Archive for July, 2018

Global UAS experts meet, open documents for comment

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) hosted the bi-annual plenary meeting of the Joint Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems (JARUS) during April, with the next meeting scheduled for 15 to 19 October in San Diego, US. JARUS includes experts from 54 National Aviation Authorities and regional aviation safety organisations working together to recommend a […]

Gallery: Drone Conference, June 2018

The Drone Conference 2018, which took place in Gauteng on 28 to 29 June, discussed the latest developments and applications in this sector. (The full article will be available here and in PositionIT’s July 2018 issue soon.)  

IESSA Gauteng golf day announced

The IESSA Gauteng branch invites members and suppliers of products, systems and services to play, do business and have fun at this year’s IESSA Gauteng Golf Day on Thursday, 6 September 2018. The event will take place at the Reading Country Club in Alberton. Contact Tracey Morton on 082 4947104 or at for more information.

Flameproof lighting and equipment at expo

The ACDC Dynamics series flameproof and explosion proof products complies with ARP 0108 and the company offers local IA certificates for the whole series. The products include new series such as haulage lighting systems and LED lighting series. These brands will be on show at ElectraMining from 10 to 14 September. The company’s Ex ranges […]

Data controller improves connectivity and battery life

Topcon Positioning Group introduced the T-18 handheld controller designed to drive geopositioning, construction, mapping and vertical construction applications. The controller includes a 3,7-inch sunlight-readable display with a 1 GHz processor, 1 GB of internal storage, and up to 10 hours of battery life. For Magnet Field data collection, the new controller offers a durable ergonomic […]

Process industries academy initiative

Siemens’ Process Industries and Drives and Digital Factories divisions are teaming up with Bentley Institute to establish a Process Industries Academy that will support the companies’ joint vision for cloud services and digital workflows in engineering and operations. The academy will help organisations to better understand and develop an effective digital strategy across all aspects […]

Company in digital railway project receives award

Bentley Systems has received a 2018 Microsoft Partner of the Year award for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of user solutions based on Microsoft technology. Awards were announced in 39 categories, with winners chosen from more than 2600 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. The company was recognised in the CityNext Partner of the Year […]