South African Geomatics Council

General news

Please contact the SAGC Registrar (previously PLATO) to include information on this page.

inserted 5 August 2015
Commencement date of the SA Geomatics Council
President J Zuma has, in terms of section 40 of the Geomatics Professions Act, 2013 (Act No. 19 of 2013), determined 01 August 2015 as the date on which the said Act shall come into operation.
President Zuma assented to the Act in December 2013.

inserted 4 April 2012
Survey firm found guilty of overcharging
The Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa - Judgment in the matter between - Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality and various professional consultants.
Response from Mr Hemsley

inserted 8 March 2012
COMMENTS PLEASE
PLATO - Continued Professional Development (CPD) Notice - revised
PLATO is introducing compulsory CPD programme, adherance to which will be a requirement for renewal of registration in every five year cycle.
Please submit all comments to PLATO Registrar

inserted 4 September 2011
FIG Africa Task Force: Regional Africa Workshop
Building Resilience in the Profeswsion: A focus on Young people and Women
University of Cape Town, South Africa
1 - 2 December 2011 (pdf 3 pages, 3MB size)

inserted 26 August 2011
Draft Green Paper on Land Reform
Dept of Rural Development and land Reform (pdf 22 pages)

inserted 8 June 2011
Article
Professionalism and Professional Ethics by CheeHai TEO, FIG Vice President, Malaysia
International Federation of Surveyors: Article of the month - January 2010

inserted 8 June 2011
Government Gazette No 30666, 18 January 2008
The Engineering Council of South Africa
Amendment to Rules: Continuing Professional Development and Renewal of Registration

inserted 8 June 2011
Article
Statement of Ethical Principles and Model Code of Professional Conduct
International Federation of Surveyors: FIG Publication No 17
http://www.fig.net/pub/figpub/pub17/figpub17.htm