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Press Releases 11 June 2020

Bahamas Lands and Surveys set for great leap forward

By Youri Kemp, Tribune Business Reporter The Bahamas Association of Land Surveyors (BALS) yesterday said it is awaiting the imminent arrival of a new surveyor-general as the government unveiled plans to upgrade the Department of Lands and Surveys. Pakeisha Parker-Edgecombe, parliamentary secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office, told the House of Assembly during her contribution […]

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Press Releases 4 June 2020

Mozambique streaks ahead with new e-government cadastre advance

By Martin Creamer, Mining Weekly While South Africa is still trundling along laboriously with a minerals cadastre system fraught with shortcomings, Mozambique has rocketed to the highest firmament of e-government licence processing, Mining Weekly can report. Mozambique first led the pack 17 years ago when, ironically, it latched on to South African-developed technology that South Africa itself […]

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Press Releases 2 June 2020

Mozambique to upgrade to an Online Mining Cadastre System

The Mozambique Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy (MIREME) has recently contracted Spatial Dimension, a Trimble Company, to upgrade its mining cadastre to an e-government based mining cadastre system. The National Institute of Mines (INAMI) is the implementing agency. “Mozambique joins a growing list of our customers who are embarking on e-government initiatives and launching […]

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Press Releases 27 May 2020

State of Victoria launches new Crown land information Management System

Trimble Land Administration is pleased to announce that the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning in Victoria, Australia, has achieved a significant milestone with the launch of their new Crown Land Information Management System. The new system leverages the Landfolio framework and supports DELWP’s Digital First strategy which includes leveraging the benefits of mobile […]

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Press Releases 26 February 2020

Mapping Africa – Mining cadastre key to unlocking mineral wealth

The key to attract mineral exploration into resource-rich African countries is having access to reliable, publicly-available geological data. For African governments, having geological information available to potential exploration companies could translate into the attraction of billions of dollars in mining investment. Junior miners, the backbone of the mineral resources sector, covet this free-to-use geological data […]

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Press Releases 4 February 2020

Landfolio selected by Myanmar for new computerised mining cadastre system

The Myanmar Ministry of Planning and Finance has recently contracted Spatial Dimension, a Trimble Company, to implement a new computerized mining cadastre system based on the Landfolio framework. The project is supported by the Myanmar Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (MEITI) with funding provided by the Myanmar Partnership Multi-Donor Trust Fund administered by the World Bank. […]

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Press Releases 16 January 2020

Lesotho Land Administration Authority (LAA) implements Landfolio

Spatial Dimension, a Trimble company, is pleased to announce that the Lesotho Land Administration Authority (LAA) is implementing Landfolio as the registry component to their new Integrated Land Information System Project. Esri South Africa is providing the Enterprise ArcGIS platform and survey integration tools. The solution aims to enhance, integrate and automate national land administration […]

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Press Releases 11 November 2019

Dominican Republic General Mining Directorate implements Landfolio

The General Mining Directorate of the Dominican Republic has signed a contract for the acquisition of a new mining cadastre system. The contract for the implementation of Landfolio is with Trimble Inc, represented in the country by Geomedicion, Instrumentos y Sistemas S.R.L. (GIS). The General Director of Mining, Alexander Medina, recently signed the contract with […]

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Press Releases 30 October 2019

The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum Launched Ethiopia’s National Online Mining Cadastre System

With our colleagues in the Ethiopian Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, CIRDI is pleased to celebrate the launch of Ethiopia’s first online, publicly accessible mining cadastre portal. This important milestone was led by the Ministry staff, within the remit of CIRDI’s public sector capacity building program in Ethiopia that is financially supported by Global Affairs Canada. To achieve its […]

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Press Releases 3 August 2019

Ethiopian Ministry launches national mining cadastre system

The Ethiopian Ministry of Mines and Petroleum on Thursday launched a new national mining cadastre system that enables it to modernise mining licensing and administration process.   The new mining cadaster system dubbed LandFolio is developed by an international software developer, Trimble. Mining firms which are interested in mining projects in Ethiopia can submit their […]

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Press Releases 16 July 2019

Uganda tightens mineral licensing

By Franklin Draku, Daily Monitor The government has announced it is phasing out manual issuance of mineral licences next month and automating the system to weed out speculators, promote efficiency and transparency. Mr Robert Kasande, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, yesterday said they are migrating the transactions onto a […]

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Press Releases 8 July 2019

Uganda to launch an online mineral licensing system

By Benjamin Mukose In a bid to improve efficiency, transparency and investment in the minerals sector in Uganda, the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development is in the final stages of developing an online mineral licensing system. The Infrastructure Magazine understands that the system developed by Trimble,  an American company with a global footprint, will be launched […]

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Press Releases 10 May 2019

Trimble wins World Bank funded Mining Cadastre Project in Togo

Spatial Dimension, a Trimble company, is pleased to announce that it has recently signed a contract with the Togolese Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) to design and implement a computerized mining cadastre system for the Directorate General of Mines and Geology (DGMG). This contract is key component of the Mining Governance and Development Project […]

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Press Releases 22 June 2018

Trimble wins World Bank funded Mining Cadastre Project in Mauritania

Spatial Dimension, a Trimble company, is pleased to announce that it has recently signed a contract with the Mauritanian Ministry of Economy and Finance to modernise the computerized mining cadastre system within the Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines (MPEM) This contract is key component of the Public Sector Governance Project (PGSP) that the Mauritania […]

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Press Releases 12 March 2018

