Posts tagged as IMSSA

Gallery: IMSSA North West Branch Meeting, October 2015

  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… […]

Gallery: Mine surveyors 2015 AGM and conference

  The new Geomatics Council, the proposed encroachment on surveying work by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), multiple-appointments of mine surveyors, and membership fees were some of the issues discussed at the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) AGM and conference. Sixty people attended the 2015 event which was held on […]

Medal conferred on former IMSSA President

  South Africa’s Mike Livingstone-Blevins has been awarded the František Čechura Memorial Medal by the Czech Society of Mine Surveyors and Geologists.  The medal is named after Prof. Ing Dr. František Čechura (1887 – 1974), a prominent Czech mining engineer and academic, who established specialist fields of study in mine surveying and geophysics. Čechura was […]

Geomatics Indaba 2015 – Proceedings Day 1, 2 & 3

  Geomatics Indaba 2015 took place from 11 to 13 August 2015 at Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni. Almost 800 representatives from the South African geospatial industry gathered  to hear the latest geomatics news and research at the three-day event. The theme for Geomatics Indaba 2015 was “Developing spatial technologies and skills for strategic infrastructure planning“. Organised by South […]

Geomatics Indaba 2015 – Proceedings Day 2

  Keynote address: On multi-sensor navigation concept evolution, trends and applications by Dr. Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, President, Institute of Navigation Towards automated tunnel traversing for the control of deep level mining by Glenn Stacey, Bekir Genc and Fred Cawood, University of Witwatersrand Combining different technologies for better assessing slope stability on a mine by Ian du […]