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Awarded a contract by the Gauteng City-Regional Observatory to conduct fieldwork for the Quality of Life Survey. The survey covered roughly 25,000 respondents in Gauteng, South Africa.

Proud sponsor of the African Symposia on Statistical Development that was held in Gaborone, Botswana. GeoSpace has been a sponsor of this event since the first ASSD was held in 2006 in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Proud sponsor of the 2012 Africa Symposium on Statistical Development (ASSD) in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Awarded a contract by the University of Cape Town to conduct the fieldwork for the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) Phase 3 – Wave 1. NIDS is a national panel survey reaching about 8000 households using digital data collection instruments to collect information covering a wide range of topics including anthropometric data. This is the biggest fieldwork exercise that the Company has been involved with.

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Awarded a contract by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to provide digital aerial photography, satellite imagery and technical support to the 2012 Population and Housing Census in Tanzania.

Awarded a 3-year contract by the Chief Directorate: National Geo-spatial Information of South Africa to operate their Intergraph Digital Mapping Camera (DMC). This is the second period of three years that this contract had been awarded to the Company.

Awarded a contract by the National Planning Commission, Namibia to assist with the map creation and printing of the census maps for the 2011 Population and Housing Census of Namibia.

Awarded a contract by the University of Cape Town to conduct the fieldwork for the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) Phase 2 – wave 2. NIDS is a national panel survey using digital data collection instruments.

Contract for the development of a spatial database and web based GIS application with linkages to the Management Information System (MIS) for the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) for Lesotho.

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Awarded contract by Botswana Department of Surveys and Mapping to produce aerial photography for 100 settlements and line mapping for 35 settlements in Botswana.

Awarded a contract by the National Planning Commission, Namibia to provide SPOTMaps satellite imagery for selected rural areas and digital aerial photography for 29 urban settlements in Namibia.

Proud sponsor of Africa Symposium on Statistical Development (ASSD) held in Cairo, Egypt.

Expansion of business relationship with TeleAtlas by becoming a member of the TeleAtlas Trusted Partner Program.

Achieved B-BBEE Level 3 Contributor

Register as an aerial survey company in Namibia

Awarded contract by the African Development Bank to implement a GIS for the National Emergency Response Council for HIV/AIDS (NERCHA) in Swaziland.

Awarded aerial photography contract by StatsSA

Awarded satellite imagery and aerial photography contract by the Central Bureau of Statistics, Namibia

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Official launch of DMC and display of GeoSpace aircraft and camera systems to clients at a special function held at Wonderboom airport north of Pretoria

Receive Intergraph SG&I Distributor Award for Outstanding Performance at the Geospatial World Conference held
in Washington DC.

Awarded GPS Field Survey contract by South African Post Office (SAPO)

Teleatlas appoints GeoSpace to do photography for seven metros in South Africa.

Celebrating 2010!: 20 years in business and 10 years in digital aerial photography!

Sponsor of the fourth Africa Symposium on Statisitcs Development (ASSD) held in Luanda, Angola

Sponsor of 57th Session of the International Statistics Institute.


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Awarded the DMC operator contract from Department of Rural Development and Land Reform. Through this partnership we operate the Department's camera in our Cessna 421C Golden Eagle. As per agreement the camera is mainly used for aerial photography of the Chief Directorate National Geospatial Information.

Acquire Aerocommander aircraft - turbine engined aircraft suitable to operate virtually anywhere in Africa.

Acquire large format DMC system - the first and only Company to operate two DMC's in Africa.

Attend Z/I Imaging operator conference in Germany - the largest forum of its kind in the world.

Awarded StatsSA aerial photography contract covering close to 20million hectares.

Southern Sudan census EA boundary verification project.


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Sponsorship of second Africa Symposium
on Statistics Development(ASSD) held in Kigali, Rwanda.

