Posts tagged as Mining

Namibia’s new mining cadastre system

Spatial Dimension has announced that the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy has selected FlexiCadastre as their new mining cadastre system. Bill Feast, chief executive of Spatial Dimension,  says that the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy has always been at the forefront of using technology to assist in good governance in their minerals sector. […]

Integrated planning and automation systems for mining

  Sandvik Mining and Maptek signed a memorandum of understanding that will see the two mining suppliers cooperate to develop integrated planning and execution solutions and robust automation systems for the mining industry. The memorandum of understanding will focus effort and technology from the two companies towards delivering automated mining equipment, which can connect to […]

Driving SA

Despite a marked downturn in the South African platinum industry over the last year, SEW Eurodrive has still managed to secure work in both greenfield and brownfield platinum projects in the Bushveld Igneous Complex (BIC) in Mpumalanga. The company says that, even though South Africa saw a general decrease in the amount of work coming […]

New generation of UAVs

The Aibotix Aibot X6 and SwissDrones Dragon 35 are the new generation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). They are crafted to cater to a wide spectrum of applications, providing various safety and productivity benefits for both mining and non-mining scopes of work. The Aibot X6 hexacopter features advanced, multi-sensor, intelligent guidance systems making it one […]

Uganda’s mining cadastre project wins award

The Ugandan Department of Geological Survey and Mines (DGSM), through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, won a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) award at the 2012 Esri User Conference. The department leveraged GIS technology to substantially deliver transparency and efficiency in its mining cadastre system by developing an accurate database of its mining […]

Ugandan online mining cadastre portal

Spatial Dimension has launched an online mining cadastre portal for Uganda. The country is the company’s latest client to adopt the cloud based FlexiCadastre Portal for publishing public domain information on its mining sector. Uganda joins the DRC who have successfully been publishing data for the past year through the portal. They anticipate that a […]

Successful mining conference

The second International Slope Monitoring Conference held recently in Mokopane has been hailed as a success by event organisers 3D Laser Mapping. Attracting delegates from around the world, the two-day event featured a packed programme of technical demonstrations, user case studies and a site visit to a local mine operating six SiteMonitor systems. The conference […]

New laser scanner for world’s deepest mine

Anglogold Ashanti has purchased a high speed laser scanner to support mining operations at the world’s deepest and most substantial gold mine. The VZ-400, from 3D Laser Mapping, will be used to determine off-line and grade mining at the Mponeng Mine where depths are currently over 2 km below sea level. It will eradicate the […]