According to 4-traders.com, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been awarded two contracts by Foskor (Pty) Limited to design and fabricate two final acid towers and an acid cooler for Foskor's acid division in Richards Bay. Officials did not disclose the contract values.
Midrand-based Foskor is a producer of phosphates and phosphoric acid for international markets. The company has a mining division in Phalaborwa and an acid division in Richards Bay. Under the terms of the contracts, Jacobs is designing the equipment and process for two final acid towers. It is also designing and manufacturing a proprietary acid cooler.
Jacobs' facility in Pickering, Ontario, Canada has supplied more than 1,600 proprietary acid coolers to clients over 40 years. According to Jacobs's statement, it will manage local fabrication and site coordination from the company's operations in South Africa, 4-traders.com reports.
Read the full article