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Address: 34 Gemini Street, Brackenfell, 7560, Cape Town


Some of the refractory projects successfully completed by the group in the various industries.

Maintenance contract for the entire refractory maintenance of two of South Africa’s major petrochemical refineries incorporating units such as;

  • Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit – FCCU
  • Sulphur Recovery Unit – SRU
  • Waste heat boilers
  • Primary and secondary reformers including catalyst support mushroom
  • Synthol Loops
  • Fired heaters
  • Electric arc furnace

Awarded the contract for the turnkey refractory design and installation to two new Sulphur Recovery Units (SRU) at the Chevron Refinery.

  • Cyclones
  • Ducting
  • Burner quarls
  • Boilers
  • Visbreakers
  • Chimney stacks
  • Heat exchangers
  • Vacuum furnaces


  • Fire protection to entire plant at Arcelor Mittal’s Saldanha Steel mill
  • Design supply and install refractories to pusher reheat furnaces
  • Refractory maintenance including hard refractory and ceramic fibre module lining to roller reheat furnace
  • Fast track refractory repairs at various plants during shutdown periods
  • Lining of gas and oil fired ladle preheaters
  • Design, fabricate and supply electric preheaters for ladles
  • Lining of electric Bell Furnaces
  • Entire redesign of refractories in Non Oxidising Furnace. Manufacture, supply and installation of new Mullite fibre module lining
  • Supply and installation of linings to ladles
  • Casting and gunniting to ducting and chimney stacks


  • Rotary kiln linings and repairs
  • Casting of refractory to rotary kiln burner tubes
  • Boilers
  • Copeland Reactors
  • Driers
  • Sulphur Burners
  • Entire linings to new fluidised bed combustors and high temperature dryers


  • Boiler refractory relines and maintenance
  • Rotary refractory repairs and maintenance
  • Refractory repairs to scrubbers


  • New linings and repairs to glass tanks
  • Manufacturing of precast burner quarls


  • New linings and repairs to rotary kilns
  • Casting of rotary kiln burner tubes
  • Linings and repairs Rapid coolers
  • Preheaters


  • Supply and installation of refractories (Brick and monolithic) to vertical shaft kilns


  • Supply and installation of various linings such as acid resistant brick, castables and flowcrete materials
  • Acid baths for pickling lines
  • Sulphur burners
  • Reactors


  • Agents for US Creamator Equipment
  • Supply, installation and commissioning of cremators
  • Regular maintenance of cremators
  • Supply and installation of new incinerators for medical waste, pet incineration, etc
  • Regular maintenance of incinerators


  • Design, manufacture and supply of crucible furnaces
  • General maintenance to various types of furnaces , runners, etc
  • New linings and relines of top hat and other types of heat treatment furnaces


  • Turnkey design, manufacture, supply and install low thermal mass kiln car refractory systems at numerous clay brick manufacturers
  • Refractory lining of tunnel and shuttle kilns
  • Turnkey projects of converting dense refractory tunnel kiln roof refractories to low thermal mass ceramic fibre module linings at numerous clay brick factories


  • Turnkey supply and installation of refractories to state of the art shuttle kilns, kiln cars, ducting and scrubber at ceramic catalytic converter manufacturing facility
  • Ongoing regular maintenance to kiln cars and shuttle kilns


  • Entire reline of reverb furnace  


  • New linings and relines of high temperature ilmenite dryers
  • Acid resistant linings to acid plants
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