Charlotte, North Carolina – Babcock & Wilcox Co. (B&W) has won a contract to supply equipment to control sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and particulate emissions a carbon black manufacturing plant in the US, the company has announced.
The contract, B&W’s first in the carbon black sector, is worth over $15 million (€13.5 million) project, said a 4 Feb press statement, which did not identify the client.
B&W’s remit includes supplying a wet flue gas desulfurisation (FGD) system and the plant’s selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system, including catalyst and ammonia handling equipment.
The company will carry out about $3 million in engineering work for the first phase of the project. It is also to supply auxiliary equipment for the project, which is scheduled for start-up in early 2018.
“B&W’s environmental compliance solutions can help our customers meet emissions regulations for virtually any industry, including carbon black manufacturing,” said Paul Scavuzzo, senior vice president of B&W global power division.