ISLAMABAD: Under the implementation of the government's restructuring plan, the Heavy Mechanical Complex (HMC) has entered into collaboration arrangements with several leading companies of the world specializing in various process technologies for power boilers and production equipment.
The HMC sources said on Friday in a statement that the restructuring plan of the HMC was submitted to the Planning Commission in May 2010, which enabled the state-run organisation to manufacture the much-needed, power Boilers and wind turbines for power generators, oil and gas processing plants, hydro power plants, thermal power plants, heavy forgings for Nuclear Steam Supply Systems (NSSS) area of nuclear power plants.
The plan also includes manufacturing of oil & gas refining and processing plants, coal gasification plants for domestic use, gas and power generation high pressure boilers for co-generation in sugar industry, biomass, gas dehydration plant, gas sweetening plants, Sulphur recovery plants, LPG/NGL recovery plant, Crude stabilizing plant, Oil and gas separators, cementing equipment, LPG storage tanks, mud solution tanks, Off-site facilities and utilities.
The sources maintained that HMC conform to API/ASME standard specifications including more productions including coal gasification plants for domestic use gas and power generation, equipment for industrial chemicals and fertilizer plants, larger module sugar, raw sugar refining and cement plants and mining machinery.
Under the new plan (PC-Is), establishment of turbines and power plants equipment manufacturing facility at HMC, Taxila at an estimated cost of Rs21.543 billion with a foreign exchange component of Rs$156.44 million.