Dickinson Group of Companies' Furnace Projects Division has 90 years’ experience in providing turnkey furnace rebuild projects services to the mining, metal smelting, mineral processing, power generation and petrochemical refining industries.

    The Group was founded in 1910 as a building construction company and in 1928 the company constructed one of South Africa’s first Blast Furnaces; This marked the beginning of the company’s furnace business. 

    The company has been extensively involved in the initial construction and shutdown projects on industrial furnaces for the metals smelting, mineral process, power generation and petrochemical refining industries throughout sub-Saharan Africa, and internationally in numerous countries around the globe, including the Middle East, Scandinavia and Latin America. 


    Dickinson Group of Companies' Furnace Projects Division provides Turnkey Furnace Rebuild Project Services for major furnace outages which cover the entire scope of work including but not limited to; project and construction management services, furnace decommissioning, salamander tapping, furnace demolition and refractory installation, civil, electrical, mechanical fabrication & erection works and furnace commissioning.

    At the forefront of technology, the Group collaborates with leading engineering and design companies, procuring, manufacturing and installing refractory materials, which comply with stringent quality specifications, safety standards and are cost effective for the application.

    With experienced management, expert supervision, highly skilled motivated personnel, state of the art equipment and standard operating procedures with a high regard for health, safety, environment and quality; the company offers clients cost-effective and tailor made integrated solutions. Dickinson Group renders professional turnkey services to large, global, diversified minerals processing and metals smelting companies.

    The company provides Turnkey Furnace Rebuild Project Services for major furnace outages which can cover the entire scope of work including:



    The Furnace Projects Division has undertaken numerous major furnace rebuild projects on a diverse range of metal smelting, mineral processing, power generation, petrochemical refining and pyrometallurgical vessels including: 

    Dickinson Group of Companies' Furnace Projects team can plan, execute and manage any Turnkey Greenfield or Brownfield project and shutdown successfully.

    The company takes sole responsibility for the entire scope of work and deliver the furnace rebuilt and ready for operation accordingly.


    This integrated and multidisciplinary service includes:

    • Shutdown planning
    • Project management

    • Construction management
    • Shutdown management
    • Tender and project management of subcontractors
    Our Furnace Projects team’s experienced professionals will plan, execute, control and manage the entire furnace rebuild project. The dedicated team employ modern tools and project management software to safely manage a rebuild in the shortest possible time. Dickinson Group of Companies provides a consolidated and integrated solution; offering multi-disciplinary services on turnkey furnace rebuild projects.


    Our customers gain the advantages of:

    • Safe project implementation – Zero Harm is the goal
    • Rapid response times
    • Reduced downtime and higher plant availability
    • Integrated project implementation
    • Project quality and completion guarantees
    • Significant production-cost savings
    A furnace rebuild requires a wide variety of skills and expertise. It takes a dedicated team of professionals to successfully oversee. Contact Dickinson Group of Companies for your Turnkey Furnace Rebuild Projects requirements.


    The company has undertaken large projects across the complete range of mining, metals smelting, mineral processing, chemical, refining and thermal power industries including:



    Tel: +27 (0) 16 421-3720
    Fax: +27 (0) 16 422-1038
    Email: sales@dgrpint.com

    10 Smuts Avenue
    P.O. Box 63, Vereeniging
    1930. South Africa