Consultations on public imagery requirements

The National Imagery and Mapping Advisory Committee (NIMAC) met on 25 October 2017 in Pretoria to determine government-wide requirements for imagery and mapping. Imagery (aerial imagery and satellite imagery) and maps are valuable sources of information required to undertake the many and varied planning and monitoring tasks of national, provincial and local government, as well […]

Interoperability underpins integrated digital mining

The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) sponsored the Global Mining Standards and Guidelines Group’s (GMSG) Johannesburg Underground Mining Forum 2017, which focused on underground mining innovation, interoperability, autonomous mining, and integrated operations. The forum met in Kempton Park on 20 and 21 September 2017, and was attended by mining operators, mining service […]

Mine surveyors explore sensor technologies

The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa’s (IMMSA) North West branch met on 6 October 2017 at Aerial Kopter Solutions’ offices in Wonderboom, north of Pretoria. Besides branch matters, the meeting offered surveyors an opportunity to learn more about current above and below ground measurement technologies. Included on the list of technology presentations were […]

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