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Advancing competitiveness of the local foundry industry

19 October 2020 The National Foundry Technology Network (NFTN) is proud to exhibit at the 2020 Africa Rail Virtually – Africa’s first fully digital event – where Africa’s rail leaders come together to share expertise and navigate challenges that all are facing.  The conference and exhibition takes place from 18 – 20 October 2020, fully […]

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Industry study shines light on the challenges facing foundries

Castings SA, October 2020 The National Foundry Technology Network (NFTN) recently completed a survey of all South African foundries to evaluate the industry status quo and level of environmental compliance in the sub sector. The study, conducted by researchers from the Environmental Services unit of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), aims to […]

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Foundry Feedback Study webinar

The National Foundry Technology Network concluded a foundry study to update the number of foundries in the country and the level of compliance with AEL. The webinar will share the outcome of the study and way forward. We invite foundries, industry associations and interested stakeholders to join this webinar. (more…)

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Three South African foundries accredited with PED 2014/68/EU certification standard

Castings SA, June 2020: Three South African foundries accredited with PED 2014/68/EU certification standard, which enables them to supply castings with internationally recognised CE marking NFTN supports initiative to get Kimberley Engineering Works, RelyIntracast and Vestcast audit ready. As a result of the TUV accreditation the local content pump and valve initiative gets clout and […]

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Programme to revive local foundries

Engineering News, 14 June 2019: The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has mandated the National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) to align its work stream with that of the National Foundry Technology Network (NFTN) to revive the local foundries sector. The NFTN is a DTI-funded initiative to help the foundries industry become more […]

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