Acquire bigger and faster twin-engined aircraft
(Cessna 421C Golden Eagle) suitable for large format DMC

Attend and contribute to United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) Expert Group on Census mapping meeting in New York, USA

Address UNFPA conference on Census advocacy and best practice in Praia, Cape Verde.

Sponsorship of third Africa Symposium on Statistics Development held in Accra, Ghana.


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Appointment of Lucas Mokwena as Director.
Lucas, who has been with the company since 1996, acquired 26% shareholding at the same time

Adoption of GeoSpace BBBEE strategy by GeoSpace Board.

Present technical paper on the use of satellite imagery in census mapping applications at the SPOT International Conference in Toulouse, France.

Completion of Lesotho 2006 census mapping project. Lesotho was the first country to use SPOT5 2.5m natural colour satellite imagery as national base map for a census.

Sponsorship of first Africa Symposium on Statistics Development - Cape Town, South Africa.


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Conduct South Africa's Social Grant Impact Survey for Department of Social Development (DOSD) -
our biggest socio-demographic survey to date

Refresh company logo and corporate colours.

Sponsor of the 14th Conference of Commonwealth Statisticians - Cape Town South Africa.

Deliver paper on remote sensing, GIS and related technology in census mapping at the Commonwealth Conference of Statisticians in Cape Town, South Africa


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Surveying of over 10,000 kilometres
power lines for ESKOM


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First WorldBank General Data Dissemination System (GDDS)
contract. This marks the beginning of a long relationship with the World Bank providing technical consultancies and training on GIS in statistical agencies in Anglophone African countries


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Provide Total Census Mapping solution, sponsored by Sida, covering 15,000 EAs in Tanzania.

Acquisition Piper Chieftain aircraft and second medium format digital aerial photography system.

Master sample mapping solution for the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) - South Africa. This included digital aerial photography covering close to 1000 EAs.

Project Management partner to the HSRC on the Nelson Mandela HIV/AIDS prevalence survey - the first national survey of this kind in South Africa.


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Provide Total Census mapping solution to the Namibian 2001 census.

Main service provider to StatsSA for 2001 Census in South Africa.

Acquisition of Beechcraft Baron B55 aircraft.


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Registration of GeoSpace International (Pty) Ltd and the start of the expansion of the business into Africa.

Pioneering of videography and acquisition of our first digital aerial photography system.

Acquisition of our first digital aerial photography system.


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Project Eagle - the establishment of the first digital enumeration area frame for South Africa.


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Project HELP - at the time the largest GPS fieldwork project in South Africa


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Registration of Megasub Holdings - In 1999 Megasub became GeoSpace International

- Appropriate technology for developmental solutions -

Welcome to GeoSpace International online! We are a specialist GIS Company based in Pretoria, South Africa. We have been involved in the GIS industry for more than 20 years. We have established ourselves as a leading digital aerial photography (DAP) and GIS/GPS/remote sensing solution provider in Africa. GeoSpace operates two large format Digital Mapping Cameras (DMC’s) giving us unrivalled quality and production capability on the African continent. We are the African distributors of Intergraph SG&I and Z/I products.

Key to our success is our understanding of the unique challenges of Africa. We combine appropriate GIS/GPS/remote sensing (DAP and satellite imagery) technology with our subject matter expertise in domains such as Surveys and Mapping, Statistics (Censuses and Surveys in particular), Education, Health and Electricity to provide relevant and realistic Total Solutions to our clients.

We have provided products and services to clients/beneficiaries in more than 15 countries.
Our clients include National-,Provincial- and Local Governments, Development Partners such as
The World Bank, African Development Bank the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Sida, GTZ and Lux Development as well as the Mining and Utilities sectors. Capacity building is fundamental to our approach (and success): over and above our unique, client specific training programs, the Company is a proud sponsor and partner of development initiatives such as the Africa Symposia on Statistical Development (ASSD).

GeoSpace is a South African Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) compliant service provider. Enjoy our website!

GeoSpace is committed to the improvement of Africa and its people.

We do this through relevant R&D, community involvement & sponsorships.

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