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Calgon Carbon Awarded $55 Million Contract for Mercury Removal
Wednesday March 5, 8:55 am ET

PITTSBURGH, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Calgon Carbon Corporation announced today that it has been awarded a contract by a major U.S. power generator to supply Fluepac MC+ and Fluepac CF+ activated carbon to remove mercury from the flue gas of coal-fired power plants in the Midwest. Under terms of the guaranteed contract, the customer has agreed to purchase over the next five years a minimum amount of activated carbon valued at $55 million.

Fluepac MC+ and Fluepac CF+ are powdered activated carbons that were specifically developed by Calgon Carbon to remove mercury from power plant flue gas.

The five-year contract extends from 2008 through 2012, with major quantities scheduled for purchase in 2009 and beyond. Under terms of the contract, the customer may purchase more than the minimum requirements in years 2010 through 2012.

Commenting on the contract, Robert P. O'Brien, Calgon Carbon's senior vice president - Americas, said, "We are very pleased that a major U.S. power generator has selected Calgon Carbon to provide this critical product. We look forward to serving other customers in this important emerging market."

Calgon Carbon Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a global leader in services and solutions for making water and air safer and cleaner.

Source: Calgon Carbon Corporation

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