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New appointments at international geospatial council

The World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) appointed a new president and treasurer for the 2019 – 2020 term at its AGM in April 2019. Ronald Bisio, senior vice president of Geospatial at Trimble, was elected as the new president, while John Renard from Cyient has been appointed as the new treasurer. Bisio supported WGIC activities […]

Eskom executive appointed President of GO15 steering board

Thava Govender, Eskom’s group executive for transmission and acting group executive for risk and sustainability has been appointed as the president of the GO15 steering board for 2017/2018. Speaking at the GO15 annual meeting in Belgium, Govender said that as the new President, he has a personal stake – both emotionally and professionally, in the […]

New president for ICMEESA

  During the ICMEESA AGM on 9 March 2017, outgoing president Brian Clarke handed over the reins to Greg Clack. Born in East London on 23 January 1968, Clack matriculated in 1985 from Port Rex Technical High School. He studied Electrical Engineering at the then Port Elizabeth Technikon, after which he worked back his bursary […]

IMSSA president’s report for 2015/16

  The Institute of Mining Surveyors of South Africa (IMSSA) president Dr. Hennie Grobler delivered the following report at the Institute’s 11 August 2016 meeting in Gauteng. This has certainly been an eventful year. A decline in commodity prices, the “Fees Must Fall” campaign, the Lily Mine disaster as well as the numerous fatalities amongst […]

Local engineer elected president of Cigré

  Dr. Rob Stephen has been elected president of Cigré, an international council on large electric systems. The appointment took place at the organisation’s 2016 session in Paris recently. Dr. Stephen holds MSc and MBA degrees as well as a PhD in “Objective determination of optimal transmission line designs”. He is currently the Master Specialist in Eskom’s […]