Posts tagged as IMSSA

Mine surveyors go 3D with virtual reality

  Virtual reality, mine monitoring, and editing point cloud data in 3D were the topics of discussion at a recent meeting of the Mpumalanga branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa held at the University of Pretoria. Branch chairman Karl Kaiser welcomed the members to the meeting and updated them on the […]

Mine surveyors compete for IMSSA President’s Cup

  The annual Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa (IMSSA) President’s Cup took place at the Eye of Africa Signature Golf Estate on 17 March 2017. The golf course, designed by professional golfer Greg Norman and home to the PGA Championship 2017 in February, tested players’ skills and patience with its extensive bunkers. Players […]

Gallery: IMSSA President’s Cup 2017

  The annual Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa (IMSSA) President’s Cup took place at the Eye of Africa Signature Golf Estate on 17 March 2017. The golf course, designed by professional golfer Greg Norman and home to the PGA Championship 2017 in February, tested players’ skills and patience with its extensive bunkers. Players […]

IMSSA: Fifth annual President’s Cup around the corner

  The Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa will be hosting its fifth annual President’s Cup on 17 March 2017 at the Eye of Africa Golf Estate, a signature golf estate that is also home to the PGA Tour 2017. The IPS Stableford format will be followed on the day, with a shotgun start […]

Knowledge preservation and advancement of mine surveying

  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 Iron Ore Virtual Reality Centre for Mine Design, Johann Louw explained […]

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 […]

SA geomatics industry showcases technology and tackles skills concerns

  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 […]