About Gold Coast Refractory Service

About Gold Coast Refractory Service


Our Mission

To provide unparalleled service in a professional and timely manner without compromising safety, quality and integrity.


Many Years of Refractory Experience

Robert (Bob) Black, Founder of Gold Coast Refractory Service, brings more than 48 years of hands on experience in all facets of the refractory industry. Working alongside and learning from some of the most well respected refractory men in the industry in his early years which led to the founding of Gold Coast Refractory Service in 1988.

Mark Prothero, Vice President of Construction, contributes an additional 28 years of refractory experience, working with Bob since the founding of Gold Coast Refractory Service.

Pamela Couch, Accounting Manager & Inside Sales, began in the refractory industry in 1977 working for Refractory Service and Engineering, joining Gold Coast Refractory Service in 1998.


Our Objectives

  • Provide a safe work environment
  • Provide the best quality product/service to our clients
  • Handle our clients and vendors with honesty, integrity and respect
  • Employee welfare and development
  • Sustainability in our business practices


Areas of Expertise


  • Turnkey
  • Partial Lining Repairs
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Ramming
  • Casting
  • Shotcreteing
  • Pumping
  • Guniteing (Hot/Cold)
  • Installation of Ceramic Fiber Products
  • Hot Spot Inspection
  • Bake Out
  • Demolition


Refractories for all industries
  • Plastic
  • Castable
  • Gun Mixes
  • Brick
  • Shotcrete Mixes
  • Pre-Cast Shapes
  • Ceramic Fiber Products
  • Anchoring Hardware (Ceramic Tile/Metallic)


Welding and Fabrication
  • In-house Manufacturing
  • Structural Steel, Pipe Welding
  • SS and Aluminum
  • Braking, Shearing, Plasma
  • Ducting and Machining


Gold Coast Refractory Service is equipped to handle projects of any scale from concept to completion.

To contact Gold Coast for all your refractory needs call (562) 946-1942