classic | mobile
 

Search...

SA Instrumentation & Control Buyers' Guide

Technews Industry Guide - IIoT 2018

Technews Industry Guide - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation

 

Profile of the SAIMC
March 2011, SAIMC


Originally founded in 1957 as The Instrument and Control Society of Southern Africa, the name was subsequently changed to the SAIMC to accommodate new developments in the industry. The name was further changed in 2009 to The Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control to embody the Society’s international nature.

Vivian MacFadyen, 
general secretary SAIMC
Vivian MacFadyen, general secretary SAIMC

Mission

To advance the standards of theory and practice in the fields of measurement and control through:

* The achievement of the highest possible industry recognition for the Society and its members.

* Ensuring that adequate measurement and control standards of education and appropriate curricula are available at secondary and tertiary levels of education and promoting mentor ship programmes.

* Encouraging continuing education and training to ensure that the knowledge and skills of all members are continually developed and refreshed.

* Providing a communication forum for the regular exchange of ideas, applications and technologies between members.

* Promoting, locally and internationally, friendships, alliances and business opportunities at all levels in professional yet informal surroundings.

* Disseminating and communicating relevant information to the members and stakeholders in a controlled and coordinated manner.

* To develop and improve, through effective means, the necessary terminology and standards in measurement and control theory and technology.

* The provision of an administrative system which will at all times ensure the effective and efficient functioning of the Society.

Core values

* To strive to create an environment in which ideas and progress can be cultivated.

* To operate in an open and transparent atmosphere, continuously challenging and improving our relevance to our members and the industry.

* To contribute to the upliftment and wellbeing of all groups in southern Africa, in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, by promoting career prospects and advancement in all directions of the measurement and control industries.

* To maintain and improve standards and quality systems associated with the industry.

Corporate status

The Society is a body-corporate having perpetual succession notwithstanding any change in the number or identity of its members from time to time. The Society is a Section 21 Company, a voluntary association of ECSA and is BEEE compliant to Level 4. Members and patrons enjoy:

* Continuing training to ensure that the knowledge and skills of all members are continually developed and refreshed.

* A communication forum for the regular exchange of ideas, applications and technologies between members.

* The opportunity to meet socially with peers for entertainment and relaxation.

* The development and improvement, of the terminology and standards in measurement and control technology.

* SA Instrumentation & Control magazine posted free to members within the Republic of South Africa.

Patrons further enjoy:

* Recognition of companies committed to the advancement of theory and practice in the fields of automation instrumentation, measurement and control and those who have significantly invested in their staff.

* Active recruitment into the industry of potential candidates to ensure that the Patrons obtain the services of the best our country has to offer.

* When companies have employed personnel it is important that they remain updated with all the latest technologies associated with this industry. The SAIMC plays a major role in educating its members for the benefit of patron members.

* The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) has developed a mechanism by which professionals may participate in the continuous development of their professionals. The SAIMC is one of the voluntary associations that evaluate and grade training material. As a patron you are entitled to a 30% reduction in the evaluation fee. This benefit can more than cover the cost of becoming and remaining a Patron member of the SAIMC.

* The controlled use of the SAIMC logo in marketing material showing your customers that you are actively committed to providing them superior service.

For more information contact SAIMC, 08610 SAIMC, admin@saimc.net, www.saimc.net


Credit(s)
Supplied By: SAIMC
Tel: 086 107 2462
Fax: 086 651 5238
Email: admin@saimc.co.za
www: www.saimc.co.za
Share via email     Share via LinkedIn   Print this page

Further reading:

  • SAIMC: From the President’s desk
    October 2018, SAIMC, SAIMC
    We are nearing the end of the year at a rapid pace. Festive decorations are up in the supermarkets and we are preparing for the last weeks left in the year. During September, the SAIMC hosted the Automation ...
  • SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
    October 2018, SAIMC, SAIMC
    At the last technology evening hosted by Comtest, Steve Sidney, director and honorary treasurer of The National Laboratory Association (NLA), gave a presentation on the role of the technical infrastructure ...
  • SAIMC: Tshwane branch
    October 2018, SAIMC, SAIMC
    Technology evenings At the last technology evening, Marita van den Bergh from Proconics spoke about “An introduction to SIL and common misconceptions”. As always, at these meetings, bring your technical ...
  • SAIMC: Secunda branch
    October 2018, SAIMC, SAIMC
    The July technology evening was presented by Charles Matthews from BCX on the topic “Virtualisation within industrial control systems”. Virtualisation is a hot topic that has moved from being discussed ...
  • SAIMC: Vaal branch
    October 2018, SAIMC
    The August technology evening was presented by Deon Lottering from SICK Automation. Deon has been in the industry since 1977 and has worked for Sasol, AECI, Safripol, and Chevron Nigeria before joining ...
  • SAIMC: Durban branch
    October 2018, SAIMC, SAIMC
    Technology evening       At the September technology evening, Beckhoff Automation managing director Kenneth McPherson presented to a record crowd on the topic ‘PC-based Control – the basis for the 4th Industrial ...
  • SAIMC: Zambia branch
    October 2018, SAIMC, SAIMC
    The Zambia branch helped launch the MCTC Mufulira sub-ranch on Friday 17 August. MCTC is a mining training institution, which encompasses an instrumentation school under Mopani Copper Mines. This is part ...
  • SAIMC: From the President’s desk
    September 2018, SAIMC, SAIMC
    We have reached spring and a gorgeous time of renewal in nature. In industry, companies are busy with their automation and digitalisation journeys, pursuing their own ‘seasonal’ change in order to stay ...
  • SAIMC: Secunda branch
    September 2018, SAIMC, SAIMC
    Golf day It was a case of mixing business with pleasure at the 2018 Secunda branch annual golf challenge held recently at the Walker Park Golf Club. The day was an overwhelming success despite the weather ...
  • SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
    September 2018, SAIMC, SAIMC
    At the last technology evening, Kenneth McPherson, managing director of Beckhoff Automation South Africa, presented on the topic ‘EtherCAT as an Enabler for Smart Technologies’. EtherCAT (Ethernet for ...
  • SAIMC: Tshwane branch
    September 2018, SAIMC, SAIMC
    For the July technology evening, the branch was fortunate to have Lloyd Townsend from WIKA present on ‘Calibration – necessary evil or quality driver?’ The presentation covered how important the subject ...
  • SAIMC: Durban Branch
    September 2018, SAIMC, SAIMC
    Student award The branch has decided to sponsor three R5 000 awards per semester, one each at UKZN, DUT and MUT, with the aim of promoting automation and control engineering by rewarding outstanding ...

 
 
         
Contact:
Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd
1st Floor, Stabilitas House
265 Kent Ave, Randburg, 2194
South Africa
Publications by Technews
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology
Electronic Buyers Guide (EBG)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Business Directory

Motion Control in Southern Africa
Motion Control Buyers’ Guide (MCBG)

South African Instrumentation & Control
South African Instrumentation & Control Buyers’ Guide (IBG)
Other
Terms & conditions of use, including privacy policy
PAIA Manual





 

         
    classic | mobile

Copyright © Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.