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Call for papers
If you are interested in supporter the forthcoming Africa Wire, Cable and Tube Conference 2019, then please contact:
Wire & Cable News
This daily, weekly and monthly service has all the news, analysis & insight into the global metallic wire and cable and fibre optics industry. A subscription gives full access to this website including all premium content and emailed daily & weekly news alerts. All news is compiled into an emailed and downloadable monthly PDF report.
Association of Steel & Pipe Manufacturers of South Africa (ASTPM)
Established in 1983 and represents the welded carbon steel tube and pipe manufacturers in South Africa.
The members account for 70% of the installed capacity for conveyance, mechanical and structural tubular products which are supplied to international specifications.
The objectives of the Association are:
Promote the use of welded carbon steel tube and pipe.
Represent common interests to Government, Quasi Government and other organisations
Promote import replacement, where feasible
Promote the export of welded carbon steel tube and pipe
Co-operation without collusion between the members
International Wire and Machinery Association
The IWMA’s mission is to promote new technology, education and growth within the industry through its events, conferences and publicity opportunities which offer an international forum for technological advance and best practice for its members. Founded in 1970, the International Wire & Machinery Association is the world’s largest and most influential corporate association for the wire and cable industries.
IWCS organizes the International Cable & Connectivity Symposium as the premier technology forum for the exchange of information about product, material and process innovation for cabling and connectivity solutions and for the development of industry professionals through education and scholarships.
International Tube Association (ITA)
The ITA is the sole globally active membership association for the tube & pipe industries. As a technical and market information platform, it offers a unique range of benefits, services and events to promote new technology and growth within our industry. Individuals in more than 70 countries worldwide have already discovered the world of difference ITA membership can make to them personally and to their business.
The Powerline Association of SA (POLASA)
The Powerline Association of SA (POLASA) supports the development and maintenance of the full spectrum of the powerline industry to ensure a viable and sustainable network of companies that can support the growth and maintenance of the grid for the transmission and distribution of electricity in Sub Saharan Africa.
The core purpose of the association is to provide all the stakeholders in the power line industry with a common platform to address matters of common interest and concern. Core activities include continuous improvement of the industry in terms of quality, productivity, investment, job creation, skills development and retention, technological development, safety and social responsibility which could include assisting members to achieve their transformation aspirations.
Steel Tube Export Association of South Africa (STEASA)
The Steel Tube Export Association of South Africa has been established to develop sustainable, internationally competitive carbon steel tube and pipe manufacturing export markets for South African Manufacturers, which meets the broader national objectives of job creation, Industry Transformation, beneficiated export growth and wealth creation through:
Co-operation amongst stakeholders in the removal of restraints to global competitiveness.
Effectively utilizing all resources available within the industry to promote sustainable export growth capability and value for existing manufacturers and to facilitate entry to international markets by new entrants.
Effectively motivating suppliers of related products and services of downstream industries to support the international competitiveness drive.
IconomySA was founded in 2001, our people have a strong corporate business acumen, who have a deep desire to be job creators and money makers, venturing into the entrepreneurial world. This business evolved into a company that suits what the business paradigm in South Africa requires.
IconomySA is a supplier of choice to the conference and has the following business pillars:
Icon Strategy – strategy formulation, business plans
Icon Brands – Websites, digital marketing, SEO
Icon Products – Branded marketing collateral
Icon AMC – Associations management company
Icon PM – Project management
Icon Lifestyle – Property management
Icon People – Recognition and rewards
Icon Events – Event management
africon GmbH is an independent consulting company with sole focus on sub-Saharan Africa. We consult companies with their go-to-market strategy and create value by analyzing and assessing African markets, delivering market entry strategies and introducing our clients to potential partners, projects and investors. Moreover, we implement projects locally and handle business development in selected countries until the client decides to manage Africa on their own.
Over the past 8 years africon GmbH has helped more than 60 clients with their Africa strategy. Within various projects the services varied from market research up to a full development of an Africa strategy.
Engineering News is source of weekly real economy news on projects, products, policies, personalities and technoeconomic progress, covering a wide range of industries. The news magazine, websites and newsletters provide a unique forum where readers can find news and comment critical to business success. A mobile version of Engineering News is available at
and an Engineering News application is available in the iTunes store for users of the iPhone.
Cable Technology News
Cable Technology News is the leading provider of news and technology information for the cable and wire industry. The website provides opportunities for manufacturers and distributors to feature their products and services via press releases, video, directory listings and advertising.
Engineering Africa researches and reports on the latest manufacturing techniques, products, development, management strategies and informative technologies.
Office: 011 744 5038
Expometals.net is an international web portal in six languages (English, Italian, German, French, Spanish and Russian) specializing in the wire, cable, springs, fasteners industries, and related activities (machines, equipment, lubricants, services). It has been created to help companies in their internationalization and communication processes by using the potential of Internet. The focus is on improving the visibility of the featured brands especially on search engines and social networks. Expometals.net features an international online permanent exhibition. Moreover, it publishes specific news and updates on enterprises, fairs and events. The access to the website is free.
