B&W to supply Rutenberg boilers

Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) has announced a contract from Israel Electric to supply boilers and auxiliary equipment for the Rutenberg B power station, Units 3 and 4, located south of Tel Aviv. The contract is valued at approximately (US)$140 million and will be partially financed by the U.S. Export-Import Bank and the Export Development Corp. of Canada. It calls for the supply of two 550-MW coal-fired boilers plus auxiliary equipment. Rutenberg will be Israel`s fourth coal-fired power plant.