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Saxlund takes €3m order for biomass handling system in the UK

Saxlund International, a fully owned subsidiary of energy and environmental technology group Opcon, has received an order from Babcock & Wilcox Vølund, Denmark, for the delivery of a biomass handling system to a green energy project in Margam, Port Talbot in South Wales, UK.

The scope of Saxlund's order encompass the design, manufacturing, delivery and commissioning of two fully automatic fuel handling systems, each with a capacity to allow for a 100% redundancy in feeding the boiler the equivalent of 125MW of fuel input. Both systems shall be installed for fuel reception, fuel feeding and mixing of fuel in the fuel storage.

The entire fuel feeding system, including wood storage and conveyor systems will be designed for multi-fuel waste wood, designed for efficiency, minimum maintenance and high availability as well as low emission of dust and noise.

Total order value is over €3 million with commissioning in September 2016 and take-over in 2017.





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