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BUCKEYE PIPELINE

Capability:

Owner: Buckeye Partners
Project: Corpus Christi Tank Farm
Engineer: Engineering & Terminal Services
General Contractor: Buckeye Partners
Project Type: $1,126,862.00

Project Description

Mirage was contracted by Buckeye Partners to install the firewater loop at their new LPG holding facility.

Work Performed
  • Fabricated and installed 4,150 L.F. underground pipe
  • Installed all fire monitors, fire hydrants, and firewater stations
Accomplishment

Effectively completed project with no OSHA recordable incidents or lost time accidents.

Challenges

Working project in zones in order to facilitate owners demands for zone start up of plant.

TRAFIGURA FIELD SERVICES

Capability:

Owner: Trafigura AG
Project: George West Terminal
Engineer: Govind Development
General Contractor: Trafigura
Project Type: $1,387,962.00

roject Description

Mirage was contracted by Trafigura to install piping and their new George West terminal and perform tie in to ETC line coming through site.

Work Performed
  • Fabricated and installed 4,870 L.F. pipe
  • Set 3 mechanical pumps
  • Fabricated and installed firewater loop, fire water monitor, and firewater pump.
Accomplishment

Effectively completed project with no OSHA recordable incidents or lost time accidents.

Challenges

Working with several other on-site contractors with limited space and limited resources.

NEW 60 ACRE TANK FARM

Capability:

Owner: EF90
Project: New 60 Acre tank farm
Engineer: Engineering and Terminal Services
General Contractor: Mirage Industrial Group
Project Type: $ 5,800,000.00
Total Man-hours: 79,000
Status: Complete

Project Description

Mirage was called in to assist with the Expansion of a new tank farm located on the Corpus Christi.

Work Performed
  • Built to grade 60 Acre site
  • Installed all underground drainage
  • Installed underground firewater
  • Displaced and located 13,500 loads of general fill
  • Installed 45 catch basins to create adequate drainage
Accomplishment

Effectively completed the project with 0 recordable injuries.

Challenges

Coordinating with existing land owner to remove pipe and pipe racks in phases.

FRACTIONATION II PLANT EXPANSION

Capability:

Owner: Formosa Plastics
Project: Fractionation – II Plant Site Development and Heavy Haul Road
Contracting Agency Address & Phone:
Formosa Plastics
201 Formosa drive
Point Comfort, TX
(361) 987-7000
Amount: $1,623,000.00

Project Description

Mirage was contracted by formosa plastics to develop new fration ii plant grass roots project

Work Performed
  • Hauled in, spread and compacted 24,000 tons of limestone base
  • Hauled in spread and compacted 15,000 cubic yards of general fill
  • Lime stabilized 400,000 sq.ft. Pad
  • Installed 2,400 linear feet of 6’ chainlink fence
  • 700 linear feet of drainage pipe
  • 18,000 sq. yd. of heavy haul road
Key Accomplishment

Completed in 60 calendar days so owner could start new expansion on schedule

Challenges

Scheduling and coordinating 1,700 loads of material to come into a chemical plant with limited access.

FORMOSA PLASTICS 25% IEM EXPANSION

Capability:

OWNER: FORMOSA PLASTICS
PROJECT: 25% IEM EXPANSION
Contracting Agency Address & Phone:
Formosa plastics
201 Formosa drive
Point Comfort, TX
(361) 987-7000
Amount: $941,500.00

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

MIRAGE WAS CONTRACTED BY FORMOSA PLASTICS TO ERECT IEM EXPANSION BRINE EVAPORATOR STRUCTURE

WORK PERFORMED
  • ERECTED 570,000 LBS STEEL STRUCTURE
  • INSTALLED 1100 SQUARE FEET OF Q-DECKING
  • INSTALLED 6000 SQUARE FEET OF GALVANIZED GRATING
  • POURED 35 CUBIC YARDS AT EL.60
KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS
  • Effectively completed project with no OSHA recordable incidents or lost time accidents.
CHALLENGES
  • TYING NEW STEEL STRUCTURE INTO EXISTING STEEL STRUCTURE IN AN OPERATING PLANT WITHOUT DISTURBING PLANT OPERATIONS.

Bonnieview Butane Loading Station

Capability:

Owner: Southcross Energy
Project: Bonnieview Butane Loading Station
Engineer: BHP Engineering & Construction L.P.
General Contractor: Turner Industries
Project Type: Lump Sum $ 1,190,000.00
Total Man-hours: 9240
Status: Complete

Project Description

Mirage was contracted by Turner Industries to install a 100,000 square foot truck loading station in Bonnieview Texas. Complete with scales and truck terminal station. The area had to be built up with 2’ of limestone base due to localized flooding in the area. Then install an 8” slab on top of the base using 4000 PSI concrete.

