US Steel – Granite City Works

Owner US Steel - Granite City Works
Construction Manager MC Industrial
Design Build Mechanical icon Mechanical
Value of icon's Work $2,500,000

icon Mechanical served as the mechanical contractor for this US Steel Plant in Southwestern Illinois. This project consisted of:

  • Installation of 96” dia. piping in 40’ – 80’ sections at a time inside of a fully operational plant
  • Critical Lift Plan design of execution of 14 sections
  • Installation of (4) 36” Boiler Feed Knife gates
  • Utilization of the heat of the sun and small standby compressor to generate pressure inside of the piping to test at low pressure for final piping test
  • Design/build 15-ton positive pressure HVAC unit & duct installation for switchgear room, bathrooms, and operator control room
  • Design/build of (12) natural gas unit heaters and approx. 800’ of natural gas piping

Amongst other continued projects at this location, icon Mechanical was able to complete this project within 9 months with 0 injuries.

Project Highlights:

  • Site Safety AWS-CWI Certification
  • Critical Lift Design & Execution
  • 700’ of 96” Diameter Steel Pipe
  • Office Switchgear Positive Pressure HVAC System
  • 800’ of Natural Gas for (12) Gas Unit Heaters
  • Quality Control Plan & Implementation
  • (4) 36” Diameter Knife Gate Valves
  • Testing: Utilized Natural Pneumatic Testing and Wall Suction Testing