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Rubber and Wood August 11, 2022 09:30:06 PM

Ilim Group to Install State-of-the-Art Technology at Ust-Ilimsk Mill

Paul Ploumis
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Upon completion, the Ust-Ilimsk Mill will be the largest kraftliner production site in Russia, with a total output capacity of around 600,000 tons of finished products per year.

Ilim Group to Install State-of-the-Art Technology at Ust-Ilimsk Mill

SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): Ilim Group announced that it has finalized construction of its kraftliner board (KLB) production mill in Ust-Ilimsk, Russia. This will be first mill in the country to use a two-stage biological wastewater treatment system.

The company plans to install state-of-the-art equipment and wastewater treatment system at the mill. The initial hydraulic tests of the wastewater treatment system will begin this month itself. The two-stage biological wastewater treatment technology will significantly reduce the production discharges into the Angara River. The waste water will undergo mechanical, biological, and physico-chemical treatments, the press release said.

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Aleksandr Pozdniakov, Senior Vice-President, Chief Operations Officer, JSC Ilim Group commented that the new wastewater treatment plant of the KLB Mill is constructed to comply with the latest international standards. It expects certain plant performance indicators to be even higher than those stipulated by the Russian environmental standards, Pozdniakov added.

Upon completion, the Ust-Ilimsk Mill will be the largest kraftliner production site in Russia, with a total output capacity of around 600,000 tons of finished products per year. It will help the company to boost its total output of finished products to 4.6 million tons per annum by 2025.

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