Sand Mine and Plant

Engineering and design of sand mine and plant

Pattison Sand  | Iowa  |  2007

Project Description

The 200 tons-per-hour glass/frac sand mine and processing plant is located on the bank of the Mississippi River in Clayton, Iowa. The turnkey project encompassed process development, engineering design, construction plans, and construction management. The plant produces sand and glass sand products utilizing primarily washing, sizing, and drying. This project is the second turnkey fracturing sand plant constructed.

FEDINC provided detailed engineering design plans and specifications suitable for procurement and construction which included multi-disciplined coordination of Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Piping, Process Flow Diagram (PFD), and Piping and Instrumentation Design (P&ID) engineering.

FEDINC provided supervision, coordination, and administration of technical specialty engineering and contractor teams dedicated to specific assignments. Construction management included conceptual project meetings with the client, preparation and development of conceptual drawings, preliminary engineering and cost estimating, construction drawing packages, specifications, bidding documents, and provision of certified quality assurance (CQA) and final certification of construction. Specification preparation, vendor, and subcontractor solicitation, quotation evaluation, purchasing, scheduling and expediting was also provided.

Construction-related activities included:

  • preparation of construction drawings
  • bid documents
  • contractor selection
  • provision of construction management and construction quality assurance services and construction certification



  • Produces sand and glass products
  • Processes 200 tons of material per hour

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