PositionIT Inbox, Jan/Feb 2019

Winning letter Re: Professional recognition Dear Editor There is a trend among professionals that is jeopardising their very existence. A profession only has value where it is recognised. As with other professions, the geomatics profession is recognised in law with work reserved, albeit limited to all but cadastral work for land surveying, with a penalty […]

PositionIT Inbox, Oct/Nov 2018

This month’s letters follow ponder the proposed new national projection and cartesian coordinate system, and address issues around PPK vs ground control points for drone surveys. Send your letters to the editor at positionit@ee.co.za. Our winning letter: The proposed national projection and cartesian coordinate system Dear Editor In response the news that South Africa plans […]

PositionIT Inbox, Aug/Sept 2018

Letters in this issue respond to an article about the Absa/Intel drone light show, while another reader raises the issue surveyors conducting illegal drone surveys to the detriment of drones companies, an issue that SAGI president Peter Newmarch responded to. Our winning letter re: Absa drone light show Dear Editor With reference to the article […]