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.

Listening for Leaks

Listening for Leaks

Leaks are money, states Eric Stacey, product manager for advanced leak detection solutions at Echologics. Money not just down the drain, but right out the drain! Lost water involves costs for treatment and conveyance that never result in revenue, and further expense is incurred in leak detection and pipeline repair.

Stormwater Infiltration in Clay Soils

Stormwater Infiltration in Clay Soils

Stormwater runoff from impervious surfaces is causing devastating effects on the landscape of our developing watersheds. We are disrupting the natural hydrological cycle that supports our potable water supplies and natural fauna. Intentional stormwater infiltration can restore that cycle. However, the lack of awareness and the perceived lack of data

Shannon Reusable Insulation Saves $1M for George Mason University

Shannon Reusable Insulation Saves $1M for George Mason University

Shannon Enterprises of W.N.Y. Inc., the world-leading designer and maker of reusable thermal and acoustic insulation, has helped George Mason University save more than $1 million since 2009 with an insulation solution for the university’s heating and cooling system. The university’s energy manager calculated the milestone based on annual energy

FIXING CONSTRUCTION’S PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEM

FIXING CONSTRUCTION’S PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEM

The construction industry has had a troubled history with productivity.

Even the smallest construction projects are multi-disciplined events that involve hundreds of individual actions. When scaled up to mega project size, managing the sequencing of man, machine and material so that the right things are done at the right time and

Let’s Get Back to the Future

Let’s Get Back to the Future

B2W Software’s Richard Humphrey takes a look at the future of technology for the heavy civil construction industry.

It seems like every day we’re hearing about a new advance in technology. But it’s not surprising why. In the 21st century, technology is a key differentiator, and to get—and stay—ahead, companies in

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Mabey
The Mabey LIVEpin is a low-cost, innovative method for measuring axial load on shoring equipment—constructed with high-quality stainless steel to ensure maximum durability, safety, and accuracy. Allows measurements of load on each shear plane but also to compensate readings over the range of field temperatures.

Load capacity of 3500kN
Accurate

Look Before You Leap

Look Before You Leap

Many popular sayings are polar opposites of each other. “Look before you leap” is the exact opposite of “He who hesitates is lost.” However, a successful earthwork contractor must do both simultaneously. They must avoid the hidden dangers that can lurk below ground at any job site. They must also

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