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FURNACE REBUILD PROJECTS

DGC AFRICA has more than 90 years of experience in providing turnkey furnace rebuild projects. The Group was founded in 1910 as a building construction company and in 1928 the company constructed one of South Africa’s first Blast Furnaces, which marked the beginning of the company’s furnace business.

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The company has been extensively involved in the initial construction and shutdown projects on industrial furnaces for the metals smelting, mineral process, power generation, and petrochemical refining industries.  

The company provides Turnkey Furnace Rebuild Project Services for major furnace outages which cover the entire scope of work including but not limited to; project and construction management services, furnace decommissioning, salamander tapping, furnace demolition, and refractory installation, civil, electrical, mechanical fabrication & erection works and furnace commissioning. 

 

At the forefront of technology, DGC AFRICA collaborates with leading engineering and design companies, procuring, manufacturing, and installing refractory materials, which comply with stringent quality specifications, safety standards and are cost-effective for the application.

With experienced management, expert supervision, highly skilled motivated personnel, state-of-the-art equipment, and standard operating procedures with high regard for health, safety, environment, and quality; the company offers clients cost-effective and tailor-made integrated solutions. DGC AFRICA renders professional turnkey services to large, global, diversified minerals processing and metals smelting companies.

  SCOPE OF SERVICES  

   THE SCOPE OF SERVICES ON TURNKEY FURNACE REBUILD PROJECTS FOR MAJOR FURNACE OUTAGES INCLUDE   

Project and construction management

Salamander tapping, controlled furnace decommissioning and cooling

Civil and structural works

Electrical and instrumentation works

Mechanical, structural, steel, and piping dismantling, fabrication, and erection

Refractory materials management, including selection, procurement, and testing

Quality assurance and control systems

Demolition of furnaces, removal of refractory linings, and waste management

Design, manufacture, and installation of anchor systems

Manufacture of customized precast refractory shapes

Installation of refractory materials

Hot and cold furnace repairs

Hot sealing and insulation

Drilling and installation of thermocouples

Drying and curing of refractory linings

Furnace start-ups and commissioning

   INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS   

The company takes sole responsibility for the entire scope of work and delivers the furnace rebuilt and ready for operation accordingly. This integrated and multidisciplinary service includes:

  • Shutdown planning

  • Construction management

  • Project management

  • Shutdown management

  • Tender and project management of subcontractors

Our Furnace Projects team’s experienced professionals will plan, execute, control, and manage the entire furnace rebuild project.

 

The dedicated team employs modern tools and project management software to safely manage a rebuild in the shortest possible time. Dickinson Group of Companies provides a consolidated and integrated solution; offering multi-disciplinary services on turnkey furnace rebuild projects.

  BENEFITS 

    OUR CUSTOMERS GAIN THE ADVANTAGES OF    

Safe project implementation – Zero Harm is the goal

Rapid response times

Reduced downtime and higher plant availability

Integrated project implementation

Project quality and completion guarantees

Significant production-cost savings

 

A furnace rebuild requires a wide variety of skills and expertise.

It takes a dedicated team of professionals to successfully oversee.

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