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About BedRock

BedRock Mining Support is a timber-based mine support company in the business of adding value to our gold and platinum mining customers by assisting them to support their underground operations cost-effectively, consistently and reliably, every day. Through TWK Agri, BedRock forms part of a fully integrated timber value chain, fully optimised from seedling to stope, which enables us to delight our customers with quality, on-time, in-full delivery – every time.

What we value


BedRock’s success is built on great relationships. The ingredients for great relationships are what we hold dear.

Respect that is unreserved

Service that is on-time-every-time reliable

Honesty that is “see-through” – in intent as well as action

Self-belief that is tenacious – yet tempered by humility

Discipline which makes us accountable to the highest bar – our own conscience

Work that we are proud of!

Our Leaders


The modern-day BedRock has its roots firmly embedded in the Mining and Forestry industries, with a strong focus on Corporate Governance without neglecting our entrepreneurial foundation.

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Managing Director

After completing his articles Wessel was admitted as an Attorney and enrolled in the High Court of South Africa. He practised law and acted in managerial roles within the Labour Law arena before joining the TWK Group in 2012. Wessel was part of the executive management team in the TWK Group where he ensured that the Corporate Services division supports the group’s overall strategic goals.

With focus on value creation, sustainable growth, and strategic alignment, Wessel has developed and led many business units throughout his career. He was appointed as an incoming Director for BedRock in January 2020 and now acts in the capacity of Managing Director.

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BA Agric, BCom Acc, MBA

Financial Director

Eddie has held the position of TWK Group CFO since 2011 and brings 20 years’ experience in various financial positions in several industries, specifically the agricultural sector. He contributes to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business. Eddie brings a wealth of experience to the BedRock Board and supports key financial initiatives that support overall strategic goals and executive strategies set by the Board.

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BCom Law


Andre is the MD of the TWK Group since 2012. He is an accomplished executive, with 24 years’ experience in the agricultural sector. Andre strives to create a positive and motivating company culture and to cultivate growth opportunities for employees. He holds the ultimate responsibility for strategically managing the overall growth and productivity of the TWK Group and contributes on a strategic level to the Board of BedRock.

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BCom Investment Management

Ferdie joined the TWK Group in 2008 and has 25 years’ experience in the timber industry. He manages the timber business of TWK Group and brings a wealth of timber industry experience to the BedRock Board. Ferdie has strong leadership skills and his experience makes him well-positioned to support the strategic initiatives of the BedRock Board.