The Tianjin Cement Industry Design and Research Institute Co. (TCDRI) has ignited a kiln at Whale Rock Cement in Namibia. Whale Rock Cement has a capacity of 1.2 million tpy.
The kiln was successfully ignited by TCDRI 58 days ahead of the contract period.
With civil works officially beginning on 24 November 2017, the kiln was ignited on 25 December 2018. Installation began on 1 May 2018 and the tower was capped on 29 July 2018. The kiln completed a performance assessment on 21 November and the kiln was tested for trial ignition on 21 December. Limestone began feeding on 24 December 2018.
TCDRI is one of the earliest large scale industrial design institutes and has developed into a powerful international engineering company.
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