Engineering Division (MICCO)


Engineering Division of Gillanders Arbuthnot & Co.Ltd. known as ‘MICCO’ , originally set up in Kolkata in the year 1957 as a steel work fabrication and erection company, has grown into a leading EPC/Turnkey Constructing company, executing turnkey contracts all over India.


MICCO is a premier project execution company involving design, detail engineering, manufacture and supply of equipment, electrical, instrumentation, erection, commissioning and performance tests in the field of Building & Technological Structures, Tankages, Piping, Blast Furnace, Re-Heating Furnace, Industrial Furnaces, Cold Rolling Mills, Continuous Casting Machine, Gas holders, Coke Oven Battery projects, Raw Material Handling etc.


MICCO’s own factory with a workshop area of 19,000 square meters is located on B.T. Road at Sodepur, West Bengal, about 30 kms. from Kolkata GPO. Backed by a team of dedicated and highly skilled workers and engineers, the factory manufactures a wide range of products. MICCO utilizes contemporary technologies, systems and equipment in order to provide its customers quality products.

Annual capacity is over 10000 M.T.

Design & Drawing

MICCO’s drawing office situated at their registered office at 8, N.S.Road is fully computerized having latest AUTO CADS,CAESER-II, STADDPRO, Primarera Softwares, & engaged in Design drawing work as well as detail work for most of their clients & consultants including Dasturco, MECON, EIL, DCL, TPE, CET, SAIL, Clayton Walker, Bricmont,RAD-CON, Kuettner,JSW,BSL,BSPL,RINL etc.

LSTK / EPC Contracts

One of the core competences of MICCO is in the area of LSTK and EPC contracts. Here the company’s philosophy has been to provide the customer not only turnkey construction but also turnkey solutions.

Gas Holder


MICCO is the exclusive Indian Partner of M/s. Motherwell Bridge Ltd., Clayton Walker Gas Holder, U.K. the world leader for all types of Gasholder Technology. MICCO has executed a number of Gasholder projects during the last 20 years. These include engineering, fabrication, erection, testing and commissioning.

Project Executed

·         Double Dry Seal type LD Gasholder of 80,000 Cu.M. for Vizag Steel Plant 

·         50,000 Cu.M. Single Dry Seal type LD Gasholder for Rourkela Steel Plant

·         World’s largest Single Dry Seal type Corex Gasholder of 100,000 Cu.M. for JSW Ltd.

·         80,000 Cu.M. Single Dry Seal type LD Gasholder for Tata Steel Ltd.

·         2 nos. 50,000 Cu.M. Single Dry Seal type  BF Gasholder 1 No.  for JSW & 1 no. for Bhushan Steel & Power Ltd.

·         100,000 Cu.M. MAN Oil Seal type CO Gasholder for Rourkela Steel Plant.


On Going Projects

Single Dry seal Gasholders under Construction are

·         1 no.100,000 Cu.M. BF Gasholder for Bhushan Steel.

·         1 No. 100,000 Cu.M. LD Gasholder for Tata Steel.

·         1 No. 150,000 Cu.M. B.F. Gasholder for Tata Steel Ltd. will be the largest Dry Seal Gasholder of the world.

·         3 Nos. 80,000 Cu.M. Single Dry Seal type LD Gasholder, one each for Bhilai, Bokaro & Vizag Steel Plant,

·         1 No. 50,000 Cu.M. CO Gasholder for Bhushan Steel.


MICCO-CWG has also developed special expertise for repair or revamping of gasholders during short shutdown periods.

This special expertise was used for clients like Durgapur Steel Plants, TATA Steel and Visakhapatnam Steel Plant for their 50,000 Cu.M. Tar Seal type CO Gasholder, 50,000 Cu.M. Dry Seal LD Gasholder & 80,000 Cu.M. Double Dry Seal Gasholder respectively.

Reheating Furnace / Industrial Furnace


MICCO is having total solution for various furnaces and heating system for steel rolling mills, aluminium and copper industry as well as for different heat treatment and other heating appliances.


