The pre-eminent body for the Mechanical Engineering profession
SAIMechE exists to serve the interests and needs of its members, to advance the science and practise of mechanical engineering, and to promote high standards in the profession. Our website is the primary vehicle to deliver on our objectives. Join here.
The South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering (SAIMechE) is the senior body representing the discipline of mechanical engineering in South Africa. It covers all fields of application as diverse as automobile, energy generation, process engineering, heavy manufacture, design, management, research, mining and education. SAIMechE is over a century old, and originated as the South African Association of Engineers and Architects, established in 1892. SAIMechE is a voluntary association of Mechanical Engineers, Technologists and Technicians that have access to various grades of membership and the associated benefits.
SAIMechE’s Mission: To serve the interests and needs of its members and of the Mechanical Engineering Community, and to promote the continued supply of appropriate and sufficient Mechanical Engineering skills to meet the nation’s needs, thereby enhancing the competitiveness of local industry to the benefit of all.Continue reading →