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Northstar commences engineering design for Empower Calgary Facility

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The company expects to begin procurement of long-lead equipment in the coming weeks.

VANCOUVER — Northstar Clean Technologies Inc., has commenced detailed engineering design for its planned asphalt shingle reprocessing facility in Calgary, Alberta, alongside its engineering contractor BBA Engineering Ltd. (BBA).

Detailed engineering design is an advanced level of engineering work to finalize the process, equipment, and specifications to be included in the Empower Calgary Facility.

As previously announced by the company on May 30, it has completed all prerequisite milestones required to commence detailed engineering design. The company expects to begin procurement of long-lead equipment in the coming weeks. Following the completion of detailed engineering design, the company will move into construction of the modules for the Empower Calgary Facility, which is fully funded and recently completed site development, as announced on September 27.

  • The detailed engineering design will include the following key deliverables:
  • Final piping & instrumentation diagrams
  • Plant layout plan
  • Issued for construction drawings
  • Tender packages for equipment procurement
  • Assembly plans
  • Commissioning procedures

“We are pleased to have commenced detailed engineering design for our Empower Calgary Facility,” said Aidan Mills, President & CEO and Director of Northstar. “As soon as we closed the TAMKO strategic equity investment on July 31, 2023, we commenced the prerequisite work to begin detailed engineering design for the Empower Calgary Facility. We have now completed all the design preparation work, including an update to our front-end engineering design, to integrate of all the operational de-risking work carried out at the Empower Pilot Facility in Delta, British Columbia, along with customer and vendor feedback. Our detailed engineering design review with BBA, partners and industry experts was excellent and continues to give us confidence as we enter detailed engineering design, that we have developed a robust plant process to deliver our first commercial facility.”

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