New staff at EE Publishers: Lerato Pule and Aimée Clarke

  As of the beginning of 2015, EE Publishers has taken on two young new staff members. Lerato Pule is 25 years old and matriculated in 2007, and has completed a diploma in graphic design and web development in 2011 from College Campus in Parktown. Lerato will be working in the production department at EE […]

Gallery: GISSA Gauteng General Meeting December 2014

  GISSA Gauteng held their general meeting on 5 December 2014 at the Lonmin Conference Centre in Mooinooi. The event consisted of a series of presentations and provided GISSA members with the opportunity to network with fellow colleagues from different organisations across the geospatial sector. See article here

Elections, transmission lines, and spatial data in the spotlight

  GISSA Gauteng held their general meeting on 5 December 2014 at the Lonmin Conference Centre in Mooinooi. The event consisted of a series of presentations and provided GISSA members with the opportunity to network with fellow colleagues from different organisations across the geospatial sector. Speaking about the latest technology trends, Roger Blewett from AAM […]

Galileo satellite recovered and transmitting navigation signals

  Europe’s fifth Galileo satellite, one of two delivered into a wrong orbit by VS09 Soyuz-Fregat launcher in August, has reached its new target orbit and its navigation payload has been successfully switched on. The satellite transmitted its first navigation signal in space on 29 November 2014, and a detailed test campaign is under way […]

SAA to save with new navigation approach

  South African Airways (SAA) has announced the implementation of a new navigation approach expected to bring huge benefits and savings for the airline. The new method will be used to guide aircraft as they approach airports for landing. The innovation is in keeping with the airline’s Long-term Turnaround Strategy which emphasises, among others, improving […]

Draft RPAS (drone) regulations published for comment

  The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has published for comment the proposed amendments to the Civil Aviation Regulations and Technical Standard, 2011 which relate to the regulatory requirements for the operation of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or “drones” as they are more commonly known. Some important concessions affecting […]