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MDC purchase DJI Inspire-1 UAV Drone (18 October 2016)

MDC now own and operate a DJI Inspire-1 UAV drone for aerial photogrammetry surveys. We expect this equipment will be invaluable for surveying the nearshore coastal topography, particularly beaches, tidal mud flats and breakwaters – which are often difficult to survey...

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Geodetic Training Workshop (15-16 June 2016, MDC Office)

The MDC survey team were given a dedicated 2-day Geodetic Workshop by Richard Wannacott, Geodetic Specialist at Umvoto Africa (Pty) Ltd. Richard took us through Geoids, Ellipsoids, Reference Systems and Projections as applied to geodesy and surveying in general. He...

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New “Home” for Marine Data Consultants (3 March 2016)

MDC moved into our new office at 108 Kommetjie Road, Fish Hoek. The new premises now means we have all services and equipment under a single roof, with ample space for continued growth. We celebrated the special occasion with staff, colleagues, clients, suppliers,...

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MDC Attend Ocean Business in Southampton, UK (14-16 Apr 2015)

Gordon Rigg attended Ocean Business. As usual, the standard of exhibits and presentations was high, with ample opportunity to network and secure potential business opportunities. Immediately following OB, Gordon paid MMT UK, Banbury a visit and attended a 1-day QIMERA...

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MDC Survey Staff receive EIVA Training in Cape Town

Four MDC Survey Staff received a 5-days NaviSuite Online (NaviPac, NaviScan) and 3-days Navisuite (NaviEdit, NaviModel, NaviPlot) Training Course at Monkey Valley, Cape Town (23 Feb – 03 Mar 2015). The course was enjoyed by all, with practical online training on our...

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MDC Perform SBES Bathy Survey for Beach Petroleum Tanzania

Gordon Rigg and Michael Funke completed a single beam bathymetry survey for Beach Petroleum Tanzania in October 2014. Beach's catamaran "Beach Binti" was mobilized at the Lake-shore Lodge and the survey was completed in record time thanks to the efforts of both staff...

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MDC Takes Delivery of 25Ft Survey Catamaran

MDC took delivery of their survey catamaran "MaD Cat" on 11 April 2014. The vessel is purpose built, fitted for combined single beam, multibeam, side-scan, sub-bottom and dynamic laser scan...

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MDC provides offshore manager and processing services to MMT

MDC provides offshore manager and processing services to MMT on board the SV Seabeam for the geophysical, bathymetric and Benthic Survey of the additional Shallow Water Survey, UK (North Sea Network, Stattnett National Grid). MDC provided offshore manager and data...

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