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Martin Maine (Founder and CEO)

Founded Rio-Carb in 1982 after extensive experience in the Physical Metallurgy fields, including several International conferences and seminars. Twice President of the SA Institute of Welding. Highly involved in welding aspects of all the large projects in SA such as Sasol ll and lll, Eskom mega-stations, Koeberg Nuclear Station, Gariep Dam, Strategic oil-storage projects etc. Martin has the experience and overall vision to quickly assist our customers with unique cost saving solutions. He founded AquaJet Profiles (Gauteng) (PTY) Ltd. In 2001.

Colin Maine (Managing Director)

From a Quantity Surveying background, Colin joined Rio-Carb in 1989 and immediately became involved in the quotation and planning phases of Rio-Carb's some 900 jobs per year. With overseas experience, he now manages the entire production, quoting and quality functions. Colin is also a Director of AquaJet Profiles (Gauteng) (PTY) Ltd.

Indrani Govender (Financial Director)

Handles all aspects of the Company's finance, including costings, cash-flow, credit, budgeting and management accounting.

Denise Kruger

Internal sales and quotations. Ensuring accurate and prompt RFQ's. Handles technical issues with Customers.

Dane Govender

Developing C.A.D. drawings for quick, easy and accurate fitting of our liners, using our Hi-Precision Plasma Cutter.

Sales & Technical Team

  • Gus van der Merwe - Sales and Key Accounts Manager
  • Karel Lewis - Technical Sales Consultant
  • Ernst Meiring - Technical Sales Consultant
  • Albie Venter - Technical Sales Agent North West
  • Werner Labuschagne - Technical Sales Agent Northern Cape
  • Brandon Barkhuizen - Technical - Surveying and measuring customers' equipment