Aggregate Quarry Upgrade

An Oklahoma quarry producing crushed stone implemented a major expansion that added four new process areas: primary screening, secondary crushing, tertiary plant, and chip plant. The primary screening fed the secondary crushing plant via a surge pile and the tertiary plant fed the chip plant via a surge pile. The secondary plant included a 7’…

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Large Mineral and Aggregate Company Upgrades Truck Scales Requiring New Ethernet Interface and PLC Upgrade

Objective:       A large crushed stone quarry had antiquated truck scales that no longer met Department of Transportation requirements.  This project to upgrade large truck scales included new Ethernet interface upgrading, converting from PLC ControlLogix L55 processor to ControlLogix L73 processor, converting (1) RSView32 install, (1) older RSViewSE Distributed and (1) FTViewSE Station installations in three…

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Lime Plant Power Upgrade

Objective: This electrical upgrade project was critical for an aging Tennessee limestone plant to both stabilize crushing processes and meet modern electrical safety standards.  Updating their plant power feed and equipment would be instrumental in gaining efficiencies and productivity.  In addition, the aging plant was at risk for accidents and regulatory challenges from governmental agencies.…

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N. American Leader in Wallboard and Joint Compound Materials Expands Outside Sources for Gypsum

Objective:       A large gypsum wallboard plant’s only resource for gypsum was a nearby power plant, creating a significant cost risk and bottleneck.  They needed a way to bring in more gypsum from outside sources by railcars to expand their volume.  The project included building and delivering an E-house with PLC Panels, Distribution Transformers…

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