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SGC Helps Plant Eliminate Ash Pond

Posted July 22, 2020

B&W Expert Featured in Technical Journal

BW 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 B&W’s Centennial Boiler, which is now on display in the lobby of our global headquarters.

Lowest Price Doesn't Always Equal the Best Option

Lowest Price Doesnt Always Equal the Best Option

As a follow-up to a previous Learning Center article that we posted on bid evaluation, we have added an example to illustrate the concept that a lower priced bid isn’t always the best option. A more detailed evaluation is required to truly understand the total cost (capital and operating) of the offers.

Submerged Grind Conveyor Helps Plant Eliminate Ash Pond

Submerged Grind Conveyor Helps Plant Eliminate Ash Pond

To comply with the U.S. EPA’s CCR rule and other pending legislation, plant operators at Platte River Power Authority’s Rawhide Energy Station sought to remove its aging sluicing system and close its bottom ash pond. The Platte River team performed a detailed review of available technologies and chose our Allen-Sherman-Hoff® submerged grind conveyor to meet their needs.

Focused on Your Operations

Focused on Your Operations

We’re focused on the optimization of your plant systems. Using our proprietary combustion, performance and environmental models, our FocalPoint optimization system analyzes past and current operating conditions and automatically adjusts for improvement in your boiler or emissions control systems. The potential benefits are many, including becoming an integral part of a heat rate improvement strategy aligned with the U.S. EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule and other global emissions directives.

Did you know?

We are excited to announce the opening of a new regional construction service center in Mandan, North Dakota, USA. The facility will help us better serve customers in the upper Midwestern United States with improved access for our field experts, along with components and equipment installation. In addition to a 4,000-square-foot warehouse, the facility includes office space and room for outdoor equipment storage. From this facility, we can accelerate our mobilization and response to customer needs for construction service, project management, site supervision and specialized equipment for quick turnaround projects.