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MPower wins contract to supply and commission black-start generators for BHP Yarmina project

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Australia and New Zealand’s leading power generation provider, MPower has won a contract with Forge Group Power to supply, assist in installation and commission three 1.8MW black-start generators for BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s Yarnima Power Station Project, located in Western Australia.

MPower’s black-start generators will feature low canopy air-sealed alternators and special air-paths to suit the environment of the Yarnima Power Station. 

Key characteristics of MPower’s design include a robust canopy, redundancy for increased availability along with extensive HFE considerations based on the company’s proven experience in the oil and gas and mining industries.

MPower will apply its proven oil and gas industry technology into the mining sector providing improved, reliable applications critical to the operation of equipment in arduous conditions. 

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