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Understanding Engineering, Procurement, & Construction Contracts

What is Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Contracting?

EPC stands for Engineering, Procurement, and Construction, commonly called EPC Contracting, is sometimes also written as Engineer, Procure, Construct.  EPC is an acronym widely used in the fields of architecture, engineering, and construction.

Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contracting is different from the other main types of construction project delivery methods. Choosing the best method for your construction project is not always the easiest decision.

Let's start by looking at the the benefits EPC Contracting and why it can be a better alternative for project delivery, then we'll list the five other main types of industrial construction contracting so you can understand their scope and risk factors.

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Large Scale Dust Collection Systems for Greenfield Applications

IAC’s Vice President of Engineering, Tristan Trupka, recently was a guest on the podcast, “Dust Safety Science”. The show discusses process systems and combustible dust safety with host Dr. Chris Cloney (PEng.), an esteemed expert in the field. Dr. Cloney has presented at academic conferences in over five countries, published over 15 peer-reviewed journals, and now focuses on educating industrial workers on best practices for handling combustible dust safely.

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EPC Company Engineers on Greenfield Jobsite

What is an EPC Project? The 7 C’s for Planning Your Next EPC Project

What is an EPC Project?  EPC, Engineering, Procurement, and Construction, Contracts are quickly becoming one of the most appealing project delivery methods for larger industrial construction projects. Companies often use EPC contractors since these contractors can build an entire facility or plant without requiring the purchasing company to hire additional third parties. Once the project is complete, the contractor turns the site over to the purchasing company; this is also referred to as turnkey construction.

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Steel Industry IAC Reverse Air Baghouses & EAF Dust Handling System

IAC was awarded a turnkey EPC contract for the supply and construction of the independent Reverse Air Baghouse Systems for two direct-current electric arc furnaces (DC-EAF) having a capacity of 210 short tons (190 tons) each and two twin ladle furnaces (LF). Melt-shop Ventilation will include Canopy Exhaust above the EAF(s) and building ventilation. Total Air Volume of 3,300,000 acfm. IAC is building the EAF Dust Handling from the RAFFs to the Rail Car Load-out Silo.

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SDI Awards IAC Supply & Installation of Alloy Additives & HBI for EAF

STEEL DYNAMICS, INC. AWARDS INDUSTRIAL ACCESSORIES COMPANY (IAC) A TURNKEY ORDER FOR THE SUPPLY & INSTALLATION OF THE ALLOY ADDITIVES & HBI (HOT BRIQUETTED IRON) INTO THEIR ELECTRIC ARC FURNACES (EAF) & LADLE METALURGICAL FURNACES (LMF) AT THE NEW STEEL MELTSHOP TO BE LOCATED IN SINTON, TEXAS.

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