Archive for May, 2017

Mine surveyors go 3D with virtual reality

  Virtual reality, mine monitoring, and editing point cloud data in 3D were the topics of discussion at a recent meeting of the Mpumalanga branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa held at the University of Pretoria. Branch chairman Karl Kaiser welcomed the members to the meeting and updated them on the […]

Data and tech as smart transport enablers

  Transport engineers from across South Africa convened in Centurion on 24 May 2017 to discuss ways of using intelligent transportation system tools to better enable smart logistics. Big data and data sharing drew special attention. Intelligent transportation systems, or ITS, take an integrated approach to transport and logistics networks and multimodal transport to coordinate […]

The answers on Eskom debt – but not from Eskom

  About a month ago, the following questions relating to Eskom debt were put to Eskom and its financial director, Anoj Singh, in writing by EE Publishers, through the official channels of communication, namely Eskom Mediadesk and the Eskom spokesman. Despite numerous re-sends and reminders, and even escalation of the questions to the spokesman of […]