Alaska Trilogy Metals is planning to construct a copper processing facility and an open pit mine at its Arctic Deposit, in the Ambler Mining District of Northwest Alaska. The project scope includes design and construction of a 10,000-tons-per-day process plant, a laboratory, load-out and tailings management facilities and other surface buildings, and access/haul roads; purchase and erection of structural steel; and purchase and installation of crushing, grinding, screening, thickening, filtering, dewatering and conveying equipment, a baghouse, flotation cells, classifying cyclones, and hydrocyclones. The facility is expected to produce 246,723 tons of copper, 29,493 tons of lead, and 180,219 tons of zinc concentrates per year. Selection of an EPCM firm is expected to begin in mid-2019. The estimated EPC cost is $780 million. Trilogy Metals Inc., 1150 – 609 Granville St., Vancouver, British Columbia, V7Y 1G5, Canada. IR#AK180702.
Georgia thyssenkrupp Elevator is planning to construct an elevator qualification and test tower at its proposed headquarters facility at The Battery in Atlanta. The project scope includes construction of a 420-ft-tall tower with 18 elevator shafts and purchase and erection of structural steel. The project is part of the Innovation Complex, which includes construction of two office buildings. Collins Project Management has been selected to provide project management services. Gensler has been selected to provide architectural design services. Construction is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2018. thyssenkrupp Elevator will use the facility to test high speed elevators, twin cabin, and ropeless, sideways-moving elevator systems. thyssenkrupp Elevator, 3005 Chastain Meadows Parkway, Atlanta, 30066. IR#GA180716.
Iowa Kreg Tool Company is planning to construct a woodworking tool manufacturing plant in Ankeny. The project scope includes design and construction of an estimated 250,000-sq-ft building, and purchase and installation of an air compressor system, conveyors and fabrication and machining equipment. The company has selected independent consultant Dick Gosselink to provide owner’s representative services for the project. Construction is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2019. Kreg Tool will consolidate operations from multiple buildings in Huxley and use the plant to manufacture cutting, joining, routing and clamping tools. The estimated EPC cost is between $25 million and $30 million. Kreg Tool Co., 201 Campus Drive, Huxley, 50124. IR#IA180705.
Kansas VNA Corporation is planning to construct a biofuel plant on a 160-acre site in Peck. The project scope includes construction of building space and equipment foundations; erection of fermentation tanks; and purchase and installation of feedstock receiving, handling, grinding and pretreatment equipment, gas compressors, mixers, a natural gas-fired boiler, a thermal oxidizer and desulphurization, carbon dioxide removal, drying, and fermentation residue treatment equipment. The plant will have the capacity to process 75,000 metric tons of wheat straw and corn stover per year to produce pipeline-quality renewable natural gas and humus as a byproduct. Germany-based VERBIO AG is a partner in the project and is providing its proprietary process technology. VNA will manage construction in-house. VNA Corp., 625 Kenmoor Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, Mich. 49546. IR#KS180701.
Michigan CMS Enterprises Co., a subsidiary of CMS Energy Corp., is planning to repower its 54-MW coal- and wood waste-fueled cogeneration facility, the TES Filer City Station in Filer City, to a 263-MW natural gas-fired facility. The project scope includes construction of equipment foundations; mechanical, electrical and structural upgrades; purchase and erection of structural steel and fuel storage tanks; demolition of the coal-fired boilers, equipment and structures; and purchase and installation of a natural gas-fired combustion turbine, heat recovery boiler and emissions control equipment. Black & Veatch has been selected to provide EPC services and The Boldt Company has been selected to provide construction services for the project. CMS Energy Corp., One Energy Plaza, Jackson, 49201. IR#MI180801.
Pennsylvania Fresh Roasted Coffee LLC is planning to establish a coffee roasting plant in Sunbury. The project scope includes renovation of a 50,000-sq-ft building, and purchase, relocation and installation of coffee roasting, grinding, blending, filling and packaging equipment. Equipment will be relocated from the company’s facility in Selinsgrove, Pa. The company will manage construction in-house. Construction is expected to begin late in the third quarter of 2018. Fresh Roasted Coffee LLC, 616 South High St., Selinsgrove, 17870. IR#PA180717.
Wisconsin ProBio RE LLC is considering constructing a food ingredients production facility on a 25-acre site at Caledonia Business Park in Caledonia. The project scope includes design and construction of a 66,500-sq-ft building, and purchase and installation of automated conveyors, stainless steel tanks and piping, and centrifuges. Excel Engineering Inc. has been selected to provide preliminary engineering services for the project and Scherrer Construction Co. has been selected to provide preliminary pricing for the building’s construction. ProBio is owned by Italy-based Sacco Systems, which produces probiotics, lactic acid bacteria, molds and yeast for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, dairy, food and agro-livestock industries. The estimated EPC cost is $40 million. Sacco Systems, Via Manzoni 29/A, Cadorago, 22071, Italy. IR#WI180805.
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