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standard concrete prestress manufacturing plant

standard concrete prestress manufacturing plant

$24 Million steel cold rolling works in Bowling Green, KY 

Services: Survey, Structural, Civil, Mechanical, Process Piping, Electrical, Fire Protection, Life Safety and Construction Administration.

GSE provided full engineering services for the Standard Concrete prestress facility constructed on a 60 acres site.  The facility included a concrete batch plant, prestress casting beds for piling and bridge beams and a barge loading facility.

 

thyssenkrupp stainless steel mill

thyssenkrupp stainless steel MILL

$1.2 Billion – Calvert, AL

Services: Structural, Civil, Mechanical, Survey, Process Piping, Electrical, Fire Protection, Life Safety 

GSE provided the design of the Stainless Steel Hot Annealing and Pickle Line (HAPL) and the Cold Annealing and Pickle Line (CAPL).  Also included was all associated infrastructure, medium voltage distribution, fire protection system design for the entire site, and the lightning protection and grounding design for the Carbon Steel complex. The HAPL and CAPL processes involve the heating and acid etching the steel through series of ovens and acid baths. These processes require the support of extensive process piping and systems. They included a variety of acid storage and distribution, steam, cooling water, natural gas, electrical.

 

steel warehouse

steel warehouse

$12 Million Pickle Line – Calvert, AL

Services: Survey, Structural, Process Piping, Electrical, Fire Protection, Life Safety, Interior Design, Mechanical, Plumbing, Construction Management

Steel Warehouse Alabama features a state of the art push pull pickler capable of pickling hot rolled coils up to one inch thick and up to 72" in width. The new facility has rail and truck access and barge access nearby.  The line can produce pickled dry, pickled and oiled, Mil-Bond and dry lubed strip. GSE provided full engineering services for Steel Warehouse’s heavy gage Push/Pull Pickle Line constructed at the Calvert Industrial Park. The scope of this work included engineering for all buildings and equipment support for the approximate 106,000 square foot facility.

 

heidtman steel

heidtman steel

$16 Million Pickle Line – Calvert, AL

Services- Construction Engineering

Toledo, Ohio based Heidtman Steel, a processor of flat rolled carbon steel, contracted GSE for their new 114,000 sq. ft steel processing facility located at ThyssenKrupp Industrial Park. Phase one of the facility will include installation of a 0.250 in. x 78 in. slitter that is capable of handling 80,000-pound coils.

 

kloeckner metals usa (klockner stahl)

kloeckner metals usa (klockner stahl)

$12 Million Slitting Line – Calvert, AL

Services: Survey, Structural, Civil, Life Safety, Interior Design

Kloeckner Metals Corporation consists of three business segments: Flat Rolled Group, Heavy Carbon Group and Special Products Group.  The facility, located within ThyssenKrupp Industrial park, is a 100,000-square-foot, light-gauge steel flat rolled processing center. GSE provided full engineering services for Kloeckner Steel’s new slitting line and coil storage facility. Design included foundation for rail access into the building and a 40 foot deep looping pit. The project design was coordinated with a “fast-track” construction approach.

 

samuel, son & co. limited – steel slitting facility

SAMUEL, SON & CO. lIMITED - STEEL SLITTING FACILITY

$16 Million – Columbia, TN

Services: Structural, Civil, Life Safety, Interior Design

Samuel, Son & Co., Limited is a steel mill designed to support the growing automotive market in the South, this new facility will house a new world-class hybrid automotive blanking line with a width capability up to 2050mm (80.7”). GSE provided full engineering services for Samuel Steel’s new slitting line and coil storage facility. Design included foundation for rail access into the building and soil reinforcement methods to avoid extensive deep foundations.

 

oceaneering

oceaneering

$30 Million - Panama City, FL  

Services:  Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Environmental Permitting,  

GSE provided planning, design, engineering, and construction supervision for a new undersea pipe umbilical facility.  The general construction scope was the renovation of an approximately 165,000 sq.ft. manufacturing space with two 50,000 sq. ft. circular buildings designed to spool pipe umbilicals.  Detailed design included the manufacturing facility, spooling building, guard building and gate. In addition, design of the site, including grading, paving, storm drainage, fire water, domestic water, sewage, electrical, and communications were carried out.  The site was built on a brownfield with serious environmental considerations found during construction, which added additional constraints and complexity to the planning of the facility.

 

BILSTEIN COLD ROLLED steel

BILSTEIN COLD ROLLED STEEL

$110 Million steel cold rolling works in Bowling Green, KY 

Services: Structural, Civil, Mechanical, Process Piping, Electrical, Fire Protection, Life Safety, Interior Design, Construction Administration, Cost Estimation and Environmental Permitting.

Bilstein is one of the world's leading producers of high quality cold rolled steel.  GSE
provided full engineering services for Bilstein's first mill constructed outside of Germany. The facility is constructed on a 61 acre greenfield site in Bowling Green, KY strategically located to serve the region's growing automotive industry.  Phase 1 of the facility includes a cold rolling mill, 8 batch annealing bases, and a high speed slitting line with a 52 feet deep looping pit.

 

AMVAC – New Tank Farm and Metam Plant RelocatioN

AMVAC – New Tank Farm and Metam Plant RelocatioN

$30 Million - Axis, AL

Services: Project Management, Plan Review, Feasibility Study, Structural, Survey - Topo, Survey - Utilities, Civil, Construction Assistance, Chemical, Survey-Scan

GSE scanned all installed equipment, pipework, and structural steel at AMVAC's existing site in Washougal, Washington. The 3d model created from the scan was utilized to relocate the entire plant to AMVACs plant in Axis, AL. GSE provided all civil site design, foundations, and platforms in support of the relocated plant and a new Tank Farm supporting the process equipment. Full-time onsite assistance was provided.

