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water intake system

Water Intake System on the Kitimat River

Alcan Smelters & Chemicals’ requirements for year-round uninterrupted production water called for the construction of a new 16,000 USGPM fresh water intake system at its pumping station on the Kitimat River. The project entailed the underwater installation of two new screened intakes, a protective grille, conductor pipes and a new compressor building attached to the pumping station.

SDE provided complete project definition, project management, multi-disciplinary detailed design services, cost estimating, procurement, permitting and construction management supervision. The project took 2 years and 1 in-stream construction window to complete. The avoided cost to the client associated with the keeping water flowing to the plant was in the range of $100,000,000 (their estimate).

Water Intake System on the Kitimat River

water intake system

Alcan Smelters & Chemicals’ requirements for year-round uninterrupted production water called for the construction of a new 16,000 USGPM fresh water intake system at its pumping station on the Kitimat River. The project entailed the underwater installation of two new screened intakes, a protective grille, conductor pipes and a new compressor building attached to the pumping station.

SDE provided complete project definition, project management, multi-disciplinary detailed design services, cost estimating, procurement, permitting and construction management supervision. The project took 2 years and 1 in-stream construction window to complete. The avoided cost to the client associated with the keeping water flowing to the plant was in the range of $100,000,000 (their estimate).

automated conveyor sampler

Automated Conveyor Sampler Design and Installation

The installation of an automated conveyor sampler for a 3000 tph material stream. SDE provided complete design and project management services for the installation of the sample taker, stream splitter, bagger and return conveyor. The scope included civil, structural, mechanical (materials handling), electrical and controls engineering.

Automated Conveyor Sampler Design and Installation

automated conveyor sampler

The installation of an automated conveyor sampler for a 3000 tph material stream. SDE provided complete design and project management services for the installation of the sample taker, stream splitter, bagger and return conveyor. The scope included civil, structural, mechanical (materials handling), electrical and controls engineering.

phosrock unloading

Phosrock Unloading, Loading & Storage

This Neptune Bulk Terminals facility improvement project for phosrock unloading, loading and storage required the installation of dry bulk ship unloading machinery, network of inbound conveyors, a storage shed, a network of outbound conveyors including a surge bin and a rail car load out system. Due to environmental concerns, a number of large dust collectors were required to ensure that fugitive dust was captured.

As part of the engineering, procurement and construction team, SDE assisted in this design build contract in taking a conceptual design through to final installation. SDE’s scope included the detailed design of structures and select elements of the mechanical system such as the dust collector.

Phosrock Unloading, Loading & Storage

phosrock unloading

This Neptune Bulk Terminals facility improvement project for phosrock unloading, loading and storage required the installation of dry bulk ship unloading machinery, network of inbound conveyors, a storage shed, a network of outbound conveyors including a surge bin and a rail car load out system. Due to environmental concerns, a number of large dust collectors were required to ensure that fugitive dust was captured.

As part of the engineering, procurement and construction team, SDE assisted in this design build contract in taking a conceptual design through to final installation. SDE’s scope included the detailed design of structures and select elements of the mechanical system such as the dust collector.

port facility

Kinder Morgan Port Facility

Sacré-Davey Engineering provided services for Kinder Morgan Port Facility project that consisted of two phases.

Phase 1 – Feasibility study for the installation of a network of conveyors and transfer chutes to transport copper concentrate from their existing rail car unloading system to a storage shed.

  • In Phase 1, SDE produced a number of concept designs. Option evaluation and value engineering as preformed between the SDE engineering team and the SDE estimating group to provide the client with the appropriate information to select a concept and budget on which to proceed.

Phase 2- Comprehensive detailed design construction package for the concept produced in Phase 1.

  • In Phase 2, SDE completed the design of the conveyors, transfer chutes and transfer towers. In addition, SDE developed the purchasing specifications where applicable performance specifications for the equipment purchased by Kinder Morgan.

SDE also designed the modifications to existing structures and foundations as well as the new transfer towers supporting the conveyors.

