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Utica, Illinois
Frac Sand

Northern White SandEagle Materials Project

Northern White Sand Project - Utica Plant is a proppant sand processing plant for the oil and gas energy sector. Near Utica, Illinois, the project uses conventional open pit mining methods and wet & dry processes to recover and classify proppants used in the oil and gas industry. Turnkey Processing Solutions (TPS) was awarded the turnkey contract to design and construct the 85 million-dollar proppants project.

  1. StructuresDesigned and constructed within fully enclosed buildings for year-round utilization
  2. CrushingModifications to the existing primary crushing station and the secondary hydro separation process
  3. Water Treatment Thickener and reagents handling
  4. Water HandlingSlurry and water handling process systems
  5. ScreeningDewatering screens followed by a decant storage and reclaim system reducing material moisture reduced to 5%
  6. DryingDryer and dry screen process building processing the sand into various mesh sizes
  7. SilosFour product storage silos and truck loadout station
  8. Offsite Transload FacilityUnloading station with six dump hoppers and conveyors, product storage silos for various mesh sizes, conveyor to rail loadout facility


Structural Design & Drawings

Structural steel design

Concrete foundations

Civil – earthwork and sitework


Steel fabrication procurement assistance

Coordination with equipment vendors, construction contractor and subcontractors

All design performed utilizing 3D modeling technology. Steel erection had zero fit-up problems

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