Archive for month: June 2016

Cameroon project progresses

Cameroon1Cameroon2Frik Hartzer of the IGS recently attended a contract meeting in Yaoundé, Cameroon regarding the current World Bank-funded project titled “La supervision d’un programme de cartographie géologique et géochimique et la mise en place d’un Système d’Informations Géologiques et Minières au Cameroun”. IGS formed a consortium with the Council for Geoscience (CGS) of South Africa to supervise the project, while the geological mapping, geochemical surveying and the establishment of a GIS-based database will be conducted by the French Geological Survey (BRGM). During this meeting a final agreement was reached with BRGM regarding the specifics of the program during the following 36 months.

IGS and NTU awarded outstanding grade

IGS logoIGS and Nottingham Trent University (NTU) are proud to have been awarded the highest grade of ‘Outstanding’ by the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).

This award recognises the excellent work undertaken by IGS and NTU from 2013 to 2016 in helping to develop the technical specifications for our IGS Xplore system.

The official KTP project brief was ‘To design, implement and provide on-going development of a commercial, web-enabled geodata delivery system (database) to support the international mineral exploration sector’.

The aim of the KTP is to strengthen the competitiveness, wealth creation and economic performance of the UK by the enhancement of knowledge and skills and the simulation of innovation through collaborative projects between business and the knowledge base.

The official KTP certificate can be downloaded here: KTP Final Report Letter

More information about IGS Xplore can be seen here.