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GrainsConnect Canada - Shuttle Train Loading Terminal (Huxley, Alberta)

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Project Description

SHUTTLE TRAIN LOADING TERMINAL

1. Contractor/Engineer: Todd & Sargent, Inc., Ames, Iowa

2. Client Data: GrainsConnect Canada is a joint venture between GrainCorp (Sydney, Australia) and Zen-Noh Grain Corp. (Covington, LA). This will be the fourth facility that Todd & Sargent Canada, LTD has constructed for GrainsConnect. The other facilities are located in Maymont and Reford, Saskatchewan and Vegreville, Alberta.

3. Summary of Project:

A. Slipformed Concrete Elevator - Workhouse & Annex

• 1,300,000 bushels of storage in 22 bins with 9 on 12 slickcoat hoppers.

• Four (4) aerated wet bins and considerations for future Dryer System.

• Overhead concrete bins for overs, fines, and off-spec fractions from cleaning.

B. Truck Receiving & Top Distribution Systems - 625 MTPH

• Receiving rated at 625 MTPH (23,000 BPH) with 10’ x 110’ aspirated "dump-thru" truck scale incorporating a 6’ x 54’ dump grate.

• Elevator distribution system for storage and cleaning includes the Receiving Leg, the Flex Leg, a double distributor, and two top-fill drags.

• Truck loadout and "Weigh-Over" spout rated at 625 MTPH.

C. Rail Shipping System - 2,000 MTPH

• Reclaim Belt conveyor rated at 2,000 MTPH (73,500 BPH) fed by proportioning gates under the elevator and annex.

• A dedicated 1,375 MTPH Shipping Leg, a 2000 MTPH Bulk Weigher with 65 tonne upper surge capacity, and a rotary crosscut sampler.

• Railcar Reclaim System rated at 10,000 BPH.

D. Auxiliary Systems

• 240 MTPH Cleaning System, complete with aspirators, cylinders, and threshing components.

• Facility and Cleaner Dust Systems with 4,000 CF dust loadout bin.

• Erect pre-engineered metal buildings for Truck Receiving/Control Room, Cleaning Enclosure, and Rail Loadout Booth.

• 650# capacity manlift with stops at grade and bin deck.

• Railcar access and fall protection system.

Project Name: 
Shuttle Train Loading Terminal

Client Name: 
GrainsConnect Canada
Industry: 
Grain
Location: 
Huxley, AB

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