This updated report guides the owner and designer through the many assumptions and parameters involved in the design of a mill building. Loads and load combinations for the design of crane runways, roof structures, floors, columns, building frames and foundations. Information is provided for investigation, earthwork and excavation requirements, as well as revisions to vibration, foundation, soil bearing foundation, crane rails and crane rail splices. In this edition, all information has been reviewed and updated to the current state-of-the-art procedures for design. Latitude has been provided with even more advanced proven techniques. All information and idirection is within the requirements of national codes and specifications. A listing of many references (also revised) is provided.