Tuesday 17 May 2016

Transmission and Distribution overhead line network inspections and maintenance
Willie de Beer, Owner, Willie de Beer & Associates, South Africa

Reliability improvement of distribution networks using Smart Grid techniques:
Case study – Eskom Feeder Kehinde Awodele, Lecturer, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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

Hydropower retrofitted onto existing water infrastructure assets
Marco van Dijk , Civil Engineer, Tamanini Hydro, SA

Vibration based condition monitoring under non-stationary conditions
Stephan Heyns, Professor, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Application of synchrophasors in power plants incorporated with Condition Monitoring Systems
Nagarjun Y, Assistant Engineer, Karnataka Power Corporation, India

Wednesday 18 May 2016

Plant Data Systems (PDS): Asset information systems for proper asset lifecycle management
Vicki Naudé, Project Manager, Bytes Universal Systems, South Africa

Optimum performance of equipment: Asset creation and management
Malefane Mocoancoeng Software Engineering Manager, Accenture, South Africa

A practical approach to Asset Reliability improvement
Poovan Naidoo, Senior Manager: Turbo Equipment Maintenance, Sasol Synfuels Operations, Sasol, South Africa

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

Case study: Refurbishment of hydraulic turbines
Tinus Keyser, Chief Engineer and Turbine System Engineering Manager, Eskom Peaking Generation, Eskom, South Africa

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

Transforming transformer reliability and system efficiency with the right insulating oil
Peter Smith, Global Technology Manager: Transformer Oils , Shell Global Solutions, South Africa

Optimising power generation maintenance using thermal and CFD modelling
Warwick Ham, Boiler Process Design Group Leader, Steinmüller Africa, South Africa

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

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

Hydropower Condition Monitoring (generators and transformers)
James Cowling, Sales Director, Martec, South Africa