Posts tagged as South Africa

Selected for prestigious energy leaders programme

  SANEA, the South African National Energy Association, is very pleased to announce that two of its nominees, Avesh Padayachee and Pule Segale, have been selected for the prestigious global World Energy Council FELS 100 programme.                 The Council admits 100 Future Energy Leaders to a 3-year part-time […]

SAGI Northern Provinces’ surveyors gather for AGM

  The Northern Provinces branch of the South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI) held its annual general meeting (AGM) at Mount Usambara in Krugersdorp on 31 March 2017. In his annual address, SAGI President Peter Newmarch discussed a possible process on how to determine guideline fees for geomaticians as outlined by the Geomatics Act, and reported […]

GISSA Gauteng puts spotlight on data quality

  The Gauteng branch of the Geo-information Society of South Africa (GISSA) held its first meeting for the year at the Sorex Estate in Centurion. Chairperson Sam Osei opened the meeting and outlined the branch’s plans for the year. The issues of job reservation and professional fees are still being reviewed, he said, with the […]

Highly critical written responses received by DoE to its Draft IRP 2016

  The Department of Energy (DoE) released a draft update (Draft IRP 2016) to its earlier Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity (IRP 2010-2030) in November 2016, and invited comments and input through a public participation process. The deadline for this feedback was 31 March 2017. This review provides a summary of five major submissions made, […]

Pre-configured ready-to-use GIS data

  Esri South Africa has recently launched a collection of South African national public datasets that is packaged and pre-configured to work with its ArcGIS products. Data in a Box, as it is called, contains datasets that are arranged under three themes: environmental data, basemap data and demographic data (Census 2011). Environmental data typically includes […]

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