Drone operators test their skill

Rocketmine and other drone operators put their skills and knowledge to the test in the second annual Rocketmine Pilot Day held at the Cors-Air Airfield near Bapsfontein on 23 September 2017. Pilot Day is part of the drone service provider’s internal performance evaluation programme “Stripe”, a reference to the stripes on airline pilot uniforms indicating […]

High-res aerial imagery from hurricane damage publicly available

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) will make available to the public high-resolution aerial imagery of areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. By going to the link and typing in an address, a before-and-after comparison will be available if the property is in an affected area that has been surveyed from the air. Harvey […]

Top cartographer and SASDI stalwart retires

  A special function was held during the course of a South African Spatial Data Infrastructure (SASDI) workshop in Pretoria to acknowledge the substantial contribution that Helena Fourie has made to the South African geospatial community. Fourie, who officially retired at the end of July, was honoured by her former colleagues at the Department of […]