Posts tagged as North West branch

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 […]

Mine surveyors explore sensor technologies

The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa’s (IMMSA) North West branch met on 6 October 2017 at Aerial Kopter Solutions’ offices in Wonderboom, north of Pretoria. Besides branch matters, the meeting offered surveyors an opportunity to learn more about current above and below ground measurement technologies. Included on the list of technology presentations were […]

Gallery: IMSSA North West Branch meeting, 6 October 2017

The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa’s (IMMSA) North West branch met on 6 October 2017 at Aerial Kopter Solutions’ offices in Wonderboom, north of Pretoria. Besides branch matters, the meeting offered surveyors an opportunity to learn more about current above and below ground measurement technologies. Included on the list of technology presentations were […]

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 […]

Gallery: IMSSA North West branch meeting, 7 October 2016

  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 Virtual Reality Centre for Mine Design, Johann Louw explained the value […]

Gyroscopes take centre stage at IMSSA meeting

  The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa’s (IMSSA) North West branch met at Amandelbult Recreation Club for the first of three meetings this year. Keynoting the event was the new IMSSA president, Dr. Hennie Grobler, who delivered an insightful presentation on current gyroscopes technology and techniques. In explaining this complex instrument’s workings, Grobler […]

Gallery: IMSSA North West branch, 5 February 2016

  The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa’s (IMSSA) North West branch met at Amandelbult Recreation Club for the first of three meetings this year. Keynoting the event was the new IMSSA president, Prof. Hennie Grobler, who delivered an insightful presentation on current gyroscopes technology and techniques. VI Instruments and Reef Systems also conducted […]

Gallery: IMMSA North West Branch AGM 2015

  The Institute for Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) North West branch held their annual general meeting on 5 June 2015 at the Lonmin Game Farm in Mooinooi, North West province. The meeting included discussions on the new  South African Geomatics Council, a committee election, and three presentations, and was attended by 111 members. […]

IMSSA North West mine surveyors hold AGM

  The Institute for Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) North West branch held their annual general meeting on 5 June 2015 at the Lonmin Game Farm in Mooinooi, North West province. The meeting included discussions on the Geomatics Council, a committee election, and three presentations, and was attended by 111 members. Chairman Paul Hislop […]

Gallery: IMMSA North-West branch meeting

  The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa’s (IMSSA) North West branch convened on 3 October 2014 at the Oewer Club at Hartbeespoort Dam. Read the full story here.