Preliminary design of 25 grain silos – Egypt

Client: Orascom Construction Industries.
Location: Various governorates, Egypt.
Period: 2013 – 2014.
preliminary design grains silos egypt

Preliminary design of 25 grain silo complexes in various governorates.

Project description:

The Egyptian Holding Company for Silos and Storage (EHCSS) in 2013 issued two tenders for the turnkey construction of in total 25 grain silos complexes in various Governorates, ranging from 30,000 ton to 90,000 ton storage capacities each. Orascom Construction Industries together with Materials Handling Consultants were pre-qualified to bid on these projects. During the bidding stage PCR acted as the lead engineer to OCI, and prepared the preliminary design of all Mechanical and Civil works related to the turnkey construction tenders. The execution of the projects is due to start on 2014, during which PCR will perform detailed engineering.

Services provided:

  • Turnkey preliminary design for 25 grain silos complexes, including:
    • Process Flow diagrams.
    • Preliminary drawings general arrangement, intake conveying system and outtake conveying system.
    • Terminal layout design (including access roads, utility networks etc.).
    • Preliminary structural calculations of the foundations for the various silos and buildings.
    • Preliminary design of steel structures (including elevator tower, warehouses etc.).
    • Preliminary design of all amenity buildings, offices, stores, weighbridges, operator room, watertank, truck unloading building, etc.
    • Artist Impressions of the various complexes.

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Daan Bos

Daan Bos

Civil Works Expert

Key expertise: Civil works and buildings in ports and terminals.

Experience: Construction planning, cost engineering, design, tendering, contracting and project management of both mono and multi-disciplinary projects. Responsible for infrastructure projects in the water sector, involved in several extensive construction and infrastructure projects in the Port of Rotterdam and in the development of Sokhna Port in Egypt.

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