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Composites Cluster Team Expands

We welcome Sabelo Sibanda and Thulisile Volwana who have joined the Cluster team in an official capacity. Sabelo and Thulisile extend the reach of the Cluster and will be interacting with industry and particularly official cluster participants to assist in...

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Composites Apprenticeship

The National Composites Centre in the UK has launched a composites technician apprenticeship. This may be what South Africa needs too, in order to optimise opportunities in advanced manufacturing for South Africa's economy. ‘The approval by government of the...

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Map-to-a-Million CEO Workshop: Discussion Document

ACT NOW FOR IMPROVEMENTS Map to a Million_CEO Meeting Invitation and Discussion Document_17 May 2... Philippa Rodseth (Executive Director, Manufacturing Circle) has urged me personally to get the challenges of the composites industry included in an initiative, being...

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Think Composites! Pretoria Short Course 14 July 2017

CESA accredited course Attendees at the course earn 1 CPD point COURSE FEES  R 995.00 for non-members R 495.00 for registered cluster participants Course Venue Durban University of Technology Course Description Ask any global expert what the first step is in a career...

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Seed Funding Available For SMMEs In Advanced Manufacturing

Seed Funding Available For SMMEs In Advanced Manufacturing The Propella Business Incubator, which shares office space with the MBCC, has called for proposals from Eastern Cape based SMMEs operating within the advanced manufacturing sector, that seek grant funding up...

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Think Composites! Short Course Durban 19 May 2017

CESA accredited course Attendees at the course earn 1 CPD point COURSE FEES  R 995.00 for non-members R 495.00 for registered cluster participants Course Venue Durban University of Technology Course Description Ask any global expert what the first step is in a career...

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France-SA Collaboration: Outgoing trade mission

France-SA Collaboration: Outgoing trade mission 11-13 April 2017: Composites (Paris, France) Please find attached an invite to participate in an outgoing trade mission to Paris, France (11-13 April 2017), facilitated by the Department of Trade and Industry. In...

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“Composites” in the Maritime Transport Policy of the DoT Following a request by Mr Dumisanie Ntuli (Acting Chief Director – Policy - Department of Transport), the Mandela Bay Composites Cluster has provided inputs to the 2017 “Draft Comprehensive Maritime Transport...

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4IR CORRIDOR INVITE

South African Startups and SMEs are invited to apply for fully funded participation in the "4IR Corridor" at GMIS in Dubai. Companies like Siemens and GE are showcasing some of their products / technologies that drive the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The idea is to...

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THINK COMPOSITES! SHORT COURSE HOSTED BY THE MBCC

CESA accredited course Attendees at the course earn 1 CPD point COURSE FEES  R 995.00 for non-members R 495.00 for registered cluster participants Course Description Ask any global expert what the first step is in a career in composites and the answer will most likely...

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