Tag Archives: Chilean Arauco

Arauco’s Licancel Pulp Mill in Chile Shutdown Due to Storm-Related Flooding

Arauco announced that a storm in mid-August, which affected the central-southern area of Chile, forced the company to completely shut down its Licancel pulp mill, located in Licanten, in the Maule Region of Chile. The shutdown took place August 21 due to the overflowing of the Mataquito River. Arauco said it is “currently reviewing the […]

Arauco Mill Produces First Bale of Pulp on New Production Line in Chile

Arauco on January 20 produced the first bale of eucalyptus kraft pulp by the new production line (Line 3) at Arauco Mill in southern Chile. The construction of the new production line is part of Arauco’s MAPA Project, which also includes major improvements to Line 2 and the closure of Line 1 — the last […]

Arauco plans to start up new BEK pulp line in late October

Arauco’s MAPA project is close to completion. The new pulp line will have a capacity of 1.56 million tpy of bleached eucalyptus (BEK) pulp. The new bleached eucalyptus (BEK) pulp line of Chilean Arauco is expected to start up by the end of October. Empresas Copec, Arauco’s parent company, announced on 19 August that the […]