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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.



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Added by Charles Young on January 23, 2014 at 5:05 — No Comments

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…

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Added by Charles Young on October 10, 2013 at 11:01 — No Comments

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…

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Added by Charles Young on July 22, 2013 at 16:23 — No Comments

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. …

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Added by Charles Young on July 10, 2013 at 9:07 — No Comments

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.…

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Added by Charles Young on June 12, 2013 at 13:52 — No Comments

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…

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Added by Charles Young on May 29, 2013 at 8:36 — No Comments

Zambia adopts new system for mining licence issuance

Zambia's government plans to introduce an online system in mineral licensing to promote transparency and accountability in licence issuance and revenue collection.

This is according to the minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development Yamfwa Mukanga who said, lack of an online software system has caused confusion in the issuance of mining licences in Zambia.

The Zambian government expects the new system to eliminate corruption in the issuance of mining licences by the…

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Added by Charles Young on April 24, 2013 at 8:58 — 1 Comment

Mining Weekly Article : Rwanda Mining Cadastre significantly benefits all stakeholders

By: Leandi Kolver, Mining Weekly

8th February 2013

Link to original article: MiningWeekly

Information technology company Spatial Dimension began work on an 18-month project last month to implement its computerised mining cadastre system, FlexiCadastre, for the Rwandan Geology and Mines Department, which is the mining sector regulatory body within…

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Added by Charles Young on February 21, 2013 at 11:18 — No Comments

Zambia and Kenya publish their mining cadastre data online

Spatial Dimension is pleased to announce that Zambia and Kenya have recently published their mining cadastre data online.



FlexiCadastre Kenya   …
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Added by Charles Young on February 4, 2013 at 20:51 — No Comments

Spatial Dimension starts work to implement a new Mining Cadastre for Rwanda

Spatial Dimension is pleased to announce that they have begun work on an 18 month project to implement a new computerised mining cadastre system for the Rwandan Geology and Mines Department, the mining sector regulatory body within the Ministry of Natural Resources (MINIRENA).

The project forms part of the four year Strategic Capacity Building Initiative (SCBI) which is focused on combining delivery of government priorities with capacity building. The mining sector is one of the…

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Added by Charles Young on January 15, 2013 at 16:29 — No Comments

Kumba Iron Ore and Côte d’Ivoire selects FlexiCadastre

Spatial Dimension is pleased to announce that Kumba Iron Ore and the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Energy of Côte d’Ivoire have recently joined the global FlexiCadastre user community.


“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Kumba Iron Ore as our most recent corporate user. The Anglo American Group already use FlexiCadastre in a number of their business units and the implementation within Kumba will allow Anglo American to further benefit from a consistent approach to…

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Added by Charles Young on May 9, 2012 at 14:13 — No Comments

FlexiCadastre to become Kenya’s new Mining Cadastre System

Spatial Dimension is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by the Kenyan Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources to implement FlexiCadastre as Kenya’s new computerised Mining Cadastre System.



The new Mining…
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Added by Charles Young on November 23, 2011 at 15:01 — No Comments

DRC Online Mining Cadastre Portal Launched

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Added by Charles Young on November 10, 2011 at 13:18 — 1 Comment

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