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Choren supplies coal-burner technology to China

By Gerald Ondrey |

Choren Components GmbH, a part of the Choren Group (Freiberg, Germany, www.choren.com) is currently supplying modern burner technology and pressure-bearing equipment for coal processing to the People’s Republic of China. The burners, each weighing up to 1.6 metric tons (m.t.), will form a core part of a new plant in Southern China for the production of high-purity synthesis gas with an output capacity of 140,000 m3/h, using Choren’s highly efficient CCG gasification process. The complex coal processing plant’s final product is ammonia, which the factory will produce as a base chemical component for fertilizers at a 500,000-m.t./yr capacity. Absolutely essential for the delivery to go ahead was the manufacture license issued to Choren in 2008 by the Chinese inspection authorities. Since China’s accession to the WTO, this strict licensing procedure has been in force for specific imported goods such as boilers and pressure vessels. “At the end of 2008, Chinese specialists thoroughly scrutinised our production operations in Freiberg”, reports Olaf Schulze, managing director at Choren. “The successful audit finally paved the way for us to carry through our first large-scale order of this kind from…
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