Industry News

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Rio Tinto to Expand Use of UAS

Rio Tinto is moving to expand its use of unmanned aerial systems outside its current mine monitoring and inspection activities and into the wider business.

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Theodolite sculpture honours Gulf surveyor

theodolite sculptureA unique sculpture has been erected at Gregory Downs in the Gulf of Carpentaria that pays tribute to all surveyors who worked on the Century Mine lease, and one in particular.

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BOSSI Report September 2015

The September 2015 Report from BOSSI includes information on upcoming assessment, spatial information workshop, registration to the register and more.

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Destination Spatial QLD Minutes July 2015

DSQ is a useful forum to promote surveying as a career and for AIMS to interact with other professionals involved in a wide range of surveying activities.

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SBQ Surveying Alert

Version 7.0 of the Cadastral Survey Requirements effective 1 July 2015

A new version of the Cadastral Survey Requirements will commence on 1 July 2015.

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BOSSI Report August 2015

bossi180The August 2015 Report from BOSSI includes a registration renewal reminder, info on CPD compliance an audit, annual registration certificates and more.

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BOSSI Report July 2015

The July 2015 Report from BOSSI includes information relating to Registration Renewal Fees and CPD Audit.

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BOSSI Report June 2015

The June 2015 Report from BOSSI, including information on registration renewals, CPD compliance, Candidate enrolments, recent changes to BOSSI Determinations and Policies and Presentations of Certificates of Competency.

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Dial Before You Dig Events

Dial Before You Dig offers forums for builders and trades associated with the building and civil construction industries. These forums are held in association with major utilities and Workcover NSW.

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AIMS & QSSA meet with USQ Surveying Students


The AIMS President Mick Harris and QSSA (Queensland Spatial & Surveying Association) CEO Darrenn Medhurst met with students and lecturers at USQ Toowoomba in April 2015. Mick gave a presentation on current mine surveying practices and AIMS, whilst Darrenn introduced QSSA and its services to students.

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