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SAFPA: From the President's desk

First Quarter 2024 News & events

Uven Moodley.

I hope the New Year, although over a month old by now, brings huge success to our members.

Reflecting back on 2023, it was a busy year for the committee. Membership numbers were maintained, and we hosted successful sporting days, including golf and football events. We also hosted technical meetings that were well attended.

It’s been a busy start to 2024, with the first technical meeting hosted on 1 February at the Birchwood Hotel. The topic, ‘Introduction to Fluid Power', was well received by the participants, and they were very complimentary about the subject material and presenting skills of SAFPA council member, Russel Gill. The talk was attending by non-technical people employed in the fluid power industry, and its success warrants the need for another session in the third quarter of this year.

Our first council meeting for 2024 was held on 2 February, where we took the opportunity to plan for the year ahead. We discussed some interesting topics for future technical meetings, and also looked at putting together a cycling event, along with the traditional golf and soccer days.

Kind regards

Uven Moodley


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