Operations-Maintenance News

Wood Group GTS Awarded $12M Operations & Maintenance Contract By Apex Bethel Energy Center

SOURCE: John Wood Group | 24 April 2014

Wood Group GTS and Apex Bethel Energy Center, LLC ("Apex") have signed a three-year operations & maintenance (O&M) agreement for the Bethel Energy Center. Under the $12 million contract, Wood Group GTS will be responsible for care, custody and control of the facility when it begins commercial operation in 2017.

Wood Group GTS Awarded Over $4 Million Of Maintenance Services On Multiple Steam Turbines

SOURCE: John Wood Group | 09 April 2014

Wood Group GTS has completed two steam turbine major inspections and received awards for three additional steam turbine outages from five US power plants. The cumulative $4.2 million in services are scheduled to be completed in the first half of this year.

ThyssenKrupp MillServices & Systems Takes Over The Operations Of The Duisburg-Based Schaumann Company

SOURCE: ThyssenKrupp | 03 April 2014

ThyssenKrupp MillServices & Systems GmbH has again expanded its range of services on the site of the Duisburg steel mill of ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe. As from April 1, 2014, these experts in steel mill-related services are taking over the entire operations of the Duisburg-based competitor Schaumann. This includes all the 44 employees working there.

Demolition Started At E.ON’s Grain And Kingsnorth Power Stations

SOURCE: E.ON | 01 April 2014

E.ON has today (TUES) announced that initial demolition work has started at Grain-A (1350 MW oil fired station) and Kingsnorth (2000 MW coal fired station), following the closure of both plants

Vale Receives Its First Valemax Vessel In Malaysia

SOURCE: Vale | 24 March 2014

Vale celebrated today the arrival of the first Valemax, the world's largest iron ore carrier, to the shores of its Teluk Rubiah Maritime Terminal and iron ore distribution center, currently under commissioning in Malaysia. The vessel arrival marks an important milestone as the company looks towards the completion of the distribution hub by the second half of 2014.

Wood Group Opens New HSE And Technical Competency Training Center In Eagle Ford Region Of South Texas

SOURCE: John Wood Group | 19 March 2014

Wood Group has opened a 16,000 square foot training facility in Kenedy, Texas, where educational programs for Eagle Ford shale workers will focus on health, safety, and environment (HSE) and technical competency.

McDermott Contracted For Emergency Pipeline Repair Job

SOURCE: McDermott | 14 March 2014

McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) (“McDermott”) announced that the Dive Support Vessel Thebaud Sea (“DSV”) was recently mobilized for an Emergency Pipeline Repair intervention offshore the United Arab Emirates. This is the third time in recent months that the DSV has been fast-tracked to carry out an emergency response. This contract is included in McDermott’s first quarter 2014 backlog.

Rio Tinto Unveils Latest Mine Of The Future™ Innovation

SOURCE: Rio Tinto | 13 March 2014

Rio Tinto today launched a new phase of its industry-leading Mine of the Future™ technology and innovation programme that is driving greater value by optimising the performance of key international copper and coal operations.

U.S. Government Reaffirms Selection Of Bechtel-Led Team To Manage Y-12 & Pantex

SOURCE: Bechtel | 07 March 2014

The Bechtel-led Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC has been directed by the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration to immediately resume transitioning to take over the management and operation of the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

UK Operations & Maintenance Extension For Wood Group PSN

SOURCE: John Wood Group | 05 March 2014

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has been awarded a one year operations and maintenance contract extension from Chevron North Sea Limited.