MICCO has an exclusive collaboration with M/s. BRICMONT Inc. of USA in the area of Reheating Furnace like Walking Beam, Walking Hearth, Pusher, Tunnel and Roller Hearth etc. MICCO also has technical tie up with M/s RAD-CON ,USA in the field of Bell Type Annealing Furnaces.  A comprehensive list of projects undertaken in this area are :


      Projects already executed :


Design, Fabrication, Supply, Erection, Testing & Commissioning of


  • 150 TPH Walking Beam type Reheating Furnace for Rebar Mill in Tata Steel Ltd, Jamshedpur.
  • 110 TPH Walking Beam type Reheating Furnace for Billet Mill in Durgapur Steel Plant, Durgapur.

Projects in hand :


     Design, Fabrication, Supply, Erection, Testing & Commissioning of
  • 160 TPH Walking Beam type Reheating Furnace for Bar Mill in IISCO Steel Plant, Burnpur.
  • 180 TPH Walking Beam type Reheating Furnace for Universal Section Mill in IISCO Steel Plant, Burnpur.
  • 150 TPH Walking Beam type Reheating Furnace for Wire Rod Mill in IISCO Steel Plant, Burnpur.
  • 160 TPH Walking Beam type Slab Reheating Furnace for Stainless Steel Hot Strip Mill in Bhuvee Profiles & Stainless Pvt.Ltd.,Angul.
  • 220 TPH Walking Beam type Reheating Furnace for Medium Structural Mill in Durgapur Steel Plant, Durgapur.
  • 47 Base 100% Hydrogen Bell Type Annealing Furnace installation in Bokaro Steel Plant.

MICCO has also fabricated and supplied different Technological Structures for the following furnaces:-

        250 TPH Tunnel Furnace for Bhusan Steel.
   250 TPH Walking Beam Slab Reheating Furnace for Tata Steel Ltd. Jamshedpur.
   300 TPH Walking Beam Slab Reheating Furnace for Essar Steel and Jindal Vijaynagar Steel Ltd.
   Two Nos. 300 TPH Walking Beam Slab Reheating Furnace for Bokaro Steel Plant, Bokaro.

MICCO has successfully performed Erection, Testing & Commissioning of 300 TPH Walking Beam Regenerative type Reheating Furnace for Hot Strip Mill in Tata Steel Ltd., Jamshedpur.

MICCO is now involved in Design, Fabrication, Supply, Erection, Testing & Commissioning of Hydrogen Bell Annealing Furnace Installation consisting of 47 Nos. Bases for New Cold Rolling Mill in Bokaro Steel Plant, Bokaro.

In the area of LADLE and other furnace, MICCO has successfully completed the following :

    Fabrication and supply of different mechanical components of Electric Furnace for G.A. Danieli, Kolkata.
 •    50T Electric Arc Furnace for Llyod Steel.
 •    Fabrication, Supply and Erection of Shoe Pusher Furnace Components for Bharat Aluminium Company, Korba.
 •    Fabrication, Supply and Erection of complete continuous galvanising line furnace of Tata Steel Ltd.-CGL#2.

Blast Furnace

MICCO continues to be forerunner in undertaking any Blast Furnace project in India, from erection of new ones to rebuilding or relining existing ones.

Project Executed :

  • MICCO was privileged to have assembled and erected 1800 Cu.M. capacity “G” Blast Furnace for Tata Steel Ltd.
  • MICCO supplied over 5000 MT technological structures for Durgapur Steel Plant’s Blast Furnace No.4
  • Upgradation of Blast Furnace ‘No.3’ of 1400 Cu.M. capacity at Durgapur Steel Plant done by MICCO in record time. MICCO fabricated, supplied, erected and commissioned total building structure and technological structure along with all mechanical equipment for BF Proper and cast house along with Gas Cleaning Plant and Stove Renovation, ancillaries and Material Handling item etc.
  • Engineering Fabrication and Erection of 3 Nos. Stove for Blast Furnace for Electrosteel Corporation.
  • Upgradation of Tata Steel ‘G’ Blast Furnace in the Stove and Cooling Water System Area.
  • “G” Blast Furnace Stove Area Piping and Equipment work including conversion of all valves to Hydraulic operation.
  • Fabrication & Erection of Building & technological Structure of BF auxiliaries,Pig Casting M/c,Jn Houses,Sinter Plant,ESP & Equipment erection of 1681 M3  capacity Blast Furnace for Bhushan Steel Ltd.
  • Fabrication, supply, erection, testing & commissioning of 215 M3 BF for Neo Metalics.
  • Erection of complete 1008 M3 Blast Furnace along with Sinter Plant, Stove, etc. for Bhushan Steel & Power Ltd.

