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Route Geographic Consultants (RGC) is a multi-national organization of geospatial disciplines practising world-wide. RGC emerged from the MnS Group (founded in 1998) and has taken over its survey work. Expanding on its MnS roots, RGC is now opening up exciting new relationships such as with Ordnance Survey International, the Asian Development Bank and accessing large geodetic projects and hydro projects previously outside of MnS Group’s grasp.
Route Geographic Consultants has two arms:
- Route Geographic Consultants Ltd – based in the UK and operating globally,
- Route Geographic Consultants Swaziland (Pty) Ltd – based in Swaziland and focused on Swaziland and nearby African countries.
RGC offers three key services:
- Engineering surveys (including LiDAR and drone platform mapping)
- Chartered land surveys
- Geographic Information Systems and other services.
Wealth of Experience
RGC has experience in 36 different African countries, South America, the Pacific Islands and both United Kingdom and continental Europe, encompassing five world regions. Using the latest in survey equipment and techniques, RGC’s highly qualified and skilled staff offer an internationally assured and regulated quality survey service.
RGC has professional affiliations with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (UK) and several other professional bodies world-wide.
B-BBEE (Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment) Level 1
RGC teams up with Inkundki Investments (Pty) Ltd, a B-BBEE Level 1 Survey and Consulting firm based in South Africa and owned by a Director of Route Geographic Consultants Swaziland (Pty) Ltd.
Route Geographic Consultants Ltd has a Chartered Land Surveyor at the helm, Martin de Beer. He is joined by long-term ex-MnS Group team members, Sipho Bhembe and Bandile Edwards, and all three are directors of Route Geographic Consultants (Swaziland) Pty Ltd. The Directors are supported by fully qualified field teams with a core team of logistical and professional experts.
Martin de Beer
BSc(Hons) B Survey Nat. Dip. Eng Survey MRICS
Martin is a Chartered Land Surveyor. He started the survey division of MnS Group in 1998 and oversaw and controlled all operations. He has extensive experience in directing land survey across the African continent and beyond. Utilizing a broad spectrum of techniques to suit the challenges of a project, he is a dedicated professional providing exceptional service with an inspired approach to problem solving. His key strengths are operational experience and client liaison. He is a qualified pilot, both fixed wing and rotary.
The combined and overlapping skill sets of the Directors gives RGC the flexibility and capacity to produce exceptional quality work on any size project.
Additional Directors of the Swaziland Operation
Nat. H. Dip Eng. Survey
Sipho is a fully qualified engineering surveyor. He is responsible for all field logistics, data capture and labour and logistics. He is a member of the Swaziland Association of Architects Engineers and Surveyors.
Advanced Diploma in Business and Accounting
Bandile is the Manager of our Swaziland Office. He leads on customer liaison across Swaziland and coordinates all cadastral work, data processing and presentation, including CAD and control. He is qualified under the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Sipho and Bandile lead on the field operations and data processing respectively. They have been with the organization for over 12 years.
RGC has professional registration in the United Kingdom and Africa. We have European Union registered staff members with World Bank and African Development Bank approval.