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Mertec Engineering AG - Noora

The region around Ras al Khaimah (UAE) has huge amounts of high-quality limestone. It is used for special exposed concrete. Its white colour is used primarily for decorative buildings and is a niche product.

Client: Mertec Engineering AG

Developer: RAK White Cement

Place: Ras al Khaimah (UAE)

Project: material handling system

Year of construction: 2011/2012

Merctec Engineering AG and Frei Fördertechnik AG were responsible for the planning of the system, its manufacture as well as for installation and commissioning. Local companies did the construction work and silo building. Key components were produced in Switzerland. Simpler work was done locally by steel and sheet metal workers.

Special features

  • Collaboration with an Indian engineering firm that had prepared the tender and represented the client on contractual matters
  • Persuasive efforts when project changes became necessary
  • Difficult conditions for installers and project managers due to the summer heat in Ras al Khaimah

Technical data

Feed material: limestone, 0 – 100 mm

Silo feed: 400 t/h

Furnace feed: 200 t/h

Dedusting system: max. 240,000 m3/h

Installed machinery (selection): trough feeders, filter systems, corrugated edge conveyors, screening machines, crushers, big-bag systems, bucket conveyors, overbelt magnets, metal detectors, belt scales, silos

Contact person

Fritz Rothenbühler
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