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Conference Day 1

WEDNESDAY 12 JUNE 2019
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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
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Session 1.2.1

Control & Automation

Chairperson: Hamanth Kasan, General Manager, Rand Water

15:00 – 15:20

Case study: 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 Day 2

THURSDAY 13 JUNE 2019
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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 & Think Tank
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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
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Session 2.3.1

Tanks, vessels and drums

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

14:00 – 14:30

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

Sally Hall, Managing Director, Hyson Cells

14:30 – 15:00

Making financial sense of liquid storage and transport

Hein van Spaendonck, Group Director, Flexitank Systems

15:00 – 15:30

Session Q&A and Think Tank

15:30

End of conference