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Planning for Exports – DTI invites YOU (Pretoria) 8:00 am
Planning for Exports – DTI invites YOU (Pretoria) @ Manhattan Hotel
Mar 8 @ 8:00 am – Mar 10 @ 4:00 pm
The Department of Trade and Industry (Dti) in partnership with Tshwane Economic Development Agency (TEDA) invite you to the Exporter Development Training. 
RPMASA I-day Introduction to GHS and Understanding Hazardous Communication
RPMASA I-day Introduction to GHS and Understanding Hazardous Communication @ Kingfisher Conference Centre, Mt. Edgecombe
Mar 8 all-day
Invitation to training – RPMASA I-day Introduction to GHS and Understanding Hazardous Communication  NEXT DATE – 8 MARCH 2017 – Kingfisher Conference
The Alchemy of Leadership – Information Sharing Breakfast – Western Cape 9:00 am
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IMDG & Dangerous Goods Awareness for IMDG Compliance
IMDG & Dangerous Goods Awareness for IMDG Compliance @ Kingfisher Conference Centre – Mt. Edgecombe
Mar 9 all-day
IMDG Code Training has been mandatory since January 2010 for all shore side staff involved in dangerous goods transport by sea. It
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HSASA Divathon
HSASA Divathon @ Miracle Waters, Brits
Mar 10 – Mar 12 all-day
HSASA Divathon @ Miracle Waters, Brits | Minneapolis | Minnesota | United States
50 hours Fundraising Event Lots of fun for the whole family! Print the information pamphlet. Save
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The Economics of Recycling – PETCO workshop 10:00 am
The Economics of Recycling – PETCO workshop @ Villa Vittoria
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm
PETCO seeks to minimise the environmental impact of post-consumer PET on the South African landscape. In order to attain this vision and to
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The Economics of Recycling – PETCO workshop @ Villa Vittoria
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm

PETCO seeks to minimise the environmental impact of post-consumer PET on the South African landscape. In order to attain this vision and to build a sustainable recycling economy, we first need to understand how the economics of recycling work.

PROGRAMME:

10:00 – 10:10am Welcome and introductions 
Janine Basson, PETCO Stakeholder Relations Manager

10:10 – 10:40 Keynote address: Setting the Scene – How does recycling fit into the big picture of sustainability?  Should we still be encouraging recycling and why?
Dr Joël Houdet, Director of Integrated Sustainability Services (ISS)

10:40 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:20 Presenting the PETCO model – Understanding PETCO’s role in keeping recycling sustainable
Alistair Schorn, PETCO Business Development Manager

11:20 – 11:40 A Recycler’s Perspective – challenges and opportunities
Chandru Wadhwani, Joint Managing Director Extrupet (Pty) Ltd.

11:40 – 12:00 Q&A

12:00 – 13:00pm Wrap up followed by lunch & networking

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NAACAM SHOW 2017 @ ICC
Apr 5 – Apr 7 all-day

The National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers of South Africa (NAACAM) is pleased to announce that the inaugural NAACAM Show will take place at the ICC Durban from April 5-7 2017.

The Show will be hosted every two years as a platform from which to grow the automotive component and related manufacturing sectors in South Africa, and will run concurrently and in partnership with the Durban Automotive Cluster’s National Localisation Indaba.

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‘Introduction to PVC’ Course @ Plastics|SA Offices
May 17 – May 18 all-day

The Southern African Vinyls Association is proud to be hosting the “Introduction to PVC Course” for stakeholders in the local PVC industry.  Space is limited, so make sure that you register your delegates as soon as possible!

DATES
17 & 18 May 2017

19 & 20 July2017

18 & 19 October 2017

VENUE

Plastics|SA, 18 Gazelle Avenue, Corporate Park South, Midrand

COST

(includes refreshments, course material and light lunch)    SAVA Member R800-00    Non-SAVA Member R1250-00

COURSE TOPICS

(Final Agenda will be sent to registered delegates)

•    PVC Sustainability
•    Polymer Basics and the PVC Manufacturing Process
•    PVC Grades: Physical Properties and Testing
•    PVC Additives, Conversions and Applications
•    PVC Stabilisation
•    PVC Characterisation and Analytical Techniques
•    Overview of the South African PVC Industry
•    PVC Mixing and Processing
•    PVC Recycling
•    PVC Processing Practical

