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Proximity Detection and Collision Awareness Technology

dozers180x160According to Safe Work Australia, the mining industry has seen a 51% increase in the number of serious claims for disease and injury between 2000-01 and 2013-14. Proximity detection and collision awareness systems are the kind of safe guards that mine operators can implement to reduce accidents, keep track of machine movements and mitigate risk across the site.

SMIC News - December 2019

smic news december 2019SMIC News Issue 58 including info on the 167th General Meeting, Upcoming Events, Industry Reports, Surveying Education Reports, Surveying & SIS Traineeships and the SMIC Training & Scholarship Program.

AIMS Extends "A Life Without Limits" Program Support

a life without limits logo 180x160AIMS has extended its support for the "A Life Without Limits" program into WA through the WAIS (Western Australian Institution of Surveyors).

AIMS Presents at Otago University School of Surveying

Otago University School of SurveyingAn AIMS representative has presented at New Zealand's Otago University in promoting the career opportunities as a mine surveyor.

SMIC News - August 2019

smic news issue 57SMIC News Issue 57 including info on the 166th General Meeting plus the 31st Annual General Meeting, upcoming events, industry reports, surveying education reports, cartographica, surveying and SIS traineeships and the SMIC training and scholarship program.

AIMS/RMIT Scholarship Awarded

2019 rmit 2 180x160The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors,in partnership with the RMIT University in Melbourne, has awarded it's scholarship in Mine Surveying to Jonathan Blowfield.

SMIC News - April 2019

smic news issue 56SMIC News Issue 56 including info on the 165th General Meeting plus industry reports, surveying education reports, surveying and SIS traineeships and the SMIC training and scholarship program.

Latest Deswik module creates survey solids from scan data in no time

Deswik.AdvSurveyLEADING global mining software development company Deswik has released an innovative product designed to handle large amounts of scanned survey point data and automate the process of creating valid solids from it.

SMIC News - March 2019


SMIC News Issue 55 including info on the 164th General Meeting, Industry reports, Surveying Education reports, Surveying and SIS Traineeships and the SMIC Training & Scholarship Program.

BOSSI Statistical Review

bossi statistical review 2017 18BOSSI has released a statistical review for 2017/2018.

AIMS Invited to WHS (Mines) Regulations Workshops

WHS WorkshopsAIMS Vice President, Shane Watson was recently invited to attend WHS (Mines) Regulations Workshops and contribute to the development of the WHS (Mines) Regulations proposals.

Compnet v3.1 Released


Surveying Horizons has announced CompNet v3.1, an upgraded release of one of Australia’s foremost network adjustment software packages, now ready for GDA2020.

AIMS Supports STEM Students at Moranbah QLD

Moranbah Students 180AIMS held it’s 2018 Moranbah Interactive Day and Candidates Session in mid-May at the Moranbah Community Centre in Queensland.

AAM Partners with Indigenous Wumara Group

AAM Munara Group 180AAM, a leading Australian surveying company, has announced a partnership with a local indigenous surveying company Wumara Group.

Trig Station Tribute to Peter Buffier

buffier trig 180x160Peter (Buff) Buffier was a Surveyor who worked his way through the ranks of mine surveying in Coal and Allied operated mines in the Hunter Valley of NSW for 35 years until his passing on 17th December 2016 after a short battle with cancer.

SBQ Communique March 2018

sbq 180x160SBQ Board Communique - 2 March 2018 - includes info on Registration Issues and Restoration Policy.

AIMS Scholar Jhobie Verdejo Graduates

jhobie verdejo 4The AIMS 2016 WA Curtin Uni Scholarship recipient Jhobie Verdejo has completed her Mine and Engineering Surveying degree and has now graduated.

SMIC News - Nov 2017

smicnewsnnov2017Issue 50 of SMIC news, including the latest on Industry Reports, Surveying Education Reports, Surveying & SIS Traineeships, SMIC Training & Scholarship Program.

Satellite Based Augmentation System test-bed project

nbasAs part of the Australian Government's National Positioning Infrastructure (NPI) Capability, Geoscience Australia is leading a test project of a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) for the Australasia region.

Inaugural diversity scholarship recipient announced in support of women in mining

katherine lindsayGlencore’s Mount Isa Mines has awarded its inaugural Tim Underhill Diversity Scholarship in Mine Surveying, in partnership with the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors (AIMS).

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