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“MegChem applies engineering resources optimally to translate client needs into process plant that meets agreed objectives.”

Our Senior Management Overview

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With our systems and procedures, we can support a client from A to Z and beyond. We pride ourselves on providing long-term maintenance and support beyond the scope of installation and implementation.

PIETER NEETHLING

PIETER NEETHLING

Pieter is the Managing Director and a founding member of MegChem.  As registered Professional Engineer with over 25 years of experience, Pieter has been involved in engineering detail design, technical advisory and project management services covering all project life-cycle phases.   This background serves him well in his role in growing the MegChem portfolio.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.Eng (Mech Eng), 1988, University of Pretoria
  • M.Eng (Mech Eng), 1991, University of Pretoria
  • MBL, 1998, UNISA
  • Pr Eng (ECSA 950397)
  • GCC
JOHAN WESSELS

JOHAN WESSELS

Johan is a qualified Metallurgical Engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in various technical and management roles.  He is responsible for SecMet – the metallurgical and welding business, Quality Management, Safety Management and maintaining the Business Management System certification.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • B. Eng (Metallurgy); 1986; University of Pretoria
  • B. Eng (Hons) Metallurgy; 1992; University of Pretoria
  • Welding Engineer; 1994; South African Institute of Welding (SAIW)
ANDRE ROOS

ANDRE ROOS

Andre is responsible for developing new markets, specifically into Africa. He has been a board member since inception  and at various stages been responsible for Mechanical Engineering, Project Management and Business development. He also serves on the  SAIMechE Council.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • B Eng Mechanical 1980 University of Pretoria
  • MBA, 1986 University of Pretoria
LOUIS ODENDAAL

LOUIS ODENDAAL

Louis is responsible for growing the MegChem business in the Western Cape.  His experience includes design, fabrication and construction, engineering management and business development.  He is a board member and chairman of the Equity- and Social and Ethics Committees.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.Eng Mechanical Engineering: University of Stellenbosch, 1994
  • MBA: University of Stellenbosch, 2007
MAHOMED KAJEE

MAHOMED KAJEE

Mahomed is responsible for cost engineering, project accounting and provides valuable management accounting support. He has over 37 years of experience in cost and management accounting. He has been a member of Megchem’s employment equity committee for the last twelve years.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Higher National Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting (M.L. Sultan Technikon) 1980

LINDA MAGQABI

LINDA MAGQABI

Linda is the Executive Manager Corporate Affairs and Training. He has over 20 years of experience in Project Management in petrochemical and mining industries. He has managed projects in R&D and at Operations at all phases of project life cycle.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.Sc (Mech Eng) UCT 1992
  • Programme in Business Leadership (UNISA) 2002
WILLEM DE KLERK

WILLEM DE KLERK

Willem is responsible for MegChem’s Piping Engineering Division. He started his career at MegChem in 2000 as an assistant engineer. He was promoted to Executive Manager in July 2016. He has extensive knowledge in piping design and engineering in the petrochemical field. Willem registered as a Professional Engineer with ECSA in 2006 and is qualified as a Piping Designer according to SANS 347.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B.Eng Mechanical, North West University 1998

TERTIUS BOSMAN

TERTIUS BOSMAN

Tertius is responsible for Mechanical, Process and Instrumentation Engineering as well as for interaction with fabricators with respect to design services.  His teams provides conceptual and detail design services and support during procurement of equipment and construction.  He has 30 years experience in mechanical design and construction support. He is a member of the Executive Committee and holds the portfolio of Mentorship and Continual Professional Development registration on the committee for the  SAIMechE Highveld Branch.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B.Eng Mechanical Engineering: University of Stellenbosch, 1986

ENGELA MEYER

ENGELA MEYER

Engela is responsible for the delivering of the administrative services to the group of companies.  Her responsibilities include the delivering of all Financial, Human Resource, Information Systems, ERP system development and Document Control services.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B.Comm (Accounting) 1985, M.Comm (Tax)  2015

WESSEL VAN ZYL

WESSEL VAN ZYL

Wessel is responsible for the MegChem Project Management Business, which include the Engineering, Project, and Construction Management, MegChem Vaal Triangle and Airport Fuel Infrastructure Business Units.  His experience include metallurgical and corrosion engineering as well as multi-discipline engineering and project management.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.Eng Metallurgical Engineering: University of North West, 1995
  • B. Eng Hons (Metallurgy): University of Pretoria 2000
  • Eng (Engineering Management): University of Pretoria, 2012

300+ Employees

89 engineers (32 Pr Eng), 110 designers and support resources

BBBEE Level 3

Black Ownership: 51.04%; Black Women Ownership: 30.39%

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Quality - ISO 9001:2015

Approved by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance

Provision of a multi discipline design, consultation, engineering, procurement and construction services (EPC/EPCM) to the petrochemical and allied services industries. As well as design and detail engineering services for metallurgical, process and mechanical engineering disciplines.

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OHSAS18001:2007 Certified

MegChem’s Occupational Health & Safety Management System is OHSAS18001:2007 Certified.

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MegChem has managed more than 150 EPC/EPCm projects over the past 10 years with a total value exceeding R2 billion.