Government takes a second shot at efficient cadastral system
Minerals Council says process could take years when a proven alternative widely used on the continent is readily available
The department of mineral resources & energy has started a fresh procurement process to replace the antiquated SA Mineral Resources Administration System (Samrad), but the mining industry says that could take years when a proven, easily implementable, off-the-shelf system used widely in the rest of Africa is available.
Hilda Mhlongo, the department’s deputy director-general for corporate services, said the new procurement process had been initiated after the initial procurement by the State Information Technology Agency was cancelled following an audit...
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