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The company was awarded a turnkey contract to increase the transport capacity of the Internal System of Coal Management (SIMC, as per its Spanish initials) in the Thermoelectric Plant, property of the CFE in Petacalco.

Techint signed the contract with Greenfield, which belongs to the Blackrock investment fund and was the company selected by the CFE for the provision of the service. The scope of the project includes Engineering, Supply Management, Construction, Commissioning and Performance Testing, for a 17- month term.

The repowering of the SIMC will involve different adjustments and the replacement of the main existing equipment and coal conveyors, to increase the carrying capacity from 1,300 to 1,800 tons per hour.

All the works shall be carried out without interrupting the current operating conditions. The facility manages up to 6 million tons of coal annually.