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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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SAIMC: Cape Town branch
April 2021, SAIMC

We had an interesting presentation last month given by Allan Pead from Microsoft on the open source platform from Microsoft Azure Sphere – a secure IoT platform.       Allan is currently an Xamarin ...
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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
April 2021, SAIMC

The technology evening was once again hosted virtually and this time it was the turn of Albert Louw from ifm electronic, presenting on the topic: Systems for mobile machinery. One could ask the question, ...
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SAIMC: Durban branch
April 2021, SAIMC

Members and visitors were treated to a Zoom presentation that had the understated title: Introduction to ultrasonic flow measurement, by Marco Lopes of NIC KZN. Marco was ably backed up by Howard Lister, ...
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SAIMC: Durban branch
March 2021, SAIMC

The branch held its first virtual technology meeting of the year on 10 February, where John de Castro (a long-time friend of the Durban SAIMC) gave us some insight into his experiences working abroad. ...
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SAIMC: Vaal branch
March 2021, SAIMC

Vaal University of Technology: new qualifications and phasing out of others Since 1994 the South African education sector has gone through many transformative and structural changes. These have focused ...
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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
March 2021, SAIMC

As 2021 begins, we at the Johannesburg branch are looking forward to the year as there has been a great response to our available technology evenings, which are completely full. The branch has decided ...
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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
March 2021, SAIMC

In my last letter, I committed to talking to you about the various outcomes for which applicants would need to provide evidence in order to qualify with ECSA for certification in mechatronics. But ...
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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
April 2021, SAIMC

The skills shortage is always a topical subject. It is also complex because the diverse nature of our economy leads to many different points of view. So, in my next few correspondences, I’d like to share ...
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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
May 2021, SAIMC

When you work in industry, be it as a supplier, manufacturer, end user, technician or engineer, you cannot take a road trip and not be amazed at the changes across our country. I had the good fortune ...
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SAIMC: Ken Baker challenges all members
May 2021, SAIMC

CEO, Johan Maartens, recently received a correspondence from one of the SAIMC’s oldest members, Ken Baker. We thought it would be fun to publish it and invite you to send any similar ‘Down memory lane’ ...
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