Integrated engineering company RCR Tomlinson Ltd (RCR) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a turnkey contract to provide a process steam boiler plant for Fonterra’s Drier 2 Project in Darfield, New Zealand. Fonterra is the world’s leading exporter of dairy products and the largest diversified milk processing company. The Drier 2 Project is the second stage of expansion at Fonterra’s newest processing site near Christchurch, and this boiler will feed steam to what will be the largest milk powder drier in the world. The contract is valued at approximately $20 million, and includes the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of a 45MWth (approx 65 tonne per hour) coal-fired steam boiler and associated equipment. Work will commence immediately and is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2013.
RCR’s Managing Director Paul Dalgleish said that this contract, the latest in a series of successful energy projects for Fonterra, represents the continuation of our excellent relationship. “This project, in addition to our recent Yarnima project, continues to build the RCR Energy business following our AE&E acquisition last year. We are starting to build momentum in the project revenue side of the Energy business which should translate to stronger margins”, said Dr Dalgleish.
RCR Tomlinson Ltd (RCR) is an integrated engineering company providing turnkey solutions to blue chip clients in the mining, resources, energy and power sectors. RCR’s services include design, procurement, manufacture, fabrication, engineering construction and electrical services (SMPE), off-site repairs and maintenance. Headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, RCR has operations across Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia employing approximately 2,800 people.