SAIF Newsletter – August

By August 29, 2016 Newsletters



Gauteng Foundry Training Centre (GFTC) – Kwa-Thema, Springs

The Gauteng Foundry Training Centre (GFTC) situated at the Ekurhuleni East College (EEC) in Kwa Thema Springs, is urgently seeking a qualified Moulder to join their training staff.

Interested applicants must kindly submit their CV’s to either John Davies, CEO of SAIF or Errol Beling, Training Centre Manager at GFTC

For any further information, please contact the SAIF office


Date: 10 November 2016
Venue: Reading Country Club

This annual event is hosted for paid-up SAIF Members ONLY and allows for suppliers to the industry as well as foundries to engage with their customers while supporting the institute.

The cost of a fourball is R 2,800.00 (only 36 x fourballs available). The cost of a sponsored hole is R 1, 000.00

Members are encouraged to contact Marina Biljion at the SAIF office as soon as possible to secure a booking or to confirm sponsorship for the event. We are very appreciative of all donations of spot prizes and special prizes received for the day.

Bookings are limited to three (3) fourballs per company and must be submitted to our offices by no later than 20 October 2016.

Click here for the booking form.


The online registration for the 2nd South African Metal Casting Conference is now open. The MCC will be held concurrently with the WFO Technical Forum and 7th BRICS Foundry Forum from 14 – 17 March at Emperors Palace in Gauteng. We are proud to announce that paid-up members of SAIF will qualify for discounted conference rates and exhibition space.

Please register online by choosing one of the conference packages.

One Day Package – Excluding VAT:

  • R2 500 – SAIF member
  • R2 750 – Non-member

Two-day Package – Excluding VAT:

  • R5 000 – SAIF member
  • R5 750 – Non-member

Three-day Package – Excluding VAT:

  • R7 200 – SAIF member
  • R8 200 – Non-member

* Please note: Day packages include attendance of the conference and exhibition, a delegate bag, USB with conference presentations, meals for the day and the evening function of the day.

Student Conference Packages will be made available soon.