Pellet plant commissioning resumed
Commissioning of RFP plant was resumed after a 5 months suspension evoked by the COVID-19 related epidemiological situation and international flights restrictions introduced starting from middle March 2020. European equipment suppliers’ specialists have returned at pellet plant site to complete launch and commissioning of the equipment. 72-hour production tests are expected to be held by the end of October.

The pellet plant project has been implemented since 2017. This projects represents the final 3rd component of Priority investment project “Creation of the Far Eastern Advanced Wood Processing center ” in Amursk, Khabarovsk region.

First stage of the project represented by the greenfield veneer plant was concluded in 2013 while greenfield sawmill project representing the second stage of the project, was launched by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin back in 2017. The pellet plant is expected to start commercial shipment of the product to the South East Asia by the end of 2020.