Kinder Morgan Port Facility

port facility

Sacré-Davey Engineering provided services for Kinder Morgan Port Facility project that consisted of two phases.

Phase 1 – Feasibility study for the installation of a network of conveyors and transfer chutes to transport copper concentrate from their existing rail car unloading system to a storage shed.

  • In Phase 1, SDE produced a number of concept designs. Option evaluation and value engineering as preformed between the SDE engineering team and the SDE estimating group to provide the client with the appropriate information to select a concept and budget on which to proceed.

Phase 2- Comprehensive detailed design construction package for the concept produced in Phase 1.

  • In Phase 2, SDE completed the design of the conveyors, transfer chutes and transfer towers. In addition, SDE developed the purchasing specifications where applicable performance specifications for the equipment purchased by Kinder Morgan.

SDE also designed the modifications to existing structures and foundations as well as the new transfer towers supporting the conveyors.

Mono-ethylene Glycol (MEG) Handling

The client wished to re-purpose a storage tank from ethanol service to mono-ethylene glycol (MEG) service. The project required relocating the tank and installing new railcar unloading and ship loading systems and associated fall protection systems.

SDE provided detail design for the tank relocation including foundation design, new piping and piping supports in the containment area, electrical and controls, and fire protection.   Scope for detail design of the railcar unloading system included modification of the platform to facilitate the new unloading arms, new piping and supports, new gangways and associated fall protection.  For the ship loading system, SDE provided detail design for new pump and piping, pipe support modifications, extension of the valve and filter access platform together with all electrical and controls. SDE also provided demolition packages for removal of old piping and supports in all areas.

Mono-ethylene Glycol (MEG) Handling

The client wished to re-purpose a storage tank from ethanol service to mono-ethylene glycol (MEG) service. The project required relocating the tank and installing new railcar unloading and ship loading systems and associated fall protection systems.

SDE provided detail design for the tank relocation including foundation design, new piping and piping supports in the containment area, electrical and controls, and fire protection.   Scope for detail design of the railcar unloading system included modification of the platform to facilitate the new unloading arms, new piping and supports, new gangways and associated fall protection.  For the ship loading system, SDE provided detail design for new pump and piping, pipe support modifications, extension of the valve and filter access platform together with all electrical and controls. SDE also provided demolition packages for removal of old piping and supports in all areas.

Canola Oil Transfer and Storage

Sacré-Davey was contracted to prepare an engineer’s study and AACE class 2 capital cost estimate for a canola oil transfer and storage system. The study included process equipment, tanks and piping specification, selection and budgeting. Modification to the railcar unloading and marine loading area was required to accommodate the transfer of the canola oil. Pumps and process piping were optimized in conjunction with a BC Hydro Power Smart study.

Canola Oil Transfer and Storage

Sacré-Davey was contracted to prepare an engineer’s study and AACE class 2 capital cost estimate for a canola oil transfer and storage system. The study included process equipment, tanks and piping specification, selection and budgeting. Modification to the railcar unloading and marine loading area was required to accommodate the transfer of the canola oil. Pumps and process piping were optimized in conjunction with a BC Hydro Power Smart study.

900 TPH Specialty Grain Shiploading System

Sacré-Davey’s client requested a new 900 TPH portable shiploader capable of loading numerous ships including a Gearbulk Generation 5 Ship. The shiploader embodied 3 separate conveying systems, including the tail conveyor, main boom conveyor, 28′ telescoping stinger and soft spout.

Sacré-Davey provided complete civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical design services for the concept, detailed design, and construction of the shiploader, shuttle and tie-in systems.

900 TPH Specialty Grain Shiploading System

Sacré-Davey’s client requested a new 900 TPH portable shiploader capable of loading numerous ships including a Gearbulk Generation 5 Ship. The shiploader embodied 3 separate conveying systems, including the tail conveyor, main boom conveyor, 28′ telescoping stinger and soft spout.

Sacré-Davey provided complete civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical design services for the concept, detailed design, and construction of the shiploader, shuttle and tie-in systems.