PUMPS, VALVES & PIPES Expo 2017 @ Gallagher Convention Centre
May 17 – May 19 all-day
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PETCO AGM 2017 @ Radisson Blu Hotel
Jun 7 all-day

As part of this year’s AGM proceedings, PETCO will be hosting their 2017 PETCO Awards, designed to honour the people, companies and organisations involved in the PET recycling value chain in South Africa that have contributed to advancing PET recycling and reflected the principles of a circular economy in their practices during the course of the past year.
The guest speaker at this event will be Brent Lindeque. Brent pioneered the #ChangeOneThing movement, advocating the simple idea that YOU have the power to change everything.

VinylSA2017 Conference @ Hilton Hotel
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

VinylSA 2017 is here!

On behalf of the Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA), we invite you to the Vinyl SA 2017 Conference to be held at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, on 7 June 2017.

SAVA, the representative body of the Southern African PVC industry, will be the official host of the conference.  SAVA plays an active role in the sustainability of the industry by addressing PVC related issues and constructively engage with stakeholders and role-players to create a positive environment for a vibrant and growing industry.

Vinyl SA 2017 will focus on presenting a full and varied programme of original papers, covering all aspects of PVC, from formulation through to recovery and recycling with approximately 10 papers (from national and international speakers) and over 100 delegates! Emphasis will be given to how PVC continues to develop, meeting the challenges of business and sustainability and aiming to inspire innovation across its vast applications!

Download the invitation.

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African Marine Waste Conference @ Feathermarket Centre
Jul 9 – Jul 13 all-day

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MARINE WASTE IN AFRICA

BUILDING A STRATEGY FOR AFRICA: A GUIDE TO BEST PRACTICE

“Bringing together and growing a network of researchers, educators, other practitioners,
industry, media, and governments to meet the pollution challenges facing Africa.”

Network with world class speakers including renowned marine biologist explorer, author, and conservationist Sylvia Earle – a National Geographic explorer-in-residence and founder of Mission Blue.

DOWNLOAD the invitation.

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SA & China – Plastic Pipe Conference @ Emperors Palace
Sep 4 – Sep 5 all-day

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association has announced dates and venue for its two spin-off conferences and exhibitions in South Africa and China for this year.  These events will be organised in collaboration with SAPPMA and the China Plastics Piping Association (CPPA).

Download the latest press release on this event.

 

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Automechanica @ Expo Centre, Nasrec
Sep 27 – Sep 30 all-day

27 – 30 September 2017

South Africa´s leading trade fair for transport systems, infrastructure and logistics solutions targeting trade visitors from the Sub-Saharan Region is happening in Johannesburg from 27 – 30 September 2017.  Download the relevant documentation below to find out more:

Fact Sheet

Automechanica Brochure

Futuroad Brochure

Scalex Brochure

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Mar
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The Economics of Recycling – PETCO workshop @ Villa Vittoria
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm

PETCO seeks to minimise the environmental impact of post-consumer PET on the South African landscape. In order to attain this vision and to build a sustainable recycling economy, we first need to understand how the economics of recycling work.

PROGRAMME:

10:00 – 10:10am Welcome and introductions 
Janine Basson, PETCO Stakeholder Relations Manager

10:10 – 10:40 Keynote address: Setting the Scene – How does recycling fit into the big picture of sustainability?  Should we still be encouraging recycling and why?
Dr Joël Houdet, Director of Integrated Sustainability Services (ISS)

10:40 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:20 Presenting the PETCO model – Understanding PETCO’s role in keeping recycling sustainable
Alistair Schorn, PETCO Business Development Manager

11:20 – 11:40 A Recycler’s Perspective – challenges and opportunities
Chandru Wadhwani, Joint Managing Director Extrupet (Pty) Ltd.

11:40 – 12:00 Q&A

12:00 – 13:00pm Wrap up followed by lunch & networking

Apr
5
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NAACAM SHOW 2017 @ ICC
Apr 5 – Apr 7 all-day

The National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers of South Africa (NAACAM) is pleased to announce that the inaugural NAACAM Show will take place at the ICC Durban from April 5-7 2017.

