Shaw wins Firstenergy air quality control contract

The Shaw Group has been awarded a contract by Firstenergy for an air quality control programme for 22 coal-fired units at eight sites in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, US.

Shaw will provide engineering, procurement and construction management for modern air quality control technologies to help reduce sulphur dioxide, mercury, particulate and hydrogen chloride emissions.

The 22 coal-fired units represent more than 11,000MW of electric generating capacity.