Anaerobic Digester Project

Client: Walkers Snack Foods Ltd / Pepsico International

Location: Leicester

Value: £10m

Project Outline: New 1.5MW CHP plant fuelled by methane gas from new anaerobic digester facility utilising organic waste from food processing operations. Construction of new waste reception area and centrifuge technical building.

Project involved alterations and extensions to existing factory, new control building and reinforced concrete mixer tank and digester tank installation on CFA piled foundations complete with packaged CHP plant installation. Works undertaken on an operational food factory site with minimal disruption to core business operations.

Services: Full Project Management and Cost Management Services. Health & Safety CDM Services.

Roles and Achievements: Works undertaken on an existing operational food factory site in a phased manner to maintain core business operations and minimise disruption. Integration of civils works with specialist European digester contractor and turbine contractor.

What the Client said: “This project was successfully delivered on site with minimal disruption and has successfully achieved significant savings in operational running costs.”

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