"Hanson has provided ground-up design, engineering and construction support, resulting in exceptional project delivery."

David Golightly, project director, LyondellBasell Industries 

You have challenges. We have solutions. 

Hanson’s industry team focuses on your industrial and terminal site, rail, material handling and logistics needs. We begin by understanding the goals, objectives and expectations for your project while we prioritize your financial parameters. Using our proprietary analysis tools, we help you refine your project scope so you can cost-effectively achieve your production and operational objectives. We have a proven track record of providing solutions that integrate logistics and engineering within budget and on time.

Every product, terminal and industrial facility is different. We recognize the diverse needs of transportation, distribution, midstream, port and industrial clients — approaching every project as a partnership, understanding that success is when operations begin and revenue is generated. Whether you’re looking to expand your facility or evaluate and improve aspects of your operation, Hanson can assist you. 


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Our analysis and engineering solutions include civil, rail, structural, loading and unloading systems; operational analysis; site logistic evaluations; environmental site assessments; and permitting and compliance audits for terminals, ports and industrial facilities. We also offer geotechnical engineering, environmental services, surveying, land acquisition, commissioning, construction management and specialty services. We also service the Class 1 and regional railway industry.  

We hold licenses in every U.S. state, Canada, Puerto Rico, numerous Caribbean countries and Mexico. We operate in more than 40 other countries, working on projects from planning and feasibility to engineering, construction and commissioning. Some recent projects include renewable diesel, rail storage-in-transit yards, permitting, master planning, railcar washes, bulk handling terminals, port planning and design, as well as rail service for industrial sites.  

Are you looking for solutions? Call us:

  • Chicago: (626) 926-1092
  • Houston: (713) 703-4024
  • Calgary: (403) 286-4003

To read more about Hanson's industry-focused projects and people, visit our Industrious Thinking blog. 

Links to Dave Thomson's biography page

David M. Thomson, P.E. (IL, NE)

Senior vice president,
industry market principal
Chicago (metro)
(626) 926-1092

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Clay Scott

Vice president
Gulf Coast
(713) 703-4024

Links to Shawn Goetz's biography page

Shawn Goetz, P.E. (IL, KS, KY, MN, NM, SD, TX, WY), S.E. (IL)

Vice president,
project manager
St. Paul (metro), MN
(612) 254-2630