Bli medlem
Bli medlem

Du är här


M+W Group: M+W Group to deliver UK first-of-a-kind waste to energy facility

M+W Group / M+W Group to deliver UK first-of-a-kind waste to energy facility.
Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions. The issuer is
solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
Levenseat, Lanarkshire, Scotland (UK), 27 March 2015

Leading global engineering and construction company, M+W Group, has been
appointed as
main contractor for the delivery of a £111 (€150) million state-of-the art
energy from waste (EfW) facility in Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Following an extensive design and development phase, M+W Group will engineer,
procure and construct (EPC) a new 12.5 MWe thermal treatment plant alongside
a new Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) on the site at Levenseat in
Lanarkshire. M+W Group was selected as the main contractor based on the
company's in-house engineering expertise, understanding of the treatment
process as well as its demonstrable track record of safely delivering major
complex facilities to the highest international standards.

In addition to being the first major new waste treatment and management
facility in Levenseat, the new infrastructure will be the first of its kind
in the UK, combining fluidised bed gasification technology and Refuse Derived
Fuel (RDF) processed by the MRF. Fluidised bed gasification technology
provides a more efficient syngas from biomass than traditional incineration

Over the lifetime of the new facility, it is estimated that the Levenseat
facility will recycle over a million tonnes of materials including plastics,
metals, paper and aggregates. This will save around 1.3 million tonnes of CO2
emissions and help divert over 1.4 million tonnes of waste that would
otherwise go to landfill. Exporting over 30Gwh of heat and 750GWh of
electricity every year, it will produce enough electricity to supply the
equivalent of around 18,000 homes.

Specialising in advanced thermal waste treatment solutions, M+W Group has
proven expertise in the design, process engineering and construction of major
complex projects, using project finance and other funding mechanisms. When
the new facilities at Levenseat, due for completion in 2017 come on stream,
they will play a key role in helping Scotland achieve its waste and recycling
targets. With a stated aim of being a "Zero Waste Society", the Scottish
Government has set a target for 70% of all waste to be recycled with a
maximum of 5% of household waste going to Landfill by 2025. The new £111
million energy and recycling plant will be important part of enabling those
targets to be met.

Peter Greenhalgh, M+W Group Joint CEO EMEA stated: "Energy is a core sector
for M+W Group. We have now secured major programmes of work in waste to
energy and nuclear in the UK based on our ability to demonstrate the value of
applying global engineering expertise to enable performance certainty in
these industry sectors We are looking forward to successfully delivering the
new infrastructure that will enable Levenseat to play a strategically
important role in helping Scotland achieve its long term, low-carbon future".

About M+W Group:
M+W Group GmbH, based in Stuttgart, is a leading global high-tech engineering
company. Established in 1912, the company operates in more than 30 countries.
The M+W Group manages projects of all dimensions on behalf of clients from
various sectors, including electronics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, energy
and information technology - from semiconductor plants to nanotechnology
research centers. The company offers a full range of services from concept
and design to turnkey solutions. During the financial year 2014, the M+W
Group generated sales of 2.46 billion euros with around 7,050 employees
For more information:please

| Press contact UK: Press contact Global: |
| |
|Alex Goude |
|Phone +44 1249 455150 Michael Gemeinhardt |
|E-Mail Phone: +49 711 8804-1420 |
| |


This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: M+W Group via Globenewswire


Författare Hugin

Tala om vad ni tycker

Tala om vad ni tycker

Ni är just nu inne på en betaversion av nya aktiespararna. Lämna gärna feedback på vad ni tycker i formuläret nedan.