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SA hosts international standard bodies in ISO assembly

South Africa will host a total 114 National Standards Bodies (NSBs) when they gather at the 42nd General Assembly of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) set to get underway from 15 to 20 September 2019. The influence of standards on global economic trade relations will be under discussion at the assembly which kicks off […]

Meeting assesses land reform implementation progress

Deputy President David Mabuza has met with the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Land Reform to track government’s progress in the implementation of the Land Reform programme. The meeting, which took place on 15 August 2019 was chaired by Mabuza and is the second IMC meeting on land reform for the sixth administration. The IMC provides […]

Gallery: SAGI AGM, 5 April 2019

The South African Geomatics Insitute (SAGI) held its annual general meeting on 5 April 2019 at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in Pretoria.  

Standard committee meeting to focus on marine and built environment

The 110th OGC Technical and Planning Committee Meeting will have the themes of “Marine” and “The Built Environment” and marks the first time that the committees have met in Singapore. The meeting will be sponsored by the Singapore Land Authority and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and held at the National University of Singapore […]

IMSSA: Mine surveyors further explore drone technologies

Members of the Mpumalanga branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa met at the Witbank Golf Club on 17 August 2018 for their annual general meeting. They discussed drone applications, got a glimpse of a new combined laser scanner total station, and elected three new committee members. The previous committee was re-elected […]

SAGI AGM: president’s report, tariffs and access problems

Members of the South African Geomatics Institute’s (SAGI) Northern Provinces branch met in Roodepoort on 13 April 2018 for the branch’s annual general meeting. The role of the South African Geomatics Council (SAGC), professional tariffs and problems with the Surveyor General website were discussed, and the institute’s president delivered his annual report. SACG’s Nape Mojapelo, […]

GISSA discusses spatial statistics and professional registration

The Geo-Information Society of South Africa’s (GISSA) Gauteng branch met on 23 February 2018 in Pretoria to continue the professional registration discussion and share GIS case studies and experiences. The professional registration discussion followed a debate format, with the University of Pretoria director of the Centre for Geoinformation Science, Prof. Serena Coetzee, and City of […]

Mine surveyors discuss future of profession

Mine surveyors from the IMSSA North West branch gathered near Rustenburg for their first meeting of the year, at which they discussed changes that the profession is undergoing. High on the agenda were changes in qualifications, training and technologies. This follows the discontinuation of the Chamber of Mines Certificate, with the last date for registration […]

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 […]