Fluor to begin construction of power plant in Nevada

2 March 2006 - Fluor Corporation announced Wednesday that it will begin construction of a 200 MW, coal-fired power plant in Nevada for Newmont Mining Corporation. Value to Fluor for this work is $400m.

Under terms of the contract, Fluor will perform engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning services for the plant, which will be located in Eureka County, Nev. Employees in Fluor's Greenville, S.C., office began work on this project shortly after receiving a limited notice to proceed from Newmont Mining near the end of 2004.

"We're delighted to begin construction on this project," said Bob Mickey, Fluor's senior vice president of Power. "We look forward to providing low-cost, reliable electricity to Newmont's mining operations, while remaining committed to the environment. The plant is designed to exceed the EPA's new stringent standards for plant emissions."

The project is expected to achieve the commercial operation date, a key event for the project, in 2008. When complete, the plant will use the best emissions control technology currently available.

Sponsored by FLSmidth
Recommend this article Recommend this article () You recommended this article You recommended this article ()
Follow Power Engineering on Twitter

Products Showcase

Dynamic Fluoride Ion cleaning DFIC of industrial natural gas turbines Hi-Tech Furnace Systems

Dynamic Fluoride Ion Cleaning of IGT Parts

The Dynamic Fluoride Ion Cleaning (DFIC) Process from Hi-Tech Furnace Systems is able to clean deep, narrow cracks of oxides by cycling between negative, atmospheric, and positive pressure.

Latest News

Shutterstock coal production trucks

Weekly Coal Production

The Weekly Coal Production shows how much coal is being produced across the U.S.

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Weekly Economic Indicators financial business

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Economic Indicators

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas offers a glimpse into how the markets are doing domestical...

Kvaerner awarded contract for gas-fired power plant in Delaware

Kvaerner North American Construction Inc. and its joint venture partner, Parsons Brinckerhoff...

Canadian Solar purchases two solar projects

Canadian Solar Inc. has acquired a majority interest in two utility-scale solar power project...

Operators Restart Unit 2 at PPL Susquehanna

Unit 2 at the PPL Susquehanna nuclear power plant near Berwick, Pa. resumed generating electr...

Settlement agreement limits cost recovery at Edwardsport

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) on Dec. 27 modified and approved a settlemen...

Toshiba in talks to sell portion of Westinghouse nuclear unit

Toshiba Corp is in talks  to sell up to 16% of its stake in the Westinghouse Electric Co...

Utah nixes nuclear waste storage facility

Plans to park radioactive waste at a storage facility in Utah have been officially called off.

Archived Articles

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013

Current Magazine Issue

08/01/2013
Volume 117, Issue 8
1308PE_C1_digital

Buyers Guide Company Listings

Cleaver-Brooks Engineered Boiler Systems

Nebraska Boilers, Natcom Burners, and ERI HRSG's have long been the industry benchmarks for quality and engineering. A complete system offers the best solution, best efficiency, and lowest emissions possible.

Sealeze

Sealeze's patented adaptive brush seal system provides measurable improvements in fan and fuel consumption, heat rate and air pollution control equipment performance, and longer, more reliable service life.

Scientific Dust Collectors

SDC is a leader in the design and supply of air pollution control systems. The company's reverse pulse-jet dust collectors utilize our patented cleaning system.

ADA-ES Inc

ADA-ES Inc provides equipment and specialty chemicals that enable coal-fueled power plants to meet emissions regulations by enhancing existing air pollution control technologies.

Power Industry Wire News

BioCNG, LLC Announces Award of BioCNG(TM) Vehicle Fuel System and Pipeline for Grand Junction, Colorado's Persigo WWTP

BioCNG, LLC Announces Award of BioCNG(TM) Vehicle Fuel System and Pipeline for Grand Ju...

Market Data Management Solutions Provider, GlobalView, Adds NGX Real-Time Indices

Market Data Management Solutions Provider, GlobalView, Adds NGX Real-Time Indices

ElectraTherm Enters Canada's Natural Gas Compression Market Converting Waste Heat to Power at a Natural Gas Compressor Station

ElectraTherm Enters Canada's Natural Gas Compression Market Converting Waste Heat to Po...

Enerpulse Technologies Announces Technology Advancement With Nano-Plasma Assisted Combustion n-PAC(TM)

Enerpulse Technologies Announces Technology Advancement With Nano-Plasma Assisted Combu...

Assistant Secretary of the Navy Dennis McGinn to Keynote Algae Biomass Summit

Assistant Secretary of the Navy Dennis McGinn to Keynote Algae Biomass Summit

Power Engineering

Article Archives for Power Engineering Magazine

Continuing Education

Professional Development Hours

To access a course listing associated to a specific topic listed below, click on the topic of choice from the list below.

Latest Energy Jobs

View more Job Listings >>