WLSSD Selective Removals

Location 
Duluth, MN
Category 
Demolition
Completion Date 
May 2016

Rachel Contracting was hired by Lakehead Constructors to remove two large incinerators and
all associated equipment from the interior of Building 10 at the Western Lake Superior Sanitary
District Facility to make way for a new state of the art bio-gas conditioning and heating
system for the facility. Rachel Contracting crews utilized innovative equipment and ideas in
our efforts. These included: Robotic equipment (Brokk) and special rigging techniques that
really showcased the talents of our workforce. Rachel finished the work much faster than the
anticipated schedule laid out by the general contractor safely and efficiently.


PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Crew completed project 2 weeks ahead of General Contractors schedule
  • Over 6,000 man-hours invested in the project
  • No lost time injuries on the project

Project Team 

Don Ritsen

Senior Estimator

Nick Bartemio

Senior Project Manager