Delivering South African solutions with spatial analytics

Using the power of spatial information and geospatial technology could help solve South African problems and deliver solutions. South Africa is facing challenges on many levels. Poverty, crime, inequality, inefficiency and corruption are hampering the country’s social and economic development. The way to address these issues lies in understanding the causes, identifying innovative, cost-effective solutions […]

Achieving near real-time volume data delivery in opencast mining

The mining industry is currently experiencing one of the most evolutionary phases of its time. After witnessing a relatively reluctant adaption to drone technology, customers are now demanding a faster data turnaround due to increasing production pressures and internal incentives. With faster processing hardware and improved software processing turnaround, raw drone data has now given […]

Unique, scientific and flexible solutions for the agriculture industry

Food security is a growing concern in Africa. Predictions show that climate change will have massive negative impacts on especially maize crops. With half of the population growth between now and 2050 being predicted in Africa we have to shift our focus to more efficient and sustainable farming. GeofarmSA, a subsidiary of geospatial solutions company […]

New field solutions for all survey applications

Earlier this year Trimble announced their new TSC7 Controller and Access 2018 specialised field software solution. Defining the next generation of data collection and computing for mobile workers, this solution is set to drastically increase productivity in all survey applications. Redesigned from the ground up, the Trimble TSC7/Access 2018 combination of hardware and software unleashes […]

Thermal leak detection to avoid tailing dam disasters

Detecting tailing dam problems before they occur can prevent catastrophic events and avoid failure costs. Rocketmine’s thermal leak detection solution offers a way to do this. There are an estimated 3500 active tailings dams around the world, and as of 2000 there were two to five known “major” failures (about 0,1%) annually and 35 “minor” […]

New series large format printer for technical applications

HP’s new DesignJet Z Printer series offers innovative large format technologies with high image quality and fast, simple output for impactful graphics and technical applications. HP’s DesignJet Z6 and Z9+ Printer series, both available in 61 and 112 cm formats, offers a premium option with onboard vertical trimmer for fast and efficient production. The DesignJet […]