Tharaldson Ethanol Plant


The Tharaldson Ethanol Plant is the largest ethanol project constructed by Wanzek. to date. As the general contractor, Wanzek performed civil, concrete, structural, mechanical and piping installation. Wanzek also self-performed the on-site crane service including planning and installation of all project vessels and large equipment heavy lifts.
While under construction, the project required approximately 25,000 cubic yards of concrete, 1,400 tons of structural steel and 75,000 linear feet of piping. Construction of the plant called for 350 craftsmen at its peak.


  • Civil
  • Concrete
  • Structural steel mechanical equipment
  • Piping installation
  • Crane services
  • Architectural services


North Dakota