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Project management, technical on-site leadership roles (new installations and rebuilds); consulting and field supervision
ALFA has been a technical furnace consultant for many leading global steel companies and has supplied dedicated resident full-time engineering and technical furnace consulting services for both new greenfield and rebuilds of brownfield construction sites.
ALFA has been part of initial Core Team Members assigned to the analysis, financial feasibility and engineering design studies for several new large projects.
ALFA was responsible for all technical issues surrounding furnace design, sizing, engineering, refractory (material selection and construction), combustion, instrumentation, control, operations, applications, installation (over-sight), start-up and equipment acceptance testing of all furnaces and related ancillary support equipment. Further, it was technically responsible for oversight of utilities such as natural gas, oxygen, nitrogen, compressed air, instrument air, water (contact and non-contact), main distribution line sizing, and regulation and control. This included the selection and lab testing of ultra low NOx burner technologies, emission control equipment (NOx, CO2, CO), operator training, standard operating practices and supervisory level controls.