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.
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
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:
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.
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.