Archive for May, 2018

Software for real estate portfolio management

Trimble has launched version 35 of its Manhattan Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS). The new version includes a restyled user interface which places greater emphasis on efficiency, ease-of-use and user productivity. The modular enterprise software solution for planning, managing and optimising an organisation’s real estate portfolio is designed for the entire facility lifecycle. It streamlines […]

UAV service centre expands services

As an authorised distributor of SenseFly products in Southern Africa, Optron recently announced that they have successfully introduced a SenseFly Authorised Service Facility at their head office in Centurion, South Africa. The company’s in-house technicians have been professionally trained to service, repair and perform general maintenance on the complete range of SenseFly (eBee) fixed-wing unmanned […]

New underground laser scanner

Maptek’s new I-Site SR3 600 m range laser scanner is 30% smaller and 25% lighter, with 2,5 times faster data acquisition than the earlier I-Site 8000 scanners. The laser scanner weighs 9,6 kg and is accurate to 4 mm. Surveyors will be able to measure stopes, drives and tunnels. High resolution laser scans collect detailed data […]

Intelligent approach for optimised scheduling

Maptek’s Evolution 5 delivers an updated interface for optimised mine scheduling with attributed solids. This upgrade enables short or medium-term scheduling with block models or solids, and seamless handling of stratigraphic reserves. It represents a more intuitive way to see the source information for scheduling. Enhanced road network tools save time setting up schedules, leaving […]

Improving operation and supply chain visibility

Kolok invested in Trackmatic’s Driver-Led Visibility technology to transform operations and improve their supply chain visibility. Since January 2018, the organisation has seen a 39% increase in on-time departures, a 50% increase in route duration adherence, a 25% reduction in fuel consumption, and 97% in successful customer visits. Kolok has eight distribution centres which service […]

Geospatial data accessible in business tool

Esri ArcGIS Online users can now work on their own private content directly within Microsoft Power BI using the built-in visualisation software ArcGIS Maps for Power BI. The software makes it easy to create beautiful, accurate map visualisations from within Power BI. Users can map data from any location value (an address, city, state, ZIP […]

Inbound yard execution management

Trackmatic will be presenting its inbound yard execution management solution at the Annual SAPICS Conference. The solution, Link, is designed to enable simple and efficient inbound logistics. Slotow will be delivering an in-depth technical talk that examines how Trackmatic places simplified mobile technology into the hands of yard and security personnel. This not only allows […]

Home renovations and maintenance app launched

Recently launched, HomeFixer is a free mobile app that puts users in touch with tradesmen, service providers and companies involved in the home improvement industry. With an aim to take the pain out of household renovations and maintenance, the app is simple to use and assists users in finding rated service providers using its location […]

Scanner protects overhead line of railway tunnel

After 17 years of construction, the Gotthard Base Tunnel opened to passenger and cargo traffic on 11 December 2016. Deployed as a sensor solution for protection of the overhead line, LMS511PRO laser scanners from SICK help ensure that the trains operate on schedule through the 57 km railway tunnel. The scanners are incorporated into technical […]