Posts tagged as IMSSA

IMSSA: Mine surveyors further explore drone technologies

Members of the Mpumalanga branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa met at the Witbank Golf Club on 17 August 2018 for their annual general meeting. They discussed drone applications, got a glimpse of a new combined laser scanner total station, and elected three new committee members. The previous committee was re-elected […]

Gallery: IMSSA Mpumalanga branch meeting, 17 August 2018

Members of the Mpumalanga branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa met at the Witbank Golf Club on 17 August 2018 for their annual general meeting. They discussed drone applications, got a glimpse of a new combined laser scanner total station, and elected three new committee members. Read the full article here.

Mine surveyors discuss future of profession

Mine surveyors from the IMSSA North West branch gathered near Rustenburg for their first meeting of the year, at which they discussed changes that the profession is undergoing. High on the agenda were changes in qualifications, training and technologies. This follows the discontinuation of the Chamber of Mines Certificate, with the last date for registration […]

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 […]

Gallery: IMSSA North West Branch meeting, 6 October 2017

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 […]

IMSSA: Focus on resource operations will ensure professional survival for mine surveyors

The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) held their annual general meeting and colloquium at the Riverside Sun in Vanderbijlpark on 20 and 21 September 2017. Day one of the programme featured a series of presentations covering various technical aspects of mine surveying as well as ongoing issues of professional concern, while day […]

Gallery: IMSSA AGM September 2017

The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) held their annual general meeting and colloquium at the Riverside Sun in Vanderbijlpark on 20 and 21 September 2017. Day one of the programme featured a series of presentations covering various technical aspects of mine surveying as well as ongoing issues of professional concern, while day […]

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 […]