Engineering and Maintenance Services

The Engineering Support Division (ESD) provides support to other Mintek technical divisions by providing engineering support services which are outside the competency of the routine maintenance function. ESD designs and fabricates engineered equipment and systems based on Mintek technologies for external clients.

Project Experience

Purac America: Design and Construction of a 250kg/h Resistive Heating Furnace for  Carbon Re-generation and re-activation. Appr. Contract Value: USD 420,000.00. Expected completion in December 2011.

Mittal Steel Vanderbijlpark: Design and Construction of the Carbon Separation Plant to reduce solid waste disposal. Appr. Contract Value: R32million. Completed in 2009.

Batrec Industrie AG (Switzerland): Design and Construction of a 1.3 MVA DC Arc Furnace, which is used for recovering ferro-manganese from recycled dry-cell batteries. Appr. Contract Value: R12million. Completed in 2009.

Minfurn Regenerative Carbon Furnaces: Over 18 installations around the world, mostly in South America. The recent installation in South Africa is a 25kg/h unit at Rietvlei in Tshwane.