B&W picks up Yangzhou power plant project contract

Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) will provide boilers and steam generation equipment for the Yangzhou power plant project in Yangzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China. The contract is from China National Machinery Import & Export Corp. and will be financed by the World Bank. It is valued at approximately (US)$155 million.

B&W will provide two 600-MW coal-fired boilers and all auxiliary equipment for the boiler island. The majority of the equipment will be manufactured at B&W facilities in North America and China, with the balance of plant coming from Sargent & Lundy, Chicago, Ill., USA.