Grain Handling, Storage, and Processing

Prince Rupert Grain -- Prince Rupert, British Columbia

From Feasibility to Implementation

Our company has international experience developing economically viable models, efficiency-enhancement systems and conceptual designs for clients in this sector. In addition, we are proud of our track record in project management, innovative design and detailed engineering for grain handling facilities from Vancouver BC to the Punjab in India.

Feature Project: World-Class Grain Terminal

Client: Prince Rupert Grain Ltd.
Location: Prince Rupert, BC, Canada

Prince Rupert Grain -- Prince Rupert, British ColumbiaHistory With Client

From 1980-85, Senior members of CMC Engineering and Management Ltd. were deeply involved in the original development, design and commissioning of this world-class grain export terminal.

Project Goals

In early 2000, Prince Rupert Grain Ltd. later selected CMC Engineering and Management Ltd. for the technological upgrade to the control systems for two terminals in this facility.

 

Terminal Elevator #2 Project Goals

Design, Supervision of Installation and Commissioning:

  • Grain processing systems
  • Grain cleaning system
  • Shipping system
  • E & I systems
  • Plant automation
  • Plant start-up and commissioning services
Contracts
  • Equipment Procurement
  • Construction Supervision
  • Start-Up and Commissioning

Corporate Profile: Grain Handling, Storage and Processing

Other Selected Projects

Fraser Grain Terminal
Fraser Grain Terminal Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Fraser Grain Terminal Ltd. -- Vancouver, British ColumbiaFraser Grain Terminal Ltd., a Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited venture, retained CMC Engineering and Management Ltd. in 2014 to prepare a feasibility study, conceptual, preliminary and detailed design and equipment procurement for a new grain handling and processing facility to be built in Surrey, BC.

G3 Grain Terminal Process Design (2015)
Bunge Corporation, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
G3 Grain Terminal -- North Vancouver, British ColumbiaCMC Engineering and Management Ltd. was retained by Bunge to prepare a feasibility study, conceptual and preliminary design of the process flow including grain cleaning for their new G3 terminal.
CMC has also been retained by the EPC contractor to provide detailed engineering for certain aspects of the handling process.

Grain Terminal Operational Upgrade (2013)
EGT - Export Grain Terminal LLC, Longview, Washington, USA
United Grain Corporation -- Vancouver, Washington, USAEGT retained CMC Engineering and Management Ltd. in 2013 to review this new grain terminal completed in 2011. The main focus was to fix several operating problems including: unacceptable product damage and deterioration, dust control at shiploaders and storage silos not meeting EPA standards and difficulties with conveyors.

Grain Terminal Operation Product Quality Improvement
United Grain Corporation, Vancouver, Washington, USA
United Grain Corporation -- Vancouver, Washington, USAUGC retained CMC Engineering and Management Ltd. in 2019 to review problems with product damage at their facility in Vancouver, Washington.

Technical and Economic Feasibility Study for Site Restructuring (2015)
Fibreco, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Fibreco -- North Vancouver, British ColumbiaCMC Engineering and Management Ltd. was retained by Fibreco to review the possibility of restructuring their entire wood pellets and wood chips facility to include handling of agriproducts.

Facility Upgrade
Weyburn Inland Terminal Ltd.,Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada
Weyburn Inland Terminal Ltd. -- Weyburn, SaskatchewanCMC Engineering and Management Ltd. was awarded the contract for project management, detailed engineering design, procurement, and automation software development for this facility upgrade.

Intermodal Freight Transfer Terminal
Coastal Containers Limited, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Coastal Containers Limited -- Vancouver, British ColumbiaCoastal Containers hired CMC Engineering and Management Ltd. to act on their behalf as project managers in the construction of their new intermodal freight handling in Vancouver, B.C. They also retained CMC Engineering and Management Ltd. to design and implement all of the PLC and computer software required to operate the plant.

Terminal Efficiency Upgrade and Throughput Increase
Saskatchewan Wheat Pool (now Cargill), North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Saskatchewan Wheat Pool (Cargill Limited) -- North Vancouver, British ColumbiaCMC Engineering and Management Ltd. was retained by Saskatchewan Wheat Pool to provide a Feasibility Study for a plant upgrade and throughput increase of their facility in North Vancouver, British Columbia.

Terminal Upgrade
Viterra - Pacific Elevators Ltd. (now Glencore), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Agricore - Pacific Elevators Ltd. -- Vancouver, British ColumbiaCMC Engineering and Management Ltd. was selected to prepare a Feasibility Study for the Performance Upgrade of the Pacific Elevators.

 

 

Barley and Malt Handling and Storage Facility Restructuring
Froedtert Malt Corporation (now Malteurop), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Froedtert Malt Corporation (ADM) -- Milwaukee, WICMC Engineering and Management Ltd. was awarded the contract for project management, detailed engineering design, procurement, contract supervision and automation software development for this facility upgrade.

Barley and Malt Storage
Canada Malting Co. Limited (now GrainCorp Malt), Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Canada Malting Co., Limited -- Calgary, AlbertaCMC Engineering and Management Ltd. was retained to provide a Feasibility Study, Detailed Design and Project Management upgrading for Canada Malting's Barley Elevator in Calgary, Alberta.

Direct Hit Shiploader, Agricore
Viterra - Pacific Elevators Ltd. (now Glencore), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Agricore - Pacific Elevators Ltd. -- Vancouver, British ColumbiaCMC Engineering and Management Ltd. was retained by Pacific Elevators to make modifications and put into service their direct hit unloading/shiploader system.

 

High-Speed Grain Shipping Terminal
Mercury Terminal, Delta, British Columbia, Canada
Mercury Terminal -- Delta, British ColumbiaAs part of the feasibility study for a new high throughput, minimal service, export grain terminal in Delta, CMC Engineering and Management Ltd. was awarded the contract to carry out the pre-engineering portion of the work.