Posts tagged as aerial surveying

Gallery: IMSSA Mpumalanga branch meeting May 2016

  GPS control mining, photogrammetry for drones and expanding the role of the mine surveyor were some of the topics under discussion at the 20 May 2016 meeting of the Mpumalanga branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa (IMSSA) in Cullinan… (more)

SAGI workshop explores new technologies

  SAGI Northern Provinces Branch held an Introduction to New Technology Workshop on 24 October 2014. The intention of the workshop was to discuss the impact of new technologies such as unmanned aerial systems (UAS), 3D terrestrial scanning and web-based SG solutions on the surveying profession. In his opening speech, SAGI’s Chris Kirchhoff said that […]

Geospatial industry needs to involve itself in “drone” regulatory process

  The South African geospatial industry needs to participate in the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) regulatory process driven by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA). This process seeks to govern the use of UAS in South Africa with the initial establishment of interim regulations in 2015. By participating in this process, the geospatial industry […]

Unmanned aerial operator body discusses way forward

  The Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of Southern Africa (CUAASA) held a well-attended member meeting at the offices of the Commercial Aviation Association of Southern Africa (CAASA) on 17 July 2014. CUAASA is a recently established voluntary organisation which aims to serve, promote, advance and protect the interests of the commercial unmanned aircraft industry. It […]

IMSSA North West mine surveyors meet at Dikholo

  The North West branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa (IMSSA) held a branch meeting at Dikholo near Brits. Committee chairman Paul Hislop welcomed the 84 delegates and informed the members that the branch would meet its target for the year despite the difficulty in communicating with members during the mining […]