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Turn-key construction from greenfield of a soybean crushing plant


Soybean Crushing Co. & Derivatives (SOYA)
Yanbu – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

General contractor

De Smet Engineers & Contractors

Scope of works

Turn-key supply of a complete soybean crushing plant with harbour transfer and storage facilities

Industrial operation


Main sub-contractors involved

De Smet Technologies & Services – Belgium

Plant capacity

2,200 MTPD soybean

Processing units
  • Beans preparation plant
  • Beans dehulling unit
  • Solvent extraction plant
  • Oil degumming unit
  • Meal grinding and blending unit
  • Water cooling
  • Steam generation and distribution system
  • Compressed air network
  • Electricity distribution network
  • Fire fighting system
  • Ship unloading and loading
  • Beans storage
  • Meal storage and load-out
  • Hulls storage
  • Oil storage and load-out