Posts tagged as IMSSA

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 […]

Keynote speakers confirmed for Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Chief Surveyor General Mmuso Riba, Statistician General Pali Lehohla, Rob Mahoney from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and Gary Gale, the Chief Technology Officer for What3words, have all confirmed their participation as keynote speakers at Geomatics Indaba 2016. Hosted by the Geo-Information Society of South Africa (GISSA), the Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa (IMSSA), the […]

Statistician General to keynote at Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Dr. Pali Lehohla, the Statistician General of South Africa, has agreed to be a keynote speaker at Geomatics Indaba 2016. He will be speaking on the topic of spatial data, place and addresses and the vital role that these can play in facilitating South Africa’s economic development and the well-being of its citizens. Geomatics […]

Gallery: IMSSA North West branch meeting June 2016

  Transformation, committee membership, and safety issues were some of the topics discussed at the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa’s (IMSSA) North West branch meeting held in Hartbeespoort on 3 June 2016. Joe Molokane stepped down from the committee while two new committee members were nominated and elected – Ida Jilingisi and Tshepo […]

Keynote speaker line-up for Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Mmuso Riba, South Africa’s Chief Surveyor General, Rob Mahoney from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and Gary Gale, the Chief Technology Officer for What3words, will form part of the keynote speaker line-up at Geomatics Indaba 2016. Riba, who was recently appointed as head of the South African Geomatics Council, will address the […]

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)

Change of date for SA’s geomatics gathering

  Due to President Zuma announcing that the local government elections will fall on 3 August 2016, Geomatics Indaba 2016 has been re-scheduled to 12 and 13 September 2016, with a field training day on 14 September 2016. Following the election day announcement, a variety of options were considered, and it was found that the […]

Training and efficiency focus for annual geo-industry indaba

  Plans are well underway for Geomatics Indaba 2016, the leading geo-industry gathering, which will be held on 2, 3 and 4 August 2016 at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni. Key geomatics industry representatives from across southern Africa will gather to discuss, debate and share knowledge pertaining to the indaba theme of “Geomatics skills and technologies: Growing […]

IMSSA President’s Cup 2016

  The Institute for Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) held its annual President’s Cup at the Services Golf Club in Centurion on 18 March 2016. Besides being a fundraiser event for the institute, it was also a networking opportunity for the 114 mine surveyors and suppliers that attended the event. Twenty-four four-ball teams competed […]