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Landus Cooperative - Soybean Processing Facility (Ralston, IA)

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Project Description

Landus Cooperative (formerly West Central Cooperative) has been a loyal client of Todd & Sargent since 1974. The original soy processing facilitywe built in 1991 in Ralston and expanded in 1997 included:
• Slipform equipment tower housing bean and meal scaling, bean cleaning and sizing equipment.
• Slipform finished meal storage.
• Pre-cast concrete process building incorporating dryer, expellers, and related material handling.
• Other Features:
• Full computerized production control, material routing, inventory monitoring, and report generating systems.
• Oil screening, filtration, and related material handling.
• Bulk truck and railroad loadout system for both soymeal and oil
• Office and employee facilities.

In 2015, Todd & Sargent expanded the facility which increased production by 50%. The expansion included the following:
• Soybean transfer system from existing grain storage.
• Slipform equipment tower houses weighing, cleaning, and grinding equipment.
• Pre-cast dryer/expeller rooms and pre-engineered metal oil/cakes cooling rooms.
• Slipform meal storage silo and truck loadout system.
• Millwright installation of expellers, oil screening, cakes cooling, meal sizing, and material handling equipment. 

Services Provided by Todd & Sargent:
Engineering
General Contractor
Self-Performed:
  - Cast-in-Place Concrete
  - Slipform Concrete
  - Millwright
  - Bridge Construction
  - Steel Erection
  - Commissioning
Site-Management:
  - Electrical
  - Mechanical
  - Pre-cast Installation

Project Name:  Soybean Processing Facility

Client Name: 
Landus Cooperative
Industry: 
Specialty & Processing
Location: 
Ralston, IA

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