Norfolk firm secures Chinese deal
Laurence, Scott & Electromotors Ltd in Norwich has secured a multi-million pound contract from Weir Pumps to supply nuclear coded motors for China’s Qinshan phase 3 & 4 nuclear power station.
The motors will be driving various pumps for both normal operational and emergency safety applications.
LSE had previously partnered Weir Pumps on nuclear projects and the two companies’ see further opportunities in the near future as the nuclear market expands.
George Clair, chairman and CEO of Laurence Scott, says: “This is a growing market and one that Laurence Scott is fully equipped to expand into. We anticipate future possibilities between our companies.”
LSE has also clinched orders for new offshore projects.
A pump manufacturer based in Norway has, with the support from LSE, won the order for the water injection pumps for a floating production, storage and offloading facility, (FPSO), destined for operation in offshore Western Australia.
Laurence Scott will be manufacturing the three motors required for the project.
A further project is for two motors driving reciprocating compressors on a North Sea situated Floating Production Unit.