Archives for September 2011

Barge to Rail Receiving System for CHS Crop Nutrients

Customer:CHS Crop Nutrients – Muscatine, IA
Project: Barge to Rail Receiving System

Challenge: A method was needed to accurately load rail cars directly from barges. The original system involved unloading the barge into the building and then moving the product with an end loader through the load-out system and into the rail car. No accurate weight was available.

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New Barge Receiving System for MFA, Inc

Customer: MFA, Inc. – Palmyra, MO
Project: New Barge Receiving System

Challenge: MFA, Inc was suffering from a very in-efficient receiving system. It involved filling four rail cars from the barge, then moving the rail cars around the facility to unload the cars in three different buildings.

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