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Deswik Showcases Latest Functions & Developments

deswikDeswik will be at the AIMS conference next month to showcase the current functions and developments this year and what is in the pipeline in the future.

Maptek geologist excited to share expertise in Australia

Lance Steel Maptek 180Geologist Lance Steel has joined Maptek in Adelaide, bringing a specialist knowledge of underground metalliferous mining and geotechnical applications to his 3D Laser Scanning Consultant role.

SMIC News May 2017

smic news may 2017

SMIC News Issue 48, May 2017 including Industry Reports, Surveying Education Reports, Surveying and SIS Traineeships and the SMIC Training and Scholarship Program.

Maptek Delivers Innovative Laser Scanners

maptek isite xr3 Maptek is proud to announce our third generation I-Site XR3 and LR3 laser scanners. Smaller and lighter, the new models offer significant improvement in range capability while retaining the reliability and usability we are known for.

I-Site Sales Consultant wins 2017 Emerging Leader Award

maptek emerging leaderMaptek’s Jordan Herrmann has won the Emerging Leader category in the inaugural Australia’s Mining Monthly awards announced in the February issue of the Aspermont publication.

SMIC News November 2016

SMIC News Issue 47SMIC news including info on the 155th General Meeting, NSW Surveying Taskforce, Industry Reports, Surveying Education Reports, Surveying and SSIS Traineeships and the SMIC Training and Scholarship Program.

Appointment of NSW Surveyor General

Narelle Underwood2 September 2016
NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation Secretary, Martin Hoffman, today announced the appointment of Narelle Underwood as the NSW Surveyor General.

New mobile 3D scanning integration

deswick uGPS Rapid Mapper 180x160Brisbane, QLD, Australia – Deswik announces today the inclusion of new mobile 3D scanning tools in its upcoming software release, version 2016.2.

SBQ Info - August 2016

sbq 180x160Latest info from the Surveyors Board of Queensland of interest to surveying graduates, including GNSS equipment and software access and evidence of progression.

SMIC News August 2016

smic news august 2016SMIC News Issue 46 August 2016 including info on the 28th AGM, 154th General Meeting, retirement of Paul Harcombe, industry reports, surveying and education reports and surveying and SIS traineeships.

SMIC News June 2016

smic news june 2016SMIC News Issue 45 June 2016 including info on the 153rd General Meeting, SMIC Training Scholarship, Industry Reports, Surveying and Education Reports and Surveying and SIS Traineeships.

Dragline Excavation Prototype Develops 3D Vision

Global mining technology company MineWare continues to lead the way in dragline mining innovation, recently completing stage one of its ACARP project in collaboration with CRCMining and the University of Queensland.

DESWIK Launches New Survey Functionality


Deswik has announced the launch of new survey functionality with their latest software release, Deswik.Suite 2016.1. Integrating seamlessly with Leica instruments, Deswik.CAD now features in-built survey functions commonly used by underground surveyors internationally.

SMIC News March 2016

smic news march 2016SMIC News Issue 44 March 2016 including info on 151st General Meeting, passing of Grant Stuart Kilpatrick, Industry Reports, Changes in SMIC Representation, Surveying and SIS Traineeships and Surveying Education Reports

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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