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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
November 2021, SAIMC
Covid-19, vaccination and 5G are both culprits when it comes to the subject of rumours, false information and scare-mongering. I will not be talking about Covid as this is a highly controversial subject. ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
November 2021, SAIMC
The branch held its virtual technology meeting, as always, on the first Wednesday of October. Diogo Fidalgo from R. STAHL South Africa presented on the very interesting topic: HMI and camera solutions ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
November 2021, SAIMC
The branch had the good fortune of hosting two technology events this month, but due to the Covid-19 virus threat and the current lockdown situation, the management team has decided to do virtual training ...

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SAIMC: Vaal branch
November 2021, SAIMC
The branch hosted Kenneth McPherson from Turck Banner during the month of September, when he presented on the role that IO-Link can and probably will, play in the Industry 4.0 workplace. Most are ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
October 2021, SAIMC
The September virtual technology evening was presented by Eric Carter of turboTRAIN, entitled ‘Instrumentation fault finding’. He addressed the questions: Why is it problematic? and: What can be done ...

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SAIMC: Vaal branch
October 2021, SAIMC
After some scheduling problems resulting in missing a monthly technical evening, the Vaal branch hosted SICK Automation to discuss ‘Dust and gas measurement principles’. Our presenter for the evening ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
October 2021, SAIMC
The virtual branch event held in August was all about switching technology. Today, so much is being done and discussed around how to bring objects, things and yesterday’s technology into a digital ...

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SAIMC: Cape Town branch
October 2021, SAIMC
Last month’s technology evening was hosted online and presented by Jaco Markwat and Leonard Smit of Element 8. The theme ‘Where’s my data?’ related to improving communication between different organisational ...

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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
July 2021, SAIMC, News
The Identification of Engineering Work that has been in the making since 2000, was eventually gazetted in March this year. People now have roughly three years to comply – depending on your surname. ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
July 2021, SAIMC, News
The Durban branch held its latest technology meeting via Zoom on the first Wednesday of June. Bryan Baxter explained the importance of effective cybersecurity for industrial networks – something which ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
July 2021, SAIMC, News
First hybrid meeting Following lockdowns, shutdowns and the second wave, the Johannesburg branch rolled out a combined/online meeting for May, hosted by Adroit Technologies. Dave Wibberley spoke on ...

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SAIMC: Cape Town branch
June 2021, SAIMC
An integrated geared unit that combines the recently launched Nord IE5+ synchronous motor and a single-stage helical gear unit offers optimum system efficiency.

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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
June 2021, SAIMC
It was interesting to see the comments around Cuban engineers being imported to do engineering work in South Africa. This brings me to the Identification of Engineering Work and Professional Registration ...

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SAIMC: Vaal branch
June 2021, SAIMC
Steam turbine control was the subject of the last technology evening presented by Moore Process Controls. A steam turbine is a device that extracts thermal energy from pressurised steam and uses it ...

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SAIMC: Zambia branch
June 2021, SAIMC
SAIMC Zambia held customer training sessions via Zoom with VEGA Controls of South Africa, presented by Chris Van den Heever.    The sessions tackled were as follows:    1. Radar basics on Vegapuls 64: applications ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
June 2021, SAIMC
‘IIoT Ecosystem – from sensors to digital services’ was the topic of the May technology evening. Held via zoom and open to all branches throughout the country, it attracted record attendance from an attentive ...

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SAIMC: Cape Town branch
June 2021, SAIMC, News
This month, the branch was privileged not only to have an international speaker, but two presenters. The presentations were done by Garrett Bywaters and Martin Brand, both from WEG. Attendees had the ...

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SAIMC: Cape Town branch
June 2021, SAIMC
n integrated geared unit that combines the recently launched Nord IE5+ synchronous motor and a single-stage helical gear unit offers optimum system efficiency.

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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
May 2021, SAIMC
In my last letter, I discussed the lack of skills available to operate and maintain our infrastructure. This month, I present a more specific look at the critical skills required in manufacturing, which ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
May 2021, SAIMC
The branch held its April (virtual) technology evening on 7 April where SAIMC CEO, Johan Maartens, discussed the new skills trust fund initiative: how it works, how we will all benefit from it and how ...

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