SMIC News Issue 48, May 2017 including Industry Reports, Surveying Education Reports, Surveying and SIS Traineeships and the SMIC Training and Scholarship Program.
Maptek’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.
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.
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.
Maptek™ has released I-Site™ Drive to provide mines, quarries and industrial operations with a faster, more accurate system for frequent stockpile volume reporting.
After many years of meetings and negotiations, the 3 regulatory surveying boards for Mine Surveyors in Queensland (SBQ), New South Wales (BOSSI) and Western Australia (MSB), have signed the Memorandum of Understanding regarding the mutual recognition of Mine Surveyors between the states.