About Us


The core members of Pyrocon collectively have more than 30 years of experience in the design and engineering of pyrometallurgical smelter plants, Electric Arc furnaces and smelting of specialized ferroalloys.

Currently the Company is managed by two members who have gained more than 30 years experience in the ferroalloy and steelmaking Industries.

Jurgens Van Tonder

Managing Director

B (Eng) Metallurgy, Prof Eng

  • Strong ferroalloy, steelmaking and AC/DC furnace design experience
  • 20 years experience in processing of bulk ferroalloys including Chrome, Manganese, Silicomanganese, and Silicon Metal.
  • Strong experience in production of special ferroalloys by aluminothermic reduction including Mn Metal, ULC FeMn, ULC FeCr, Cr Metal, ferromolybdenum, ferronickel, ferrotungsten, ferroniobium, ferrotitanium, ferrocobalt and ferrovanadium.                              




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