Metal Casting Technology Station

The MCTS supports and assists the Metal Casting industry; Foundries, Suppliers and related industries, to improve the sectors’ innovation ability for increased competitiveness and sustainability.

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​The University of Johannesburg’s Metal Casting Technology Station (MCTS) is an initiative of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) under the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA).

The MCTS operates under the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment in partnership with the Department of Metallurgy.

Contact the MCTS

MCTS Manager: Kulani Mageza
Tel: +27 11 559 6952
or +27 11 559 6019
Email address:

The vision of MCTS is to be a world-class innovation facility that supports and enables technological innovations in the metals casting industry to achieve socio-economic benefits for South Africa.

The MCTS mission is to support technology innovators to unlock South Africa’s metal casting industry’s global competitiveness and to deliver socio-economic value.