Raysut Cement to upgrade clinker cooler to increase savings

Muscat - 

Raysut Cement Company, Oman’s largest cement manufacturer, said it is upgrading its clinker cooler technology to increase savings in production.

Raysut Cement has signed an agreement with Oman-based Ayoki Engineering for upgrading company’s clinker cooler line 3 in Salalah. As an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor, Ayoki will source all the equipment for the clinker cooler upgrade from IKN GmbH, Germany, Raysut Cement said in a press release.

“The upgrade of clinker cooler is in line with Raysut Cement’s strategic plan to install the latest production technology to reduce costs as well as to scale up its plants with state-of-the art equipment,” said Joey Ghose, group CEO of Raysut Cement.

Under the agreement with Ayoki, the existing grate cooler at Raysut Cement’s Salalah plant will be replaced by IKN Pendulum clinker cooler designed for 4,000 tones per day (TPD) with a guaranteed capacity of 3,500TPD clinker production.

Raysut Cement said the project scope includes civil works, supply and installation works of mechanical and electrical works related the clinker cooler upgrade. Sourcing and installation of the refractory will also be under the responsibility of EPC contractor through IKN. Final installation of the project will be planned during the fourth quarter of 2019.

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