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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
October 2020, SAIMC
Explaining the Skills Development Trust Fund For the benefit of members, the SAIMC plans host a one-hour presentation to explain the Skills Development Trust Fund. This presentation will be repeated ...

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SAIMC: Vaal branch
October 2020, SAIMC
As South Africa celebrated Women’s Month in August, the Vaal branch and Proconics decided to celebrate women in engineering with a technical evening highlighting the importance of a diverse team for solving ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
October 2020, SAIMC
September Virtual Meeting    The September virtual technology evening was hosted by Turck Banner, and presented by newly appointed sales director, Kenneth McPherson.       Kenneth is enthusiastic about ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
October 2020, SAIMC
Paul Sikhakhane was the presenter at the last Durban branch virtual technology meeting and the subject was ‘Living on the edge’. The meeting was well attended, with lots of interaction and questions afterwards ...

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Vaal branch
September 2020, SAIMC
As South Africa celebrated Women’s Month in August, the Vaal branch and Proconics decided to celebrate women in engineering with a technical evening highlighting the importance of a diverse team for solving ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
September 2020, SAIMC
The August virtual technology evening was hosted by Eric Carter of turboTRAIN on the subject ‘Instrumentation fault finding: why it is problematic and what can be done about it’. During the presentation ...

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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
September 2020, SAIMC
To address the skills shortage in the South African automation industry, the SAIMC plans to provide bursaries to students in fields of study related to automation and manufacturing.

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SAIMC: Durban branch
September 2020, SAIMC
The branch held its first virtual meeting and sticking to ‘old regimes’ it was held on the first Wednesday of the month, but sadly not at the Durban Country Club.

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
August 2020, SAIMC
Robert Wright of RJConnect discussed cyber security with the SAIMC members at the technology evening on 8 July. In this period, when so many people are working remotely and have meetings online, just ...

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SAIMC: Vaal branch
August 2020, SAIMC
At the technology evening on Wednesday 1 July, Rob Burns from Pepperl+Fuchs presented on Ethernet Advanced Physical Layer (APL) and the concepts and implications for the IIoT, collaboration, applications ...

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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
August 2020, SAIMC
I read an article the other day titled “COVID-19 is accelerating 4IR – but SA may not be ready”. It refers to the fact that as one of the most unequal societies in the world, South Africa needs to facilitate ...

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SAIMC: Cape Town branch
August 2020, SAIMC
The last technology evening was held on the theme: “How secure is your Industrial Network?” The branch thanks presenter Rob Wright and RJ Connect for hosting this successful event. Rob is the managing ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
July 2020, SAIMC
Technology can be a wonderful thing. We have resources that allow us to talk face to face with people thousands of kilometres away. We have the ability to order equipment, furniture, food, or clothing ...

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SAIMC: Durban Branch: In memoriam - Hendrick Frederik (Hennie) Prinsloo
July 2020
It is with great sadness that the SAIMC announces the death of branch general manager Hennie Prinsloo after a short but brave battle with cancer. A stalwart and passionate member of the SAIMC since ...

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SAIMC: Vaal branch
July 2020, SAIMC
The branch held an online technical evening on 3 June, which was presented by SICK Automation. Our presenter, Dustin Naicker, has more than 9 years’ experience in analytical instrumentation and analysers. ...

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SAIMC: Cape Town branch
July 2020, SAIMC
Technology evenings: Out with the new, in with the old… or not? With the lockdown slowly lifting and life stabilising into a new normal, we at the branch are grateful that another technology event ...

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In memoriam: Hendrick Frederik (Hennie) Prinsloo
June 2020, SAIMC
It is with great sadness that the SAIMC announces the death of branch general manager Hennie Prinsloo after a short but brave battle with cancer. A stalwart and passionate member of the SAIMC since ...

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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
July 2020, SAIMC
Long name change for the SAIMC NPC: Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control.

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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
June 2020, SAIMC
President Cyril Ramaphosa rightly stated in his letter of 11 May: “Imposing a nation-wide lockdown gave our country a strategic advantage. It bought us valuable time to prepare our health system and put ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
June 2020, SAIMC
Here we are at the end of May, still in lockdown Level 4. While we at the Johannesburg branch are doing our best to bring technology to our loyal members, there is still nothing like the human touch.  ...

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