Posts tagged as South Africa

SA-based prepaid meter manufacturer sets market trends

  Conlog recently hosted a media briefing as part of a campaign to re-establish the Conlog brand and its relationship to Schneider-Electric. The company also highlighted interesting new frontiers, showing how the hardware market is increasingly becoming a software market as the information market keeps growing. Conlog is part of Schneider-Electric since 2000, when Schneider-Electric […]

The waiting continues: UAS interim regulations expected in 2015

  The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has undertaken to have its unmanned aerial systems (UAS) interim guidance document ready before the end of March 2015. The interim guidance document is intended to be a provisional solution enabling restricted operational approval of UAS on a case-by-case basis, until maturity is attained by both the […]

Drone interim regulations ready before March 2015

  The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has announced that it will have its unmanned aerial systems (UAS) interim guidance document ready before the end of March 2015. The interim guidance document is intended to be a provisional solution enabling restricted operational approval of UAS on a case-by-case basis, until maturity is attained by […]

Civil Aviation Authority sets record straight on drone “ban”

  The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) wishes to put the record straight regarding the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or so called drones, in South Africa. Reports that suggest that the SACAA has recently issued a notice banning the use of unmanned aircraft systems specifically in the film industry are beset with […]

SASGI Proceedings 2013

Keynote Papers Geospatial information technology enables vertical industry solutions (more>>) by Geoff Zeiss, Principal, Between The Poles Land tenure administration and GIS: trends and challenges (more>>) by Dr. Michael Barry, University of Calgary, Canada Cadastral surveying, land management and land reform RICS – global standards, the interface (more>>) by Robert P. Mahoney, RICS Surveying in […]

Space weather impacts satellites, navigation and communications

  Aviation professionals and private companies attended the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) Space Science division’s first space weather information day, held in Pretoria on 8 April 2014. The day was aimed at raising general public awareness of space weather and its relevance, and of the services offered by the division’s space weather monitoring […]