Steyn - Boilermaker / Foreman - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Lourens Daniel Erasmus Steyn

Cape Town, WC, South Africa


Boilermaker / Foreman


I have 36 years of experience in my trade. I am a hard worker and I do like challenges. I do have sober habits, do like contact sport and I love music. I am always trying to do my best and better and going the extra mile.

Work History

Boilermaker Foreman

Barrick Gold

August 2010 - September 2013

Maintaining a goldplant to ensure maximum availability. Planning of jobs and allocating jobs. Planned shutdowns and doing follow ups to minimize breakdowns.Worked on crushers,apron feeders,conveyors,chutes,Sag and Ball mills,flotation,larox,cyanide,smbs etc.
Training of local boilermakers to work to standard and to work safe.

Boilermaking / Acting foreman

Randgold Resources

November 2008 - June 2010

Maintenance in gold plant. Working on crushers,apron feeders,conveyors and chutes. Doing construction work and pipes.
Training of local boilermakers,allocating jobs,planning of shutdowns and follow ups to prevent breakdowns. Daily computorwork,ordering materials and jobplanning.



I designed a shuttle car and installed it inside a chute at Morilla mine where I was working. The total design of the conveyor tipping inside the chute was wrong.The material was supposed to split up equally on two conveyors at the discharge end but most of the material went to the one side.After I have installed my shuttlecar it helped to devide the material equally. I installed it on top of rails and it was operated with a air cylinder to move it to the most needed position. I was awarded by top management for my efforts.

Coffinjack boxes

I designed coffinjack boxes for VaalReefs mine where I have been working for 21 years. There was a lot of movement in the shaft and by designing the boxes and installed them myself I eliminated a lot of movement in the shaft.Was awarded best boilermaker award

Qualifications & Certifications

Boilermaker trade

Carletonville Technical College

Boilermaker trade

Carletonville Technical college

Carletonville High School

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