50 days’ downtime for PT TEL at 490,000 tonne/yr BHK mill in Indonesia
SINGAPORE, Sept. 8, 2017 (PPI Asia) -Indonesian market pulp producer PT Tanjung Enim Lestari (PT TEL) looks set to take downtime at its bleached hardwood kraft (BHK) pulp mill in South Sumatra for 50 days, starting October 17.
The firm will not discontinue pulp deliveries to customers during the downtime period, said a spokesman.
He indicated that to prepare for the shut, the company has gradually reduced monthly allotments since June.
Shipments are expected to return to normal in December, after the downtime finishes in the beginning of the month.
The plant operates a sole BHK line, with a capacity of 490,000 tonnes/yr.
Its product ...