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Roberts Engineers provides the full spectrum of engineering services to clients in the mining and building materials industry. We can support the operation of your existing mine facilities, through to the provision of full turnkey solutions, including design, construction supervision and start-up.

We are experienced with surface mining processes and facilities; and the infrastructure required to extract and process construction materials, including sand and gravel.

Our Services within this industry include the design

Wet & Dry Sand Classification Plants

  • Foundation Design
  • Equipment support (Screens, Screws, Elevators, Hydrosizers, Separators, Cyclones, Sumps, Pumps, Pipes, etc.)
  • Sand conveyor systems
  • Pipe design
  • Dryers
  • Dust collection systems
  • Rail and truck load-out systems
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Transloading Systems

  • Loading/Unloading systems
  • Dust collection systems
  • Material screening systems
  • Conveyor alarm systems
  • Silo inventory management
  • Multi-lane load-out
  • Remote and local load-out controls
  • Bulk storage selection
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  • Vibration Analysis
  • Large Equipment Installations (Crushers, Filter Presses, etc.)
  • Existing Structural Suitability Analysis
  • 3D Facility Mapping
  • Quarry Planning for future Additions and Modifications to Existing Process
  • Permitting, where required
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Recent Project Highlights

  • Designed various sand classification plants both wet and dry, including the foundations, equipment supports, conveyor systems and detailed piping designs
  • Responded to various MSHA reports and violations designing modifications to mitigate their findings
  • Designed numerous plate press installations to dewater wash water fines including equipment and building foundations, equipment buildings, site work around installation, detailed piping throughout the facilities.
  • Pre-engineering programming for new plants within existing quarries including solar arrays, waste heat capture, mine de-bottlenecking
  • Miscellaneous designs to support the operations of open pit sand and gravel mines
Mining and Building Feature