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LATEST NEWS

COMBINED ASSOCIATION MEETING

COMBINED ASSOCIATION MEETING
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 at AFSA, 10:00  

NAACAM 2019

AFSA will be exhibiting at NAACAM 2019 in Durban. The show will run from 12 – 14 March at the Durban ICC. For more info, click here.

AFSA AGM

The AFSA AGM was held on 13 June. David Mertens was elected chairman, joined by Hector Molale (Hulamin) and Shawn Williams (SurTec) as vice-chairs.

The company representatives that assume positions on Exco are:

  • Kevin Morgan – South32, 
  • Ayanda Mngadi – Hulamin Ltd, Hector Molale as alternate, 
  • Ed Vermaak – Zimalco, Bob Stone as alternate, 
  • Shawn Williams – SurTec, Jason Govender as alternate, and welcome to our new sponsor, Scott Bader with Patrick O’Shea and Louise Hofmeyr as alternate.

Association chairs:

AFA/ASPA
Chair: Rentia Malan – AFSA  Vice-Chair: Otto Wood – Hulamin Extrusions

ACA
Chair: Dave Barry – Zimalco   Vice-Chair: David Mertens – Autocast

ASFA
Chair: Brian Dennis – AFSA Consultant   Vice-Chair: Kirsten Mey – Polynam

Members elected from the floor:

  • Alex Dewar – Ferro SA
  • Sizwe Khumalo – Isizinda
  • Paul Boshoff – PDC

We look forward to working with Exco. View the photo gallery here.

NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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We are pleased to inform our members that Mr Muzi Manzi has been appointed Executive Director of AFSA. Muzi will commence his duties in August 2018.

He is currently Director Non-Ferrous Metals at the DTI, a position he has held for 10 years.

Prior to that Muzi spent 12 years at Eskom in various technical, industrial energy and customer services roles. Muzi holds several degrees, including a MSc Technology Management from the University of Pretoria, and is currently completing a Master of Technology: Business Administration at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

He has had a long and productive association with AFSA and is well-known to many of our members. We are proud to have Muzi leading AFSA and we welcome him into our ranks. View the press release here.

THE AFSA TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICE

The Aluminium Federation established a panel of experts – Brian Dennis, Brian Drew, Rob Lawrence and Tony Paterson – to provide technical advice to member companies and users of aluminium in general.

The scheme has run successfully for four years and offers a short investigation and report to give recommendations and guidance to clients. Topics have come from a very broad spectrum as is illustrated by some examples:

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UPCOMING EVENTS

NAACAM 2019

12 – 14 March 2019
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ALUMINIUM TWO THOUSAND

09-13 April 2019, Treviso, Venice
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CRU WORLD ALUMINIUM CONFERENCE 2019, JUMEIRAH

24-26 April 2019, Carlton Tower, London UK
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GIFA 2019

25-29 June 2019, Dusseldorf Germany
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