Traffic safety update


Construction of the UPM Paso de los Toros pulp mill in central Uruguay will increase traffic in the region. That’s why UPM and the Automobile Club of Uruguay promote road safety actions together with the municipality.


Covid-19 measures update

Since the coronavirus health emergency began, UPM has rapidly implemented health protocols at all its construction sites in Uruguay. UPM is implementing these measures and requires its contractors to strictly comply with the national requirements and the protocols in force.


Housing update

The first temporary housing has been completed in Charrúa neighbourhood in Paso de los Toros. These module houses were built by a local company Volfer.


Local workers update

The Charrúa neighbourhood is designed to provide comfortable place for the plant construction workers in Paso de los Toros.


Construction site services update

One of the most important aspects of the mill construction project concerns transport and food services for the workers at the construction site.


Transportation update

The transport of the construction workers from the towns where they lodge to the mill site has been carefully planned.


Environment update

UPM will invest in the improvement of wastewater collection and treatment in Paso de los Toros and Centenario as well as in the improvement of the dump in Paso de los Toros.


UPM and El Paso campaign update

UPM and the Uruguayan El Paso Civil Association have agreed to jointly implement a project which aims to help prevent potential sexual exploitation of children and adolescents.


UPM Foundation works in projects where they gather ideas and proposals from communities

The focus of the projects is on education and community development.


First temporary housing in use by mill construction workers in Paso de los Toros

First construction workers from UPM Paso de los Toros pulp mill site have moved to the new housing modules.


The value of opportunities

The construction of the new UPM pulp mill in Paso de los Toros in Uruguay brings job opportunities.


UPM pulp mill's project status

UPM’s pulp mill project is proceeding in Uruguay. Watch the video telling about the progress early December presenting the related construction sites and initiatives.


World class pulp mill in central Uruguay

UPM invests 2,7 billion USD in a new state-of-the-art, 2,1 million tonne eucaluptys pulp mill in Uruguay, near Paso de los Toros.


Housing solutions for the construction phase of the mill

Temporary houses will be built for the thousands of people that will work during the construction of the new UPM’s pulp mill in Uruguay.