SaskPower Boiler Rebuild

Babcock & Wilcox Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of the Babcock and Wilcox Co., has been awarded a $107 million contract from SaskPower to engineer, manufacture, deliver and construct critical components to retrofit the Unit 3 boiler at SaskPower's 813 MW coal-fired Boundary Dam Power Station.

The boiler retrofit for Boundary Dam Unit 3 is part of the plant's life extension and conversion to allow for the capture of carbon dioxide through SaskPower's Integrated Carbon Capture and Storage Demonstration Project. While a final decision on the carbon capture system component has been deferred until new federal emission control regulations are completed, B&W Canada will engineer and supply all heat transfer surfaces and a new combustion system with low-NOx technology to provide SaskPower's Boundary Dam with a 30-year life extension and improved plant performance.

The project is expected to be completed in August 2013.

Read more Business news and features

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...