Arcelor Mittal Newcastle – Blast Furnace Taphole Repair

  • Onsite engineering to establish the right location for the salamander runner.
  • Determine scope of work for the mechanical and refractory contractor.
  • Prepare installation drawings in close cooperation's with client engineers.
  • Write enquiries for the mechanical and refractory contractor.
  • Technical and commercial evaluation of the tenders received.
  • Set up & control shutdown program.
  • Execute and supervise all the on-site installation works.
  • Quality control to all the installation works.
  • Monitor actual duration to planning duration.
  • Monitor safety during the execution of the project.

Facts & figures

Project: Blast Furnace – Taphole Repair
Client: Arcelor Mittal Newcastle, South Africa
Blastfurnace: N5
Design: HeatTeQ/Graftech

Duration: 8 Weeks including engineering and preparation
Execution year: 2012
Scope: Tap-hole repair incl. installation of new jacket cooler