Eurocoke Summit 2019 Pre-conference workshop

Tuesday 2 April | 13:30 - 18:10

Taking place the day before the main conference on Tuesady 2 April, this year's pre-conference covers two hot industry topics; blending for coke-making and refractory materials.


13:30 - 13:50: Welcome and Registration

13:50 - 15:50: Part 1: Blending for Coke-Making and PCI: An Alternative for Diversification

  • From coal to coke: coal formation, rank and mechanisms of carbonisation
  • Characterisation (testing) of coal and coke
  • Blending philosophies
  • The role of coke in the blast furnance and PCI

Facilitator: Jorge Caldiera, Consultant, Coalbiz, Brazil


15:50 - 16:10: Mid-Afternoon Refreshments


16:10 - 18:10: Part 2: Different Refractory Materials, Wall Pressure and Bracing System

  • From concrete structure and pinion walls, refractory block and design, oven doors and u-gas piping, through reversing of the heating system and raw gas data

Facilitator: Ingomar Koehler, Consultant, PROCOMCO, Germany

Tickets for the workshop are just €399, but places are limited so we advise booking as soon as possible to avoid missing out!


*To attend the workshop, you must book or have already booked onto the Eurocoke Summit 2019 main two-day conference.