Babcock & Wilcox (B&W), through its subsidiary B&W Canada, has won a $107m contract from SaskPower to engineer, manufacture, deliver and construct critical components for SaskPower's Boundary Dam Unit 3 in Estevan, Saskatchewan.

The boiler retrofit for Boundary Dam Unit 3 is an integral part of the plant’s life extension and conversion to allow for the capture of carbon dioxide through SaskPower’s Integrated Carbon Capture and Storage Demonstration project.

While a final decision on the carbon capture system component has been deferred until new federal emission control regulations are completed, B&W Canada will engineer and supply all heat transfer surfaces and a new combustion system with low-NOx technology to provide SaskPower‘s Boundary Dam with a 30-year life extension and improved plant performance.

The project is expected to be completed in August 2013.