Please note due to the current COVID-19 lockdown in South Africa the SAIF office is closed and will be manned remotely by the administrator. Please contact Marina on and she will assist you with your query as soon as possible.

For all official information updates regarding COVID-19, visit the South African Department of Health's website at

Exclusive benefits to SAIF members

Members Section

SAIF members are reminded of the members section on the website, for exclusive access to important information, opportunities, alerts and presentations relevant to industry. All members will be able to login and personalise the information they receive from SAIF.

SAIF Company Members: Company Member Profile

Company members can take advantage of the Company Member Profile listing on the SAIF website. Company members will be categorised to assist casting buyers in finding the right supplier for their needs. Your company profile will include: Your company name, logo, contact details and a link to your website. Please refer to Metal Connection to view a comprehensive listing.

Should you be interested in taking up this opportunity please contact the office.

The National Foundry Technology Network (NFTN) concluded a foundry study to update the number of foundries in the country and the level of compliance with AEL.  

We invite you to join our webinar, where we will share the outcome of the study and way forward.

Attendance is free, but registration is essential.

Date: Tuesday, 3 November 2020   | Time: 09:00 – 10:30

Click here to register and reserve your virtual seat.

For enquiries or more information, email: 


March 2021

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Training Opportunities

The South African Institute of Foundrymen offers various training opportunities ranging from “Casting and Design Methods” to “Supervisory Management”.

Training Opportunities