Babcock to supply new boiler to Ontario steel plant

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: BW) announced Jan. 6 that subsidiary The Babcock & Wilcox Co. (B&W), has won a contract to supply and install a replacement boiler for ArcelorMittal Dofasco’s Hamilton, Ontario, steel manufacturing plant.

B&W will supply a TSSG boiler capable of providing 450,000 pounds-per-hour of steam for generating 20 MW of electricity. The modularized boiler will operate on a combination of coke oven and blast furnace gases.

“The B&W TSSG boiler was designed for an array of industrial and power applications and is well-suited to produce the high-pressure steam necessary for our customer’s power needs,” said Mark Low, senior vice president of B&W’s Power business segment.

B&W’s full scope of supply also includes burners, furnace, steam drum, economizer, ducting, fans and other components. B&W is scheduled to deliver the boiler in late 2017 and complete installation by August 2018.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Babcock & Wilcox is a global leader in energy and environmental technologies and services for the power and industrial markets, and has been transforming our world for 150 years.

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