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Call for nominations: New Foundry Generation Forum 2017: Year 1

We are calling for nominations of candidates for the 2017, Year One (Y1) enrolment to the New Foundry Generation Forum (NFGF) programme. The New Foundry Generation Forum (NFGF) was launched in 2013 to boost young leaders in the foundry industry and is a programme of the National Foundry Technology Network (NFTN), a proud initiative of […]

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WO Foundry overcomes challenges of foundry operations

WO Foundry, previously known as “Workers Only” Foundry, is a small jobbing operation situated in Wadeville, east of Johannesburg. Through a National Foundry Technology Network (NFTN) project, which started in September 2015, WO Foundry has resuscitated its business drive and has recently reemployed seven workers who were previously laid off. The NFTN is a Department […]

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Tough times ahead for foundries – Via Fin24

The country’s 170 foundries face a tough road ahead if they are to remain in business. At least 100 companies in the sector have closed shop since 2003 and production has slowed by 43% since 2007. Click here to view full article

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NFTN presents a report to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry in August 08, 2015

Portfolio Committee thanks the NFTN for their report on interventions in the foundry industry: The NFTN presented a report to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry in August 08, 2015 Click here to view full report  

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