Archive for November, 2016

UAV data company turns one

  On 16 October 2015, RocketMine became one of the first commercial UAV operator in South Africa’s mining sector to receive full licensing approval from the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA). The company’s primary focus has been on the well-known survey and mapping services though the demand for inspection services, including thermal and surveillance […]

Satellite imagery processing of biophysical parameters intensified

  Responding to the increased user demand of essential climate variables (ECVs) and other important biophysical parameters from the recently launched Sentinel-2 satellite, the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has intensified its processing of Sentinel-2 data to meet these user demands. SANSA believes this work will contribute to the Global Climate Observing System’s ECVs […]

Province’s newly launched transport projects draw on geospatial data

  The Gauteng Provincial Department of Roads and Transport has partnered with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to launch three key research projects to address the province’s transport challenges. The cost of transport and extensive travel times, along with concerns over taxi violence have inspired the research projects, which were announced at […]

News form the East/South Cape

  We have held our annual general meetings in George, East London and Port Elizabeth and we congratulate the committee members who were elected to the Regional Executive Committee for 2016/2017. The elected members in George are Edwin Joshua of EvJ Electrical (chairman); Wayne Hodgson of Terayne Electrical (vice chairman) and  Lucendo Gadu of Izazi Technologies. In East London,  these […]

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