B&W to provide boiler components for West Virginia coal-fired power plant

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Charlotte, N.C., March 26, 2012 — The Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, won a contract to design and supply reheaters for three 660 MW coal-fired boilers at FirstEnergy's Harrison Power Station in Haywood, W.Va.

Reheaters are specially designed tube bundles used to increase the temperature of steam in a boiler.

The preliminary delivery date for the first reheater is scheduled for early 2014.

B&W has locations worldwide and employs about 12,700 people, in addition to about 10,400 joint venture employees.

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