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Pörner Group to build a new Biturox plant in Morocco

By Gerald Ondrey |

A contract between the Moroccan refining company Samir and Pörner Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH (Vienna, Austria; www.poerner.at) for the planning and construction of a new Biturox plant for the production of bitumen, including storage tanks and HGV filling station, was finalized and signed.   Pörner Group, the Austrian engineering company responsible for process engineering and plant design, is the world leader in Biturox technology for producing high quality bitumen polymers by oxidation. With the conclusion of this deal, Samir will become the thirty-eighth worldwide recipient of a Pörner licence for a Biturox plant.   Pörner Group will, as general contractor, construct this plant in Mohammedia, Morocco as a “Lump sum turnkey” project. This means that Pörner will not only erect the plant but also include all deliveries and services required for the project within its scope of responsibilities.   Beginning with the granting of a licensing franchise and financial support, Pörner Group has shown its responsibility for project management, from basic and detail engineering including structure/steel construction, MSR and electrical engineering, piping, purchase and supply of equipment,…
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