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Ringrollers hosted the 16th International Wheelset Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, in March 2010.

The International Wheelset Congress is one of the oldest and most prestigious technical railway events in the world, held every 4 years since 1963.

This year’s event boasted with the following:

230 Delegates
70 Exhibitors
101 Abstracts received
50 papers were accepted by the technical committee for oral presentation
A technical tour to the Transnet Rail Engineering workshops as well as the iron-ore terminal in Saldanha Bay
16 of the delegates were accompanied by their partners who were treated with site seeing tours to all the landmarks the Cape has to offer.

Social functions included an exquisite opening ceremony at the Castle in Cape Town, dinner at Moyo in Stellenbosch, and an outstanding gala event at Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).

The 17th International Wheelset Congress will be hosted in the Ukraine by KLW-Wheelco.
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