This $1.5 billion project included a major expansion and modernization of Molycorp’s flagship mine to make it the most technologically advanced, energy-efficient, and environmentally superior rare earth production facility in the world.
With a peak construction workforce of 1,700 and an ultra fast-track schedule, it is the largest and most complex project ever undertaken by Eichleay. Key components of this multi-year upgrade included crushing, milling, cracking, tailings facility and storage, separations, chlor alkali plant, water and waste water treatment, ancillary facilities, 50 MW combined heat and power plants, as well as significant power distribution, distributed utilities, and control systems infrastructure.
million manhours worked without a lost-time accident
process units on over 86 acres
engineering service providers
service and consulting contracts written
pieces of owner procured equipment
million cy of earthwork handled
cy of concrete placed
tons of steel erected
ft of pipe rack installed
ft of conveyor systems installed
field fabricated tanks, clarifiers, and thickeners
lf of piping installed
lf of electrical cable tray
million lf of cable/wire pulled
owner procured instruments
Eichleay excels at efficiently executing technically complex, fast-track projects that involve many disciplines.
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