Goldkist, Inc.
Goldkist, Inc. Fertilizer Facility
Greenville, MS

   
Owner:  Goldkist, Inc.
Location:  Greenville, Mississippi

Project Description:  Design and construction of a barge off-loading, material handling, bulk storage, blending, rail, and load out facility.  The project consisted of barge moorings, marine and land based pile driving, floating plant, electric over hydraulic bulk off-loading, drag flights, elevators, conveyors, trippers, holding bins, electrical and controls.  Auger cast, pipe and prestressed concrete piles were utilized.  Bin construction was load bearing site precast elements on deep foundations.  Building superstructure is all wood to prevent corrosion from fertilizer.