Industrial Water Cooling

About IWC

cooling technology institute IWC (Pty) Ltd., originally founded in 1986 as Industrial Water Cooling, specialises in evaporative water cooling and premium, energy-efficient cooling and refrigeration solutions for buildings and industry.

IWC are the leaders in industrial cooling tower systems in Africa, offering fully integrated solutions, from industrial cooling towers to building cooling and refrigeration. For nearly two decades IWC have successfully undertaken more than 80% of all natural draft refurbishment work in southern Africa. Clients include heavyweights such as Eskom, Sasol, ArcelorMittal and Foskor.

IWC are a long-standing member of the CTI, Cooling Technology Institute, based in the USA. This association has as its members both constructors as well as end users of water cooling towers.

The company focus at IWC is based on high quality (ISO 9001-2000 accredited company) and excellent service standards, while maintaining a competitive price structure.

IWC’s experienced and knowledgeable staff provides researched, personalised solutions that suit any project size or budget. The company stands for service that is innovative and responsive and always delivers locally relevant, environmentally-considered cooling solutions.

IWC Testimonials

Health, Environment and Safety Certificate of Recognition from Chevron: “The management of Chevron Cape Town Refinery would like to acknowledge your contribution to the improvement of Health, Environment and Safety during the 2010 Turnaround”

Cape Town Refinery

Gordon W Smith - GM

“Satisfied with People’s work & safety wise, housekeeping excellent”

Refurbishment of Marley 8611 Cooling Towers: 2012

Pelchem (NECSA)

“Thanks for the good response and service from you and your people”


H Schoeman - Section Head NECSA

“I want to congratulate your installation team for replacing the 10 Shaft BAC tower distribution piping and drift eliminators safely and quickly”

Impala 10 Shaft GRP Evase: 2011

Thabang Pooe - Project Engineer BBBE

“Thanks for getting the revised drawing through so quickly”

Kusile Power Station Project: 2011

Black & Veatch

“Congratulations on achieving 1 million LTI free hours at Medupi Power Station

LPS Consortium: 2011 - IWC is a partner in the LPS Consortium at Medupi Power Station

Horst Lakemeier

“I must compliment IWC, I have only had a pleasant experience dealing with you guys on this project so far! Progress on site is good and paperwork always in order”

Matla Power Station: 2011

Clive McDermid - Project Leader

“This is to inform you that Monty team has done an excellent job during M8703 nozzles clearing and deflector installation. Looking forward to work with your company for future works”



“Visible Felt Leadership Certificate of Recognition awarded by Sasol Technology (Pty) Ltd, to IWC Roger Rusch (CEO) ”


Flip De Wet - Managing Director

Arcelor Mittal Evaluation: Rated 100% (Very good) on performance related to number of NCR’s, LTI’s and Minor injuries”


D Saayman - Manager

Industry expertise

IWC boasts a wealth of experience and applications in the following industries:

Power Generation
Food & Beverage

Water Cooling Towers