PENTA offers consulting, engineering and EPC/EPCM services to the industrial sand, proppants, mining, and mineral processing industries. PENTA’s team of technical and project professionals have provided efficient, reliable, safe and cost-effective practical project solutions delivering safe plants with predictable operations and maintenance schedules allowing our clients to meet their production and business objectives.

Single-source provider with a proven track record

  • Practical engineering designs
  • Construction of industrial plants with rigid technological specifications and requirements
  • Installation of plant processing systems
  • Mining operations designed to meet specific needs
  • Consideration given to ease of operation and maintenance

Industrial Sand Services

  • Industrial Sand Drying and Screening Plants
  • Industrial Sand Resin Coating Plants
  • Proppant Transloading Facilities

Complex Logistics Project Solutions

Tackling complex logistics projects is PENTA’s specialty. Every plant is designed and constructed to be energy efficient and minimize operational costs. Key staff have a unique combination of field and engineering experience, so plant considerations include easy equipment maintenance access points,with user-friendly operator interface systems. PENTA’s modular and containerized system solutions have reduced plant downtime during construction and expedited construction schedules.

Industrial Sand Drying and Screening Plants

PENTA designs advanced screening plants to maximize ROI. We will design your drying and screening plant to produce a range of proppants to satisfy product requirements. The plants utilize technologically advanced systems and state-of-the-art equipment to operate and meet end-user product specifications.

Sand coating process design includes:

  • Sand flow control system
  • Heat recovery system to help reduce fuel consumption and optimize the sand temperature control
  • Mixer and sand inlet temperature measurement
  • Dust tight resin unloading and storage system
  • Accurate mixer and additives addition system (max 2% error)
  • Mixer and continuous mixer thermal oxidizer emission control system
  • Dust collection system
  • Raw sand unloading system with automatic sampling and raw sand product inventory
  • Rail, truck, and marine load-out systems
  • American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienist (ACGIH) standards are used for ventilation systems to provide a compliant work environment for employees

Industrial Sand Transloading Systems

Plant transloading systems design and construction includes:

  • Optimum systems for loading and unloading materials using industry standards of accuracy.
  • Dust collection systems
  • Unloaded materials screening system to prevent foreign objects from being transferred into storage silos
  • Empty belt unloading conveyor alarm system
  • Real-time silo inventory management
  • Multi-lane load-out that can accommodate several trucks simultaneously
  • Remote and/or local load-out controls
  • Automatic bulk storage selection
  • Accurate inventory management systems that can be accessed remotely


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