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Rocket test stand restoration project for Emcor


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EMCOR Group (UK)
: 29 November, 2012  (Application Story)
NASA has awarded Emcor a contract to restore the Stennis Space Centre rocket test stand

EMCOR Group's subsidiary Harry Pepper & Associates has been awarded by NASA a Task Order under a previously awarded Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract. The Task Order is for restoration of the B2 Rocket Test Stand at the John Stennis Space Centre in Hancock County, Mississippi.

Harry Pepper & Associates (HPA) will be responsible for all repairs and alterations necessary to restore the original functionality of the B-2
Rocket Engine Test Stand. Scope of work includes demolishing one of the major levels/decks of the Test Stand, reconstructing it with stainless steel structural framing and deck plate, and restoring its various areas of fixed deck by replacing the carbon steel, galvanized grating, and structural steel. Additionally, scope of work includes demolishing and replacing structural steel of, and performing minor concrete repairs to the Test Stand, as well as refurbishing its Derrick Crane by lengthening the boom and replacing motors, cab controls, load monitoring system, and boom and ancillary equipment.

“We're pleased to have been selected by NASA to work on the wide range of work and projects required at the Stennis Space Centre, which provides propulsion test services to NASA and the Department of Defense, is home to more than 30 federal, state, academic and numerous technology-based companies, and is one of our country’s valued research, development and testing facilities," stated David Pepper, President and CEO, HPA. "HPA’s substantial and diverse experience enables us to provide the wide ranging skills required to fulfill the rigorous specifications of this contract."

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