Project Development & Preliminary Design of Solar Salt Plant

AIG Mining and Minerals, Project Development

Southwest Salt Company | Southeastern New Mexico (near Carlsbad) The saltwater problems also presented a potential business opportunity. A group of entrepreneurs called on American Industrial Group for the project development phase. AIG initially developed the operating pro formas to evaluate the financial viability of a solar salt plant. The pro forma operating budget laid out the revenues and expenses …

New Salt Processing Facility

AIG Mining and Minerals, Project Management, Specialty Chemicals

DuPont Chemical / North American Salt Company | New Johnsonville, Tennessee Installed cost – $8.5 million The plant receives dried salt from DuPont and processes it for final shipment. Project included a bulk truck and rail loading area, warehouse for shipments of palletized product by truck and rail, bulk storage silos, food-grade bagging line, office and lab. This processing facility, …

Finish Silo Dust Collection System

AIG Building Materials, Mining and Minerals, Project Management

Lafarge Cement, now Central Plains Cement Co. | Sugar Creek, Missouri American Industrial Group designed and installed dust collection systems for two sets of finished cement silos. Meeting the customer’s budget and specific schedule was critical to the success of this project. The project included demolition of the old system and installation of two new collectors with connecting ducts.

Salt Mine Head Frame

AIG Mining and Minerals, Project Management

Independent Salt Co. | Kanopolis, Kansas When the decades-old wooden head frame structure was nearing the stage of a catastrophic failure, Independent Salt contracted with AIG to replace it with a new steel structure. The head frame supports the large sheave wheels (pulleys) that haul up skips loaded with salt from the bottom of the mine. The steel structure was …

Limestone Fines Classification

AIG Detailed Design, Mining and Minerals, Project Management

Mississippi Lime Company | Ste. Genevieve, Missouri Installed cost – $800,000 The owner selected the equipment for an air classification system designed to separate 5-micron limestone dust particles from the mine run “raw material stream.” Project required designing a system that integrated all new and existing equipment in an existing fully operational area of the plant. The solution utilized existing …

Salt Storage Dome

AIG Mining and Minerals

North American Salt Company | Chicago, Illinois Installed cost – $550,000 The salt evaporation plant stores rock salt in two concrete domes. One dome collapsed, and structural damage was identified on the second dome. AIG analyzed detailed “repair or replace” options, then managed the entire construction process to rebuild the dome, from design and building permits acquisition to field engineering …

Salt Plant Consolidation

AIG Mining and Minerals, Project Management

IMC Global | Lyons, Kansas Installed cost – $8.6 million The customer closed one plant and moved part of the processing equipment to an existing facility. New features included a warehouse with truck loading docks, a packaging room, a 125-foot tall mill building with bins and equipment, and a new office and lab. Structural steel for the mill building and …

Raw Material Storage System

AIG Detailed Design, Mining and Minerals

Cement Plant | Midwest When this cement manufacturer needed improvements to its existing raw material storage area. American Industrial Group not only designed a system to meet the storage requirements, they improved the convenience and safety for truck drivers during dumping operations.