Posts tagged as IMSSA

Final call for academic papers for Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Researchers working in the surveying, geospatial, mapping and remote sensing fields are encouraged to submit their abstracts for the peer-reviewed academic track of Geomatics Indaba 2016 before 1 April 2016. Abstracts and academic papers must be submitted using the on-line paper submission system: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=gi2016. Geomatics Indaba 2016 takes place from 2 to 4 August 2016 at […]

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 […]

Mine surveyors establish Central Branch

  The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) gathered on 4 February 2016 at the University of the Witwatersrand’s Chamber 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 of other IMSSA […]

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 […]

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 […]

CPD accreditation for Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Geomatics Indaba 2016 has been accredited by PLATO as an official continuing professional development training event for the South African geospatial industry. Delegates at the conference are eligible to obtain 3 CPD points for their attendance, while presenters of academic papers are eligible for 2 CPD points, and presenters of general papers are eligible […]

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.

Mine surveying in the information age

  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. Sponsors of the event, Optron and EPA Surveys, discussed […]

Mine surveyors discuss commodity prices and rope replacements

  The North West branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) held their branch meeting at 2 October 2015 at the Mooinooi Golf Club. A highlight of the meeting was a presentation by Paul Els, from WorleyParsons, which focused on commodity and mining company share price trends over the last five years. […]