 

CHEVRON LEARNING & PERFORMANCE CENTER AND FABRICATION SHOP

CHEVRON LEARNING & PERFORMANCE CENTER AND FABRICATION SHOP

$7.5 Million - Pascagoula, MS

Services: General Arrangement, Life Safety, HVAC Systems, Plumbing, Ventilation Systems, Piping, Grounding, Low Voltage, Panel Boards, MCC/Switch Boards, Lighting, Lighting Controls, Photometric Calculations, Lightning Protection, Data/Telecom, Security, Sprinkler/Stand Pipe, Life Safety, Construction Inspections, Construction Administration, Design-Build

GSE partnered with White-Spunner Construction, Inc. to provide three new buildings to support Chevron's new $1.4B Pascagoula Base Oil Project (PBOP) expansion. The Learning and Performance Center (LPC) is 19,700 square feet in two connected buildings, the Training building and the Hands-On building. The LPC's Training building hosts computer and and video based training for all refinery personnel and includes classrooms, a video production suite and administrative offices. The Hands-On building hosts all training and testing for Chevron's skilled trade employees. The LPC buildings were pre-engineered steel clear span buildings on an elevated structural concrete slab supported on auger cast piles. The design included providing welding fume removal systems, overhead cranes and compressed air distribution. The Fabrication Shop is 8,750 square feet of shop space for all-weather steel and pipe fabrication work during plant shutdowns. The shop is a pre-engineered steel clear span building on a conventional shallow concrete foundation. The design included bridge cranes, jib cranes and compressed air distribution.

 

GOLDEN DRAGON - PROCESS PIPE COORDINATION

GOLDEN DRAGON - PROCESS PIPE COORDINATION

$4 Million – Pine Hill, AL                    
                 
Services: Steel Framing, Seismic Supports, Piping, Design-Build, BIM                     
                 
GSE
provided structural supports and modeling for the process piping at this
facility. Upon completion of design, GSE provided installation coordination
with local contractor, Persons Service Company.

 

LAZY MAGNOLIA

LAZY MAGNOLIA

Kiln, MS

Services: Survey - Topo, Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Electrical, Plumbing

The first packaging brewery in the state of Mississippi since prohibition, Lazy Magnolia has seen a steady growth in sales since opening the brewery in 2005. With distribution in 16 states, a 15,000 square foot expansion was needed to keep up with the growing demand.

 

Southern Company

Southern company

Kiln, MS

Services: General Arrangement, Life Safety, Sprinkler/Stand Pipe, Life Safety, Construction Inspections, BIM

GSE teamed with long-time partner Dunn Building Company to provide design-build services for the 11,000 square foot office and maintenance building at Kemper County facility. The project is part of the construction for the $6.6B power plant, the largest facility in the world using integrated gasification and carbon capture technologies.

 

standard concrete

standard concrete

Theodore, AL

Services: Plan Development/Master Planning, Paving Grading & drainage Design, Stormwater Modeling, Site Utilities, Erosion Control/SWPPP, SWPPP Compliance Inspections, Roads/Transportation, Retaining Structures, Boundary, Construction Staking, Roadway Layout, Scan, Topo, Utilities, Control Surveying, As-Builts, LEICA Scanner, Deep and Shallow Foundations, Steel Framing, Pre-Engineered Metal Building, Life Safety, HVAC Systems, Plumbing, Medium Voltage, MCC/Switch Boards, Lighting, Lightning Protection, Bid Assistance, Construction Inspections, Closeout Documents, Construction Administration, Greenfield

Standard Concrete Products is a leader in the prestress and precast concrete industry supplying massive piles, beams, and bridge girders to the concrete industry. GSE provided engineering design and surveying for the 60 acre pre-stress concrete products fabrication and shipping facility. The facility included several buildings, a concrete batch plant, and a 65 foot wide barge slip for 100 ton travel lifts. Civil design controlled runoff to a critical US Estuary.

 

DREVER GALVANIZING LINE

drever galvanizing line

$5 Million – Ghent, KY                   
                 
Services: Steel Framing, Seismic Design, Safety/Fall Protection                    
                 
GSE provided the structural engineering analysis and design certification for the installation of Drever's Bright Annealing Line support structure at North American Stainless in Ghent, KY. The 123 foot tall structure consists of 10 equipment support and maintenance levels. The work was part of NAS's $150M capital investment aimed at meeting customer specifications requiring increased surface quality and flatness tolerances.

 

TECHNIP SPOOLBASE FACILITY

TECHNIP SPOOLBASE FACILITY

$31 Million – Theodore, AL
                 
Services: Survey, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, Civil                 
                 
GSE partnered with GA West for the design build of Technip’s new 75,000 square foot facility. GSE scope of work included Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, and Civil engineering design as well as Architectural services for the new pipe storage, assembly, spooling and loading facility.  Structural design included building and equipment foundations, slabs, primary and secondary building steel, equipment supports, and additionally ancillary structures including masonry, handrails, and ladders.  Electrical design scope included new power distribution system, grounding system, LED lighting and power connections to various equipment. Infrastructure was provided for telecom and other low voltage systems. GSE’s mechanical group provided HVAC, plumbing, hydraulic design and process piping design.