Posts tagged as South Africa

Toward universal energy access: Designing a new household electrification strategy for SA

  Over the past two decades, South Africa has achieved a significant level of electrification: 76% of all households now have access to largely grid-connected power, up from 34% in 1994. Despite successes, the country’s Department of Energy (DoE) and its delivery partners face several barriers to electrifying the remaining backlog of 3,4-million households. In […]

Spatial and graph SIG meets

  The Oracle Spatial and Graph Special Interest Group (SIG), which was started in January this year, recently held their second meeting at the Oracle head offices in Johannesburg. The SIG aims to create a spatial and graph support community for operational issues in Oracle implementations, and a space for sharing workflow insights, best practices […]

Mining workshop focuses on geospatial management issues

  Esri South Africa and Aciel Geomatics hosted a mining workshop on 18 June at the Blue Valley Golf Estate in Midrand. Surveyors, mine planners, geologists, geotechnicians, MRM system managers, environmental specialists, draughtspersons, and ventilation and safety mine officials attended the event to learn more about geospatial solutions for the mining industry. Kick-starting the event […]

IMSSA North West mine surveyors meet at Dikholo

  The North West branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa (IMSSA) held a branch meeting at Dikholo near Brits. Committee chairman Paul Hislop welcomed the 84 delegates and informed the members that the branch would meet its target for the year despite the difficulty in communicating with members during the mining […]