Harsco wins contract for construction services at Dominion power plant

Harsco Corp. (NYSE: HSC) said it has received a $25 million contract expansion to provide scaffold access services for the completion of Dominion Virginia Power’s 585 MW Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center (VCHEC).

Harsco was selected for the project by The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW), the project’s engineering, procurement and constructor, to perform an independent analysis of the project’s optimum scaffold requirements and associated labor productivity. Harsco’s role has expanded to include scaffold project management over a peak work force on site of 375 certified scaffold erectors, with over 2,000 access platforms erected.

According to Dominion, VCHEC will be one of the cleanest coal plants of its kind, capable of burning a diverse mix of fuels including run-of-mine coal, waste coal and wood waste.

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