Heavy Engineering Corporation

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Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited or "HECL" is a Public Sector Undertaking ("PSU") in Ranchi,Jharkhand India. HECL was established in the year 1958 [1] as one of the largest Integrated Engineering Complex in India. It manufactures and supplies capital equipments & machineries and renders project execution required for core sector industries. It has complete manufacturing set up starting from casting & forging, fabrication, machining, assembly and testing - all at one location, Ranchi, backed by a strong design - engineering and technology team.

HECL's Plants[edit]

It consists of three units:
Heavy Machine Building Plant (HMBP).
The Plant has a fenced area of 5,70,000 sq.m and a floor area of nearly 2,00,000 sq.m. It is well equipped with sophisticated machine tools and handling equipment to undertake manufacture of heavy machinery and equipment of top quality. It is engaged in design and manufacture of equipment and components for Steel Plant, Mining, Mineral Processing, Crushers, Material Handling, Cranes, Power, Cement, Aluminium, Space Research, Nuclear Power etc.

Heavy Machine Tools Plant (HMTP)[edit]

Set up in collaboration with M/s Skodaexport Czechoslovakia, HMTP is the most modern and sophisticated of its kind in the country which produces machine tools in heavier ranges. The Plant covers an area of over 2,13,500 sq.m. It designs and manufactures medium & heavy duty CNC and conventional Machine Tools for Railways, Defense, Ordnance Factories, HAL, Space and other strategic sectors.

Foundry Forge Plant (FFP)[edit]

It is the largest foundry and forging complex in India and one of the largest of its kind in the world. The area of the Plant is 13,16,930 sq.m accommodating 76,000 tonnes of installed machinery to cope up with the various operations effectively. This Plant is the manufacturer of heavy castings and forgings for various HEC make equipments and related to Steel plant, Defence, Power, Nuclear energy etc.. Manufacturer of Forged Rolls for Steel Plants, Crank Shafts for Railway Loco etc.

Projects Division[edit]

Design, Engineering and execution of Turnkey Projects related to Bulk Material handling, Steel Plant projects, Cement Plant and other sectors.

HECL's Products[edit]

Steel Plant and its equipment[edit]

  • Blast Furnace
  • Coke Oven Batteries
  • Continuous Casting Machine
  • Steel Melting Converters
  • Forged Rolls

Mining equipment[edit]

  • Electric Rope Shovel (5 CuM)
  • Electric Rope Shovel (10 CuM)
  • Draglines

Crushing equipment and mineral processing products[edit]

Castings and forgings[edit]

  • Steel Castings
  • Steel Forgings
  • Grey Iron Castings
  • Non-Ferrous Castings


  • Crane

HECL's Quality Policy[edit]

“To achieve and maintain a leading position as supplies of reliable quality products, systems and services to meet customer needs and expectations”

Board of Directors[edit]

A. Ghosh
Chairman cum Managing Director

Director (Finance)


  1. ^ Engineering Corporation to be listed, become Navratna- The Economic Times 2010. Economictimes.indiatimes.com. Retrieved on 2010-02-13.

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A fourth division "Project Division" has achieved milestones in this company. It is currently working in following major project:- 1) New Coal Handling Plant, Bhilai Steel Plant 2) Augmentation of Ore Handling Plant, Bhilai Steel Plant 3) Ore Blending and Bedding Plant, Rourkela Steel Plant 4) Madhuband NLW Coal washery Project, Dhanbad

Almost 4 new projects are in line. Efficient engineers are committed for its design, erection and commissioning.