HEC bags Rs 28 cr job order

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Ranchi based PSU Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited has bagged an order worth Rs 28 Crores for Wagon Tippler & Wagon Pusher from Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant,through competitive bidding.

This has made HEC have the orders in hand worth Rs 1501 Crores.

The latest order includes design, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of Wagon pusher and Wagon Tippler along with DSL structure and also includes supply of 4 nos. of Dummy Wagons. The work is to be executed in 20 months including the erection & commissioning period. HEC team has geared up to make the supply within contractual delivery.

Wagon pusher and wagon tippler are used for unloading of coal/iron ore/dolomite etc. from loaded wagons in material handling plant. While the previously supplied Wagon Tipplers and Wagon Pushers had manual control, the equipment’s to be supplied under the present order will have remotely controlled state-of-the-art features.

Wagon pusher and wagon tippler shall be controlled remotely from tippler control room and control reference and all the data / parameter shall be transmitted on wireless through redundant wireless radio MODEMS.

The system shall have on line fault monitoring system and diagnostic features for easy maintenance and reduced down time, resulting in more reliable and stable system for improved productivity.

Wagon Pusher pushes the wagons up to the wagon tippler. The wagon tippler consists of a table for positioning the wagon, wagon holding mechanism, gears and pinions for rotation, drive unit etc. The unloading cycle starts when the wagon is positioned over the wagon tippler table and the wagon along with the table rotates and discharges the material into the underground hopper. Wagon tippler can unload 18 wagons per hour.

It may also be mentioned here that the earlier supplied Wagon Tipplers (5 nos.) and Wagon Pushers (10 nos.) in the year 1988 are still in operation in VSP for the last 26 years. HEC has also been supplying the spares for these equipment’s.

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