ALSTOM to supply Electrostatic Precipitator to copper plant in Peru
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ALSTOM has been awarded a contract to supply an ISA Smelter Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) to Southern Peru Copper Corporation (SPCC), as part of the ILO modernization project in Ilo, Peru. The contract was awarded by Fluor Chile, based in Santiago, Chile, acting as agent for SPCC.
The equipment will be supplied by the end of August 2005 and the guaranteed emission level for the copper smelter ESP is 50 mg/Nm3.
Southern Peru Copper Corporation is one of Peru's largest companies and one of the ten largest copper producers worldwide. It produces blister copper and copper cathodes at the smelter and refinery in Ilo, Peru. SPCC produces about 820 million pounds of mined copper a year. The Ilo smelter modernization project is part of the Company's US$1 billion capital investment program.
As a world-leading supplier of air pollution control solutions to the industry sector, ALSTOM has supplied over 200 Dry ESP installations to the non-ferrous industry over the last 50 years. ALSTOM offers the experience and expertise to provide innovative tailor-made solutions that maximize year-round operation and minimize maintenance. A close working relationship with customers has made ALSTOM the market leader in treating flue gases in copper flash smelting furnaces.
ALSTOM is a global leader in power generation and rail transport infrastructure. The Company serves the energy market through its activities in the field of power generation and the transport market through its activities in rail and marine. ALSTOM's annual sales are around 14 billion. It employs 71,000 people in over 70 countries worldwide.
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