Boustead unit wins major contract in Indonesia

Engineering services company Boustead Singapore announced on Tuesday that its unit Boustead Salcon Water Solutions, has won a major contract in Indonesia.

Boustead Salcon, a specialist in water and wastewater engineering for the energy sector, has been awarded a major multi-million dollar contract to design and supply water and wastewater treatment facilities at Indonesia's first ultra supercritical power plant.

The power plant will be the first in Indonesia to employ ultra supercritical technology and it is more energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly compared to existing traditional coal-fired power plants.

It will supply electricity to Indonesia's national powercorporation, PLN, of 25 years.

The water treatment facilities include seawater reverse osmosis desalination, and remineralisation and demineralisation plants.

The wastewater treatment plants involve ash, coal and process treatments, and a major process will be the ammonia removal system.

Chief executive Michael Teo said, "The award of the latest contract by a leader in the power sector... further strengthens our position as the preferred complete technology provider for the water and wastewater balance of plant portion in the energy sector, having undertaken more than 90 projects in the global energy industry."

The latest contract has raised the Boustead Group's order book backlog to $400 million.

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