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L-627 receives praise for Cholla plant superheat project

I am writing this letter to commend and thank the members of Local 627 [Phoenix] who worked on the Cholla Unit 1 horizontal superheat project [Joseph City, Ariz.]. The Boilermakers removed and replaced 384 superheat assemblies and made 1,600 welds in 26 days. We x-rayed 240 welds, with no rejects. They managed to do this with wind delays, crane breakdowns and other obstacles. APS [Arizona Public Service, owner/operator] was very pleased with this outage. The project was completed with an excellent safety record and ahead of schedule.

William Lofthouse
Site Manager
Day & Zimmermann
Cholla Power Plant

Tags  Letters, Kudos
Locals  L-627
Reporter  V50N2
Published on the Web: August 25, 2011

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