Piping is a critical thrust area for MICCO in both above ground and underground piping. MICCO has expertise in CS SS AS IBR and Rubberised piping work.

Project Executed :

  • Refinery Piping at Digboi for IOCL.
  • High Tensile Piping for Vizag Steel Plant.
  • Coke Oven Gas Piping and steam piping for Gas Mixing Station for Tata Steel.
  • Skin Pass Mill, Hydraulic and Lub Piping for  Tata Steel.
  • Hydraulic/Grease/Lub Piping for HSM at Rourkela Steel Plant.
  • CS/SS Piping for continuous casting granule plant for Stollberg Durgapur.
  • Overhead Yard Pipe Work for 1MTPA Expansion Project at  Tata Steel.
  • CS/SS Piping Work for Water System of “G” Blast Furnace at  Tata Steel.
  • SMS 1 & II, LD Yard Piping for JSW.
  • LD Piping for VSP, SMS II & Bokaro Steel Plant SMS II Gasholder Project.
  • LP Piping for Power Plant at Bakreswar and Mejia.
  • Piping work for Slab Caster, Bloom Caster, Billet Caster at Tata Steel & Vizag Steel.
  • B.F. Gas duct work at Bokaro Steel Plant.
  • BOF Gas duct work at Vizag, Bokaro and Tata Steel Plant.

Structural Steel Work

MICCO is an established leader in structural steel work fabrication and erection and have executed more than 250000 MT of work. Some of MICCO’s major works have been for different core sectors like the Power, Steel Copper, Aluminium, Paper Sector as below:

  • WBSEB, Bandel – 4000 MT., WBSEB, Kolaghat through BHEL – 5000 MT.
Steel Plant
  • Raw Material Storage & handling system for Sinter Plant No.3 of Bhilai Steel Plant – 9000 MT., CRM Building for Tata Steel Ltd. – 5000 MT., R%MBBS Area, 6th Lime Kiln, Coal Injection System for Tata Steel Ltd. – 6300 MT., H.S.M. for Tata Steel – 11,000 MT., LD-1 Building for Tata Steel – 13400 MT., Bokaro Steel Plant – 22000 MT., Rourkela Steel Plant – 16000 MT., Blast Furnace Structurals for DSP – 2500 MT., Bhushan Steel & Trips Ltd. – 1000 MT., Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd. – 4000 MT.

Aluminium Plant
  • Fabrication and supply of Building Structurals for CRM Projects and Cement Plants more than 14000 MT. to Bangladesh, Nigeria, Zambia

  • Fabrication & supply of Building Structure for Ferrochrome Projects more than 2000 MT. to South Africa
Continuous Casting Machine

Molten metal from Steel Melt Shop is the feed material for Continuous Casting of Billets, Blooms and Rounds. These are then sent to various Rolling Mills for subsequent processing.

In technical association with Danieli, MICCO is supplying Plant & Equipment like Roller Tables, various structural steel work and Piping System for water, technical gas, compressed air, hydraulic and grease system.

MICCO has been entrusted with erection of the entire mechanical & electrical equipment for the following jobs:-

  • Continuous casting Machine at Tata Steel – one four strand Billet Caster (supplied by Siemens VAI) - already commissioned.
  • Six strand Billet-cum-Bloom Caster for VSP – 3 nos. – scheduled to be commissioned from December, 2010 onwards.

  • Four strand Bloom-cum-Round Caster for DSP – 1 no. (under execution)
By-Product Plant

Project Executed
  • 40 TPH Evaporation Plant at Bharat Aluminium Co.Ltd. Korba, M.P.
  • Phenolic Sewerage Treatment Plant, Bhilai Steel Plant.
  • Gas Producer Plant at Bharat Refractories Bhilai
  • Starch Solution Preparation Plant at Stollberg, Durgapur.
Ongoing Projects
  • Currently working for Jindal Stainless Steel, Jajpur.

