Tag: survey

Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional position of points and the distances and angles between them. A land surveying professional is called a land surveyor. These points are usually on the surface of the Earth, and they are often used to establish land maps and boundaries for ownership, locations like building corners or the surface location of subsurface features, or other purposes required by government or civil law, such as property sales.

Waste Industry Employment Trends

Waste Industry Employment Trends

Not unlike other industries, the solid waste industry has, in recent years, embarked on a quest to include “smart technologies” in everyday processes and programs. The objective for most municipalities and private haulers is fulfill the mantra: providing services cheaper, quicker, and better to their customers.

Siemens and PAS announce global strategic partnership to provide essential industrial control system cybersecurity

Siemens and PAS announce global strategic partnership to provide essential industrial control system cybersecurity

Siemens, a global engineering and technology leader, and PAS Global, the leading provider of industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity solutions, announced an agreement to provide fleet-wide, real time monitoring for control systems. By leveraging the unique capabilities of both companies, this partnership will provide customers with: (1) deep analytics required

Stormwater Goes to School

Not too long ago, there were only two colleges in the United States where one could learn about stormwater management, notes Brant Keller, public works director for Griffin, GA.

Editor’s Comments: The Learning Curve

Editor’s Comments: The Learning Curve

Welcome to our “back to school” issue. The first article covers, in part, the winners of EPA’s fifth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge. For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, it’s a design competition open to colleges and universities throughout the US that encourages teams of students to design

Estimating Earthwork Volumes

Estimating Earthwork Volumes

Formulas and methods for determining the volumes and areas of regular shapes and surfaces go back at least as far as ancient Greece. Pythagoras and other mathematicians determined those formulas that are still used to calculate the volumes of spheres and pyramids, as well as the areas of curve conic

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Hitachi Construction
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Komatsu America Corp
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Kubota Tractor Corporation
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Loftness Attachments
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Redi Haul Trailers Inc.
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Rogers Brothers Corp.
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Tensar International Corp/No American Green
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Towmaster Trailers/Big Tow
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Trail King Industries
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United Rentals
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Vertigraph Inc.
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Volvo Construction Equipment
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World of Asphalt (AEM)
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Measuring Earthwork Volumes

Formulas and methods for determining the volumes and areas of regular shapes and surfaces go back at least as far as ancient Greece. Pythagoras and other mathematicians determined those formulas that are still used to calculate the volumes of spheres and pyramids, as well as the areas of curve conic

Editor’s Comments: It Takes Skill

Editor’s Comments: It Takes Skill

Now that it’s football season again, I want to start by talking about the unique strength one has to possess to be a Detroit Lions fan. It’s a devotion and undying hope that this year will be the year we can at least be competitive in the NFL, while knowing

The Future of Water Treatment

The Future of Water Treatment

Increasing regulation will correspondingly increase the demand for reliability, performance, and new features in water treatment and testing, envisions Mark Mullet, senior product manager at GE Water. It’s not going to be easy to deliver. “Corrosive applications will pose special challenges.”

He mentions alkali, chlorine gas, and products like caustic soda

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