Free-to-attend workshops

 

Tuesday, 11 June

11:00 – 11:45

SABS LSD capacity, infrastructure and CSR (formally known as partial testing)

Johan Louw, Executive: Laboratory Services Division (LSD); Khensani Nxusa, Manager, Mechanical Product Certification; and Erich Seeger, Senior Manager: Civil Engineering, South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)

12:00 – 12:45 

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The IHS Engineering Workbench Solution for Standards Management

Justin Hoffmann, General Manager, Bateman Watling & Associates

13:00 – 13:45

Pipeline corrosion protection – choosing the best coating

Vanessa Sealy-Fisher, Director, Isinyithi

14:00 – 14:45

Selection criteria for critical API 610 process pumps

Bhekinkosi Gumede, Machinery EngineerCape Town Refinery, Chevron South Africa

Please note, this agenda is not final and subject to change at any given time. Lunch and refreshments are not included but provided at a cost in designated areas.

Free-to-attend conference sessions 

 

Conference Day 1

Wednesday, 12 June

Session 1.1.1

Pump design, maintenance and operation

Chairperson: Bhekinkosi Gumede, Machinery Engineer: Cape Town Refinery, Chevron South Africa

13:00 – 13:20

The use of variable speed control in huge slurry pumping facilities – advantages, disadvantages and cost savings

Marchant de Kooker, Electrical / Control & Instrumentation / Systems Engineer, AngloGold Ashanti

13:20 – 13:40 

Solar driven pump solutions in irrigation or other applications

Hannes van Niekerk, Chief Executive Officer, S A W Africa

13:40 – 14:00

An Eskom pump experience: what did we learn about pumps during the past 25 years?

Willem van der Westhuizen, Corporate Specialist: Pump Technology, Eskom

14:00 – 14:30

Session Q&A and Think Tank

SESSION 1.2.1

Control & Automation

Chairperson: Chairperson: Hamanth Kasan, General Manager, Rand Water

15:00 – 15:20

Remote monitoring, control and analysis of pumping systems using 4IR technology

Lyon van der Merwe, Product Manager, Franklin Electric SA

15:20 – 15:40

Reducing water losses via web-based IIOT technology

Petrus Klopper, Professional Services Portfolio Member, Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control (SAIMC)

15:40 – 16:00

Case Study: Using an Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS) software tool as a replacement to Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) within a valve manufacturing company

Lance Zikalala, Managing Director, nCoded Solutions

16:00 – 16:30

Session Q&A and Think Tank

16:30

End of Day 1 Conference

Please note, this agenda is not final and subject to change at any given time. Lunch and refreshments are not included but provided at a cost in designated areas.

 

Free to attend conference sessions

 

Conference Day 2

Thursday, 13 June

SESSION 2.1.1

VALVE RECONDITIONING, QUALITY CONTROL AND OPERATION

Chairperson: Andy Camphausen, Member, Valve and Actuator Manufacturers Cluster of South Africa (VAMCOSA) and Public Affairs Officer, Lixil Africa

10:00 – 10:20

The validity of reconditioning valves

Wayne Arnold, Director, Valve Hospital

10:20 – 10:40

High-pressure steam isolation valve replacement

Roy Zhou, Technical Engineer, LVSA Group, China

10:40 – 11:00

Operation, maintenance and quality control of valves

Julius Frauendorf, Group Technical Manager, AVK Southern Africa

11:00 – 11:30

Session Q&A and Think Tank

SESSION 2.2.1

PIPE APPLICATIONS AND STANDARDS

Chairperson: Jacques van Eck, Independent Auditor, Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA)

12:00 – 12:30

LSD capacity, SABS commercial as well as certification

Erich Seeger, Senior Manager: Civil Engineering; Johan Louw, Executive: LSD and Amanda Gcabashe, Executive: Certification, South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)

12:30 – 13:00

Exploring what is available in the market in terms of high-temperature plastic pressure piping system for hot & cold water applications

Ken Patrick, Chairman, Polymer Hot and Cold Technology Association (PHACT)

13:00 – 13:30

Session Q&A and Think Tank

SESSION 2.3.1

TANKS, VESSELS AND DRUMS

Chairperson: Hendrick Rasebopye, Executive Director, Corrosion Institute of South Africa (CorrISA)

14:00 – 14:20

Case study of thermophilic digestion instead of aeration that is an energy guzzler

Sally Hall, Managing Director, Hyson Cells

14:20 – 14:40

Making financial sense of liquid storage and transport

Hein van Spaendonck, Group Director, Flexitank Systems

14:40 – 15:00

Session Q&A and Think Tank

15:30

End of conference

Please note, this agenda is not final and subject to change at any given time. Lunch and refreshments are not included but provided at a cost in designated areas.