B&W SPIG Awarded Air-Cooled Condenser Retrofit Contract for Renewable Energy Plant in France

(PARUZZARO, Italy – June 4, 2020) –SPIG S.p.A. (SPIG), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc.(“B&W”), has been awarded a contract by SUEZ RV Energie to upgrade an air-cooled condenser for its waste-to-energy plant at the FENIIX site in Rambervillers, France.

Babcock & Wilcox to Webcast Discussion of Its First Quarter 2020 Results

(AKRON, Ohio – May 14, 2020) – Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) (B&W or the “Company”) expects to host a conference call and webcast on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8 a.m. ET.

B&W Completes Two-Year Financing Agreement and Credit Extension

  • Extends current revolving credit facility and availability for letters of credit for two years
  • Strengthens capital structure in support of the Company’s long-term operations 

(AKRON, Ohio – May 14, 2020) – Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: BW) (“B&W”) announced today that the Company has amended its Credit Agreement, which amendment replaces and supersedes the previously disclosed agreement to refinance the Company’s senior debt by May 15, 2020, among other things. Under the terms of the amended Credit Agreement, the Company's current revolving credit facility and availability for letters of credit will be extended for two years with a maturity date of June 30, 2022.

COVID-19: Prioritizing Health, Safety and Business Continuity

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) is committed to the health and safety of our employees and their families, as well as our customers, vendors and other stakeholders, and the communities where we have operations.


B&W Expert Featured in Technical Journal

Senior Technical Designer Pat Becker is featured in the latest issue of the Bulletin, the technical journal of the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors. Pat was interviewed about the importance of boiler codes and drawings, and discussed the restoration of the Centennial Boiler, which is now on display in the lobby of our headquarters.


Submerged Grind Conveyor Helps Plant Eliminate Ash Pond

To comply with the U.S. EPA’s CCR rule and other pending legislation, plant operators sought to remove its aging sluicing system and close down its bottom ash pond


New Insertable Smelt Spout Design

Since supplying the first Kraft recovery boiler in 1929, B&W has led the development of many improvements in safer, longer-lasting operation of smelt spout systems for the Pulp & Paper industry.

Our latest innovation is a new, boiler wall-mounted hood enclosure design. It is available for our 15- and 30-degree insertable spouts and incorporates a hood-mounted optimally positioned shatter jet assembly.


Ignitor Quick Troubleshooting Guide

Many of our customers are not able to have outside support on premises during this time, so to help keep you and your equipment running safely, we wanted to provide you with some “virtual” support for your oil or gas ignitors.

We’ve created a step-by-step troubleshooting guide to walk you through resolving issues with your ignitors either not presenting a flame or not indicating a flame is present. If you’re having an issue with an ignitor, try it out, and if you’re still having trouble, please let us know. Stay safe!


Limestone Forced Oxidation System Upgrades

We continue our series of articles on wet FGD upgrades with a discussion on limestone forced oxidation systems.

Learn how existing absorber systems can be converted to LSFO to produce a stable gypsum byproduct which can be sold for use in the manufacture of wallboard or to the cement industry.


Factors that Affect ESP Collection Efficiency and Ways to Improve Performance

In Part 1, we reviewed the basics of ESP operation. This new article explores design and operational problems that will negatively affect the collection performance of an ESP. It will also outline potential modifications to help improve performance and efficiency.


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We are Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) -- a company founded in 1867 by two friends with an unwavering commitment to reliable and effective innovation.

When Stephen Wilcox first avowed that “there must be a better way” to safely generate power, he and George Babcock responded with the design for the first inherently safe water-tube boiler, and the company was born.


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