Posts tagged as PositionIT

SABS turnaround plan re-introduces customer-specific requirement testing

Acting SABS chief executive officer Garth Strachan reported to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry that the turnaround plan, approved by the minister of Trade and Industry in January, had brought back stability to the entity and that the SABS had reintroduced customer-specific requirement (CSR) testing. According to Strachan, a key element in […]

Geospatial Round-up – October/November 2018

US passes geospatial data act The US Congress has passed the Geospatial Data Act (GDA) of 2018 as part of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act. It establishes the Federal Geographic Data Committee to lead the development, implementation, and review of policies, practices, and standards relating to geospatial data; as well as the National […]

PositionIT Inbox, Oct/Nov 2018

This month’s letters follow ponder the proposed new national projection and cartesian coordinate system, and address issues around PPK vs ground control points for drone surveys. Send your letters to the editor at positionit@ee.co.za. Our winning letter: The proposed national projection and cartesian coordinate system Dear Editor In response the news that South Africa plans […]