Du Toit - Welder,Carpenter,Bricklayer - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Karel Du Toit

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa




I love working with wood and build shuttering,i can make wood formers where others have to make it with polystyrene.I can weld good,i can do bricklaying,I can do refractory Furnace installations,I read Drawings.I can also do shuttering in civils.Iam a technical guy in refractory aswell.

Work History

(Supervisor)(Carpenter, Precast

Tab Refractories/Pyrotek

shapes, Form work, Anchor
welding, Bricklayer,
Gunniter, Forklift driver, Castable mixer man, Vibrator operator

(Supervisor)(Refractory Engineer)

W.A.T. Trading Company


(Supervisor)(Director Refractory

Taha Refractories

Calderys (Carpenter)
Anmar/Brs (Supervisor)
Refraline (Refractory Installer)
Dickinson (Supervisor) (Material control)
(Refractory Installer)
Trident refractory Specialist's (Supervisor, Installer)
(Refractory Technician)

Refractory Supervisor

Ethekwini Refractories

Westerm Holdings (Refactory Supervisor)
Cerefmet (Refractory Supervisor)
Genref Installation & Supply (Director)
Plant History: Hillside Aluminium(Richards Bay)(South-Africa)
Bayside Aluminium(Richards Bay)(South-Africa)
Hullets Aluminium(Pietermaritzburg)
Mozal Aluminium(Mozambique)
Alcan Aluminium(England)
Alcoa Aluminium(Wales)
Alcan Aluminium(Germany)
Utinga Aluminium(Brazil)
Garmco Aluminium(Bahrain)
Alba Aluminium(Bahrain)
Mittal Aluminium(Bahrain)
Nz Aluminium(New Zeeland)
Waterfall Smelter(Rustenburg)(South-Africa)
Anglo Platinum(Rustenburg)(South-Africa)
Dubal Aluminium(Dubai)
Emal Aluminium (Abu Dhabi)
PPC Dwaal Boom(Rustenburg)(South-Africa)
PPC Cement (Zimbabwe)
Lonmin Platinum(Mooi Nooi)(South-Africa)
Xstrata (Lydenburg Works)
Impala Platinum(Rustenburg)(South-Africa)
Taha international(Bahrain)
Engen Refinery(Durban)(South-Africa)
HM Plywood Kokstad(South-Africa)
Sapref Refinery(Durban)(South-Africa)
Seven Oaks(South-Africa)
Mogali Alloys(Krugersdorp)
I C S A Crematorium (Port Shepston)
Wesa/Singisi (Kwazulu Natal)
Petro SA (Mosselbay)
Sasol (Secunda)
Console Glass (Belville)(Cape town)
Exxaro (Namakwa Sand)(Cape Town)
UCL Sugar Boilers (Kwazulu Natal)
iDwala Carbonates (Kwazulu Natal)
Boshoek Smelter (Xstrata) North West
Iscor (Klipworks)
Iscor (Vaalworks)
Iscor (Vanderbijl)
Xstrata Lion (Steelpoort)
Type of Furnaces and Linings.
6 in Line Kilns, (Platinum)
Cement Kilns,
Chemical Boilers,
Merensky Furnaces, (Platinum)
Converters, (Platinum)
Petrochemical Boilers,
Tube Sheets for Petrochemical, Goggle valves,
Steel Furnaces,
Aluminum Furnaces,
EMP Charge well Systems for Aluminum,
Glass Furnaces,
Ladle Pots,
Carbon Bake,
Sugar mill Boilers,
Arc Furnaces,
Launder systems,
Precast shapes.


SS Anchors, Stud

Refractory Sales Person, Foreman, Welding, Carpentry work. in shuttering for precast shapes, Shuttering in Furnaces, Gunning Installations, Bricklayer, Quality control, Inspections.
At 16, I started with my Dad (Fredrick Martinis Mienie) who has been in the Refractory business for 42 years. My brothers and I learned from him and I started at Tab Refractory's as a carpenter and anchor welder and worked my way up in the company until I reached the position of a Refractory Supervisor. I left Tab and joined a few other companies to learn various types of Furnaces and now I can do all types of Installations to all the fields of Refractory Installations, Shuttering, Gunning, Laying bricks, Installing of Fiber linings, Inspections on furnaces and Boilers and Quality control to Installations, including the handling of material as it is installed. I have a good understanding of the technical side of refractory work and can assist the client on site with what he requires. I have travelled
Extensively to many countries doing Refractory work and am confident meeting people and visiting Engineers and Managers on any plant to get new business for a Company.

Qualifications & Certifications

HTS Vereeniging

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