Posts tagged as Hennie Grobler

IMSSA president’s report for 2015/16

  The Institute of Mining Surveyors of South Africa (IMSSA) president Dr. Hennie Grobler delivered the following report at the Institute’s 11 August 2016 meeting in Gauteng. This has certainly been an eventful year. A decline in commodity prices, the “Fees Must Fall” campaign, the Lily Mine disaster as well as the numerous fatalities amongst […]

Geomaticians gather for training indaba launch

  Key geomatics industry representatives from across southern Africa gathered at Emperors’ Palace in Ekurhuleni for the launch of Geomatics Indaba 2016 on 17 February. The workshop and cocktail evening provided a platform for idea sharing around driving business value for delegates attending this year’s training indaba. Geomatics Indaba 2016 is the premiere geomatics event […]

Gyroscopes take centre stage at IMSSA meeting

  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, Dr. Hennie Grobler, who delivered an insightful presentation on current gyroscopes technology and techniques. In explaining this complex instrument’s workings, Grobler […]

Guidance for young mine surveyors

  Responding to a suggestion from final year BTech Mine Surveying students at the University of Johannesburg, head of department of minerals surveying, Hennie Grobler, arranged a panel discussion to address the students’ concerns, and provide them with advice and guidance as they prepare to enter the workforce. The panel of professionals included Institute of […]