The New York Power Authority board of trustees approved a contract Dec. 16 to Niagara Coating Services of Niagara Falls for work to support the life extension and modernization program at NYPA's Lewiston Pump Generation. The purpose of LEM is to replace/rehabilitate aging generation equipment, most of which dates back to 1961, to allow for improved operating efficiency.
Niagara Coating Services Inc.
Amount/Term: $1.1 million - Up to five years
Services: The contract covers work associated with the surface preparation and application of high-performance paints and other coatings on miscellaneous components and infrastructure associated with the LPGP units, including upper bracket deck plates, draft tube and scroll case doors, handrails and equipment protective cages, access hallways, exposed walls, floors and ceilings in the oil cooler rooms. The contract also covers the waste disposal of both non-hazardous and potentially hazardous materials.
NYPA trustees regularly approve contract awards, resulting from a competitive bidding process, for a wide variety of goods and services in support of the Power Authority's generation, transmission and other facilities. The awards are made in accordance with Power Authority's "Guidelines for Procurement Contracts."