Biomass Boiler Win for Foster Wheeler in Finland

Hamilton, Bermuda [] Foster Wheeler Ltd. announced that its Finnish subsidiary Foster Wheeler Energia Oy, part of its Global Power Group, has been awarded a contract for the design, supply and erection of a peat- and biomass-fired circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) boiler island. It will be supplied for Tornion Voima’s combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Tornio, northern Finland. The CHP plant produces electricity, process steam and district heat for one of the world’s largest stainless steel mills, the release claims. The value of the contract, which will be included in the company’s first-quarter 2006 bookings, is approximately USD$35 million. Commercial operation of the new boiler is scheduled for the last quarter of 2007.
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