Burnside Plant


P & W Engineering were engaged as the main contractor to convert the PPCS Burnside venison slaughter floor to inverted dressing. This involved initially working with the client to define the layout and then completing the design, build and installation of civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering aspects of the contract.

 The civil engineering included demolition, relaying and profiling of the concrete floors, replacement of drains, new panel walls, airlock, and ceiling most of which was subcontracted.

The mechanical engineering included building all the conveyors, 4 pneumatic hoists, Hide Puller and all S.S. hygiene equipment such as apron washes and handwash /sterilizers.

The Electrical content involved specifying and fitting the electrical equipment required for the PLC control of the operation of the floor.


The contract was completed to the tight timetable and has operated successfully.