Coal, Nuclear

Construction and Contracts

Issue 3 and Volume 108.

ALSTOM has receive a contract from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for eight 169 MW Francis turbine runners, wicket gates and stationary wear rings for the Glen Canyon Dam. Scope of supply also includes wicket gates, stationary wear rings and other equipment.

Thermo Electron Corporation has received a long-term contract from Doosan Heavy Industries to supply nuclear instrumentation systems for four new nuclear power plants under construction in South Korea — Shin-Kori Units 1 & 2 and Shin-Wolsong Units 1 & 2.

Constellation Generation has awarded Sargent & Lundy a multi-year contract to provide engineering and technical services for its nationwide power plant fleet. The agreement includes Constellation’s nuclear plants, fossil-fired plants, and any future acquisitions.

Westinghouse and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will provide a new reactor vessel head, control rod drive mechanisms, simplified head assembly and installation services for Progress Energy’s Robinson Nuclear Plant.

Black & Veatch has been awarded a contract for engineering, procurement and technical field advisory for the 600 MW Caojing Cogeneration Plant in China. The plant, which will be supplied in consortium with GE Power Systems, will be the first advanced technology combustion turbine-based cogeneration project in China and will include two 9FA combustion turbines.

FuelCell Energy has signed an agreement with Salt River Project to provide a 250 kW Direct FuelCell grid-connected power plant to be owned and operated by SRP and located at the Arizona State University East Campus in Mesa, Ariz.

Kvaerner Power will supply a 63 MW CYMIC circulating fluidized bed boiler to Manitowoc (Wisconsin) Public Utilities. The boiler will combust petroleum coke with coal as a back up fuel.

Peerless Mfg. Co. has received an order from an oil and gas producer in California for selective catalytic reduction systems to reduce NOx from multiple cogen power units that supply steam and electricity to the local oil field.

The International Energy Agency Greenhouse Gas Research and Development Program has selected Fluor Corp. to work with Mitsui Babcock, Alstom Power and Imperial College London to conduct a study to determine options for capture and recovery of CO2 from natural gas combined-cycle and pulverized-coal plants.

Washington Group International has been designated CENfuel FPU Ltd.’s lead engineering, design, and construction consultant for the commercialization of its coal refining technologies, which consist of developing chemical processes to refine coal and coal waste into industrial and activated carbon, silica, and alumina.