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Mining Indaba

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alan Wolfe Feb 19, 2013. 3 Replies

Will be interesting to find out which GOXIans will be attending next week's Mining Indaba in Cape Town. Continue

 

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Julia Mensah and Charles Young are now friends
Sep 8
Charles Young and Joseph Butera are now friends
Jul 1
Charles Young and Glenn Matthews are now friends
Apr 29
Koffi, Noël left a comment for Charles Young
"Hi Charles, I just joined GOXI and am pleased to have you as my first networking contact. I hope we all contribute meaningfully in this endeavour on good stewardship of extractive revenues. Best Regards. Noel Koffi, from Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire)…"
Feb 12
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FlexiCadastre selected as Namibia’s new Mining Cadastre System

Spatial Dimension is pleased to announce that the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy has selected FlexiCadastre as their new mining cadastre system.“This is a very exciting project for us as the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy has always been at the forefront of using technology to assist in good governance in their minerals sector,” said Mr Bill Feast, Chief Executive of Spatial Dimension.“The Ministry of Mines and Energy has invested heavily in computer-based systems since the early…See More
Jan 23
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Global FlexiCadastre User Conference at Cape Town

February 7, 2014 to February 8, 2014
After the success of the 2013 Regional FlexiCadastre User Conferences in Lima and Vancouver, the biennial Global FlexiCadastre User Conference is returning to beautiful Cape Town on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th of February 2014. The conference takes place immediately after the popular Mining Indaba Conference. Now into its 8th year, the Conference targets both current and prospective users of FlexiCadastre, featuring programmes with presentations from both users and Spatial Dimension staff and…See More
Jan 23
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Spatial Dimension helps PNG prepare for EITI Candidacy with Mineral Tenement Map Portal

Spatial Dimension is pleased to announce the launch of an online mining cadastre portal for Papua New Guinea. The public portal is a key component to PNGs new mineral tenement administration framework powered by FlexiCadastre. The public portal improves transparency within Papua New Guinea’s mining sector which in turn will promote high quality future investments.The portal can be accessed at http://portals.flexicadastre.com/png“Spatial…See More
Oct 10, 2013
daniel gilbert favorited Charles Young's blog post Mozambique contracts Spatial Dimension to expand Mining Cadastre System
Jul 26, 2013
Charles Young posted a blog post

Mozambique contracts Spatial Dimension to expand Mining Cadastre System

Spatial Dimension is pleased to announce that the Mozambique Ministry of Mineral Resources has contracted Spatial Dimension to expand their existing Mining Cadastre System to include Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) compliance reporting, monitoring and evaluation of the Kimberly Process for the diamond sector as well as to extend the current footprint of the Mining Cadastre System to include an additional four regional offices.The project is funded through the Extractive…See More
Jul 22, 2013
Charles Young posted a blog post

Zambia: New Mining Policy to Benefit Zambians

A recent press release about Zambia's new mining policy noted, 'To further promote foreign investment, the Ministry of Mines had introduced and was currently implementing, an online mining cadastre system to streamline the issuance of rights, in an effort to streamline the issuance of rights at a one-stop centre'. Click on the following link to access the press release. http://allafrica.com/stories/201307081360.html?viewall=1See More
Jul 10, 2013
Charles Young commented on daniel gilbert's blog post 'Happy Birthday Mozambique - personal reflections of GOXIan Daniel Gilbert'
"Good blog. I agree that Mozambique’s future does look good. The government will be implementing various initiatives to improve transparency in the mining sector. "
Jun 28, 2013
Charles Young posted a blog post

Spatial Dimension wins World Bank funded Mining Cadastre project in PNG

On the 10th anniversary of our first Mining Cadastre project, Spatial Dimension is pleased to announce that FlexiCadastre has been selected as Papua New Guinea’s Mineral Tenement Management System.The Mineral Resource Authority of Papua New Guinea, through the World Bank’s Second Mining Sector Institutional Strengthening Technical Assistance Project, recently completed the evaluation of the bids submitted for the development of a fully integrated Mineral Tenement Management System. Spatial…See More
Jun 12, 2013
Mining in Malawi favorited Charles Young's blog post Zambia adopts new system for mining licence issuance
Jun 11, 2013
Charles Young posted a blog post

South African mineral rights technology taking world by storm

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – A locally developed mineral rights system, now active on all continents, is taking the minerals-management world by storm.The ten-year-old FlexiCadastre, developed by Spatial Dimension of Cape Town, is currently being applied in 70 global mining jurisdictions by more than 1 200 government and corporate entities (see also attached video).The South Africa-developed technology currently manages eight-million square kilometres of land in countries including Zambia,…See More
May 29, 2013
Charles Young and Natasha Chichilnisky-Heal are now friends
May 10, 2013
Charles Young favorited Michael Jarvis's blog post Houston - We Have a Problem When Transparency Does Not Convey Clarity
May 9, 2013

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Spatial Dimension
Type of Organisation
Business
Website
http://www.spatialdimension.com
Job Title
Mining cadastre govemental manager
About My Work
Implementation of mining cadastre systems
Areas of interest
governance and anti-corruption, contract and licensing

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FlexiCadastre selected as Namibia’s new Mining Cadastre System

Posted on January 23, 2014 at 5:05 0 Comments

Spatial Dimension is pleased to announce that the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy has selected FlexiCadastre as their new mining cadastre system.



“This is a very exciting project for us as the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy has always been at the forefront of using technology to assist in good governance in their minerals sector,” said Mr Bill Feast, Chief Executive of Spatial Dimension.



“The Ministry of Mines and Energy has invested heavily in computer-based… Continue

Spatial Dimension helps PNG prepare for EITI Candidacy with Mineral Tenement Map Portal

Posted on October 10, 2013 at 11:01 0 Comments

Spatial Dimension is pleased to announce the launch of an online mining cadastre portal for Papua New Guinea. The public portal is a key component to PNGs new mineral tenement administration framework powered by FlexiCadastre. The public portal improves transparency within Papua New Guinea’s mining sector which in turn will promote high quality future investments.

The portal can be accessed at…

Continue

Mozambique contracts Spatial Dimension to expand Mining Cadastre System

Posted on July 22, 2013 at 16:23 0 Comments

Spatial Dimension is pleased to announce that the Mozambique Ministry of Mineral Resources has contracted Spatial Dimension to expand their existing Mining Cadastre System to include Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) compliance reporting, monitoring and evaluation of the Kimberly Process for the diamond sector as well as to extend the current footprint of the Mining Cadastre System to include an additional four regional offices.

The project is funded through the…

Continue

Zambia: New Mining Policy to Benefit Zambians

Posted on July 10, 2013 at 9:07 0 Comments

A recent press release about Zambia's new mining policy noted, 'To further promote foreign investment, the Ministry of Mines had introduced and was currently implementing, an online mining cadastre system to streamline the issuance of rights, in an effort to streamline the issuance of rights at a one-stop centre'. 

Click on the following link to access the press release. …

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At 9:50 on February 12, 2014, Koffi, Noël said…

Hi Charles, I just joined GOXI and am pleased to have you as my first networking contact. I hope we all contribute meaningfully in this endeavour on good stewardship of extractive revenues. Best Regards. Noel Koffi, from Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) but temporarily on a consulting assignment in Tunis.

At 7:44 on May 27, 2011, Gideon Ndalama said…
Charles, its great to have you on GOXI, we must help to get the benefits of mineral wealth down to the needy before this diminishing resource is depleted. ICT can be a powerful tool in ensuring transparency in the extractive industry.
 
 
 

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