THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded two contracts with a combined value in excess of $40 million for an air quality control program for five existing coal-fired units. The units represent more than 4,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity.
CB&I will provide turnkey engineering, procurement and construction for implementing modern air quality control technologies that will reduce mercury emissions to bring the units in compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS).
"CB&I has assisted many clients with incorporating the necessary air quality control retrofits to their coal fired power generation facilities to meet and exceed current regulations. This new project addresses compliance with the latest regulations challenging power generation companies," said Lasse Petterson, CB&I's Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Engineering, Construction and Maintenance operating group.
CB&I is a leading provider of air quality control systems, including wet and dry flue gas desulfurization, dry sorbent injection, nitrogen oxides and mercury removal, and particulate emissions control systems. CB&I has performed emissions retrofits on more than 40,000 megawatts of power generation within the past 10 years.
CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is the most complete energy infrastructure focused company in the world and a major provider of government services. Drawing upon more than a century of experience and the expertise of approximately 50,000 employees, CB&I provides reliable solutions while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality. For more information, visit www.cbi.com.
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