Archive for March, 2015

Spatial planning regulations published

  SabinetLaw reports that the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act regulations have been published in Government Gazette 38594. The act was signed into law in 2013. In summary, the regulations aim to: Provide a framework for spatial planning and land use management. Specify the relationship between the spatial planning and land use management […]

Eight African SKA partner countries agree on draft MoU

  At the second annual meeting of the SKA African Partner Countries ministerial meeting several key agreements were concluded, propelling the African very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) network (AVN) and SKA projects forward. The meeting was hosted by South Africa in Pretoria and attended by minsters and senior representatives from Botswana, Madagascar, Mozambique, Zambia, Namibia, […]

Will changing Eskom’s chairman give us more power?

  Eskom has announced the departure of its non-executive chairman, Zola Tsotsi. The power utility’s website reports Tsotsi as saying that his departure is “in the interest of the company and the country and was done in order to allow the board to focus on the core issues facing Eskom”. Dr. Ben Ngubane has been […]

Further call for papers for Geomatics Indaba 2015

  Authors and presenters are invited to submit both peer-reviewed academic papers and general papers for presentation at Geomatics Indaba 2015 which takes place on 11, 12 and 13 August 2015 at Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng (www.geomatics.org.za). Interested parties are encouraged to submit papers in line with the conference theme of “Developing spatial technologies […]

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