Posts tagged as mine surveyors

Mine surveyors go 3D with virtual reality

  Virtual reality, mine monitoring, and editing point cloud data in 3D were the topics of discussion at a recent meeting of the Mpumalanga branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa held at the University of Pretoria. Branch chairman Karl Kaiser welcomed the members to the meeting and updated them on 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)

Mpumalanga mine surveyors debate dismal MSCC results

  The Mpumalanga Branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) met at the Tweefontein Recreation Club on 20 February 2015. Branch chairperson Ben van Staden welcomed the delegates and thanked the sponsors. The branch’s finances were reported to be healthy and members were requested to ensure that their membership payments were […]

Gallery: IMSSA Northwest, Feb 2015

  The North West Branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) met on 6 February 2015 at the Magalies Park Golf Estate, Hartebeespoort Dam. Branch chairman Paul Hislop welcomed the 100 delegates in attendance and called on new attendees to join IMSSA. He also encouraged members to pay their membership fees  […]

Shocking MSCC exam results

  The October 2014 results for the Mine Survey Certificate of Competency (MSCC) exams have been published on the Institute of Mine Surveyors Southern Africa (IMSSA) website and they make for shocking reading. (See the complete results at www.ims.org). The results for Survey 1, 2 and 3 have been analysed and summarised in Table 1. […]

PositionIT Inbox, September 2014

  This month’s letters focus on the multiple appointment of mine surveyors. Send your letters to: positionit@ee.co.za Our winning letter re: Multiple appointments of mine surveyors Dear Editor I have with interest read the article by Alex Bals in PositionIT July 2014 pg. 6. It has become highly noticeable that there is shortage of mine surveyors in […]