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DGC has more than 90 years of experience in providing multidisciplinary services to large industrial furnaces across the complete range of metals smelting, mineral processing, chemical, refining and thermal power industries.


Dickinson Hotwork Services; a subsidiary of DGC was initially established in 1994 and has for more than 25 years been providing services to various industries worldwide. The company specializes in on-site heat treatment; utilizing mobile gas or diesel fired equipment.


The company has a large number of High Velocity Burner sets, with the capacity to undertake numerous furnace refractory drying-out and heat-up projects simultaneously, ensuring that our customers receive the highest quality service and expertise.


All our technicians are trained in-house according to the OEM manuals to operate all the equipment optimally and safely. Our technicians are graded annually to ensure that they are well qualified to undertake our furnace hotwork services in accordance with our safety and quality standards


  • Glass Furnaces

  • Steel & Coke Making

  • Cement & Minerals

  • Non-Ferrous Metals

  • CFB Boilers

  • Incinerators & Biomass

  • Aluminium Furnaces

  • Copper & PGM Furnaces 


  • Refractory Dry Out

  • Furnace Heat Up

  • Furnace Cooldown

  • Furnace Expansion Control

  • Regenerator Cleaning

  • Insulation Coating of Regenerators

  • Furnace Hot Repairs

  • Temperature Monitoring

  • Post-weld heat treatment (stress relieving).

  • Internal firings or temporary furnaces, utilizing diesel or gas burners.