Heavy Industrial and Cement Engineering

At Industrial Ally, we understand the complexities involved in heavy industrial and cement engineering. We recognize that a successful design requires not only technical expertise and state-of-the-art software, but also a thorough understanding of the construction process and plant operations. Our experts deliver exceptional designs that are both technically sound and efficient in construction, operation, and maintenance. Our SMACC™ (Safety, Maintenance, Access, Constructability & Coordination) review capitalizes on our team’s – and your - expertise to ensure that, in addition to a technically sound design, the project is highly constructible and plant operations/maintenance-oriented.

We excel in providing solutions including:


Our Process Engineering Team includes Engineers who specialize in the Cement and Lime Industries and have extensive experience Designing, Planning and Commissioning Plant Expansion projects.

  • Heat and Mass Balance Calculations
  • Process Flowsheets and P&ID
  • Process and Functional Description
  • Equipment Sizing, Specification, and Evaluation
  • Vendor Bid Solicitation / Review / Recommendation
  • Interdisciplinary Coordination
  • Procurement Assistance
  • Pneumatic Conveying System Calculations
  • Gas Mixture and Fan Capacity Calculations
  • Waste Heat Recovery Systems
  • Plant Energy Audits
  • Bottleneck Identification and Process Optimization
  • Extensive Experience with Grinding Systems (Ball Mills, Vertical Mills, Roller Presses)

Mechanical Engineering

Our skilled Mechanical Engineering Team includes a combination of experienced Engineers and Designers who stay at the forefront of modern technology, while leveraging the team’s industry experience to provide:

  • Flow Diagrams
  • Terrestrial Laser Scanning
  • Plant Layouts / General Arrangements
  • Equipment Sizing & Specification
  • Vendor Bid Solicitation / Review / Recommendation
  • Vendor Drawing Review to ensure that the project’s requirements are met
  • Interdisciplinary Coordination
  • Procurement Assistance
  • Chute work design, including material flow modeling
  • Nuisance Dust Collection Design
  • Piping Systems Design
  • Pneumatic Conveying Piping Design

Structural Engineering

Our firm’s concrete, steel, and platework structural design expertise ranges from inspecting,  strengthening, supplementing, and retrofitting existing systems to new construction.

Our structural team has experience with a full range of construction materials and is capable of supporting a variety of specialized construction methods.

We apply finite element design and enhanced analytic methods, along with practical design experience, to create efficient constructible solutions for your project. We provide the rigorous design work needed for the large complex loads, heat, and vibrations found in the industrial sector. To assist our analysis, we utilize programs such as:

  • Revit
  • Risa
  • Robot Structural Analysis
  • Recap
  • Tedds
  • Mathcad
  • Ram
  • Structure Point

Electrical and Controls Engineering

Our clients electrical and controls deliverable requirements vary widely and have a wide range of formats. Our electrical team works to ensure our deliverables are in alignment with our clients required document formats and expectations. Our Electrical team is specialized in power distribution system design and control system design.

Our ultimate goal is a value-added design leading clients to optimized and economical design.

  • Scope definition
  • Medium-Voltage and Low-Voltage power distribution
  • Consumer, Instruments, and PLC I/O lists
  • Power distribution design including Single Lines, Schematics, Cable tray routing, and Cable sizing
  • Specification/procurement support for all electrical equipment – Unit Substation, Motor Control Center (MCC), Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), Reduced Voltage Starters
  • Grounding and Lightning Protection designs
  • Lighting Design
  • Functional Description
  • PLC Control Panel Design, Layout, and Wiring Diagrams with hardware from leading manufacturers
  • HMI Panel Design, Layout, and Wiring Diagrams
  • Power system study including Short Circuit & Arc Flash analysis, coordination studies, motor starting analysis using SKM Power Tools® and Easy Power®
  • Coordination with Electrical Power Utilities

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