is designing and engineering the plant, supplying key equipment and materials including Jacobs’ proprietary Chemetics equipment, and providing technical services for plant erection, operator training, commissioning and testing.
Celulose Riograndense Ltda. is a business division of Empresas CMPC, an integrated forestry group headquartered in Chile, and the fourth largest pulp supplier in the world.