9th WCEAM Organiser
International Society of Engineering Asset Management (ISEAM) www.iseam.org
9th WCEAM Hosts
Graduate School of Technology Management, University of Pretoria www.up.ac.za/gstm
City of Tshwane www.tshwane.gov.za
University of Pretoria
University of Port Harcourt
ABSA Capital South Africa www.absacapital.mobi/
Automotive Industry Development Centre, South Africa www.aidc.org.za
Eskom South Africa www.eskom.co.za
Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) South Africa www.csir.co.za
Joy Global South Africa www.joy.com
National Research Foundation www.nrf.ac.za
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa www.prasa.com
SA National Convention Bureau www.southafrica.net
SA National Department of Treasury www.treasury.gov.za
South African Bureau of Standards www.sabs.co.za
SA National Department of Public Works www.dpw.gov.za
American Society of Mechanical Engineers : EMD & District J
Asset Institute, Australia
CIAM, University of Stavanger
Ernst & Young South Africa
European Research Network for Strategic Engineering
Asset Management (EURENSEAM)
IMS Centre, University of Cincinnati
University of Johannesburg
University of South Africa
University of Stellenbosch
University of Witwatersrand
Asset Management and Maintenance Journal
9th WCEAM 2014 Proceedings Publisher
GSTM University of Pretoria
The Graduate School of Technology Management at the University of Pretoria has been offering internationally recognized programmes in Engineering Management, Technology Management, and Project Management since 1989. Programmes are offered at Honours, Masters and PhD levels and attract more than 1000 registered post graduate students, making us the largest graduate school of this kind in Africa and Middle East. The Masters in Project Management is accredited by the Project Management Institute, USA. Domain specialization provides for exciting research in the fields of Engineering Asset Management, Systems Engineering Management, Operations and Services Management, Project Management, and Technology and Innovation Management.
ABSA Capital is the investment banking division of Barclays Africa Group Limited (Barclays Africa Group or the Group) is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC (Barclays) and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of Africa’s major financial services providers offering personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. We combine our global product knowledge with regional expertise and have an extensive, well established local presence. The Group was formed through combining Absa Group Limited and Barclays’ African operations on 31 July 2013. Reflecting the enlarged group’s pan-African focus, our name changed from Absa Group Limited to Barclays Africa Group Limited on 2 August 2013. Our registered head office is in Johannesburg, South Africa and we have majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania (Barclays Bank Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia. We also have representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria as well as bancassurance operations in Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. Barclays Bank Kenya and Barclays Bank Botswana continue to be listed on their respective stock exchanges. Barclays Bank PLC has operations in Egypt and Zimbabwe which are an integral part of our African business and continues to be run by Barclays Africa Group’s management.
The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) is a subsidiary of the Gauteng Growth and Development Agent (GGDA), an entity owned by Gauteng Provincial Government’s Department of Economic Development. The AIDC primarily supports the Gauteng Province’s industrial development mission to “…develop the automotive and allied sector to globally competitive standards of excellence…” The AIDC works in partnership with all tiers of government, industry leaders, organized labour and other non-governmental agencies to unlock economic growth within the automotive sector. Amongst its service areas are supply chain logistics, enterprise development, skills development and training, incubation programmes, and the management of incentive programmes. As a project driven organization with a focus on technical excellence and delivery, the AIDC provides accessible and affordable world class services and infrastructure that not only enhances the local automotive industry’s global competitiveness but also seeks to ensure its future sustainability.
Eskom Holdings SOC Limited (Eskom) was established in South Africa in 1923. Eskom generates approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa and approximately 45% of the electricity used in Africa. The company provides electricity to about 5million customers in the industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential sectors, and to redistributors. Additional power stations and major power lines are being built to meet South Africa’s rising demand for electricity. The completion of the Kusile power station in 2019 will constitute the last stage of Eskom’s current committed capacity expansion programme. Eskom Enterprises (Pty) Limited, and its subsidiaries provide lifecycle support and plant maintenance, network protection as well as support for the capacity expansion programme for all Eskom divisions. Eskom Finance Company (Pty) Limited grants employee home loans, and Escap Limited manages and insures business risk. Eskom’s corporate social investment is principally channeled through the Eskom Development Foundation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eskom Holdings SOC Limited and a section 21 company. Eskom’s head office is in Johannesburg and its operations are spread across South Africa. In December 2008, a small office was opened in London, primarily for quality control over the equipment being manufactured in Europe for the capacity expansion programme.
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