Wärtsilä to supply gas-fired power plant for gold mine

Power services company Wärtsilä has been awarded a €115m (£101m) turnkey contract to supply a gas-fired power plant for a project in the Dominican Republic to provide electricity for the Pueblo Viejo gold mine.

Under this contract, which was signed with Barrick Gold of North America, Wärtsilä will supply 12 Wärtsilä 50DF engine units in combined cycle.