Notice to SAAMA members: CSAM Designation

One of SAAMA’s main objectives is to uplift the professional status of the maintenance and asset management practitioners by raising the professional standards of maintenance and asset management in industry. As a major step towards achieving this objective, the SAQA Board approved the recognition of SAAMA as a professional body. It also approved the registration of the designation “Certified Senior Practitioner in Asset Management” (CSAM) to be awarded by SAAMA. Click Here


 We are proud to announce that the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) Board has now approved the recognition of SAAMA as a professional body for an initial period of five years.  It also approved the registration of the designation “Certified Senior Practitioner in Asset Management” (CSAM) to be awarded by SAAMA.  This is the first designation that will be developed and awarded, to be followed by further designations indicating different levels of proficiency in Asset Management.

For more information  Click Here

SAAMA Conference : 5 – 7 June 2017

SAAMA is dedicated to the development of physical asset management in Southern Africa. As part of this drive, education and knowledge sharing is offered to individuals in the industry to further develop their own skills and understanding of asset management. Apart from roundtable sessions and workshops, meaningful discussion is also stimulated during networking sessions. The SAAMA annual conference is the flagship event at which these activities can take place.

For more information on the SAAMA Conference or Registration Click Here


The 2017 SAAMA conference will be hub for the exchange of innovative ideas around the physical asset management. We are gearing up to host the 4th annual physical asset management conference from 5 to 7 June 2017 at the Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, Cape Town. The conference will focus on asset management as a holistic, systematic, dynamic and integrated process that allows the optimised return on investment.

Read More


The fourteenth face-to-face Council meeting and the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management was held in Edinburgh from 18 – 23 June 2016 in conjunction with the IAM Annual Conference at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in the UK. Global Forum members were active in participating in the conference, contributing several presentations and participating in workshop sessions.

For more information Click Here

Left to Right: Zensuke Matsuda, Johannes Coetzee, Susan Lubell, Peter Kohler, Dave Daines, Rob Lash, Nezar Shamassi, Vlad Bacalu, John Hardwick, David McKeown, Shon Isenhour, Anton Booyzen, Richard Edwards, Celso de Azevedo, Edmea Adell, Erik Helms, Raed Aljelwa, Mahmood Mirza

SAAMA Sponsors

We are proudly dedicated to the development of Asset Management in Southern Africa and grateful for every sponsor that came on-board and made a financial contribution. If you are interested to sponsor SAAMA or specific SAAMA activity, contact:

Diamond (Exclusive X 1)

Platinum (Elite X 1)

Pragma delivers whole of life asset management services across various industries around the globe. We view our service as a strategic partnership that contributes to improved asset performance, cost savings and risk containment.

A range of PAS 55 aligned and GRAP and IFRS compliant business processes forms the basis of our Asset Care Centre service, consulting and training. The Asset Care Centre service is an outsourced partnership model, where Pragma falls in alongside the company’s own asset management team to deliver on the asset management strategy.

The Pragma enterprise asset management system, On Key, compliments the Asset Care service, giving real time access to asset data. On Key offers companies with multiple sites across the globe, the ability to create one set of standards and maintenance tactics to maintain their assets from a central asset tree.

Visit for more information.

meridium_sponsorMeridium is the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and services for asset-intensive industries. Meridium increases the availability of assets, improves safety, optimizes costs, and lowers risk for our global clients in more than 80 countries with more than 1,200 licensed sites around the world. Through our unique software developed in collaboration with our clients, we predict and prevent asset failures with intelligent asset strategies. Connecting operations and maintenance with a solution that employs these intelligent asset strategies will drive improvements in asset health, mechanical integrity and process safety. By leveraging historical data and industry-accepted work processes, organizations can become more predictable in preventing downtime and safety incidents. As companies take advantage of the Industrial Internet of Things and big data, Meridium provides a platform and the technology to connect disparate plant systems and create and manage the intelligent asset strategies that can predict and prevent failures, driving faster time to value and bigger ROI.

For more information, please visit

Gold (Distinctive X 3 Available)

Click for info


Gold Sponsorship Available


Gold Sponsorship Available

Silver (Bullion X 6 Available)

Click for info

Click for info

Silver Sponsorship Available

Silver Sponsorship Available

Silver Sponsorship Available

Silver Sponsorship Available

Websites Proudly Sponsored by

Websites Endorsed by SAAMA