Posts tagged as Plato

Accredited GISc diploma available from 2016

  Esri South Africa, one of the leading suppliers of geo-information training and professional services in Southern Africa, is in the process of registering a Geographical Information Science and Technology (GISc & T) Diploma. The diploma will be phased in from 2016 and is expected to fill a fundamental qualification gap in the South African […]

The new Geomatics Council and its implications

  The announcement of the appointment of members to the Geomatics Council by Gugile Nkwinti, the minister of rural development and land reform, has been broadly welcomed by the geomatics community. A revisit to a paper by former PLATO president, Paul Marshall, entitled “The way forward for PLATO as a statutory body in the transitionary […]

SAGI branch AGM focuses on SG liaison, education and new opportunities

  Speaking at the SAGI Northern Provinces Branch AGM on 13 March 2015, branch chairperson Altus Strydom thanked the branch committee for their hard work, and announced that  the new committee members for 2015/16, aside from himself, were Marius van Rooyen, Chris Kirchhoff, James Naledi, Dave Clark, John Hughes, Philip Schalekamp, Bulelani Lengoasa and Viresh Singh. The […]

SAMREC code published for comment

  The 2015 edition of the South African Code for the Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves (the SAMREC code) has been published for comment by the South African Mineral Resource Committee (SAMREC) Working Group. The SAMREC Code sets out minimum standards, recommendations and guidelines for Public Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral […]