LOGANTON, PA – Nicholas Meat LLC selected Quandel Construction Group, Inc. as the construction management company to oversee the development of what the Loganton-based company has called “its industry-leading Sustainable Resource Facility (SRF), innovative and comprehensive environmental management. system that will allow the company to reuse water and produce green energy from biogas.
“We are very pleased to propose Quandel as the construction management company for this project,” said Brian Miller, director of sustainability at Nicholas Meat. “They bring decades of experience building water and wastewater treatment facilities to the project. We believe that Quandel is the right company to help us execute this eco-friendly project which will bring many benefits to the company and the community. Completing the SRF will be the most meaningful thing we can do to demonstrate our commitment to a sustainable Sugar Valley. “
A statement from Nicholas released on Tuesday said the SRF will feature award-winning waste-to-energy technology and an advanced water treatment facility. When fully operational, the facility will help reduce truck traffic at Nicholas Meat, minimize odors, create renewable energy, reduce the company’s carbon footprint, capture greenhouse gases. greenhouse and reuse water.
“Committed to leading, making a difference and building a better future, this project enables Nicholas Meat to positively impact the community and its residents through a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility equipped with technology. energy recovery from waste that will provide a source of quality water, ”said Mark Salak, Director of the Quandel project. “We are excited to partner with Nicholas Meat to make this happen for the community and the business. “
Quandel will oversee the entire project which will include site work, buildings, anaerobic digesters that generate biogas, wastewater treatment facilities and ancillary equipment. Quandel will be responsible for soliciting and hiring the subcontractors necessary for the execution of the work and will provide full-time on-site supervision of these subcontractors.
“A project of this magnitude shows Pennsylvania’s innovative economy and commitment to sustainability in the food processing and construction industry,” continued Salak. “The SRF not only brings technology to Pennsylvania that will serve as a model for the entire meat processing industry, but it also demonstrates the role agriculture plays in building a strong economy in our country. State. The construction of the Sustainable Resource Facility is an example of how our food processing can be more sustainable. “
Quandel has been involved in numerous water and wastewater treatment facilities, carrying out numerous projects in the public sector. In the private sector, they provided on-site management during the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant for a food processing plant.
Initial contracts totaling $ 8 million were awarded to Pennsylvania companies RC Bowman Inc. for the site work and Glenn O. Hawbaker for the retaining walls. Work on the site is currently underway.