Steel/Foundry

For 25 years IIC personnel have executed steel mill/foundry projects for every major producer in nearly every major plant. These projects encompass all aspects of the steel/metals production process. IIC has long and successful relationships with every steel making OEM. Steel making equipment setting is one of our specialties. We have completed new installations, equipment rebuilds, modifications, and quick turn-around/outage projects. We have a vast reference list of projects that include; EAF’s, LMF’s, VTD’s, CCM’s, reheat furnaces, specialty furnaces, rolling mills, process lines, auxiliary equipment, and environmental equipment.
Steel Manufacturing Facility; Tanner, AL 
  • Owner: Carpenter Technologies
  • Client: Turner Construction

  • Description: Steel manufacturing facility installation

  • Project: IIC installed numerous large pieces of process equipment were installed as part of this project.  The equipment included; an Easom Quench System and CEC Quench & Tempering System along with piping and electrical equipment.

Ladle Metallurgical Furnace Installation; Tulsa, OK
  • Owner: Gerdau (formerly Sheffield Steel)
  • Client: Primetals (formerly Voest-Alpine)

  • Description: Melt shop upgrade to include secondary metallurgical refinement capabilities.

  • Project: IIC installed a new carbon steel Ladle Metallurgical Furnace (LMF) along with all of the auxiliary equipment; e.g., baghouse, alloy addition system, wire feeder, temperature sampling equipment, and ladle turret. IIC erected the building that housed the new LMF and auxiliary equipment. The construction disciplines that IIC provided for this project included; civil/foundation installation, steel supply & erection, crane support, mechanical equipment installation, piping construction, insulation & refractory installation, and electrical construction.

Electric Arc Furnace Installation; Ghent, KY
  • Owner: North American Stainless (NAS)
  • Client: Primetals (formerly Voest-Alpine)

  • Description: Melt shop expansion to include a second melting furnace

  • Project: IIC installed a stainless steel Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) along with all of the auxiliary equipment; e.g., water-cooled duct, alloy addition system, slag door manipulator, ladle/slag pot transfer car, and temperature/chemical monitoring equipment.  IIC erected the new tilt platform that the furnace sits in, on-site.  When it became apparent that the facility overhead crane would not be available to support equipment installation, IIC set up a hydraulic gantry system to assist in the equipment installation.  IIC was building that housed the new LMF and auxiliary equipment.  The construction disciplines that IIC provided for this project included; civil/foundation installation, steel supply & erection, crane support, mechanical equipment installation, piping construction, insulation & refractory installation, and electrical construction.

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Irondale Industrial Contractors, Inc. (IIC) is an employee-owned, merit shop, heavy industrial contractor based in Irondale, Alabama. We offer engineering, design-build, and construction management support as well as direct-hire industrial construction services for national and international clients. Our team has a long-standing reputation of delivering projects on time and within budget while maintaining safety and quality control standards which are among the highest in the industry. More

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