Posts tagged as IMSSA

Imminent legalisation of commercial “drone” use boosts UAV airshow

    Even more excitement is being generated by the Geomatics Indaba – UAV Airshow 2015 following the recent announcement by the director of civil aviation, Poppy Khoza, that the minister of transport has signed the South African Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Regulations and that they will be officially published and implementable on 1 […]

Gallery: IMSSA Mpumalanga Branch, May 2015

  The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa’s (IMSSA) Mpumalanga Branch held their first quarterly meeting on 22 May 2015 at the Kitty Hawk Airfield in Pretoria. Health and safety news and regulations featured prominently. No fly-zones were also discussed, as were training issues from previous meetings. Read the full story here.

Mine surveyors discuss health and safety, drones and training

  The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa’s (IMSSA) Mpumalanga Branch held their first quarterly meeting on 22 May 2015 at the Kitty Hawk Airfield in Pretoria. Health and safety news and regulations featured prominently. No fly-zones were also discussed, as were training issues from previous meetings. In the health and safety report Sonet […]

Keynote speakers for Geomatics Indaba 2015

  Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, President of the Institute of Navigation, and Dr. Carl Reed, former Chief Technology Officer at the Open Geospatial Consortium, will be keynote speakers at Geomatics Indaba 2015, South Africa’s foremost surveying, geospatial and mapping conference. Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska is a professor and chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, and […]

IMSSA President’s Cup 2015

  The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) held their annual President’s Cup golf day on 20 March 2015 at the Magalies Park Country Club. The four-ball match with shot gun start saw 102 players compete for the grand prize of an accommodation voucher for a five night stay at Magalies Park. The […]

Call for Geomatics Indaba 2015 papers – academic track

  The official call for papers for the peer-reviewed academic track of Geomatics Indaba 2015 has been issued and interested parties are encouraged to submit papers in line with the conference theme of “Developing spatial technologies and skills for strategic infrastructure planning”.  Hosted by South Africa’s professional geospatial bodies, the South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI), the […]