Stationary plants can produce several thousand tons per hour. Mobile plants are smaller and their output is usually in the range of 50-500 tons (50.8-508 metric tons) per hour. In many locations, an asphalt production plant or a ready mixed concrete plant operates May 09, 2016 Summary of the Silica Sand Processing Plant Equipment. In general most silica sands can be beneficiated to acceptable specifications by the flowsheet illustrated. Reagent cost for flotation is low, being in the order of 5 to 10 cents per ton of sand treated.