The Show will be hosted every two years as a platform from which to grow the automotive component and related manufacturing sectors in South Africa, and will run concurrently and in partnership with the Durban Automotive Cluster’s National Localisation Indaba.

May
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‘Introduction to PVC’ Course @ Plastics|SA Offices
May 17 – May 18 all-day

The Southern African Vinyls Association is proud to be hosting the “Introduction to PVC Course” for stakeholders in the local PVC industry.  Space is limited, so make sure that you register your delegates as soon as possible!

DATES
17 & 18 May 2017

19 & 20 July2017

18 & 19 October 2017

VENUE

Plastics|SA, 18 Gazelle Avenue, Corporate Park South, Midrand

COST

(includes refreshments, course material and light lunch)    SAVA Member R800-00    Non-SAVA Member R1250-00

COURSE TOPICS

(Final Agenda will be sent to registered delegates)

•    PVC Sustainability
•    Polymer Basics and the PVC Manufacturing Process
•    PVC Grades: Physical Properties and Testing
•    PVC Additives, Conversions and Applications
•    PVC Stabilisation
•    PVC Characterisation and Analytical Techniques
•    Overview of the South African PVC Industry
•    PVC Mixing and Processing
•    PVC Recycling
•    PVC Processing Practical

PUMPS, VALVES & PIPES Expo 2017 @ Gallagher Convention Centre
May 17 – May 19 all-day
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PETCO AGM 2017 @ Radisson Blu Hotel
Jun 7 all-day

As part of this year’s AGM proceedings, PETCO will be hosting their 2017 PETCO Awards, designed to honour the people, companies and organisations involved in the PET recycling value chain in South Africa that have contributed to advancing PET recycling and reflected the principles of a circular economy in their practices during the course of the past year.
The guest speaker at this event will be Brent Lindeque. Brent pioneered the #ChangeOneThing movement, advocating the simple idea that YOU have the power to change everything.

VinylSA2017 Conference @ Hilton Hotel
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

VinylSA 2017 is here!

On behalf of the Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA), we invite you to the Vinyl SA 2017 Conference to be held at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, on 7 June 2017.

SAVA, the representative body of the Southern African PVC industry, will be the official host of the conference.  SAVA plays an active role in the sustainability of the industry by addressing PVC related issues and constructively engage with stakeholders and role-players to create a positive environment for a vibrant and growing industry.

Vinyl SA 2017 will focus on presenting a full and varied programme of original papers, covering all aspects of PVC, from formulation through to recovery and recycling with approximately 10 papers (from national and international speakers) and over 100 delegates! Emphasis will be given to how PVC continues to develop, meeting the challenges of business and sustainability and aiming to inspire innovation across its vast applications!

Download the invitation.

Jul
9
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African Marine Waste Conference @ Feathermarket Centre
Jul 9 – Jul 13 all-day

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MARINE WASTE IN AFRICA

BUILDING A STRATEGY FOR AFRICA: A GUIDE TO BEST PRACTICE

“Bringing together and growing a network of researchers, educators, other practitioners,
industry, media, and governments to meet the pollution challenges facing Africa.”

Network with world class speakers including renowned marine biologist explorer, author, and conservationist Sylvia Earle – a National Geographic explorer-in-residence and founder of Mission Blue.

DOWNLOAD the invitation.

Save

Save

Sep
4
Mon
SA & China – Plastic Pipe Conference @ Emperors Palace
Sep 4 – Sep 5 all-day

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association has announced dates and venue for its two spin-off conferences and exhibitions in South Africa and China for this year.  These events will be organised in collaboration with SAPPMA and the China Plastics Piping Association (CPPA).

Download the latest press release on this event.

 

Sep
27
Wed
Automechanica @ Expo Centre, Nasrec
Sep 27 – Sep 30 all-day

27 – 30 September 2017

South Africa´s leading trade fair for transport systems, infrastructure and logistics solutions targeting trade visitors from the Sub-Saharan Region is happening in Johannesburg from 27 – 30 September 2017.  Download the relevant documentation below to find out more:

Fact Sheet

Automechanica Brochure

Futuroad Brochure

Scalex Brochure

Save