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Energy Company Selects CCI Industrial Constructors to Provide Capital Upgrade for FGD Units 1-4

BRIGHTON, MI (October 19, 2022)—CCI Industrial Constructors, a self-performing general contractor, today announced the company has been selected to provide construction management and self-perform services for a new capital upgrade at a power plant. The local utility company made a capital investment to construct a stand-by power system for the four main FGD (Flue Gas Desulfurization) Units. The purpose of the system is to provide backup power in the event FGD losses its main power. The FGD consist of 4 B&W (Babcock & Wilcox) wet FGD absorbers which is designed to remove 97% of entering sulfur dioxide.

“All of our trade partners and self-perform crafts have done a tremendous job maintaining the schedule requirements and leading with safety on every task” said Matt Mackley, Project Manager. “Our team has been onsite at this particular power plant for 20 years. We’re honored that our client trusts us to perform this critical project and look forward to continuing our relationship on future projects.”

The scope of work included site excavation, underground mechanical piping, new foundations, utility racks and equipment setting of four 1500KW diesel generators. Due to underground interferences and utilities, hydro-excavation was required to locate and preserve existing utilities. The foundation consisted of 48 deep foundation helical piles, 20 tons of rebar and 500 yards of concrete. Each generator set weighs in at approximately 60,000 lbs and are expected to be delivered in January 2023.  

In addition to the critical project demands, the project team faces a challenging turnaround deadline to tie-in and commission the units during planned outages. Through effective planning and execution, the project is safely being completed on schedule with no incidents or disruption to plant operations.

About CCI Industrial Constructors

CCI Industrial Constructors is a self-performing industrial general contractor providing mechanical construction and maintenance services. With an integrated construction and maintenance team, we offer heavy industrial services including, industrial construction, machinery installation, heavy rigging, structural steel services, material handling, specialty welding, industrial maintenance and shutdowns & outages. Founded in 1997, CCI Industrial Constructors is 100% family-owned and a certified minority-owned (MBE) business. Learn how we can help construct your next project.