Technical Meetings

ASNT SA Section Technical Evenings 2020

20 February
17 April
25 June
24 September



Technical Evening – 17th October 2019

The ASNT SA Section had a very informative technical evening on Thursday 17th October, 2019 at SANDE in Impala Park, Boksburg.

Louie Van der Walt from H Rohloff (Pty) Ltd gave a presentation on the Calibration of Radiation Meters. The company have recently become ISO 17025 accredited, so everyone present took part in an extremely productive, lively debate. There were many questions and a there was a lot to learn. Louie was assisted by Chris Kock and Natasha Van der Walt from H Rohloff (Pty) Ltd.

The Section have recently starting giving ASNT SA Section printed golf umbrellas as speaker gifts. They seem to be going down well, almost as well as the pizza!

Photo left to right: Glenda Molope (Section Secretary), Gerrie Coetzee (Section Treasurer), Elaine Macdonald (Section Chair), Louie Van der Walt (H Rohloff), Natasha Van der Walt (H Rohloff) & Chris Kock (H Rohloff)

Technical Evening – 21 February 2019

The ASNT Southern Africa Section had their March technical meeting at SANDE on Thursday 21st February 2019 in Impala Park.

Justin Witten from the South African National Space Agency presented on ‘The SA National Space Programme’. Justin gave a very interesting talk on how the agency works with satellites and the kinds of data reporting that they produce. Everyone present thoroughly enjoyed the presentation and the usual pizza.



Photo: left to right. Elaine Macdonald (Section Chair) and Justin Witten (SANSA)

Technical Evening – 18 September 2018

The Southern Africa Section had another good technical evening on Tuesday 18th September at SANDE in Impala Park.

Chris Georgiou from Techtra Engineering Consultants gave an extremely informative presentation and demonstration of eddy current tube testing with the Olympus Nortec 600D machine using existing near field and far field probes.

As always all present enjoyed the usual pizza!

Technical Evening – 19 June 2018


The ASNT SA Section had a very informative technical evening on 19 June 2018 at SANDE in Impala Park, Boksburg. Garth Appel, Manager of the SAINT Professional Body gave a presentation on the New SAQA Accredited NDT qualification which should come into place in the next few months in South Africa.

There was a good turn out and everyone enjoyed the usual pizza.

Photo: Left Garth Appel



Technical Evening – 17 April 2018

The ASNT SA Section had a very well attended meeting on 17 April 2018 at SANDE in Impala Park.

20 people arrived to hear the talk about the new radiation safety regulations in South Africa. It was presented by Garth Appel from the SAINT Professional Body in SA.

The usual pizza went down very well!