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BMH Technology to deliver complete fuel handling solution to Mälarenergi

BMH Technology Oy, a Finland-headed material handling system and equipment supplier for the energy and environmental sector, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Swedish municipal energy utility, Mälarenergi AB, for the delivery and installation of a complete fuel handling facility for its new boiler unit 7 in Västerås. The new boiler will use recycled wood as fuel.

On October 2. Magnus Hemmingsson, Mälarenergi (left) signed an agreement with Peter Wallenius and Thomas Karlsson, BMH Technology for a complete fuel handling system for Mälarenergi’s new boiler unit 7 (photo courtesy BMH Technology).

According to a statement, delivery and assembly of the fuel handling plant will take place in 2019 and the plant will be commissioned in early 2020. The order value is approximately SEK 120 million (≈ EUR 12.56 million).

We are very proud to once again be entrusted by Mälarenergi to become their partner for another delivery of a complete fuel management facility and help to make Västerås free from coal and oil, said Thomas Karlsson, CEO of BMH Technology AB, the Swedish subsidiary.

BMH’s delivery consists of a receiving pocket for wheel loaders as well as side-tipping and reversing trucks, fuel preparation with magnetic separation of metal contaminants and screening/crushing of oversized materials, a 6 000 m³ fuel storage silo with rotary screw feeder and silo and boiler conveyor system.

Illustration of the fuel handling system and unit 7 boiler (courtesy Scheiwiller Svensson Arkitektkontor AB).

All ancillary equipment and systems, as well as complete electrification and automation, are also included in the delivery. The capacities are 700 m³ per hour to the silo and 350 m³ per hour to the boiler.

We have great confidence in BMH as we cooperated with them in the past and look forward to delivering a fuel management to our new facility that will help us achieve our most ambitious goal ever. Namely, using only recycled and renewable fuels, says Niklas Gunnar, Business Area Manager Heat at Mälarenergi.

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