Two US companies team for Yangzhou boiler contract

Sargent & Lundy and Babcock & Wilcox, both of the United States, have teamed up to supply the boiler island for the 2×600-MW Yangzhou power plant in China. The facility is being purchased by China National Machinery Import and Export Corp. of Beijing for the Jiangsu Provincial Power Bureau. The World Bank will provide financing. The plant is expected to enter operation in 1999 and 2000.