London, UK,

Amec Foster Wheeler wins clean air technology contract in Mexico

  • Awarded design and supply of air quality control systems for Isolux De Mexico S.A. de C.V.

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of a contract by Isolux De Mexico S.A. de C.V., for the design, supply, start-up and commissioning of Air Quality Control Systems (AQCS) at the 258 Rehabilitation Modernisation Thermal Station (RM CT) Altamira I and II. The contract is part of the Comision Federal de Electricidad retrofit and modernisation project in Altamira, state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.

The value of the competitively awarded contract has not been announced.

Under the contract, Amec Foster Wheeler will provide two AQCS systems for the 2 x 165 MWe plant utilising our spray dry absorbers (SDA) and intermediate pressure pulse jet fabric filters (PJFF) to meet pollution removal requirements. Commercial operation of the units is scheduled for the second quarter of 2017.

Gary Nedelka, Group President of Amec Foster Wheeler’s Global Power Group
Amec Foster Wheeler is committed to working in the Mexican power market and pleased to be providing clean air technology. We offer a full line of competitively priced clean air solutions. Our spray dry absorbers (SDAs) have been supplied on over 60 units cleaning over 4.5 GW of flue gas globally.
Gary Nedelka, Group President of Amec Foster Wheeler’s Global Power Group
Notes to editors

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.


With pro-forma 2013 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 50 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.


Amec Foster Wheeler’s Global Power Group is a world leader in combustion and steam generation technology that designs, manufactures and erects steam generating and auxiliary equipment for power stations and industrial facilities and also provides a wide range of aftermarket services. It offers a full line of clean air solutions, namely:


Particulate Control

  • Dry Electrostatic Precipitators
  • Wet Electrostatic Precipitators
  • Fabric Filters
  • Cartridge Collectors

Acid Gas and Metal Control

  • Circulating Fluidized Bed Scrubbers
  • Spray Dry Absorbers
  • Dry Sorbent Injection
  • Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization

NOx Reduction

  • Low NOx Combustion Upgrades
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction


  • Renewal Parts
  • Performance Enhancements
  • Specialty Products

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.


Forward-Looking Statements

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Amec Foster Wheeler does not undertake to update any of the forward-looking statements after this date to conform such statements to actual results, to reflect the occurrence of anticipated results or otherwise.