Sappi Ngodwana Lime Kiln Project – LOVEMORE BROS Rigging Services & Crane Supply
From January to June 2018 LOVEMORE BROS. provided the rigging services and crane supply for the Sappi Ngodwana Lime Kiln refurbishment project.
Phase 1 of the project involved the installation and assembly of an Andritz supplied Lime Mud filter with associated tanks and conveyors.
Phase 2 moved onto the removal of the 2 x existing lime mud filter units complete, the lime kiln feed end with first 4 mtr section of the lime kiln shell, the ESP air filtration system ducting and finally the fire end complete with cooler, firing hood and burner assembly.
Phase 3 then required the replacement of an updated lime feed system supplied by Andritz, with a new feed box system, first section of the kiln shell, air filtration system ducting via a cyclone to the ESP inlet cone, fire end cooler with shrouds, firing hood and a refurbished burner.
LOVEMORE BROS. provided a complete rigging service with on site management for the rigging element of the entire project, from concept, receiving of the equipment to the positioning. Equipment required for the project include 600 ton, 400 ton, 220 ton and 80 ton cranes working simultaneously, each manned by a certified rigging crew and supported by a Truck Mounted Crane and forklifts. All rigging studies and specialized rigging equipment was supplied in house by LOVEMORE BROS.