Lucy Terry - 21 December 2011
The Plant Miller Flue Gas Desulfurization Project of Quinton, AL won the award for the Best Coal-Fired Project of 2011. Plant Miller is the largest coal-fired power plant for Alabama Power, constituting a quarter of the company's total capacity. The plant uses an SCR reduction system to reduce nitrous oxide (NOx) emissions. Parent company Southern CO also installed double contact flow scrubber technology, capable of achieving up to 98% instantaneous removal efficiency of SO2.
Additionally, the Hudson Unit 2 Back End Technology project was given an honourable mention for its installation of SCR technology at the Hudson Plant in New Jersey.
PSEG Fossil, which owns the project, selected URS to carry out the work. The project was in response to a consent decree, which required the plant to reduce its NOx emissions, as well as reductions in mercury, SO2 and particulate matter. The SCR system was installed to reduce NOx emissions.
The awards ceremony took place at POWER-GEN International in Las Vegas, NV on December 12. Winners and runners-up signified excellence in three major categories: coal-fired, gas-fired and renewable energy.
Ben Treadwell - 30 July 2015
Hyundai Construction has launched its HX series hydraulic excavators in the U.S. and Canada featuring Tier 4 Final compliant engines from both Scania and Cummins. The smaller models are powered by the Cummins engines while the largest two feature the engines by Scania. The models range from 22 to 52 metric tons and achieve Tier 4 Final...
Laura Cross - 20 December 2012
Integer has announced the release of a new study, investigating the potential of the emerging diesel emissions and ARLA 32 markets in Brazil. Brazil Diesel Emissions and ARLA 32 Market Study: 2013 Edition, available in both English and Portuguese, provides in-depth analysis and ground-breaking forecasts on the supply and demand for...
Laura Cross - 29 August 2012
In a statement made by Navistar International on 27. August 2012, the Illinois-based truck manufacturer announced that CEO Dan Ustian had retired with immediate effect. Lewis Campbell, formerly chief executive at Textron, will act as Chairman and CEO on an interim basis. In addition, Troy Clarke has been announced as President and Chief...