Posts tagged as SAIMC

SAIMC Tshwane elects new committee

The SAIMC Tshwane branch has elected its 2019 committee at its monthly technical meeting held in February 2019. In his chairman’s report, Petrus Klopper said that the branch has made progress in the past year and was pleased with achieving gold status. “This means that we met 90% of our targets. We must aim for […]

SAIMC JHB meeting: Reflections and robots

The SAIMC Johannesburg branch held its first technical evening of the year on 23 January, in conjunction with the 2019 annual general meeting. At the meeting, branch secretary Cheryl Hird reflected on 2018, which was deemed to have been a very successful year with high attendance for the monthly technical evenings, training events, and the […]

Don’t delay starting your company’s digital journey

Digital transformation may sound like a buzz word, but speakers at the tenth annual MESA Africa conference said that companies should not delay starting their digital journey if they want to stay relevant in their industries. Addressing the theme “Smart manufacturing and the digital enterprise”, Pieter Theron of PWC said that a recent survey showed […]

Calibration: a quality driver!

Is calibration a quality driver or a necessary evil? This was the subject of an interesting presentation by Lloyd Townsend of Wika Instruments. The company hosted the SAIMC Tshwane branch July technical evening, and the presentation was followed by an enlightening debate. Almost 500 years ago, the Egyptians already knew that calibration is a quality […]

SAIMC Johannesburg branch talks IIoT

The Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control (SAIMC) Johannesburg branch monthly technical evening took place on 14 March at the Bryanston Sports Club. Anne de Beer welcomed the guests to her first event since taking up the position of Johannesburg branch chairperson, replacing Mike Banda. The well-attended event was hosted by RJ Connect, featuring […]

SAIMC Johannesburg welcomes new chairperson at AGM

The Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control (SAIMC) Johannesburg branch recently held its annual general meeting (AGM) for 2018. Branch chairperson Mike Banda opened the meeting by thanking all members, patron members and sponsors for their support in making 2017 a success. The financial overview showed that there was a drop in golf day […]