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B&W SPIG Awarded Contract to Supply Cooling Tower to Polypropylene Plant in Poland

(PARUZZARO, Italy – January 16, 2020) –SPIG S.p.A. (SPIG), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc., has been awarded a contract for more than USD$1 million by Hyundai Engineering Co. to design and supply a seven-cell, fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) cooling tower for a polypropylene manufacturing plant in Poland.

B&W Subsidiary Awarded Retrofit Boiler Equipment Installation Contract for U.S. Power Plant


(AKRON, Ohio – January 16, 2020) – Babcock & Wilcox Construction Co., LLC (BWCC), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE: BW), has been awarded a contract for more than $5 million to install retrofit boiler equipment at a U.S. coal-fired power plant.

 

Boiler Operations That Affect Efficiency (Part 2)

Boiler Operations That Affect Efficiency - Key operation functions
Optimizing boiler and steam system efficiency is more important than ever. Although a boiler’s efficiency is primarily a result of its design, an operator can maintain or significantly improve efficiency by effectively managing various techniques and key functions.

Read Part 2 of our series which discusses key operating functions.

Babcock & Wilcox Moves World Headquarters to Akron, Ohio

We’re excited to share that the world headquarters for The Babcock & Wilcox Company has moved from Barberton to Akron, Ohio, USA.

A smarter way to improved performance and efficiency

Titanium™ Intelligent Sootblowing System Improves Performance at 700 MW Plant

When operational problems on a 700 MW boiler were causing furnace damage, unit trips, and a negative impact on heat rate, an intelligent sootblowing system was installed to help improve unit operations and stability by providing better, more consistent heat transfer management.

B&W SPIG Inaugurates New Cooling System Parts Warehouse

B&W SPIG Inaugurates New Cooling System Parts Warehouse in Paruzzaro, Italy
B&W SPIG was pleased to welcome Mayor Mauro Julita and other special guests to celebrate the opening of a new warehouse adjacent to its headquarters in Paruzzaro, Italy. The new facility provides SPIG with more than 8,000 square meters of indoor and outdoor storage for parts and other equipment it supplies to its cooling system customers around the world.

Upgrades to Wet FGD Absorber Spray Headers

Upgrades to Wet FGD Absorber Spray Headers
Continuing our series on environmental upgrades, this latest article describes two opportunities to upgrade spray headers in a wet FGD absorber tower to improve performance and reduce downtime.

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Valent BioSciences

A biorational manufacturing plant needed a way to keep one of its industrial package boilers in hot standby condition to better adjust for demand.

The installation of lower drum heating coils helped it do just that, while reducing fuel, costs and emissions.

Ignition Condition

American Electric Power (AEP) Amos Power Plant

If your boiler isn’t lighting off as quickly and easily as it used to, it might be fly ash pluggage or other issues with your ignition equipment.

See how refurbishing ignitors helped AEP reduce light-off time by more than 90 percent.

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