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    Recent projects successfully completed by Factory Automation Services.
    1
    SiVEST : SAPPI
    Project
    :  
    SAPPI Saiccor Woodyard Upgrade Project
    Job Description
    :  
    Engineering, Procurement, Construct and Manage
    Contact Person
    :  
    Ryno Eksteen
    072 581 2768
    Start Date
    :  
    January 2018
    End Date
    :  
    February 2019
    2
    Hulamin PMB
    Project
    :  
    Motor failure and recovery project
    Job Description
    :  
    Responsible for managing a team of engineers and specialists in determining the causes of failure of motors and the implementation of remedial action
    Contact Person
    :  
    Ricky Venkatsami
    3
    Hulamin PMB
    Project
    :  
    DC and AC machine refurbishment monitoring
    Job Description
    :  
    Responsible for refurbishment of 1200kW DC machine, 450kW AC machines. Establishing a refurbishment procedure
    Contact Person
    :  
    Manny Singh
    4
    Hulamin PMB
    Project
    :  
    S5 rolling mill main drive train 50% torque upgrade
    Job Description
    :  
    Responsible for the concept design of torque upgrade for the Main drive
    Contact Person
    :  
    Hendrik de Villiers
    5
    Tongaat Hulett – Amatikulu Sugar Mill
    Project
    :  
    Extraction Plant
    Job Description
    :  
  • PLC upgrade on Schneider Electric products (Hardware and Software)

  • Fibre Install with Ethernet network on 7 RIO.

  • Software upgrade on HMI’s and SCADA (Vijeo Design and Wonderware Intouch)
  • Duration
    :  
    01 Feb 2018 to 20 April 2018
    Contact Person
    :  
    Trevor Moodley 082 645 6451
    Value
    :  
    +/- R800 000.00
    6
    SiVEST : Hosaf
    Project
    :  
    Capacity expansion
    Job Description
    :  
    Engineer, Design, Procure, construction Management
    Duration
    :  
    Feb 2017 to Dec 2017
    Value
    :  
    +/- R1,000,000.00
    7
    SiVEST: Twinsaver Klipriver mill
    Project
    :  
    Paper mill expansion
    Job Description
    :  
    Responsible as Pr.Eng on the MV reticulation modernisation and infrastructure
    Contact Person
    :  
    Peter Hartley
    8
    Future Foods: Harrismith
    Project
    :  
    PCF bank failure and general plant audit
    Job Description
    :  
    Investigate failure of PFC bank and advise client on remedial action
    Contact Person
    :  
    Charl van Heerden
    9
    Hulamin PMB
    Project
    :  
    Combined integrated shutdown management
    Job Description
    :  
    Responsible for the planning monitoring and control of complete shutdown for Hulamin (please refer to Writeup)
    Contact Person
    :  
    Hendrik de Villiers
    10
    Kerry Ingredients & Flavours
    Project
    :  
    Extra-large spray dryer
    Job Description
    :  
    Programmed Schneider M340 PLC utilising Unity Pro Programming Software. Developed an InTouch SCADA graphical interface for complete plant operations, alarming and historical and real time trending.
    Contact Person
    :  
    Jimmy Williams - 031 719 0635
    Mark Lewis - 076 465 5017
    Start Date
    :  
    22 / 08 / 2013
    End Date
    :  
    23 / 12 / 2013
    Contract Value
    :  
    +/- R 1000 000.00
    11
    Tongaat Hulett - Darnall Sugar Mill
    Project
    :  
    Process Plant
    Job Description
    :  
    Converted programs from concept to unity pro. Changed all SCADA - InTouch tags to correspond with unity pro program.
    Contact Person
    :  
    David Gaul - 083 776 0086
    Start Date
    :  
    28 / 05 / 2015
    End Date
    :  
    22 / 09 / 2015
    12
    NCP Alcohols
    Project
    :  
    Malt Blending
    Job Description
    :  
    Blended malt and ethanol to form alcohol solution. Used a blend volume calculation to work out the ratio of malt and ethanol. Used coriolis flow meter for density and flow calculations. Sequences for delivery of malt, blend solution and loading of truck tanker of blended solution.
    Contact Person
    :  
    Steven Kitching - 082 850 9660
    Start Date
    :  
    20 / 10 / 2014
    End Date
    :  
    12 / 01 / 2015
    13
    Tongaat Hulett - Felixton Sugar Mill
    Project
    :  
    Centrifugals
    Job Description
    :  
    Compiled URS (user requirement specification). Graphical design and visualisation done using Vijeo Design Software. Quantum CPU with 7 distributed I/O drops, Unity Pro used as the software tool for programming.
    Contact Person
    :  
    Terence Naidoo - 071 884 9377
    Start Date
    :  
    04 / 04 / 2015
    End Date
    :  
    01 / 10 / 2015
    14
    Tongaat Hulett : Darnall Sugar Mill
    Project
    :  
    APE
    Job Description
    :  
    Programmed Schneider Quantum CPU, in conjunction with a stand-alone SCADA (Wonderware), utilising Unity Pro and InTouch Software.
    Contact Person
    :  
    David Gaul - 083 776 0086
    Start Date
    :  
    28 / 05 / 2015
    End Date
    :  
    22 / 09 / 2015
    15
    Transnet
    Project
    :  
    Foam Pump Project (Phase 1)
    Job Description
    :  
    Compiled URS (user requirement specification). I/O testing on site. Project PLC hardware requirements, Schneider M340 CPU and 7” touch screen for plant operations. Unity Pro and Vijeo Design used as the software tools for design and implementation.
    Contact Person
    :  
    Nhlanhla Wiseman Mlaba - 083 278 8585
    Start Date
    :  
    17 / 03 / 2015
    End Date
    :  
    30 / 07 / 2015
    Contract Value
    :  
    +/- R 563 000.00
    16
    BHP Billiton: Bayside Smelter
    Project
    :  
    Carbon Plant PLC
    Job Description
    :  
    Replaced eleven PLC systems on RIO throughout the whole plant and converted the software from Modsoft to Concept. Edited InTouch SCADA database.
    Contact Person
    :  
    Trevor Freemantle - 083 265 5204
    Start Date
    :  
    January 2012
    End Date
    :  
    December 2013
    Contract Value
    :  
    +/- R 2 800 000.00
    17
    SiVEST
    Project
    :  
    Standerton Oil Mills
    Job Description
    :  
    Control System Design, Project Management of control and Instrumentation construction, testing and commissioning.
    Contact Person
    :  
    Trevor Freemantle - 083 265 5204
    Start Date
    :  
    July 2013
    End Date
    :  
    December 2013
    Contract Value
    :  
    +/- R 700 000.00
    18
    SiVEST : Sezela
    Project
    :  
    Sezela Sugar Factory Energy Saving Project
    Job Description
    :  
    Control System, Instrument Specification and Procurement, Project Management of Control and Instrumentation Construction, Testing and Commissioning.
    Contact Person
    :  
    Anthony Wewege - 076 268 0430
    Start Date
    :  
    July 2014
    End Date
    :  
    April 2015