Lafarge Plant Expansion
This project was for the electrical work for the plant expansion for the finishing mill at the Lafarge Exshaw plant. Lafarge North America is the largest diversified supplier of construction materials in the U.S. and Canada.They produce and sell cement, ready mixed concrete, aggregates, asphalt,paving and construction, precast solutions and pipe products. The expansionand modernization project replaced outdated technology at the 111 year oldcement facility. That included building a new kiln line which will reduceemissions of dust, sulphur dioxide and oxides of nitrogen. The other upgrade was the “zero water project” which will recycle the water used forcooling through a chiller and recycle it back thereby eliminated any water
return back to the Bow River. Pronghorn Controls had up to 35 employees
on site for approximately 7 months. The electrical work included MCC installation, cable tray installation, high voltage installations, and work completed at extreme elevations on the storage silos.