Monday, May 23, 2016

Winston Plywood Update 5-20-16

Site Utilities

· Continued investigating alternate routing of sewer piping to avoid interference with other piping system and electrical duct bank

· Excavated opening for dryer wash-down water pit at southeast corner of plywood plant, and placed concrete bottom for this structure; began forming walls for wash water pit

· Continued final grading for sloped paving to storm water system along west wall of plywood plant (between building wall and parking lot)

· Continued installing pipe bollards around fire hydrants on south and west sides of plywood building and filled with concrete

Racetrack Piping:

· Continued installing trim-out piping and valves to plant equipment

Hog, Glue Room, and Chipper Pad

· Completed block work on second floor of glue make-up and storage rooms

· Placed grout in block walls

· Began cleanup on blocks and area around glue make-up and storage rooms

Low Voltage Electrical:

· Continued installing conduit and wiring to breakroom / restrooms / offices at mezzanine area

· Cut trench along south side of roadway and across north road to vault holding tank, installed electrical duct bank to Vault MCC unit location, installed duct bank in concrete, backfilled/compacted trench with stone, and reopened roadway

· Connected primary power to west side fire suppression area, including fire pump house

· Connected power and turned on lighting to auxiliary parking lot at fire pump area

Plant Build-Out:

· Completed installing five air flow fans in walls of air compressor and boiler rooms

· Installed blocks with grout at West Side Residuals control room

· Sawcut opening in upper concrete floor at mezzanine area and installed stair case. Stairs are blocked off awaiting delivery and installation of handrails on stairs and around opening in floor.

Plant Piping:

· Continued installing steam and condensate piping to Dryers No. 1, 2, and 3

· Completed modifications to four condensate return lines in No. 2 Dryer

· Continued steam and condensate piping in boiler room

· Completed painting air piping components in offsite fabrication and paint shop and delivered to site

· A large part of air piping was installed in air compressor room following delivery.

Site Paving:

· Finished final grading and completed installation of rebar in area between Log Pro foundation and Bark Hog. Placed, finished, and sawcut that area of paving.

· Completed finish grading for area paving north of buildings five and nine; tied and installed reinforcing steel; placed and finished this concrete strip, opening up the area for installation of Lathe Infeed Log Decks and Core Kickout Pockets

· Formed, installed rebar, placed & finished concrete paving in area south of vault water storage pit (area between pit and north roadway)

Fire Protection System:

· Continued installing hose reels at building columns

Log Conditioning Vaults:

· Completed weld-out on galvanized, angled, deflector plates in vaults at base of vaults

· Completed removal of support structure for vault concrete roof system (east vaults)

· Continued curing west half of Vault infeed apron (Wet cure with burlap fabric)

· Continued construction of 5’ concrete knee wall along north side of vault drain ditch to holding pit

· Began installation of steel structure and roof system over vault water holding tank (east of vaults)

· Formed, tied rebar, placed & finished east section of vault infeed apron

Equipment Foundations (East and West Residuals):

· Continued installing handrails around hog tower at mid-level concrete floor

· Began installing access stairs to hog tower concrete floor (second elevation)

· Began installing access stairs to hog tower (third elevation)

· Continued installing support frame for conveyor feeding East-Side Residual truck bins

· Moved steel trusses from fabrication area to east side of plant and began assembly for setting in place to top of truck bins

· Excavated, placed steel reinforcing, and placed additional concrete foundations for equipment at West-Side Residuals

· Placed concrete pedestals for additional column foundations on West-Side residuals (for blowpipe supports)

RTO Rebuild

· Completed engineering design for RTO ID fan and fan motor foundations

· Completed construction of RTO control room

· Continued work on setting MCC unit in RTO Control Room

· Pulled power cables to MCC unit and turned on lights in Control Room

Winston Plywood & Veneer

· Continued refurbishing and installing Lathes No. 1 & 2 and related equipment (focus on east lathe line)

· Continued installing equipment at both clippers, green stackers, and pull chains (focus on east lathe line)

· Continued cleaning and painting green-end and dry end equipment and support steel

· Continued electrical installation at Green-End equipment (conduit and power wiring)

· Continued installing electrical service from electrical room to Log Pro equipment

· Continued refurbishing Dryers No. 1 & 2

· Continued assembly and installation of Dryer No. 1, 2, & 3 infeed and outfeed sections

· Continued making modifications to Stackers for Dryers No. 2 & 3

· Continued installing electrical power to Dryers 1, 2, & 3

· Continued installation of east side residuals truck bins

· Continued installing air piping to veneer dryers

· Continued refurbishing east side residual equipment (at Roseburg site)

· Continued installing glue lay-up line equipment (Broke out old slab and installed new foundations in four places)

· Continued flushing and testing of boiler piping

· Continued installing trim-saw equipment and plywood stacker

· Continued installing chutework at tree-length infeed bark conveyor and at cut-up saw trash conveyor

· Set Bark Hog Infeed Conveyor on structural steel frame

· Set support column for bark transport system up to hog tower

· Set upper section of two east-west conveyors from debarker line

· Installed east half of two conveyors to the bark hog (previous half was set last week)

· Set north/south bark conveyors from Log Pro and Debarker lines and tied into bark hog feed conveyors