AIMS Notice Board

Here you will find notices of interest to AIMS Members. Don't forget to also check the NEWS page and the EVENTS page to keep informed!


Gazetted Provision of Mine Survey Plan NSW

mine survey plansDavid McLean, Chief Inspector published an order in the Government Gazette on the provision, preparation and supply of mine survey plans in NSW.

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BOSSI Survey Assistant Determination NSW

2016 mtisa 001 180x160One of the issues identified as a concern to mining surveyors in NSW last year was a lack of certainty in whether a person qualified to be a “survey assistant” as defined under the Board’s Combined Determination.

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AIMS 2016 Salary Survey Report Now Available

2016 salary survey 180x160The 2016 AIMS Salary Survey Report is now available for download.

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AIMS Conference website now live

aimsconference website 180x160The 2017 AIMS Conference information is now available on our new dedicated AIMS Conference website.

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AIMS Awards 2016 Winners

AIMS 2016 Awards 180x160The inaugural AIMS 2016 Awards winners were announced and presented at the annual AIMS Annual Conference Gala dinner during the ISM2016 Congress.

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ISM2016 Congress a Great Success!

ism2016 dinnerThe XVI International Mine Surveying Congress (ISM2016) held on 12 - 16 September 2016 in Brisbane, Australia was deemed a great success. The Congress was proudly hosted by AIMS and the International Society for Mine Surveying (ISM) and was well attended by industry delegates from around the world.

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Field Notes – New Guidelines to be developed by BOSSI

bossipic 180x160Due to queries regarding storage and archiving of field notes, BOSSI is considering developing guidelines for the preparation, storage and archiving of field notes and invites the profession to make submissions.

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Mt Isa 2016 Seminar Review

2016 mtisa 001 180x160Once again Mount Isa turned it up for the 2016 AIMS regional seminar held at the ‘Outback at Isa’. The day consisted of six 1 hour sessions which saw sponsors show off their premium equipment.

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Communique - Proposed Legislative Changes Affecting WA Mine Surveyors

communique wa legislative changesAs previously reported, there are changes afoot with regards to the WA mining regulations and how that in particular, affects mining surveyors in Western Australia.

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Proposed WA Legislative Changes Affecting Mine Surveyors

wa mine surveyorsSEE UPDATE/COMMUNIQUE HERE - Recently, for a variety of reasons, the Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) have embarked down the road of reviewing the Western Australian Mine Safety and Inspection Act (1994) and Regulations (1995).

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AIMS Moranbah 2016 Review

moranbah 2016 180x260Review of AIMS Moranbah Technology Day 2016

Our first AIMS Technology Day was held on Wednesday the 18th May. We trialled a new format of rotating workshops and hands-on sessions, instead of our normal format of technical presentations.

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AIMS 2016 WA Curtin Uni Scholarship

shane watson and jhobie 180x160The 2016 Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Curtin University Scholarship has been awarded to Jhobie Verdejo.

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Online Survey - Modernising Australia’s Datum

datum change

AIMS has been contacted by the Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping (ICSM) regarding an important Australian digital infrastructure project, “Modernising Australia’s Datum”.

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James Sherritt Receives Clarence Smith Jeffries Award

james sherritt smallCongratulations to AIMS Member James Sherritt for receiving the Clarence Smith Jeffries award for Best Mine Surveying Candidate for the 2015 assessments, as well as the inaugural Surveyor General's award for the best overall Candidate for 2015. Well done James!

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AIMS 2016 USQ Scholarship Awarded

aims 2016 usq scholarship smallThe AIMS Mine Surveying Scholarships continue for three years for full-time surveying students.

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Mudgee 2016 Seminar Review

mudgee 2016

The AIMS 2016 Mudgee Seminar was held in March and was a great success. The event began with a candidates session held at Club Mudgee, followed by dinner at Roth's Wine Bar on the Friday. The seminar itself was then held on the Saturday.

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