Norwalk, Conn.-based EMCOR Group, Inc. recently announced that its EMCOR Hyre Electric subsidiary has been awarded a contract to upgrade the electrical systems for ArcelorMittal S.A. Indiana Harbor’s facility, located in East Chicago, Ind. EMCOR Hyre Electric will be responsible for upgrading all of the electrical systems for ArcelorMittal S.A. Indiana Harbor’s 84-in. hotstrip mill, which is being retrofitted in order to expand its coiling capabilities. The upgrade will make the Indiana Harbor facility the only steel mill in the country capable of producing heavy-gauge steel for water and oil pipelines.

Scope of work includes rewiring and replacing the coilers, as well as installing switchgear and transformers for the hydraulic building. EMCOR Hyre will also install new controllers for hundred’s of the facility’s run-out table motors.

“EMCOR Hyre Electric is delighted to play a role in this important project for ArcelorMittal S.A.,” stated Tom Corsiglia, president and CEO of EMCOR Hyre. “We take great pride in our depth of experience, enabling us to provide the comprehensive services required for this project.”