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SAIMC: Zambia branch
March 2019, SAIMC
Three SAIMC members from Zambia took part in the Technical Education Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training (TEVET) Stakeholders Consultative Workshop from 21-23 January at the Moba Motel in Kitwe. ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
March 2019, SAIMC
Technology evening: What is a cobot?    First of all, what is a robot? Dictionary definitions vary, but the gist is that it is a machine which takes the place of a human being (so those things at street ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
March 2019, SAIMC
The AGM was held at the Durban Country Club on 6 February. A respectable audience of 23 members, six Patrons and one student member, gathered to attend the proceedings which ran smoothly under John Owen-Ellis’ ...

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SAIMC: From the President’s desk
March 2019, SAIMC
Sitting here writing another article on my cellphone, realising it’s 2019 and we have technology available to us that people could not even imagine when I was born, is quite a revelation. A sobering moment ...

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SAIMC: Tshwane branch
March 2019, SAIMC
The highlight of 2018 was the end-of-year dinner enjoyed by members and the committee at Cheers in Irene. We were fortunate to have Ina and Johan Maartens join us as well. Another noteworthy item was ...

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SAIMC: Secunda branch
March 2019, SAIMC
The branch AGM took place on 17 January. In order to keep the momentum of the last two years, the committee remained unchanged, with the exception of the loss of two reliable members, Xandri Cornelisen ...

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SAIMC: Vaal branch
March 2019, SAIMC
At the February technology evening, Sagadevan Kanniappen, product specialist for petrochemical, chemical, oil and gas at WIKA Instruments, gave an in-depth presentation on flow measurement and how it ...

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SAIMC: Tshwane branch
February 2019, SAIMC
The highlight of 2018 was the annual dinner enjoyed by branch members and the committee at Cheers in Irene. We were also very fortunate to have Ina and Johan Maartens join us towards the end of the evening. The ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
February 2019, SAIMC
Happy New Year from the Johannesburg team The year has kicked off with barely a bump in the road and being back at work you realise that nothing much has changed. Except our attitudes, starting the year ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
February 2019, SAIMC
Technology evening The final technology evening of 2018 was held on the 5 December at the Durban Country Club. Ajanth Sewpersad, sales engineer for SICK Automation, gave an informative and well-balanced ...

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SAIMC: From the President’s desk
February 2019, SAIMC
Congratulations to all the elected branch committee members following the AGMs in January! Thank you for taking the time to commit in helping within the SAIMC in this way. Your work will ensure that ...

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SAIMC: Cape Town branch
February 2019, SAIMC
The branch hosted its end of year function on 30 November 2018, the first since the new committee took over in October 2017.    The evening began with a technical presentation hosted by Quintin McCutcheon ...

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SAIMC: From the President’s desk
January 2019, SAIMC
As we all prepare for 2019 and what it holds, we are standing in front of an open door with access to new opportunities. I would like to take this opportunity to urge you to consider becoming more actively ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
January 2019, SAIMC
The monthly technology evening was held on 7 November at the Durban Country Club. Verlan Govender of Swagelok gave an interesting presentation on the basics and principles of hoses, to an audience which ...

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SAIMC: Zambia branch
January 2019, SAIMC
Year-end function It was a cool and pensive night on the Copper Belt in the Zambias. At a quiet well-established lodge, lush with natural flora and fauna, as well as exotic orchid and cycad landscape ...

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SAIMC: Secunda branch
January 2019, SAIMC
Site visit The branch had visited the Metso Secunda valve shop on Friday 2 November. Johan van den Heever and the Metso Secunda team gave members a detailed tour of their site and the equipment they ...

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SAIMC: From the President’s desk
December 2018, SAIMC
As we enter the final days of 2018, I would like to take a moment to reflect and thank those who contributed to an amazing year of achievement for the SAIMC. This year was about action, and it is my honour ...

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SAIMC: Secunda branch
December 2018, SAIMC
The technology evening for August was presented by Lourens du Plessis, principal specialist for functional safety at Sasol. As defined in the IEC standards, there are four safety integrity levels (SIL ...

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SAIMC: Tshwane branch
December 2018, SAIMC
At the October technology evening, Reino Janse from Swagelok presented on ‘Regulator Issues’. The presentation, which is available to interested members, touched on topics such as main types of pressure ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
December 2018, SAIMC
2018 was a busy and successful year for the branch culminating in us receiving the Platinum Award at the annual gala dinner. We will undoubtedly, as the SAIMC, do everything possible to increase our ...

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