Completed ahead of schedule and with zero harm!

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Patrick Mechanical was awarded this project in 2015 (17 days) and 2018 (19 days) to remove and replace wear pads beneath the main converter aisle and casting aisle at the Vale smelter. The wear pads were accessed by removing clips and raising the rails on both east and west sides of the aisle.

Facts of the Smelter Converter Aisle Completion

24/7 rotation with 12 workers per shift

the workers walked the steel and used 120ft manlifts to complete the work at heights.

PML completed work ahead of schedule and with zero harm, allowing us to take on overflow work from surrounding contractors.

Total manhours: 3,699.0

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