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Geomatics: Addressing the elephants in the room

Following the successful AfricaGEO 2018 Conference in Gauteng, please allow me to share a few observations. After the provisional conference programme was announced, I was excited about the various sessions relating to challenges in the geomatics profession. Despite its profound history, the geomatics profession (particularly land surveying) is becoming less popular compared to professions such […]

Appoint reputable built-environment professionals

While Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) applauds government’s economic stimulus package for economic growth, it warns that these funds must be used responsibly. Appointing companies who lack capacity and expertise for infrastructure projects is tantamount to fronting and defeats the object of developing future capacity. Supply chain management regulations are often misinterpreted and abused to […]