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May 23, 2014
Jacobs awarded contract for chlorine dioxide plant in Indonesia
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Pasadena, Calif.; www.jacobs.com)
has announced that it was awarded a contract by P.T. OKI Pulp and Paper Mills (Jakarta, Indonesia) for the design and supply of an integrated chlorine dioxide plant for its pulp mill project in South Sumatra, Indonesia.
Officials did not disclose the contract value, but noted that when completed, the plant is anticipated to produce 172 metric tons per day (m.t./d) of chlorine dioxide, making it the largest chlorine dioxide plant ever built, according to the company. The plant is scheduled to be commissioned in 2016.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is designing and engineering the plant, supplying key equipment and materials including Jacobs’ proprietary Chemetics equipment, and providing technical services for plant erection, operator training, commissioning and testing.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group vice president Terry Hagen stated, “We are pleased to build upon our successes in supplying several chlorine dioxide plants to clients in Indonesia since the 1980s, and look forward to providing quality and value to P.T. OKI on this significant project.”