The company was founded in 1980 by Mr. Herman De Koker with a staff complement of only 11 employees. Since its inception, Max Power Services has expanded its original operations to host new offices, two Boiler Shops, a Fitter Shop and a full Turning Shop with CNC Machines.

Company Vision Statement

Max Power Services (Pty) Ltd is working in partnership with its clients to continuously deliver quality and excellent service, as well as ensure reliability at all times.

We aim to reduce total cost in a responsible and safe manner, through continuous improvement, in order to maximise the profitability for both Max Power Services and our valued clients.

We guarantee that process performance and improvements are implemented and provide a rewarding and motivating environment for all our clients.

Company Mission Statement

Our mission is to add value to our client’s processes by providing ongoing Technical and Consulting Services involving the application of the following supporting systems:

  • Quality
  • Manufacturing
  • Efficiency
  • Maintenance
  • Design
  • Safety
  • Our Long Term Policy


We are committed to creating opportunities for our staff to improve the quality of life for them and their families.

Management Team

Herman de Koker qualified as Tool & Jig maker in 1957. He was then employed by Consolidated Brass Foundry until 1967 when he joined JCI as an Underground Pump Fitter. He was later promoted to Foreman and finally appointed as Apprentice Supervisor.

Today Herman de Koker is the Technical Director at Max Power Services with vast experience in the Mining and Engineering Sectors.

Pierre de Koker joined the Company in December 1995, and was appointed as Managing Director in October 1999. He holds a Masters Degree in Technical Training of Engineering students. Pierre has subsequently been appointed as the CEO of Max Power Services.

Tersia de Koker joined the Company in 1999, and was appointed as the Financial Manager in 2002.

Mr KD Poopedi joined Max Power Services as of  1 May 2013 as Business Development Director. He is creative, self-directed professional with extensive experience in managing the full spectrum of Human Resources programs, services and functions. He has over 20 years’ experience in the HR profession and has been an HR executive for numerous global mining organizations. He also has experience in local and global mining houses with an understanding of the labour organization landscape and its influence in the mining sector. Mr Poopedi is passionate about aligning HR strategies with organizational goals with expertise in HR strategy formulation; execution; change management; employee relations and organizational development. He has extensive experience of over 15 years in business development and is an esteemed business person, with shareholding and directorship in a number of companies.

Max Power Services supply a wide range of Products to their Customers and Guarantee Quality and Excellent Service.

Our Customers

  • Anglo Platinum
  • Amandelbult Section
  • Rustenburg Section
  • Rasimone
  • Lebowa Platinum
  • Polokwane Smelters
  • Rand Uranium
  • Impala Platinum
  • Goldfields
  • South Deep
  • Kloof 1, 3  and 4 Shaft
  • Samancor Eastern Chrome Mine
  • Shaft Sinkers
  • Lonmin Platinum Mine
  • Various Consulting Engineering Companies
  • Various smaller Mining Groups and Companies