Oman’s largest cement manufacturer Raysut Cement Company (RCC) said it is upgrading its clinker cooler technology to increase savings in its production.
RCC has signed an agreement with Oman-based Ayoki Engineering for the upgrade of the company’s clinker cooler line 3 at Salalah. As an EPC contractor, Ayoki will source all the equipment for the clinker cooler upgrade from IKN, Germany, a statement from Raysut said.
The Raysut statement said the project scope includes civil works, supply and installation works of mechanical and electrical works related to the clinker cooler upgrade. Sourcing and installation of the refractory will also be under the responsibility of EPC contractor through IKN.
Joey Ghose, group CEO of Oman head quartered Raysut Cement Company, said: “The upgrade of clinker cooler is in line with Raysut’s strategic plan to install the latest in production technology to reduce costs as well as to scale up its plants with state-of-the art equipment.”
Under the agreement with Ayoki, the existing grate cooler at its Salalah plant will be replaced by IKN Pendulum clinker cooler designed for 4000 TPD with a guaranteed capacity of 3500 TPD clinker production.
Final installation of the project will be planned during 4th quarter of 2019 and is scheduled for 35 days flame off - flame on.