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Gallery: Department of Environmental Affairs GIS Day 2016

  To celebrate GIS Day, the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) arranged series of presentations to give attendees a comprehensive introduction to geographic information systems (GIS), with presentations from leading industry figures covering the historic developments in GIS, introductions to current and new GIS tools, and showcasing exemplary applications of this technology. Read the full […]

Gallery: IMSSA North West branch meeting, 7 October 2016

  Members of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa’s (IMSSA) North West branch caught a glimpse of mining’s digital future in virtual reality at the institute’s 7 October 2016 branch meeting at the University of Pretoria. The manager of the university’s Kumba Virtual Reality Centre for Mine Design, Johann Louw explained the value […]

Gallery: CGIS Mini Conference 2016

  The University of Pretoria (UP) Centre for Geoinformation Science’s annual CGIS Mini Conference took place in Pretoria on 27 October 2016, and gave UP students a platform to discuss their research projects and get feedback from experts in various geospatial professions. The majority of the papers were presented by masters-degree students, with topics ranging […]

Gallery: Geomatics Indaba 2016 Exhibition

  The South African geospatial industry’s annual gathering, Geomatics Indaba 2016, saw over 700 delegates attending the two-day conference at Emperors Palace, and 400 delegates participating in the Technology and Field Training Day at the Transnet School of Rail in Ekurhuleni. The theme for the indaba, “Geomatics skills and technologies: Growing professionals to secure our […]

Gallery: Innovation competition explores aerial imagery applications

  The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) and Airbus Defence and Space (ADS) announced the winners of its Novel Applications of Earth Observation Data Challenge on 18 May 2016. The open innovation competition, hosted by The Innovation Hub’s OpenIX Open Innovation Exchange, was launched on 18 August 2015 to explore and develop what SANSA and […]

Gallery: CELC Seminar – Crop monitoring using satellite technologies

  The Crop Estimates Liaison Committee (CELC) hosted a seminar themed “Technologies for quantitative crop estimates and condition reporting in agriculture” on 21 April 2016 in Centurion, Gauteng. Satellite-based earth observation formed the basis of the discussions, drawing attendees from the private sector, government bodies, research institutions and other state bodies, as well as financial […]

Gallery: IMSSA Central Branch, 4 February 2016

  The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) gathered on 4 February 2016 at the University of the Witwatersrand’s Camber of Mines Building for the inaugural meeting of the IMSSA Central Branch. The branch’s proximity to suppliers, consultancies, mine head offices, and academic institutions, along with the decline in attendance at other IMSSA branches, have […]

Gallery: IMSSA North West branch, 5 February 2016

  The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa’s (IMSSA) North West branch met at Amandelbult Recreation Club for the first of three meetings this year. Keynoting the event was the new IMSSA president, Prof. Hennie Grobler, who delivered an insightful presentation on current gyroscopes technology and techniques. VI Instruments and Reef Systems also conducted […]

Gallery: IMSSA Mpumalanga branch meeting, 20 November 2015

  IMSSA’s Mpumalanga branch held their final meeting for 2015 on 20 November just outside Witbank, where the changing role of mine surveyors in the information age was discussed. Mine surveyors’ age, skills, as well as issues of job reservation were also high on the agenda. Read the full article here.