Coke Oven Battery

Project Executed

  • MICCO has successfully executed fabrication, erection of piping and technological structures, equipment for Hooghly Met Coke’s non-recovery type C.O. Battery.

  • MICCO has also successfully completed erection and commissioning of Plat equipment, piping, Refractories for SAIL ISP’s rebuilt C.O. Battery No. 10.

Ongoing Project

MICCO is also in the process of execution of similar work for SAIL – DSP’s rebuilding of C.O. Battery no.2.

Electrostatic Precipitation

MICCO is the pioneer in the field of Electrostatic Precipitator assembly, fitting, erection including all structural, mechanical and electrical work, testing and commissioning for the last 15 years, some of MICCO’s clients in field are VSP, BSP, Bhadreswar TPS and Mejia TPS


The hot metal treatment for desulphurisation takes place before the hot metal is charged to the basic oxygen furnace for making liquid steel. With requirement of stringent quality steel, hot metal desulphurisation before steel making is gaining importance and more and more steel plants are adopting this process.


With technology supply from M/s.Kuettner GmbH & Co.KG, Germany, MICCO has executed three hot metal Desulphurization Plants at LD Shop-1 and LD Shop-2 of Tata Steel Limited. Except few critical equipment, the entire supply was carried out independently.

Structural Mill
  • Structural Mill is a non-flat Rolling Mill designed for producing Beams, Channels, Angles, Flats, Squares and Rounds which are most important input for construction industries.

  • The feed material to this mill is Continuous Cast Blooms which are reheated in Reheating Furnace and rolled in this mill.

  • MICCO is Consortium Partner of Danieli & C and Danieli - India for supply of Structural Mill in Vizag Steel Plant.

  • MICCO is supplying entire pipeline comprising water, technical gas, hydraulics and lubrication system and entrusted with complete erection of mechanical and electrical equipment.

Furnace For Non-Ferrous Material

Copper Smelting, settling and converting furnace for Birla Copper, Dahej including detail engineering fabrication and erection. The technology was provided by Ausment, Australia.


The Company has an impressive record of completing projects in record time and its clientele reinforces the faith and trust that the customer has reposed in MICCO.

teel Plants

SAIL Plants At Durgapur, Bokaro, Bhilai, Rourkela, Iisco, Salem
RINL – At Vizag Steel Plant
JSW Plant at Bellary
Bhusan Steel Ltd – at Angul
Bhusan Power & Steel Ltd at Jharsuguda
Electrosteel Castings Ltd
Bhubi Profiles & Stainless Pvt. Ltd.


Starlite, Balco ,Nalco, Hindalco (Renukut), Birla Copper (Dahej)


Bhel at Bandel Tps, Bakreswar Tps, Kolkaghat Tps, Santaldih Tps, Renusagar Tps, Patratu Tps, Mejia Tps, Jojobera Tps


Collaborations / Tie Ups / Association

Being always on the lookout for the latest technology MICCO has associations and tie-ups with a number of foreign collaborators as

  • S - VAI

These associations have enhanced MICCO’s capability of upgrading quality standards and minimizing costs.

Quality Policy

We, at Gillanders Arbuthnot & Co. Ltd: Unit- Modern India Construction Company committed to total Customer satisfaction by providing Products & Services which meet or exceed Customers contractual expectations in term of quality & time . Our Products & Services should be a benchmark & create a recommendation for future business. All our commitments, actions and Products must be recognized as an expression of quality. We shall also stay focused continuously and meet the changing needs of the industries. We shall imbibe a better work culture in all employees through systems. We shall generate and sustain the conviction in all employees and management that intended Quality has to be achieved and continually improved.

This policy requires that all people of GACL-MICCO be committed to excellence and do the work right. The first time every time.
Our objective is to build quality into operations to ensure zero defect products and services and to achieve excellence in all endeavors.

Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Policy

We have committed to provide a safe and healthy work place for all of our and our Contractors’ employees and workmen to ensure the operations being carried out in a manner which protects the health, environment and community.


  • All accidents are preventable
  • No task is so important that risk of injury to people or damage to the environment is justified.
  • HSE complied with all applicable legislation

  • Identifying and eliminating/controlling hazards and pollution that could cause accidents, illness or environmental harm by indicating HSE procedures to the employees and workmen who would aspire to adopt the same standard in all of their work.


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