Dairy, meat & process

“Buildability is always important to us as building contractors and we have found Silvester Clark to design with this in mind. – T. Holmes

Dairy, meat & process specialities

Dairy, meat & process
Silvester Clark has been responsible for the design of the majority of the processing buildings built in the New Zealand dairy industry in the last twenty years. From dryer towers to UHT plants, for Fonterra, Open Country Dairies, Miraka, Silvester Clark has been part of the team that has constructed world leading facilities.
In the meat Industry we have designed slaughter, processing and cold storage facilities for Ovation, Alliance Group, CMP and other leaders in the New Zealand Meat industry.

Fonterra Dryers 1 & 2 Darfield

This project, for Fonterra Group Ltd has resulted in two spray dryer plants; Dryer 1 producing 15 Tonnes of milk powder per hour, and Dryer 2, 30 Tonnes of powder per hour. D2 is the largest milk powder plant in the world. 

Designed and constructed by a team including GEA Process Engineers, Silvester Clark, Ebert Construction, the designs included allowance for rocking of the dryer tower foundations to accommodate earthquake loading.

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