Client:                          Holcim Concrete

Location:                     Leinster

Project:                        Concrete batching plant upgrade

Project Objectives:

  • Create a batching area large enough for articulated underground Agitator trucks
  • Increase plant cement storage from 65t to 140t
  • Replace aged plant

Maxxal tasks:

  • Develop plant layout concepts to achieve the objectives
  • Design the conversion of a second hand 100t lime silo to a 140t cement silo
  • FEA analyses of the second hand 100t silo and modifications
  • Mechanical, structural and civil engineering design
  • Design and produce certified construction drawings for:
    • Site plan
    • silo modifications from 100t capacity to 140t capacity
    • silo support stand
    • silo stand footings
    • cement weigh hopper
    • aggregate weigh hoppers, stands and dust enclosures
    • batch conveyor
    • transfer conveyor
    • slump stand
    • concrete loader ramp
    • concrete ground bins
  • Prepare Specifications and Scopes of Work
  • Carry out tender process and recommendations