Martin Construction Resource – Anaerobic Digesters

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Martin Construction Resource – Anaerobic Digesters

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Company Description:

Martin Construction Resource provides turnkey general contracting services to carry out all construction and subcontracting for your project. They have 30 years of experience in project management, including engineering, design, and construction.

 

Further aspects of their experience include excavation, concrete work, plumbing, electrical services (such as interconnections and permitting assistance), and more! The Martin Construction Resource team’s design/build approach is one that has been developed over time, based on years of working together on a variety of projects.

 

Technology Description:

Martin Construction Resource has designed and built over one hundred agricultural digesters, the first being constructed in 1982. Today, MCR routinely provides round, mixed-tank-digester and covered-lagoon-digester designs for bio-gas production from farm and/or food waste.  

The parent company, Martin Energy Group (MEG), provides bio-gas generator sets and digester controls.  

Custom design often results in an MCR project costing less than the competition, while meeting or exceeding the performance of other systems in bio-gas and electricity output.  

Their turnkey installation services include mechanical systems, bio-gas flares, digester pumps, electrical components, piping for generator hookup, hot water systems, gas piping, electrical wiring for utility buildings, and water separator systems.  

MCR’s project services also include startup, digester operations, troubleshooting, training, and warranty support.  

Martin Construction Resource 70150 HWY 50 Tipton, MO USA (800) 436-9190 Visit Company Website

Technology Type

  • Anaerobic Digestion

Vendor

  • Equipment Vendor
  • Project Developer
  • Service Provider

Product

  • Energy
  • Services

Problem

  • GHG
  • Odor
  • Pathogens

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Technology Strengths, Weaknesses and Critical Indicators

Anaerobic Digestion:

  • Long usable life and can be run reliably
  • Creates energy and generates environmental credits
  • Proper feeding & system monitoring is required to avoid system downtime
  • Proven technology for odor control
  • Proven technology for GHG reduction
  • Proven technology for pathogen reduction
  • Different types of systems produce varying gas production rates
  • Requires proper preparation of the feedstock
  • Requires other technologies for energy utilization
  • Requires other technologies for digestate handling
  • Requires other technologies to prevent nitrogen loss
  • Complex systems may require expertise not available on-farm

Newtrient Comments/Opinions:

Anaerobic Digester technology: 

  • Is proven technology for odor, GHG and pathogen reduction and energy production 

  • Has a long usable life and can be run reliably 

  • Require proper preparation of the feedstock 

  • Usually requires other technologies for energy utilization 

  • Usually requires other technologies for digestate handling 

  • Proper feeding & system monitoring is required to avoid system downtime 

    Martin Construction Resource (MCR) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Martin Energy Group Services, LLC (MEGS) and MEGS owns an exclusive right to use all of RCM's intellectual property and has enabled MCR to benefit from this information; making MCR a highly efficient, full turn key provider of AD systems and other power generation systems.   Newtrient will continue to work with MCR to further refine the cost and performance information and to develop a more complete 9-Point score as more information becomes available and as new commercial dairy installations come on line.

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