Clean Coal Technologies, Equipment, Latin America

Argentinian mine to get CFBs

Foster Wheeler Ltd. has been awarded a contract by Isolux Ingenieria S.A. y Tecna Proyectos y Operaciones, S.A. for the design and supply of two circulating fluidized bed (CFB) steam generators for the Río Turbio Power Project.

To be located near the Río Turbio mine in the southern Santa Cruz province of Argentina. construction of the two 120 MWe CFB steam generators is expected to begin in the spring of 2009 with commercial operations scheduled for 2012. Output from the facilities is to be used on-site.

Isolux Ingenieria S.A. and Tecna Proyectos y Operaciones, S.A. are member companies of Grupo Isolux Corsán S.A.