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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.

Smart Water for Smart Cities

Smart Water for Smart Cities

Simply collecting data is the easy part. Making sense of it is more complicated, and properly using it for planning purposes is even harder. Acquiring and utilizing accurate data in a timely manner is, by far, the biggest challenge.

Employee Engagement: The Key to Closing Construction’s Skills Gap

Employee Engagement: The Key to Closing Construction’s Skills Gap

“In the US, 46% of employers are having difficulty filling jobs… For the seventh consecutive year, skilled trades vacancies are the hardest jobs to fill in the US. And for the fifth consecutive year, skilled trades are the hardest to fill globally.”  — Manpower Group 2016/2017 US Talent Shortage Survey


The Latest Technology in Compactors and Balers

The Latest Technology in Compactors and Balers

Whether it’s going to a landfill or a recycling facility, waste must be compacted and packaged for easier handling and efficient transportation to its destination. The compressed material takes up less space, thus reducing the number of trips needed, resulting in cost savings and reduced greenhouse gas emissions from transport

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The RD8100 cable locator is engineered to deliver high precision for damage prevention when locating buried cables and pipes. This advanced range of underground utility locators offers optional integrated GPS and usage logging.

The RD8100 is Radiodetection’s most advanced range of cable locators and builds on over 40 years of pedigree

Project Profile: Information Integration

Project Profile: Information Integration

New utility scanning technology is now available that will add to the professional utility contractor’s toolbox. The new UtilityScan system from GSSI uses a novel approach called “sensor fusion,” in which coils that detect power radiated from electrical cables are fused with ground-penetrating radar (GPR) in a single box. This

Earth, Wind, and Water

Earth, Wind, and Water

Nature has been using water to shape the landscape since the beginning of time. Wind, rain, rivers, streams, and creeks can shape valleys and carve out canyons. These waterways and wind paths are themselves constantly changing; as a Greek philosopher noted, “We can never step in the same river twice.”

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