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MAN Diesel & Turbo Builds Power Plant in Saudi Arabia


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MAN engines beget electricity for new concrete works

MAN Diesel Turbo has perceived an sequence from a United Cement Industrial Company to build a appetite plant in Saudi Arabia. Five MAN 20V32/44CR engines will yield electricity for a new concrete works 160 kilometers to a south of Jeddah, nearby a Red Sea. With a sum outlay from a plant of 54.5 MW, a works will be means to furnish around 5,000 tons of concrete a day.

MAN Diesel Turbo is building a appetite plant underneath an EPC agreement (Engineering – Procurement – Construction) and will therefore take caring not usually for delivering a engines themselves, though also for a construction of all essential subordinate apparatus – from a appurtenance control room and a cooling complement to a estimate and ordering system. A consortium partner is obliged for internal deliveries and services. The sequence is value tens of millions Euros to MAN.

“Saudi Arabia is a pivotal marketplace for a appetite plants division, and one in that we have decades of experience,” says Dr. René Umlauft, CEO of MAN Diesel Turbo. “We trust there is extensive intensity in a domain of internal appetite plant solutions for eccentric appetite era in particular, for instance for concrete or steel works. The United Cement Industrial Company is a new customer for us and one we have assured with a technical concept.”

Saudi Arabia’s direct for concrete is set to arise in a middle term, given a country’s growth skeleton visualize a accumulation of construction and infrastructure projects. The new concrete works operated by a United Cement Industrial Company is being built in a really hot, sandy segment in that temperatures can strech adult to 50 degrees Celsius in a summer. The trustworthiness of MAN engines during operation in such impassioned conditions was one of a pivotal criteria behind a purchase. The appetite plant’s complement pattern has also been optimized to accommodate a climatic conditions.

The engines underline MAN Diesel Turbo’s proven complicated common rail technology. This electronically tranquil injection complement yields glorious formula in terms of fuel expenditure and emissions. Construction of a plant is set to start in a autumn of 2013, with smoothness of a engines holding place in mid-2014.