California Maple Leaf Green World Inc. is planning to construct a medical marijuana cultivation and production facility at an undisclosed site in San Bernardino County. The project scope includes the design and construction of a building as well as the purchase and installation of equipment and systems for irrigation, filtration, air handling, humidity and temperature control, testing, drying, packaging, security, and odor control. Paramount Structures Inc., Calgary, is providing EPC services for similar Maple Leaf facilities in Telkwa, British Columbia, and Henderson, Nev., and may be selected to provide the same for this project. Maple Leaf Green World Inc., 2916B-19th St., N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6Y9. IR#CA170805.
Illinois American Bentonite International Inc. is planning to expand its bentonite processing facility in Rockford. The project scope includes construction of two buildings that will contain a combined 60,000 to 80,000 sq ft of space; the purchase and installation of silos, bulk-material handling and storage tanks, racking, and blending and inventory control equipment. The facility processes, packages and distributes granulated and powdered bentonite for kitty litter and industrial uses. Construction is expected to begin in 2018. The EPC cost is estimated at $5 million. American Bentonite International Inc., 1219 Kilburn Ave., Rockford, 61104. IR#IL170606.
Illinois McCain Foods USA Inc. is planning to establish a food innovation center and headquarters facility in Oakbrook Terrace. The project scope includes the renovation of 60,000 sq ft of building space and purchase and installation of equipment for refrigeration, food processing, cooking, packaging and testing. Whitney Architects is providing architectural design services. J.C. Anderson Inc. has been selected to provide general construction services for the building renovation. Construction is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017. McCain Foods will relocate operations from its current headquarters in Lisle, Ill. McCain Foods USA Inc., 2275 Cabot Dr., Lisle, 60532. IR#IL170805.
Kansas Globe Engineering Co. Inc. is planning to construct an aerospace-components manufacturing plant in Wichita. The project scope includes construction of a 75,000-sq-ft building and the purchase, relocation and installation of an air-compressor system, an overhead bridge crane, and equipment for machining, tube-bending, hydroforming, hydro-spinning, laser-cutting, welding, heat-treating and assembly. Some equipment will be relocated from the company’s current facility in Wichita. Design-Build Construction Inc. has been selected to provide design-build services for the building. Construction is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017 or in 2018. The estimated EPC cost is $14.7 million. Globe Engineering Co. Inc., 1539 South Saint Paul St., Wichita, 67213. IR#KS170805.
Louisiana Commonwealth LNG is planning to construct a liquefied-natural-gas export terminal on the Calcasieu River, near Cameron. The project scope includes the design and construction of liquefaction trains, load-out facilities and a three- to four-mile connector pipeline; fabrication and erection of full-containment LNG tanks; and purchase and installation of gas scrubbers, flash tanks, heat exchangers, vapor blowers, an amine treater, and gas cooling, filtering and compression equipment. The facility will have the capacity to liquefy and export nine million metric tons of LNG per year. Construction is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2019. Commonwealth LNG is a unit of Commonwealth Projects LLC. Commonwealth Projects LLC, One Riverway, Houston, 77056. IR#LA170805.
South Carolina Flame Spray North America Inc. is considering expanding its gas-turbine and engine-components coating facility on a seven-acre site at the Woodfield Industrial Park, in Fountain Inn. The project scope includes the design and construction of a building expansion and the purchase and installation of equipment for formulation, mixing, thermal spray application and dust collection. Construction is expected to begin in 2018. The company is a subsidiary of Flame Spray SpA, based in Roncello, Italy. Flame Spray North America Inc., 576 International Blvd., Fountain Inn, 29644. IR#SC170809.
Texas Dow Chemical Co. is planning to construct a catalysts production facility at its chemical complex in Seadrift. The catalysts will be used in the production of high-density polyethylene. The project scope includes the installation of reactors, process and storage vessels, and air and gas compressors; and the purchase and installation of control valves, flow meters, and separation and recovery equipment and systems. The company is self-performing design engineering and will manage construction in-house for the project. Construction is expected to begin in September 2017 and will continue through 2018. The estimated EPC cost is $105 million. Dow Chemical Co., 1254 Enclave Pkwy., Houston, 77077. IR#TX170813.
Vermont The Chittenden Solid Waste District is planning to construct an anaerobic digestion facility at a site near its Redmond Road composting facility, in Williston. The project scope includes the design and construction of building space and feeder and digestion tanks as well as the purchase and installation of equipment for power generation, organic-waste receiving, sorting, grinding, conveying and odor control; and methane gas separation and purification systems. Chittenden Solid Waste District, 1021 Redmond Rd., Williston, 05495. IR#VT170402.
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