Phelps 70 tonne truck dumper, which our lift team installed
Conveying system assembled on the ground in large pieces, and placed by the lift team
Pinnacle Pellet Renewable Energy
Prince Rupert, BC
April 2013 - January 2014
Installation of the world's largest ship loading facility for pellets (as of 2015), distributed to markets in Western Europe and Asia.
Railcar load out system can unload a 90 tonne railcar load of pellets in less than 6 minutes
The bucket elevators which soars to 212' high and is 8' wide is the world's largest bucket elevators, and can move 2000 tonnes per hour of product at peak operation. The head end assembly at 212’ for the elevator weighs 50,000lbs, the tail end take up weighs 24,000lbs.
Gallery section that feeds the top of the silos is 150 feet high each section is over 100 feet long and weighs 50 tonnes. Each 100 foot section was built on the ground to speed up construction and hoisted by two 275 tonne cranes and set in place.
Ship loader conveyor receives product from the silos, the product is transferred thru a conveying system into the cascade spout and down into the hull of the ship, each conveyor section to the ship loader was assembled on the ground to speed up construction, each lift was 61 tonnes and lifted into place with a 300 tonne conventional crane
All lifts were designed by Timber West and certified by a professional engineer
The elevator support tower is constructed of HSS tubing and is bolted with over 500,000 structural bolts in the tower
Each pellet silo has over 600,000 bolts per silo
Pinnacle Pellet Renewable energy
New Surge Bin
Burns Lake, BC
Install new surge bin offline
Timber West came up with a plan to build new surge bin in a restricted area off line to reduce production down time
After put together the completed 100,000lb bin was rolled to a standby position
On the day of the shutdown, a conveyor section was removed and the new surge bin was rolled 90 degrees into place and lowered with a synchronized hydraulic jack system
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