Amec Foster Wheeler undertakes Korean CFB project

Amec Foster Wheeler undertakes Korean CFB project

MARKET PROSPECTS Changan Co Ltd, a company which was awarded a 20-year Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) project to treat wastewater and supply industrial ...

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MARKET PROSPECTS Changan Co Ltd, a company which was awarded a 20-year Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) project to treat wastewater and supply industrial water to a textile industrial park in Nantong City, Jiangsu Province. The BOT project involves the construction and operation of a 40 000 m3/day industrial wastewater treatment plant, a 30 000 m3/ day industrial water supply plant and a 10 000 m3/day wastewater recycling plant. The second project involves the RMB120 million upgrading and expansion of a municipal wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Xinmin City, Liaoning Province. The third project is a 50 000 m3/day BOT water supply project in Weishan County, Shandong Province. Phase 1 of the project, which involves the construction of a 30 000 m3/day water treatment plant, is expected to start supplying water by end of 2015.

system for the Port Orange Reclaimed Water Reservoir and Filtration Project in Port Orange, Florida, USA. Kruger will supply a Hydrotech Discfilter unit with a controls system, mobile automated cleaning system (ACS) and two slow speed mechanical mixers. The system is designed to treat stormwater to reuse standards by filtering a peak flow of 2.0 MGD and provide effluent with TSS d 5mg/L. The Hydrotech Discfilter is expected to be operational during spring 2016.

Penn State selects Evoqua technologies

nited Utilities has invested in DynaDisc disc filtration technology from Hydro International to improve phosphates removal at its Congleton and Saddleworth wastewater treatment works in the UK and to meet Urban Wastewater Directive water quality targets. The DynaDisc units have been installed at both plants in a project to supplement secondary trickling filter beds treatment. Nomenca Ltd, a specialist mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation contractor, also installed new dosing systems and integrated the equipment with existing instrumentation systems as part of United Utilities’ AMP5 investment programme. DynaDisc comprises modular discshaped screen cassettes covered with fine woven filter media to specified pore sizes, suspended on a rotatable shaft within a drum. Key benefits include a very compact footprint, low head requirements and high suspended particle removal.


ittsburgh-based Evoqua Water Technologies is helping Penn State University and the State College region manage their growing clean water needs by supplying adsorption systems and coconut shell-based granular activated carbon. The Evoqua adsorption systems remove organic contaminants through 12 12-foot diameter high-pressure vessels (HP1230SYS). Evoqua will also provide approximately 360 000 pounds of its Westates AquaCarb (AC1230C) virgin coconut shell-based granular activated carbon for use in the systems. The selection of Evoqua’s adsorption and granular activated carbon is part of a US$62 million water investment at Penn State that includes a new water treatment plant and water distribution system upgrades. Installation of the Evoqua adsorption systems is scheduled to begin in January 2016. The work is expected to be completed by October 2016.

Kruger awarded Hydrotech Discfilter contract in Florida


eolia Environment’s Kruger Inc is to provide a Hydrotech Discfilter

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Hydro International installs filtration technology for United Utilities



Veolia delivers seawater desalination package to Total


eolia Water Technologies in South Africa has designed, fabricated and commissioned two new packaged water treatment

plants to supply water to the people who work and live on Total’s Ofon offshore oil rig. The Total Ofon offshore oil rig, situated 60 km south of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, recently tripled its daily output as part of its Phase 2 project. The two new packaged water treatment plants – one for desalination and the other for potable water – will supplement the existing fresh water supply for cooking, cleaning and the HVAC system on the living quarters platform.

Orpic specifies Aquatech desal system for refinery in Oman


quatech is to design and supply a Multiple Effect Distillation (MED) seawater desalination system for Orpic’s Sohar Refinery Improvement Project in Oman. Orpic (Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company) selected the MED technology for uninterrupted water supply to boilers and other site needs. The desalination facility will supply pure water to boilers, service water as well as potable water. The Aquatech scope of services includes design, equipment supply, testing and commissioning of three MED units, with accessories and post treatment systems, to produce distilled water. Aquatech is supplying the system to a Petrofac/Daelim joint venture that has the full EPC contract for the whole refinery project.


Amec Foster Wheeler undertakes Korean CFB project


mec Foster Wheeler is to design and supply a 100 MWe circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam generator for Hanwha Energy Corp’s new power plant in Gunsan City, South Korea. In addition to the 100 MWe steam generator for the power plant’s boiler island, Amec Foster Wheeler will provide onsite technical advisory services.

