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Tuesday 17 May 2016


Pdf-Download-Button11:00-11:45
Transmission and Distribution overhead line network inspections and maintenance
Willie de Beer, Owner, Willie de Beer & Associates, South Africa

Pdf-Download-Button12:00-12:45
Reliability improvement of distribution networks using Smart Grid techniques:
Case study – Eskom Feeder Kehinde Awodele, Lecturer, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Pdf-Download-Button13:00-13:45
Mechanical maintenance in Waste Water Treatment Works – a City of Cape Town perspective
Grant MacDonald, District Maintenance Manager (Plant & Equipment: Wastewater Works), City of Cape Town, South Africa

Pdf-Download-Button14:00-14:45
Hydropower retrofitted onto existing water infrastructure assets
Marco van Dijk , Civil Engineer, Tamanini Hydro, SA

Pdf-Download-Button15:00-15:45
Vibration based condition monitoring under non-stationary conditions
Stephan Heyns, Professor, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Pdf-Download-Button16:00-16:45
Application of synchrophasors in power plants incorporated with Condition Monitoring Systems
Nagarjun Y, Assistant Engineer, Karnataka Power Corporation, India


Wednesday 18 May 2016


Pdf-Download-Button11:00-11:45
Plant Data Systems (PDS): Asset information systems for proper asset lifecycle management
Vicki Naudé, Project Manager, Bytes Universal Systems, South Africa

Pdf-Download-Button12:00-12:45
Optimum performance of equipment: Asset creation and management
Malefane Mocoancoeng Software Engineering Manager, Accenture, South Africa

Pdf-Download-Button13:00-13:45
A practical approach to Asset Reliability improvement
Poovan Naidoo, Senior Manager: Turbo Equipment Maintenance, Sasol Synfuels Operations, Sasol, South Africa

14:00-14:45
Infrastructure rehabilitation – choosing the appropriate FIDIC conditions of contract
Harry Sikoma, Water Supply Expert/Supervisor, NIRAS International Consulting, Denmark

Pdf-Download-Button15:00-15:45
Case study: Refurbishment of hydraulic turbines
Tinus Keyser, Chief Engineer and Turbine System Engineering Manager, Eskom Peaking Generation, Eskom, South Africa

Pdf-Download-Button16:00-16:45
Failure investigation and root cause analyses – flow accelerated corrosion failures in gas to liquids plant
Tsepo Ndou, Senior Metallurgist, PetroSA, South Africa


Thursday 19 May 2016


Pdf-Download-Button09:30-10:15
Transforming transformer reliability and system efficiency with the right insulating oil
Peter Smith, Global Technology Manager: Transformer Oils , Shell Global Solutions, South Africa

Pdf-Download-Button10:30-11:15
Optimising power generation maintenance using thermal and CFD modelling
Warwick Ham, Boiler Process Design Group Leader, Steinmüller Africa, South Africa

11:30-12:15
Best practice in engineering asset management
Peter Flower: Director: Water and Sanitation, City of Cape Town, South Africa

12:30-13:15
Pdf-Download-ButtonBenchmarking tool for small hydropower operations and maintenance – Bethlehem Hydro Case Study
Christie Burger, Project Engineer and Henk Hattingh, General Manager: Operations & Maintenance, REH Group, South Africa

13:30-14:15
Hydropower Condition Monitoring (generators and transformers)
James Cowling, Sales Director, Martec, South Africa