Work Performed
  • Hauled in and placed 8,000 cubic yards of dirt fill
  • Hauled in and placed 10,000 tons of limestone
  • Excavated for other trades on site to install utilities
  • Placed 2,100 cubic yards of 4,000 PSI concrete
  • 360 linear foot of 24” RCP with Safety end treatments
Key Accomplishment
  • Completed the project in 10 weeks. To facilitate the off loading of the first truck on schedule and under budget.
  • Effectively completed the project with 0 recordable injuries.
Challenges
  • Due to load restrictions concrete had to be delivered in 7 cubic yard loads
  • Excessive rains of over 16” flooded the job 2 times, essentially covering the entire site

Clemville, Texas – Brine treatment plant

Capability:

Owner: United Brine Services, LLC
Project: Clemville, Texas – Brine treatment plant
Engineer: Cont, Jumper, and Gardner Associates
General Contractor: Southwest Industrial Group
Project Type: Lump Sum $ 723,000
Total Man-hours: 3,297
Status: Complete

Project Description

Mirage was contracted by Southwest Industrial Group to install 8 tank ring foundations 5 at 50’ diameter and 3 at 77’ diameter in Clemville, Texas for expansion of existing Tank farm.

Work Performed
  • Excavated 3,200 cubic yard of dirt
  • Hauled in 4,100 cubic yards of select fill
  • Placed 250 cubic yards of 4,000 PSI concrete
  • Placed 46 tons of rebar
Key Accomplishment
  • Effectively completed the project with 0 recordable injuries.
  • Project was in on schedule and under budget.

Utilities Plant Water Sand Filter

Capability:

Owner: Formosa Plastics Corporation
Project: Utilities Plant Water Sand Filter
Engineer: Infilco Inc.
General Contractor: Mirage Industrial Group
Project Type: Lump Sum $ 1,489,000
Total Man-hours: 10,486
Status: Complete

Project Description

Mirage was contracted by Formosa Plastics to install a sand filter to accommodate the water requirement of the new Electrolyzer plant. The foot print of the new sand filter was 60’ x 40’ with 25’ cast in place concrete wall and divider walls, cast in place elevated water trough, and elevated sub floor.

Work Performed
  • Excavated 2,000 cubic yard of dirt
  • Placed 900 cubic yards of 4,000 PSI concrete
  • Placed 67 tons of rebar
  • Installed 10,500 filter nozzles
  • Underground piping
Key Accomplishment
  • Effectively completed the project with 0 recordable injuries.
  • Project was in on schedule and under budget.
Challenges

Working in an operating plant amongst numerous other trades in a confined area.

Jetty Conveyor Foundation for New Coal Fired Power Plant

Capability:

Owner: Formosa Plastics Corporation
Project: Jetty Conveyor Foundation for New Coal Fired Power Plant
Engineer: Formosa Plastics Corporation
General Contractor: Mirage Industrial Group
Project Type: Lump Sum $ 2,228,000
Total Man-hours: 16,264
Status: Complete

Project Description

Mirage was contracted by Formosa Plastics to install the Jetty Conveyor Foundation that stretched from the Port of Port Lavaca to the new coal fired power plant over 1 mile away. Mirage was responsible for installing foundations on top of existing hollow plank concrete dock. Drill shafts with spread footings and pier caps, bridging over the existing cooling water reservoir, and Electrical Grounding.

Work Performed
  • Driving 21 Pre-cast pilings
  • Installed 218 slurried drill shafts
  • Excavated 5,000 cubic yard of dirt
  • Placed 1,900 cubic yards of 4,000 PSI concrete
  • Placed 180 tons of rebar
  • Installed 1,100 Galvanized anchor bolts
Accomplishment
  • Effectively completed the project with 0 recordable injuries.
  • Successfully maintained an excellent working relationship with the Port of Port Lavaca, Joslin Power, and Formosa Plastics.
Challenges
  • Mirage had to dewater and maintain a nine million gallon cooling water reservoir, while maintaining the marine life in the cooling water reservoir.
  • Mirage had to cross three separate properties while maintain secured access through homeland security restrictions.

Phase 1 Tank farm expansion

Capability:

Owner: Texas Dock and Rail
Project: Phase 1 Tank farm expansion
Engineer: Engineering and Terminal Services
General Contractor: Mirage Industrial Group
Project Type: $ 6,400,000
Total Man-hours: 98,599
Status: Complete

Project Description

Mirage was called in to assist with the Expansion of an existing tank farm located on the Corpus Christi ship channel.

Work Performed
  • Installed 4 at 115 barrel tank ring foundations
  • Installed 3 100 barrel tank ring foundations
  • Installed 1 at 50 barrel firewater tank foundation
  • Placed 1660 linear foot of concrete dike wall
  • Installed 1 manifold for the 4 at 115 barrel tanks
  • Installed 7 Lact unit foundations
Accomplishment
  • Effectively completed the project with 0 recordable injuries.
  • Successfully maintained an excellent working relationship with the Texas Dock and Rail and Trafigura
Challenges

Mirage had to keep terminal up and running during installation of tank foundation with over 100 trucks off loading and loading on a daily basis

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