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Interserve wins £10m contract at one of Europe’s largest energy-from-waste plants

by Interserve Press Office | Aug 17, 2011

Interserve, the international support services and construction group, has won a £10 million contract to provide mechanical and process engineering services to install major equipment items at one of the largest energy-from-waste plants under construction in Europe.

Working for Engineering, Procurement and Construction contractor Keppel Seghers, Interserve will deliver access and mechanical services during phase one of this two-phase project in Runcorn, Cheshire.

The company is also providing other works up to the value of £4 million for the client including access and scaffolding services along with formwork and falsework to the Project - through its Equipment Services division, RMD Kwikform.

The energy-from-waste plant will include a combined heat and power plant capable of processing 420,000 tonnes per year of solid recovered fuel derived from household waste. At full capacity it will be able to supply 270,000 MWh of electricity and 500,000 tonnes of steam per year.

Bill Craig, Interserve Managing Director - Industrial, said: “The plant is one of the largest waste and renewable energy projects in Europe and Interserve’s involvement will consolidate our position as a leading solutions provider in this growing UK market sector.

“We are looking forward to working with Keppel Seghers on what we are sure will be an exciting and challenging project to bring renewable energy sources to a wide area.”

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For further information please contact:

Karen Priest
0121 524 7507

Peter Haddock

Catherine Roche

about Interserve

Interserve's vision is to be the Trusted Partner of all our stakeholders. We are one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment and facilities management services for society's infrastructure. Interserve is based in the UK, has revenue of £1.9 billion and a workforce of nearly 50,000 people worldwide.

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About Keppel Seghers

Keppel Seghers, the environmental engineering arm of Keppel Integrated Engineering, is the preferred partner for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the Greater Manchester Energy-from-Waste (EfW) Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Plant. Keppel Seghers secured the contracts for Phase I and Phase II of the integrated EfW project in 2009 and 2010 respectively. Phase I and Phase II are expected to be completed by 2012 and 2014/15 respectively. Built to Keppel Seghers’ proprietary EfW technology, the plant will use Keppel Seghers' Water-Cooled Grates, its horizontal boiler design integrated with its Prism technology for enhanced heat recovery and its double dry flue gas cleaning system.

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