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Japanese consortium wins EPC contract for Bangladeshi power plant

A consortium of Japanese companies has secured an engineering, procurement and construction contract to build a power plant and deepwater sea port in Bangladesh.
By Staff reporter 29 August 2017 0 27360

A consortium of Japanese companies has secured an engineering, procurement and construction contract to build a coal-fired power plant and deepwater sea port in Bangladesh, according to Power Engineering International.

The contract was awarded by Coal Power Generation Co. Bangladesh to Sumitomo, Toshiba and IHI.

The power plant and port will be built on Matarbari Island off the southeastern coast of Bangladesh and is expected to cost $4.58 billion. It will consist of two 600 MW units and will help meet Bangladesh’s growing demand...