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MARKET PROSPECTS Commercial operation of the plant is scheduled for the first quarter of 2019. This will be the seventh CFB steam generator that Amec Foster Wheeler has supplied to Hanwha Energy.

Jacobs wins Malaysian power contracts


yundai Engineering Co Ltd (HEC) has awarded Jacobs Engineering Group Inc two contracts to provide engineering services for the balance of plant (BOP) facilities and the cooling water intake and discharge system for a 2000 MW ultra-super-critical, coal-fired power generation project in Port Dickson, Malaysia. Jacobs’ role on the Jimah East Power project includes the detailed civil and structural design for the BOP facilities and for the cooling water intake and discharge system. The civil scope comprises bulk earthworks, storm water drainage, underground sewer utilities, fencing and coordination of various underground services, while the structural scope covers foundation design for all BOP components and design for the cooling water intake and discharge system components. Services include geotechnical design and local authority submissions, as well as construction phase services. The project is expected to be commissioned in two stages, around 2018 and 2019.

Ovivo secures contracts in the Asian energy and electronics markets


anada’s Ovivo Inc has been awarded two major contracts in Asia, together worth more than C$17 million. Under the first contract, Ovivo will supply a high pressure condensate polishing water system for a new large power plant in Southeast Asia, through its Christ Water Technology and Kennicott brands. Ovivo’s scope of work includes the engineering, manufacturing and commissioning of two 4

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high pressure condensate polishing plants, with its CONESEP external regeneration system. The delivery is scheduled for September 2016. The second contract will see Ovivo provide state of the art process water supply and wastewater treatment plant for a printed circuit board manufacturer’s new production line in China. The delivery is divided into two, with one scheduled for the end of 2015 and the second for 2016. Ovivo delivered a similar system in 2012 which is now operating successfully.


Outotec to provide tailings treatment plant for Finnish mine


utotec is to design and deliver a E40 million paste plant for tailings treatment at Yara Suomi Oy’s Siilinjärvi mine in Finland. The Outotec EPC delivery includes engineering, equipment supply, construction and commissioning of the paste plant as well as spare parts and services. The new plant is expected to become operational in the first half of 2017. The Siilinjärvi mine produces about one million tonnes of apatitite concentrate, which creates approximately 10 million tonnes of tailings per year. The tailings, a mixture of sand and water, are currently disposed in the tailings storage facility as conventional tailings slurry. The new high density tailings disposal system with dewatering will increase the percentage of solids in the slurry, making it possible to deposit as paste and extending the lifetime of the tailings storage facility. Reclaim water is returned to the process water circulation.


ExxonMobil to expand crude processing capacity at Texas refinery


xxonMobil is to increase crude capacity by 20 000 barrels per day and add flexibility to process light crudes at its Beaumont refinery in Texas, USA.

The expansion will also improve the refinery’s energy efficiency. ExxonMobil says the increase in capacity at the Beaumont refinery is made possible in large part by abundant, affordable supplies of US light crude from shale and demonstrates the company’s continued commitment to the development of the US energy sector.

Dolphin Energy names Veolia for industrial water management project in Qatar


eolia Water Technologies is to engineer, procure and deliver an industrial wastewater management system including its HPD Evaporators for Kinetic Hydrate Inhibitor (KHI) removal and distillate recovery at Dolphin Energy’s natural gas production and processing facilities in Ras Laffan, Qatar. After nearly three years of collaboration with Dolphin Energy, Veolia won a competitive bid to supply the industrial solution. The plant will have a capacity of 40 m3/hr with start-up scheduled for September 2017.


Valmet supplies main equipment for Chinese pulp mill project


almet will be the main equipment supplier for Huanggang Chenming Pulp & Paper’s new pulp mill in Huanggang, China. The E110 million Valmet delivery includes equipment and services for wood handling and pulp drying areas, hardwood and softwood multi-grade fibre line (excluding cooking), high dry solids evaporation plant, high power recovery boiler with integrated crystallization system, biomass gasification, lime kiln and recausticizing. The delivery also includes process and basic engineering, detail engineering services and virtual site training simulator for selected areas as well as installation and start-up advisory services. The new mill is expected to begin operating in 2017.

August 2015