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Plant Watch Cement plant expansion in the Ukraine decreases environmental emissions August 20, 2009 — ABB Switzerland Ltd. (Zurich, Switzerland; www.abb.com) has won an order from international building materials group CRH to deliver electrical and automation equipment for Podilsky Cement’s new production line. Once the project is completed, the cement production line will have a daily output of 7,500 tons. The Podilsky Cement factory, located near Kiev, is one of the biggest cement plants in the Ukraine. The expansion project will help the plant decrease emissions from fossil fuel combustion by changing the technology of cement production from a wet production process to a state-of-the-art dry production process. KBR awarded contract for refinery in Angola… August 20, 2009 — KBR (Houston; www.kbr.com) has been awarded a contract by Sonangol, E.P. to provide license and engineering services for fluid-catalytic-cracking (FCC) and hydroprocessing technologies for the Sonaref Refinery to be located in Lobito, Angola. The 200,000-bbl/d grassroots refinery is being built to reduce the country’s dependence on imported products. …And a FEED contract by VCNG August 5, 2009 — KBR has been awarded…
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