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Steelmaking & Casting Projects
 
Legacy Project:
QMP Steel Powders Plant

Control of a steel powder making facility, including ladle furnace, flash dryer, high pressure/high volume pumping systems, annealing furnace, milling, and materials handling systems. Utilized Foxboro SMS DCS and A/B PLC equipment.

Scope of Services
All engineering phases involved in implementing the system from equipment specification and selection to post start-up support. Effort also included PC based process simulator for operator training and system testing.

Project Highlights

  • New process from prototype process. Highly automated facility
  • 12 Man-years
  • 3400 I/O included simulation of critical process areas and new process scaled up from prototype

 

Project Stats

Client:
QIT-Fer et Titane Inc.

Location:
Sorel, Québec

Start:
March 1984

Completion:
May 1987

Cost:
CAD$45 million

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