Raysut Cement to upgrade clinker cooler for savings

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

RCC has signed an agreement with Oman-based Ayoki Engineering LLC for the upgradation 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 GmbH, Germany, a statement from Raysut 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,” said Joey Ghose, Group CEO of Oman head quartered Raysut Cement Company.

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. The Raysut Company statement 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 4th quarter of 2019 and is scheduled for 35 days flame off – flame on.