Coal, Instrumentation & Controls

Alstom wins order for 40 MW power plant in Australia

15 July 2004 – Alstom has been awarded a turnkey EPC contract to provide a new steam and power plant for Ravensthorpe Nickel Operations Pty Ltd. in Western Australia. The power plant will generate 40 MWe of electricity, which will be used by the nickel ore beneficiation and hydrometallurgical process plants on site.

Power will be produced by 3 x 18.5 MW steam turbines from steam generated in an acid plant. Also included in Alstom’s scope of supply are three distillate-fired package boilers, steam let-down stations and process piping, 11 kV and 415 V electrical systems, emergency and black start diesel generating sets, I&C and associated civil and building works.