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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
December 2018, SAIMC
At the last technology evening Dave Wibberley, managing director of Adroit Technologies, presented on ‘New perspective on smart factories in the context of Industry 4.0 and IOT’ with regards to sustainability, ...

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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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SAIMC: An evening to remember
December 2018, SAIMC
SAIMC’s prestigious annual dinner was once again held at the Montecasino Ballroom. In addition to senior council members, also present were VIP guests from the DTI and the National Technologies Implementation ...

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SAIMC: From the President’s desk
November 2018, SAIMC
Earlier this year, I enquired in one of my letters, that you ask yourself if you know where we are heading in the future with respect to the fields of Industry 4.0, automation, digitalisation and education ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
November 2018, SAIMC
Despite the arctic weather conditions, an impressive number of people came out to listen to Dr. Mathew Moodley (Senior lecturer at the School for Chemistry and Physics, Westville University of KZN) gave ...

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SAIMC: Vaal branch
November 2018, SAIMC
The September technology evening presentation was sponsored by SICK Automation and presented by Robert de Scande, the company’s product manager for presence detection, encoders and industrial instrumentation. ...

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SAIMC: Secunda branch
November 2018, SAIMC
Annual high-tea    On 17 August, the branch hosted its third annual high-tea for ladies in the instrumentation and control field. Due to the high level of interest the event had to be moved to a bigger ...

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SAIMC: Tshwane branch
November 2018, SAIMC
At the September technology evening, the branch was fortunate to have Bruce Bonte from Yokogawa present on ISA100.11A wireless technology. The presentation included topics such as an introduction to ISA100.11A, ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
November 2018, SAIMC
At the last technology evening, hosted by Endress+Hauser, Frans van den Berg presented on Heartbeat Technology, and Jenine Jansen van Vuuren spoke about calibration in conjunction with Heartbeat.    Heartbeat ...

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SAIMC: From the President’s desk
October 2018, 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 ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
October 2018, 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 ...

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SAIMC: Tshwane branch
October 2018, 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 ...

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SAIMC: Secunda branch
October 2018, 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 ...

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SAIMC: Vaal branch
October 2018
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 ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
October 2018, 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 ...

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SAIMC: Zambia branch
October 2018, 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 ...

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SAIMC: From the President’s desk
September 2018, 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 ...

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SAIMC: Secunda branch
September 2018, 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 ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
September 2018, 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 ...

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SAIMC: Tshwane branch
September 2018, 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 ...

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