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South Africa’s planned Space Infrastructure Hub will use space data as a development tool

31 Aug - 16:27 SAST

Information from SANSA

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has been awarded R4.47 billion in additional funding over the next three years to develop a Space Infrastructure Hub. The hub forms part of the Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium (SIDS) initiative to prioritise infrastructure development for economic growth and job creation, and is funded by the public and private sectors.

“This project will position space data as a tool for sustainable development, especially addressing government’s national priorities and for commercial use in thematic areas such as remote sensing, navigation, and...

Information from SANSA

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has been awarded R4.47 billion in additional funding over the next three years to develop a Space Infrastructure Hub. The hub forms part of the Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium

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Project owners help drive construction digitisation and data efforts

10 Aug - 05:59 SAST
Project owners increasingly regard data as the key driver of a project’s value and are demanding that their contractors and suppliers align with their digital ambitions.
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Water scarcity in Africa: Analysis of seawater solar desalination applicability by GIS

18 Aug - 12:26 SAST
In Africa, seawater solar desalination systems offer an opportunity to address increasing water demand. However, many environmental, economic, demographic, and climatic factors should be taken into consideration in the planning of the areas where...
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Mapping fast-growing informal settlements in Africa to reveal where roads and infrastructure are most needed

18 Aug - 07:02 SAST
The Million Neighborhoods Map is a visual tool that provides a comprehensive look at informal settlements across Africa, helping to identify communities most in need of roads, power, water, sanitation and other infrastructure.
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Latest Events

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Sep 18

Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa annual general meeting 2020

September 18 9:00 am - September 18 2:00 pm
Online

The Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa will be holding its 98th annual general meeting, which is sponsored and co-hosted by Optron. The institute’s president will deliver his report at the meeting, and

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Sep 22

CWx Africa Customer: Converged workflow experience with Autodesk

September 22 8:00 am - September 22 4:00 pm
Online

Worldsview Technologies and Autodesk is holding its annual CWx Africa Customer event for Autodesk users in Africa under the theme “Showcasing digitalised workflow success”. Hosted as a customer-voice platform, the event explores the usage

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Sep 22

Industry consultation on SANSA Space Industry Hub

September 22 9:00 am - September 22 11:00 am
Online

South Africa’s space industry body, ZASpace invites interested stakeholders to join the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) and other industry professionals in consultation on the developments around the Space Infrastructure Hub. This is

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