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Fairmont City, Illinois

Bunge North America tapped PayneCrest to power its mission of sustaining “the shortest distance from harvest to market.” To meet growing global demand for commodities, PayneCrest engineered and powered Bunge’s river grain terminal with high-speed unloading and loading capabilities in Fairmont City.

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Project Highlights

  • Delivered an optimally functional terminal that transfers grain, soybeans and other bulk commodities from trucks and trains to barges on the Mississippi River
  • Design/build and engineering prowess delivered complex power and process controls, lighting and data throughout the entire facility
  • Powered a 200-foot-tall elevator tower, 15 conveyors, two truck scales, one bulk weigher, two large and one wet-product storage bins, a giant grain dryer and one barge loading tower
  • Impressive outdoor 34.5kV switchgear fed through three transformers powers more than a million bushels of storage space