AGC has over 17 years of experience in the provision of services for refractory assets. Combined with our integrated services offering, our experience and advanced methodologies and systems ensure the safe and efficient delivery of refractory maintenance, upgrades and expansion projects across all industries throughout Australia.

We are committed to providing our clients with high quality products, supported by a dedicated management team who are focused on achieving successful outcomes in all key areas.

As a fully integrated services provider, we can provide clients with a comprehensive in-house solution. We are able to deliver the supporting mechanical, electrical and scaffolding services for all refractory projects, eliminating the need to rely on alternative suppliers or subcontractors.

Our refractory division offers a comprehensive range of refractory services from minor repair through to large construction projects including:

  • Refractory removal and disposal
  • Installation
  • Technical support
  • Project management
  • Material selection and supply
  • Pre-planning
  • Procurement
  • Inspection service

Our industry experience:

  • Ferrous and non-ferrous metal processing
  • Petrochemical
  • Power generation
  • Cement
  • Energy

We are continually seeking innovative methods and solutions, working with the latest techniques and applications:

  • Monolithic applications casting, shotcrete & gunning
  • Ceramic fibre lining
  • Fireproofing
  • Plastic ramming
  • Acid resistant linings-brickwork, membranes
  • Pre-case shapes
  • Contract maintenance
  • Inspection reports
  • Consultancy
  • Project management
  • Planning and design of refractory linings

Technical Services

AGC is at the forefront of technological advancements within the refractory industry. We pride ourselves on our commitment to technological development and our ability to retain talented specialists.

This, combined with our extensive global network and expertise, enables us to provide our clients with increased levels of quality, reliability and performance in our services.

Inspection Services

By utilising purpose-built technology, software and specialist equipment we are able to offer an innovative and non-invasive remote lining assessment and scope preparation.

Our ability to conduct a thorough visual inspection without the need to access confined spaces, offers a safer, more cost effective and efficient means of refractory lining assessment.

Condition Monitoring

By utilising a variety of technical aids and techniques, we are able to monitor the condition of refractory linings throughout their lifecycle and identify patterns of deterioration and subsequent modes of failure.

We are able to obtain crucial statistical data which aids in engineering design solutions or evaluating alternate material selections without imposing additional risk to the integrity of the asset.

AGC technical services provide the necessary tools and data to enable our clients to achieve optimum performance with a significant reduction in total refractory cost.

CASE STUDIES

Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) – Integrated Maintenance Services

With our regional operations situated less than 30km from QAL’s Gladstone facility, our outage team performed…

Liberty OneSteel Whyalla Steelworks – Refractory Installation Services

AGC was awarded a three year refractory services contract with Liberty OneSteel for site-wide management, planning…

Nyrstar Zinc Works – Shutdown, Refractory and Associated Works

AGC was selected as Nyrstar’s refractory and scaffolding contractor for its 2014 and 2017 Major Turnarounds.…

Cockburn Cement Refractory Maintenance

AGC has worked with Cockburn Cement for more than 10 years, providing integrated refractory services across…