MMR Receives Five Chapter Awards at ABC’s Awards of Excellence

Thursday, December 28, 2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – MMR was recognized for its outstanding efforts on two notable projects at the annual Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) Excellence in Construction Awards programs for the Greater Houston, Baton Rouge/Pelican and New Orleans/Bayou chapters. ABC Awards of Excellence recognizes contractors who have exceeded expectations in innovation, quality, safety, complexity, unique challenges overcome, completion time, and cost for projects completed.

Bunge North America Dock Expansion Project

ABC Excellence Award, Baton Rouge/Pelican Chapter

ABC Excellence Award, New Orleans/Bayou Chapter

  • The scope of the Bunge North America Dock Expansion Project was to build a new grain shipping system, including a new outbound conveyor system, foundations, dock, associated marine works and electrical and instrumentation installation.

  • As the electrical and instrumentation subcontractor on the project, MMR installed 110 thousand feet of conduit, 505 thousand feet of cable, 6 MCC units, 21 switch gears, 8 transformers, 16 PLC panels and 352 light fixtures.

IFCo (Nitrogen Fertilizer Company) Nitrogen Fertilizer Project

ABC Excellence Award, Baton Rouge/Pelican Chapter

ABC Excellence Award, New Orleans/Bayou Chapter

ABC Merit Award, Greater Houston

  • The IFCo Nitrogen Fertilizer Plant, located in Wever, Ia., is one of the largest fertilizer plants in the world at over 1.5 million metric tons of products produced each year. The $3.7 billion project included an ammonia plant, nitric acid plant, UAN plant, product storage and loading facilities and an OSBL facility.

  • MMR was responsible for successfully executing the pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up activities for all disciplines of construction on the project. Upon successful start-up, MMR stayed on to support operations, assist in training and help the plant develop maintenance and reliability plans.

The Bunge North America Dock Expansion Project and the IFCo Nitrogen Fertilizer Project will move on to compete at the ABC National Excellence in Construction Awards Program on March 21 in Long Beach, Ca.

Pictured (l-r) is the Bunge North America Dock Expansion Project, which won ABC Baton Rouge/Pelican Chapter and New Orleans/Bayou Chapter Awards of Excellence, and the IFCo Nitrogen Fertilizer Project, which won the ABC Baton Rouge/Pelican Chapter Award of Excellence, New Orleans/Bayou Chapter Award of Excellence and Greater Houston Chapter Merit Award.

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MMR has served as the industry leader in instrumentation and electrical construction, maintenance and technical services for more than 50 years. Headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, MMR continues to grow both regionally and nationally with 26 branch offices throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Colombia, Trinidad, Venezuela, Ecuador and Panamá.

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