MSc, BSc, is a Senior Metallurgical Engineer with over 35 years of extensive
experience in Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) Operations,
Vacuum Arc Degasser, RH Degasser, Arc Furnace Steelmaking,
Steel Manufacturing & Commissioning, Consteel Scrap Feeding
System, Steel Manufacturing for Off-shore Applications, Iron &
Steel Making Technology, Steel Forging, Metallurgy,
Pyro-Metallurgy and VAD Process. He
is also an expert in heat transfer, desulphurisation and nitrogen pick-up, rod
production, strength of material, oxy-fuel burners and carbon injectors.
Currently, he is the Director of Wire-n-Plier Technologies that
provides consultancy services for arc furnace, steel making, steel production
and metallurgy for multiple manufacturing firms.
Mr. Wyk’s long career life, he has gained his
technical and practical expertise through various challenging and key positions
such as the Senior Project
Manager, General Manager Operations, Meltshop Manager,
Superintendent Steelmaking, Trainee Manager, Metallurgical
Engineer, Trainee Engineer and Lecturer for several
international companies and universities such as the Gulf Speciality Steel
Industries, Vaal University of Technology, Cape Gate
Davsteel Division – Meltshop and ISCOR just to name a
Mr. Wyk has a Master degree in Engineering Management from the University of Pretoria and a Bachelor degree in Metallurgy Engineering from the University of Potchefstroom. He has
also presented numerous papers and international conferences including the 7th European Electric
Steelmaking Conference in Venice, Italy.