Gallery: SAGI New Technology Workshop 2014

  SAGI Northern Provinces Branch held an Introduction to New Technology Workshop on 24 October 2014 at Stone Cradle outside Pretoria. The intention of the workshop was to discuss the impact of new technologies such as UAVs, 3D terrestrial scanning and web-based SG solutions on the surveying profession. Read article here

Gallery: GISSA Eastern Cape AGM 2014

  The Eastern Cape GISSA Committee held a very successful annual general meeting and conference at the Fish River Resort from 30 to 31 October 2014. The event commenced with an Eastern Cape welcome from local drummers and Xhosa face painting for the delegates. Read the article here

SAGI workshop explores new technologies

  SAGI Northern Provinces Branch held an Introduction to New Technology Workshop on 24 October 2014. The intention of the workshop was to discuss the impact of new technologies such as unmanned aerial systems (UAS), 3D terrestrial scanning and web-based SG solutions on the surveying profession. In his opening speech, SAGI’s Chris Kirchhoff said that […]

Magazine publishers to challenge SA Post Office monopoly

  A concerned group of specialist magazine publishers has indicated its intention to lodge a formal complaint next week with the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) against the South African Post Office (SAPO), which has been in breach of its licence conditions for several years. Chris Yelland of EE Publishers, spokesman for the […]

RPAS showcased at demonstration day

  In preparation for the promulgation of the RPA (remotely piloted aircraft) regulations, major manufacturers and distributors of RPA systems demonstrated their aircrafts’ take-off, landing and maneuvering abilities on 7 November 2014 at the Cors-Air RC Flying Club east of Pretoria. Organised by AviComply and the RPAS Training Academy, the day saw seven companies – […]

Gallery: RPAS demonstration day

  In preparation for the promulgation of the RPA (remotely piloted aircraft) regulations, major manufacturers and distributors of RPA systems demonstrated their aircrafts’ take-off, landing and maneuvering abilities on 7 November 2014 at the Cors-Air RC Flying Club east of Pretoria. To read article, click here

Co-ordinating space activities essential for African development

  Speaking at the African Association of Remote Sensing and the Environment (AARSE) 2014 conference, the minister of science and technology, Naledi Pandor, said that African countries need to co-ordinate their space activities, increase investment in space technologies and stimulate awareness of the use of space for decision making processes. Addressing delegates at the conference […]