New Committee for IOPSA GP



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New Committe for IOPSA GP 

We are pleased to announce the new IOPSA Gauteng committee to serve until 2016.

Chairman Ryder Rollinson
Vice Chairman Dean Cane
Treasurer Malcolm Harris


Colin Oates
Adrian Beeselaar
Craig Preston
Robert Winn
Dale Simon

IOPSA Golf Day 2014 

Leaking news – it’s our annual IOPSA golf challenge 2014 which promises to be another hot event to be held on 04 November at the Kyalami Country Club. We look forward to a brilliant day with a full field of 144 golfers made up of plumbers, company directors, suppliers, manufacturers, and wholesalers, all allied with the plumbing industry. Read more

Occupational health & safety not an option

In a report made available by the Department of Labour, over the past four years a total of R260 million has been paid out, year on year, on Occupational Health and Safety claims in the iron and steel industry.

The iron and steel industry accounts for the highest number of claims at just over 22% of total incidents. This is only the direct cost, if indirect costs are added then this amount escalates even more. Indirect costs include training of new people, damage to equipment or a plant, loss of production, etc. Read more

An update for WPC 2016

With WPC 2016 nearing closer as each issue for Plumbing Africa is published, it is always useful to remind our readers on the importance of this massive event, and update them on any new developments:

Six reasons to attend WPC 2016 ... Read more

CPD points through Plumbing Africa 

Plumbing Africa is starting to become involved in the CPD point system through its Test your knowledge and our new Codewords sections. More details as we finalise the how and when. Watch this space

Call for Expressions of Interest:
The Sanitation Innovation Challenge 

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), in partnership with the Water Research Commission (WRC), is launching an exciting new programme – the Sanitation Innovation Challenge (SanIC).


The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) invites Expressions of Interest (EOI) from innovators, suppliers and specialists to the Sanitation Innovation Challenge (SanIC). The objectives of the challenge are to mobilise innovative sanitation technologies and solutions towards providing more appropriate solutions to South Africa’s sanitation challenge. Read more

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Date: 24 October 2014 | Time: 10h00 – 20h00
Venue: Northern Cape – Kathu, Hoërskool Kathu
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Current Issue
September 2014

It is officially spring, and while others might be enjoying the sunshine and butterflies, spring also means the use of more water and hopefully more business to the plumbing industry.

The World Health Organisation has declared plumbers the most important front-line health workers around the globe, and your ‘hidden’ work is an essential requirement for our daily lives, especially when living in close communities. 

You can, however, actively remind your customers to be more aware of water saving systems and green living, do your bit to save our precious resource. Read more

SA Plumbers Handbook

IWA – World Water Congress & Exhibition
21 September

Building Services Africa Exhibition
24 October

IOPSA Gauteng golf day
4 November

Business tip 
of the day:

Count your chickens. Before you start allocating resources, you need to understand what they are. This includes not only the amount of your income, but its nature.

– Olivier Barbeau of Moore Stephens MWM

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