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LATEST NEWS

OUTWARD SELLING MISSION TO VIETNAM AND INDONESIA

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) invites interested companies to apply to participate in the Outward Selling Mission (OSM) to Vietnam and Indonesia. This Mission forms part of the dti’s objective of growing exports of South African value-added products and services in high growth markets in Asia and the dti has planned a programme of activities which will include trade seminars, mini exhibitions, business-to-business meetings, business site visits and an opportunity to visit AutoExpo, from 12 to 15 June 2019. READ MORE

NATIONAL CALL TO ALL MANUFACTURERS IN THE ALUMINIUM INDUSTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA

We are delighted to invite you on behalf of AFSA (Aluminium Federation South Africa) to exhibit your products at Aluminum USA 2019, which will be taking place from 12 – 13 September 2019 in Nashville, TN’s Music City Center, USA … READ MORE

NAACAM SHOW 2019

Our stand at NAACAM 2019 is ready and waiting. Visit us at Booth 179 in Hall 3. We are looking forward to meeting you.

 

GEARED FOR GROWTH - SOUTH AFRICA'S AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY MASTERPLAN TO 2035

A report of the South African Automotive Masterplan Project. READ MORE.

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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