April 2019 – Solar Water Heating Site Tour


Eng. S Mhlanga led a ZIE tour of a Solar Water Heating Installation and gave a presentation at the ZIE Matabeleland Area Meeting on Friday 5th April 2019. An extremely well received visit and talk and great opportunity for our student members to get “hands on ” experience. Thanks go to Eng Mhlanga, NUST & Soltrain for arranging the tour and to Sir Humphrey Gibbs Training Centre for graciously welcoming our members.

April Meeting Notice – Soltran Tour & Talk

April 19 ZIE Matabeleland Area Meeting & Tour:

Friday 5th April

Tour of Soltran Solar Water Installation at Sir Humphrey Gibbs Training Centre at 15:00

Followed by the monthly Area Meeting and Technical Presentation by Eng S Mhlanga at Harry Allen Golf Club at 17:30

All engineers, technicians and students members welcome.

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March 2019 Meeting & Pump & Steel Site Tour

Pump & Steel Site Visit

Date : Friday 1st March 2019

Time : 15:30

Venue : Pump & Steel – Leamington Road, Donnington

Please consider assisting students with transport by meeting at HAGC at 15:00 if you can assist with or need transport.

Followed by

Monthly Area Meeting 

Date : Friday 1st March 2019

Time : 17:30 for 18:00

Venue : Harry Allen Golf Club

Agenda :

Short presentation from Pump & Steel.

Open guided discussion on latest RBZ Monitory Policy Statement.

Notice of February ZIE Matabeleland Area Monthly Meeting

Date : Friday 1st Feb

Venue : Harry Allen Golf Club

Time of meeting  : 17:30

Speaker – 18:00 : Professor Mqhele E. Dlodlo

prof dlodloProfessor Eng. ME Dlodlo is the Vice Chancellor (VC) of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST). He is a registered Professional Engineer. At the time of his appointment as NUST VC, Prof M.E. Dlodlo was working as an Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town (UCT), and continues to serve as an Emeritus Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department of UCT, supervising PhD and Masters Students at the Institution. He was the inaugural Programme Convener of the Master of Engineering Degree Programme with a specialisation in Telecommunications, in the Electrical Engineering department at UCT. Prof Dlodlo also served as Assistant Dean for Internationalisation with an Afropolitan Agenda at UCT in the Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment (EBE), from January 2011 to December 2015. He joined the University of Cape Town as an Associate Professor, in the Electrical Engineering Department in January 2005. Prof. Dlodlo was previously employed by NUST as Lecturer and Senior Lecturer, and also served as Dean of the Faculty of Industrial Technology (FIT). He is an extensively published scholar and researcher in the Telecommunications and Wireless Communication Systems.