A leading international magazine for the wire and cable industries, EuroWire is printed six times per year
and is the only magazine published in six different languages including German, Russian, French, Italian and Spanish. Distributed in print, on CD ROM and online, EuroWire has a closely controlled worldwide circulation to industry professionals. The latest corporate news, technology stories, and regular features covering the production and processing of wire, cable, fibre optics, springs, fasteners and precision parts, all form the mainstay of this highly respected magazine. With an increasing and unrivalled distribution across Europe and the Americas, EuroWire is THE most important source of information in our industry.
Fibre Systems is a trusted information source for the optical communications industry, aimed at component and subsystem vendors; network equipment manufacturers; planners, installers, and systems integrators; as well as operators and end users of fibre-optic networks worldwide.
Fibre Systems addresses the technologies, applications, business and regulatory issues that shape the fibre-optic systems market, with a particular focus on the European perspective.
Fibre Systems comprises a quarterly print and digital magazine, a regularly updated website www.fibre-systems.com, and a monthly email newsletter, FS Newsline.
Mtlexs.com is the World’s first and only database-driven E-Marketplace, dedicated specifically to Non-ferrous metals, leveraging the speed and power of internet. Unlike most of the other marketplaces, Mtlexs helps users match the products perfectly, eliminating the 99% garbage results.
Mtlexs.com is a fair and impartial marketplace where members connect online through a secure and reliable system, whereby increasing efficiency in their businesses as well as reducing costs, along with being a single source of Worldwide News, Local and International Prices, LME Price Updates, LME Research Summary, FOREX Research Summary, Local Tender, Projects Data and Import-Export Data for the Non-Ferrous Metal Industry.
Sparks Electrical News
Sparks Electrical News is a business-to-business magazine aimed primarily at electricians and electrical contractors, although it is enjoyed by a broad readership including electrical engineers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors and those involved in the installation and maintenance of low voltage electrical supplies and allied equipment. Its editorial mix is targeted to this audience, providing relevant industry news, product information, a growing lighting section and monthly columns that inform, educate and provide food for thought, as well as a monthly Buyer’s Guide and a list of important upcoming events. With its distinctive A3 newspaper format, Sparks Electrical News is the publication for everyone involved in the installation and maintenance of electrical supplies and equipment.
Metalworking News is the premier engineering journal in South Africa dedicated to the task of bringing you significant developments in the methods and practices of metalworking, including cutting, forming, metal removal, tooling, materials, robotics, CAD/CAM, quality assurance, cleaning and finishing, and other plant operations. Metalworking News reaches metalworking plants of all sizes - from small job shops to OEMs (automotive and other) and component manufacturers, as well as foundries and recyclers. The journal takes a decidedly “shop floor” point of view in its coverage of topics related to machining, metalworking and shop management. Readers include those that use CNC lathes, machining centers, tube and wire manipulation equipment, lasers, plasmas, press brakes, presses, robots, welding and related equipment for forming, cutting and shaping metal.
Tube & Pipe Products
Tube Products INTERNATIONAL (TPI), is the trade magazine for tube and pipe products.
Published six times per year, TPI magazine covers technological developments concerning tube and pipe products. In every issue we report on specialist areas of tube and pipe products for applications such as aerospace, automotive, civil, energy, OCTG, structural and mechanical and many others.
Each edition features in-depth technical papers concerning tube products, information on emerging business market sectors, corporate news, worldwide trade show reports and products for sale.
Tube & Pipe Technology
Tube & Pipe Technology (TPT) is the international magazine for the tube and pipe industries.
Published six times per year, TPT magazine covers technological developments concerning tube and pipe manufacturing methods, production machinery and processing equipment. In every issue we report on specialist areas of tube and pipe manufacturing for applications such as aerospace, automotive, civil, energy, OCTG, structural and mechanical and many others.
Each edition features in-depth technical papers concerning tube production, information on emerging business market sectors, corporate news, worldwide trade show reports and machinery for sale. TPT also features a Chinese language news section in every issue.
Wire & Cable Asia
Wire & Cable ASIA (WCA) is the international magazine for the wire and cable industries, published in both English and Chinese.
The leading magazine in the Asian market for the wire and cable industries, Wire & Cable ASIA is available in print, CD and online, and its circulation is closely controlled to ensure maximum exposure to professionals within the industry.
As well as industry news from around the globe, reports on technological developments, new machinery and equipment for the production and processing of wires, cables and fibre optics, there are regular features catering for specific sections of the industry in each issue. Coverage also extends to informative details about the major international and regional trade fairs.
There are regular features including Telecom News and From the Americas, an indepth look at news associated with the industry, from North and South America. In addition, renowned authors and industry specialists are provided with an ideal platform to publish their technical articles.