oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The East London grain elevator
|Article Title||The East London grain elevator|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||E. Steyn, A.Keeve & Heney|
|Publication Date||Aug 1967|
|Pages||209 - 212|
|Keyword(s)||Commercial quay, East London, Grain elevator, Silo storage and Surplus maize|
The Paper descriptionbed in broad outline the terminal elevator which has been erected in East London for the export of surplus maize. The silo can handle 120 railway trucks per eight hour day, storing 60,000 tons of grain and can load out at a rate of 1,800 tons per hour from a shipping gallery on the commercial quay.
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