Freeport Stockpiling & Shiploading Facility

Bahama Rock Aggregate Facility

Owner: Martin Marietta Aggregates
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Martin Marietta Aggregates contracted EMS-Tech to provide, engineering, design, specialized supply, fabrication & erection surveillance, and commissioning for their premier aggregate facility on Grand Bahama Island, Freeport Bahamas.

Bahama Rock Limited, mines stone in agreement with the Freeport Port Authority, as part of the container port expansion. The stone is crushed and screened into various aggregate products before being stockpiled for shipping. The finished product being high in calcium is exported for use in construction and chemical industries.

EMS-Tech began in 1998, working with Martin Marietta Aggregates in developing the material handling, stockpiling, and ship loading, facility layout and feasibility.


The project culminated in 2001, with erection and commissioning of a stacker-reclaimer, shiploader, three stackers, and over 8000ft of conveyors.