Andre van Loggerenberg

Andre van Loggerenberg started in 1969 in motor and metal industry. Was a fulltime lecturer as well as after hours at various collages. Andre was project manager at Krygkor for 4years and from there worked at the MEIETB and MerSETA for 18 years. Andre’…More

Jim Meyer

Jim E. Meyer, P.E., has over 45 years of experience in refining petrochemical, chemical, power generation and industrial facilities. He is a principal engineer at CDM Smith, a full service engineering and architectural firm, located in Wadsworth Ohio….More

Daniel Francis

Daniel Francis has practiced engineering in the design, fabrication, repair and fitness for service evaluation of pressure equipment for over 21 years in the petrochemical industry. Having vast experience with ASME pressure vessel Codes and Standards,…More

Graham Scrogham

Graham has over 25 years’ experience in Vibration Analysis working across a wide range of industries such as Pharmaceutical, Oil & Gas, Utilities to name a few. Graham has been a Lead Engineer on Asset Management projects offshore in the UK since 2…More

Denzil Bazley

A registered Professional Engineer, holder of the Government Certificate of Competence (GCC Mechanical) and member of the SA institution of Mechanical Engineers. Having 30 years experience in maintenance management and training in a variety of industri…More

Pieta Engels

Pieta Engels joined Sasol Secunda in 1985 and started his career as a Fitter Trainee, and qualified as an artisan in 1987. Pieta completed his studies with Anglo American Central Training Unit and Technikon Witwatersrand which was accredited by De Mont…More

Ricky Meyer

Almost 30 years’ experience in the Oil and Chemical process industries. Has been active in a wide range of applications in Operations, Maintenance, Inspection and Reliability matters, including: API653/API650, EEMUA159, EN/BSI, NDT procedures, Tank Eng…More

Alexander McCann

After completing a mechanical engineering apprenticeship with the MOD, Alec spent over 5 years working in South Africa on mining, construction and maintenance contracts. After returning to the UK, he went on to complete an MSc at Glasgow Caledonian Uni…More

Gert Booyse

Gert Booyse started in 1969 in motor and metal industry. Was a full time lecturer as well as after hours at various colleges. Gerrie was a project manager at Krygkor for 4years and from there worked at the MEIETB and MerSETA for 18 years. Gerrie’s qual…More

John Sykes

As an experienced engineer he has worked in a variety of industrial sectors at both technicial and supervisory levels having specialized in reliability engineering and condition monitoring for the last eleven years, involving high level machinery diagn…More

Willem van der Westhuizen

The applicant has 24 years experience in power plant critical pumps and associated equipment and mechanical engineering. Willem joined Eskom in July 1982 as a Pupil technician. Willem joined the Turbine Plant Engineering Department in Megawatt Park as…More

Simon Mills

Simon has many years experience of machinery operation, maintenance and troubleshooting. He has presented over 140 training courses in condition monitoring, vibration & balancing, reliability and FMECA, and installed CMMS at over 25 organisations….More

Fahim Shadid

Fahim Shadid, P.E has a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and MS degree in Engineering Mechanics. Over the years and with his association with ASME he has attained expert knowledge of the ASME codes Sections VIII Divisions 1 and 2 and Sections II A a…More

David Stevens

David Stevens has been actively involved in the field of Condition Monitoring and Predictive maintenance for over 25 years and is a fellow Member of the Institution of Diagnostic Engineers. He started his working career as an apprentice mechanical engi…More

Steve Rose

Steve Rose has more than 19 years of experience in the pump industry. He joined Mono Pumps in 1994 as Transvaal Sales Manager, later he specialized in the product management of both industrial and agricultural Positive Displacement pumps. This involved…More

Claire Soares

CLAIRE SOARES is a registered professional engineer in Texas, USA and Alberta, Canada and graduated with a B.Sc.Eng and an M.B.A. in 1993. Her career began in computational fluid dynamics working for Brian Spalding in Imperial College, London, on the C…More

Darren Chetty

Darren Chetty is a qualified BSc Mechanical Engineer and has achieved the MBA qualification via the Gordon Institute of Business Science. He is registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa as a Professional Engineer (Pr Eng) and is employed…More

Fred Geitner

Process Machinery Engineering Services Mr. Geitner is presently the principal engineer of PMES (Process Machinery Engineering Services), an independent consultant and expert litigation witness in the area of process machinery reliability. He has over 4…More

Alex Fereidooni

Dr. Alex Fereidooni has over 20 years experience as both an owner-user and a consultant providing engineering support to refineries and chemical plants, storage facilities worldwide. He is a specialist in Storage tanks, pressure vessel and piping desig…More

David W Spitzer

David W Spitzer has over 35 years of broad instrumentation and control experience. An ISA Life Fellow and Professional Engineer, David has written over 10 books including the seminal text Industrial Flow Measurement and other books on specific flowmete…More

Kurt Huber

Kurt Huber is currently Chairman of the Standards Generating Group Value Engineering (part of the Engineering SGB of the Engineering Council of South Africa). Kurt graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand as an Industrial Engineer in 1991 and…More

Riaan Breedt

Riaan Breedthas a BSc Eng (Mech) from Pretoria University followed by a 20 career perfecting rotordynamic design and developing high speed test equipment. Riaan founded the company Vibrakon in 1984 that mainly dealt with machine rotordynamic design; th…More

John Tonkin

2020 sees John’s 50th year in engineering. Initially he had exposure to plant maintenance (steam, water, pneumatics, ash handling, boilers, turbines and pumping systems) and marine steam plant. A number of years in the selling, commissioning and troubl…More

Walt Sperko

Walter J. Sperko, P.E. is President of Sperko Engineering Services, Inc, a consulting firm specializing in metal fabrication technology, including material selection, welding, heat treating, inspection, quality assurance and failure analysis. He has pa…More

Kamran Mokhtarian

Kamran Mokhtarian PE, is a consulting engineer with 38 years of experience in design and fabrication of pressure equipment. He is the Vice-Chairman of Subcommittee VIII of the ASME Code Committee, as well as member and former Chairman of several Subgro…More

Willem v.d. Westhuisen

Willem joined Eskom in 1982 as a Pupil Technician. In 1989 he became a Technologist-in Training and in 1993 he became a Senior Consultant and later a Chief Consultant (Boiler feed pumps and pumps in general). In 1987 he had the opportunity to gain desi…More

Larry Bachus

Larry Bachus has over 40 years experience working with industrial pumps. His areas of expertise include diagnosing pump problems and seal failures. Larry is highly regarded for his ‘hands on’ personalised consulting and actively pursues pump-upgrading…More

Bob Wilson

Bob Wilson is a practicing piping design engineer. For more than 40 years he has been involved with the drafting, design, stress analysis, layout, support and construction of piping systems, working with petrochemical, power, steel, mining & proces…More

Harry Rosen

Harry Rosen has over 30 years experience in the pumping industry, and his company TAS Online is an international market leader in engineering software and consulting services for both users and manufacturers of pumps Harry is one of only two Internatio…More

Glynn E. Woods

Glynn E. Woods, P.E. is the Course Director for the ASME B31.3 Code Design Seminars for ASME Continuing Education Institute of New York. He is a consultant with experience in piping design, stress, supports, and failure analysis as well as piping compo…More