Uganda to implement Online Mining Licensing System

The Directorate of Geological Surveys and Mines (DGSM) in Uganda has recently contracted Spatial Dimension, a Trimble Company, to upgrade its mining cadastre to an e-government based mineral licensing system. “Most of our internal processes are still paper-based and can be quite cumbersome. This sometimes leads to delays or incorrect decision making by officials. By […]

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Press Releases 14 November 2017

PNG’s Mining Cadastre Portal wins Transparency International’s Excellence Award for Anti-Corruption Initiatives

Spatial Dimension, a Trimble company, is pleased to announce that the Mineral Resource Authority of Papua New Guinea has been recognised with a 2017 Integrity Initiative of Excellence award by Transparency International PNG (TIPNG) for its mining cadastre portal. The mining cadastre portal, implemented with support from the World Bank, leverage’s Trimble’s Landfolio platform to […]

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Press Releases 10 August 2016

Malawi’s Mining Cadstre Portal Now Online – Take A Look At Malawi’s Active Mining Licences

By Rachel Etter-Phoya Malawi’s freely accessible online portal displaying licences for mining, exploration and reconnaissance is now online. This comes just one month after the Government of Malawi held an inception meeting to begin the development of a digital mineral rights management system and online portal with Spatial Dimension. This also comes only one week after Malawi’s two mining agreements with Nyala Mining […]

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Press Releases 15 November 2014

Three Uzbekistan universities offer geoinformatics masters program for first time

Masters of Education It might not have made headlines, but a small contingent of Uzbekistan graduate students made academic history in September. Indeed, when these students took their seats in their respective classrooms, they became the faces of the country’s first crop of students set to receive a Master of Science in Geoinformatics degree. For the first time ever, masters […]

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Press Releases 27 June 2014

Tanzania to launch integrated mining cadastre geo-portal

The Tanzanian Ministry of Energy and Minerals, with funding from the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA), has launched a project to upgrade their Mining Cadastre Information Management System (MCIMS) to support online transactions and provide an integrated geo-portal for all stakeholders in the mining sector to interact with the Ministry via modern web-based technologies. […]

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Press Releases 22 October 2013

Well-implemented mining cadastre systems could improve investment

While mining cadastre systems do not operate in a vacuum, free from the political, regulatory and operational realities of a country, and while these realities would impact on the system, a well-implemented mining cadastre could make a difference in challenging environments, Spatial Dimension CEO Bill Feast said on recently. Speaking at the Streamlining Mining Permit […]

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Press Releases 2 November 2012

Spatial Dimension presents to World Bank on Online Mining Cadastres

Charles Young, Senior Consultant with Spatial Dimension*, recently presented at a seminar arranged by the World Bank Institute, in partnership with the Sustainable Energy, Gas, Oil, and Mining Unit of the World Bank (SEGOM) entitled; “Putting Mineral Licenses on the Map – Bringing government cadastres online and into the open”. Overview Over the past several […]

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Press Releases 1 May 2011

FlexiCadastre selected as Uganda’s new Mining Cadastre and Registry System

Spatial Dimension* is pleased to announce that FlexiCadastre has been selected as Uganda’s new Mining Cadastre and Registry System. The Ugandan Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, through the Department of Geological Survey and Mines recently signed a contract with MTL Consulting Company Limited of Tanzania to design, develop and commission an advanced rules and […]

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Press Releases 1 June 2009

FlexiCadastre selected for EDF funded Mining Cadastre Project in Senegal

Spatial Dimension* has recently been awarded a contract to design and implement a Mining Cadastre System (MCS) within the Directorate of Mines and Geology, Senegal. The contract was signed between Spatial Dimension and GEOTER SAS and will see Spatial Dimension’s FlexiCadastre web-based mineral rights management solution being implemented within the Mineral Documentation and Mining Cadastre […]

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Press Releases 1 May 2009

FlexiCadastre selected for USAID funded Mining Cadastre Project in Liberia

Spatial Dimension* is pleased to announce that it was been awarded a sub-contract to design and implement a modern rules based Mining Cadastre Information Management System (MCIMS) within the Liberian Ministry of Lands, Mines & Energy (MLME). The contract was signed between Spatial Dimension and IBI International and will see Spatial Dimension’s FlexiCadastre web-based mineral […]

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Press Releases 1 November 2008

Spatial Dimension Upgrades Zambia Mining Cadastre System

Spatial Dimension* is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with the World Bank to upgrade and provide long term support to the Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development’s Computerized Mining Cadastre System. “The upgrade was necessitated because the new Mining Regulations were at last passed, and the earlier Regulations that the initial […]

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Press Releases 1 April 2008

FlexiCadastre Selected by World Bank for Ethiopian Mining Cadastre System

Spatial Dimension*, with partners Swedish Geological and Tadaka, are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a World Bank financed project to implement a new Cadastre Data Management System within the Ethiopian Ministry of Mines and Energy. Spatial Dimension’s FlexiCadastre integrated mineral rights management solution will be implemented centrally in the Ministry’s Mineral Operations […]

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Press Releases 1 April 2005

FlexiCadastre selected as Zambia’s new Mining Cadastre System

The Zambian Ministry of Mines will this year implement a computerised system for the management of mining licensing information. And Managing Director of Spatial Dimension* based in South Africa, Bill Feast has said a computerised workflow approach system would lead to the easy availability of all relevant mining information. In an interview, director of mines […]

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Press Releases 2 May 2003

Spatial Dimension releases FlexiCadastre V5.0

Spatial Dimension* is pleased to announce the release of the latest version of our Global Mineral Rights Management Solution, FlexiCadastre. In this latest release, Spatial Dimension has implemented numerous enhancements focused on improving the overall user experience while simplifying your business processes. We have continued to listen to our growing user base and have developed […]

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