GIFA/GMTN 2023: An image portrayal of South African visitors

Below you can view a selection of photographs portraying some of the South African visitors and exhibitors that attended GIFA/GMTN 2023.

Eddie and Andrew Ryan, both of Sigma Wear Parts with brother Thomas Ryan of Kuhmichel Gmbh, Germany

Hardus Visagie, Christie Keeve and Francois Oosthuizen, all of LTM Technologies with Julio Spadaccia of Saint-Gobain

Byron McCall with Ahmed Rizk, both of ABP Induction

Jacques Nel and Otto van Griethuysen, both of Martin & Robson

SY Lee of Elkomet, Steffen Fischer of Gfe-MIR Germany with Cynthia Strydom and Russell Symons, both of GFE-MIR Alloys & Minerals

Henno Boshoff and Pierre Reynecke, both of Maksal Tubes

Chris Oertel and Andre Esterhuizen, both of Tenova Pyromet

Ralph van der Merwe of Allied Mineral Products

Johan Botes and Dricus van Niekerk, both of Jtec Engineering

Steven Reuschussel and Nadine Hopf, both of Saveway, with Terence van Niekerk of Saveway Furnace Monitoring Africa

Eddie Short, Guy Hansmeyer, Jaysen Loock and Marno Jacobs, all of Keegor Meltech Group

Stephan Bekker of Seven Lakeway Refractories

Brendan Homann, Claude du Toit and Adrian Pearson, all from Mineral Zone

Scott Melville of Cerefco, Clifford Barnett of SA Metals, and Willem van Schalkwyk and Peter Lumley, both of SA Steelworks

Riaan Buchner and Awie Klopper, both of ASK Chemicals South Africa

Denzel Vermeulen, Morokolo Senyolo, Shoaib Asmal and Bonus Tomose, all of Atlantis Foundries

Gordon McNeilage of HA International with Brad Venter of High Duty Castings

James Sheppard, Mario Mauri, Andrea Moz and Anton Britz, all of Auto Industrial with Peter Petersen of Mondeco Solutions

Ariel van Flymen of Pentagon Resources with Yvette Schleiss and Bruno Dallemagne, both of Sublime Technologies

Karen and Liesel Krige, both of Extratech 2001

Richard and Martin Krige, both of Extratech 2001

Charles van Rensburg and Chris Swanepoel, both of Autocast with Zelda du Preez of Rand York Minerals

Cobus van Vuuren of Fochem International

Ash Roopchand, Jaco Wiese and Louis Cramer, all of PDC

Kevin Keeling of Mitak with Chris Durrans of the James Durrans Group

Steven Mavhungu, Elizabeth Makhatha, Kulani Mageza, Ndivhuwo Nelwalani and Farai Banganayi, all of the UJ Department of Engineering Metallurgy and the Metal Casting Technology Station

Lawrence Scott of Refraline, Dr Bernd Strohmeier of Scaw Metals Group, Jorg Strohmeier of Strohmeier Consulting and Manfred Rosch of Refraline

The eight hosts on the South African Foundries stand in Hall 13

Kirsty Havercroft and Mike Techow of Pelagic Resources

Scott Paterson, Celeste van Der Merwe, Hercules van Der Merwe and Petrus Coetzee, all of Thos Begbie

Zade Sayed, Jacques Swanepoel and Koketso Mamogale, all of DZanetech

Mike Cohen of Oreplan Commodities

Helen Fernandes, Shaun Green, Stefan Roberts and Khutsiso Chiloane, all of the Insimbi group

Rui and Victor Dias of Endeco Omega Sinto

JP du Plessis and Princess Modisa, both of Durrans RMS

Donald Osmond and Kosta Kousiakis, both of SPS South Africa

Jonatan Lindstrand of Precimeter with Kumaran Poonan of Spectrum Technical

Joe Fouts of Conveyor Dynamics, Mark Didion of Didion International, Kumaran Poonan of Spectrum Technical and Tyler Nesselbush of Didion International

The SA Foundries stand in Hall 13

The Thos Begbie team on their stand in hall 5

Heyno Smith of Calderys

Mannie McLauchlan and Darrol Biggs, both of Practical Refractories with Quentin Taylor (middle) of Intocast

Umar Smith and Tshepho Mojela, both of Weir Minerals

Philipa Rogers and Bob Brown, both of Remet with Brian Clough of Ceramic and Alloy Specialists

Awie Klopper of ASK Chemicals South Africa with Bradley Venter, Tiaan Smit, Jeffrey Molomane and Winston Nxumalo, all of High Duty Castings and Riaan Buchner of ASK Chemicals South Africa

Tiaan Marais of Atlantis Foundries, Wessel Watt of Watt Industries and Soeren Schneider of Soeren Schneider/Watt Industries

Bradley Venter of High Duty Castings, Ryan and Gary Weber of Huettenes-Albertus Australia, Christian Fourberg of HA Group and Brad Worthing of Weir Minerals Australia

Ernest and Varaidzo Mberi, both of Independent Mineral Distributors (IMD)

Hayden Johns, Anna Hessefort and Warren Zandberg, all of Foseco

Paul Mitchell of Sidermet

Garry Herbst of Allcast Foundry and Grabe de Villiers of Pump and Abrasion Technologies

Ernest Suluma and Philip van der Merwe, both of KCS Foundry

Eugene and Lynn Rossouw. Lynn Rossouw’s father was Charles Edgar who spent his life in the foundry industry from the age of 16 untill his passing at 80. He was a proud moulder. Lynn has also been part of the foundry industry most of her life

Steve Allott from Spectro UK and Lionel de Jager of Spectro Analytical

Kevin van Niekerk of Lauds Germany with Eric Benvenuti of Globen Engineering