Posts tagged as surveying

SAGI Northern Provinces’ surveyors gather for AGM

  The Northern Provinces branch of the South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI) held its annual general meeting (AGM) at Mount Usambara in Krugersdorp on 31 March 2017. In his annual address, SAGI President Peter Newmarch discussed a possible process on how to determine guideline fees for geomaticians as outlined by the Geomatics Act, and reported […]

Versatile scanning total station adds context

  The Trimble SX10 scanning total station combines surveying, imaging and high-speed 3D scanning in one solution. Trimble’s new Lightning 3DM enables both high-accuracy total station measurements and high-speed scanning capability with speeds of up to 26 600 points per second at ranges up to 600 m. The improved Trimble Vision technology offers fast and […]

Geomatics Indaba 2016 – Proceedings Day 1 & 2

  Geomatics Indaba 2016 took place from 12 to 13 September 2016 at Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni. Almost 700 representatives from the South African geospatial industry gathered  to hear the latest geomatics news and research at the two-day event. The theme for Geomatics Indaba 2016 was “Geomatics skills and technologies: Growing professionals to secure our future“. Organised […]

Geomatics Indaba 2016 – Proceedings Day 2

  Keynote address: Maps alone are not enough: filling the gaps in geospatial data by Gary Gale, what3words A comparison of the performance of the least squares collocation and the fast Fourier transform methods for gravimetric geoid determination by Siphiwe Mphuthi, University of Cape Town Riegl’s versatile VUX-1 laser scanning engine for multiple kinematic applications […]

Geomatics Indaba 2016 – Proceedings Day 1

  Keynote address: Our changing world: the need for international standards by Rob Mahoney, RICS South Africa spatial data infrastructure assessment and evaluation by Andrew Tshililo, StatsSA Application to register geospatial projects on the SASDI Data Capture Project Register (DCPR) by Sam Motswenyane, National Spatial Information Framework The National Spatial Planning Data Repository (NSPDR) Ecosystem […]

Governance and geo-information management go hand-in-hand

  Between the local government elections, Brexit, #FeesMustFall, the goings on at the National Prosecuting Authority, the State Capture Report and the triumph of Trump, it has certainly been an eventful 2016. While we have been entertained by social media depictions of the arrival of Jesus during the local elections and the ongoing search for the […]