BSAC Field Trips

Buzzi Unicem Cement Manufacturing Plant

A group of civil engineering students toured the Buzzi Unicem cement manufacturing plant in Greencastle, IN on August 7, 2013.  The tour included a walk-through of the facility with stops at the rotary kilns, slurry basins, crushing/grinding mills, and the top of the main tower which provided a view of the entire plant and safe observation of quarry blast operations.


Coreslab Structures

BSAC organized a field trip to Coreslab Structures in Indianapolis for Tuesday, November 13th, 2012. Coreslab is a precast concrete manufacturer specializing in precast components for use in parking garages, commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. The pictures below are only a few of the cool things we saw.

More info at http://www.coreslab.net/

    

    


ArcelorMittal

BSAC organized a field trip to ArcelorMittal in Burns Harbor, Indiana on May 16th, 2013. ArcelorMittal is the world’s largest producer of steel, and the Burns Harbor location is one of their largest plants.

More info at: http://www.arcelormittal.com/corp/


Wang Hall Construction Site (Purdue University)

Wang Hall is the new Electrical and Computer Engineering building, located on Northwestern Avenue. A group of students and faculty from Bowen Laboratory toured the construction site on June 18th, 2013.

More info on Wang Hall at: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ECE/AboutUs/New_in_ECE/wang_hall.html