About Dominique Breetzke

Qualified as a Landscape Architect, it goes without saying that Dominique is passionate about all things green. Her love for writing about environmental affairs and exploring innovative ideas is fueled by her quest on how we can improve the health of the earth and in turn, our own well-being.

Using SMART Technology To Monitor Mines

Using the best satellite imagery technology currently has to offer, Swift Geospatial can assist with cost-effective, time-saving strategies, including disaster prevention. In this article we focus on monitoring for mine management and how our high quality imagery empowers one not only for decision making purposes; but also to detect - with immediate effect - if any risks or triggers are activated as and when they happen.

Smart disaster prevention: monitoring your mine’s Tailing Storage Facility (TSF)

Monitoring your mine’s Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) is not merely a legal requirement, but a life or death responsibility. After all, the horrific (and fairly recent) case studies of TSF mismanagement catastrophes bear witness to the paramount importance thereof. Enter Swift Geospatial’s innovative methodology for TSF monitoring. Using the latest, most streamlined, high resolution and cloud-free satellite imagery technology available to date; time-savvy mining managers may remotely check their tailings dam status on a weekly basis.

Going Off-Grid: Not Only A Smart Move; But A Sheer Necessity

Going off-the-grid is a trend that is highly relevant with the times we are living in; considering all the carbon emissions and concerning climate change stats there are out there. As South Africans; the first thought which I guarantee comes to mind is to escape the reliance on our crumbling Eskom; but looking further, more than 100 of the Fortune 500 companies have already received significant results by using solar power.

Monitoring for Ecosia: A Sneak Peek Under The Hood of Swift Geospatial’s Processing Platform

Swift Geospatial will be providing Ecosia with the vital [...]

Swift Geospatial Partners With Ecosia For Pro-Active Tree Monitoring

We are proud to announce our plantation satellite monitoring partnership with Ecosia. As the world’s largest not-for-profit search engine, to date, Ecosia has planted more than 128 (and actively counting!) million trees across over 30 countries worldwide, all in the name of good-will. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, this aspiring initiative recently identified a shortfall; in order to improve the integrity of their services, the on-going monitoring of their trees was required. 

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