Key Personnel

Max Kurtze, Principal Engineer

Max is Maxxal’s Principal Engineer and Managing Director.  He is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with 35 years experience in mining and heavy industry focused mainly on bulk materials handling of aggregates, cement, coal, alumina, and iron ore.  In this time he has had ‘hands on’ experience in maintenance management, project management and design.

Max has extensive experience in process investigation, concept development and detailed design of plant including –

  • crushing and screening plant;

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  • concrete batching plant;
  • conveyor systems;
  • storage silos and bins;
  • dust extraction systems;
  • pneumatic conveying systems;
  • mobile crushing plant vehicles;
  • mobile concrete batching plant vehicles.

Because Max has experience in structural engineering as well as mechanical engineering, the design of plant includes the integration of structural, process and geometry to achieve the best overall result.