User needs survey focuses on NGI export formats

  National Geo-Spatial Information (NGI) clients are requested to participate in a user needs survey for GML and other export formats provided by NGI. The purpose of the survey is to determine the impact of using Geographic Markup Language (GML) as a primary export format for vector/GIS data for NGI. Currently NGI vector GIS data […]

Mpumalanga mine surveyors debate dismal MSCC results

  The Mpumalanga Branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) met at the Tweefontein Recreation Club on 20 February 2015. Branch chairperson Ben van Staden welcomed the delegates and thanked the sponsors. The branch’s finances were reported to be healthy and members were requested to ensure that their membership payments were […]

Gallery: IMSSA Mpumalanga Branch, Feb 2015

  The Mpumalanga Branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) met at the Tweefontein Recreation Club on 20 February 2015. Branch chairperson Ben van Staden welcomed the delegates and thanked the sponsors. The branch’s finances were reported to be healthy and members were requested to ensure that their membership payments were […]

Gallery: IMSSA Northwest, Feb 2015

  The North West Branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) met on 6 February 2015 at the Magalies Park Golf Estate, Hartebeespoort Dam. Branch chairman Paul Hislop welcomed the 100 delegates in attendance and called on new attendees to join IMSSA. He also encouraged members to pay their membership fees  […]

IMSSA NW branch debates SAMREC code and MSCC results

  The North West Branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) met on 6 February 2015 at the Magalies Park Golf Estate, Hartebeespoort Dam. Branch chairman Paul Hislop welcomed the 100 delegates in attendance and called on new attendees to join IMSSA. He also encouraged members to pay their membership fees  […]

UN General Assembly urges sharing of geospatial data

  The science that supports the precise pinpointing of people and places should be shared more widely, according to the United Nations General Assembly as it adopted its first resolution recognising the importance of a globally-coordinated approach to geodesy – the discipline focused on accurately measuring the shape, rotation and gravitational field of planet Earth. Geodesy […]