Category: Geospatial Services

Drones Take Information Gathering To New Heights; Ayres Quick To Get Pilots Licensed

By Derek Fonder, Jason Komorowski, and Garrick Loberger Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are changing the game in our industry. Drones, as they’re more commonly called, are soaring to heights that traditional information-collecting methods can’t, gathering data exponentially faster than before, and doing it all with remarkable accuracy. These are just a few of the many… Read More »

PCI Objectively Rates Pavement Condition

By Mark Petersen and Jason Krueger How much of an impact does your vehicle have on the roads? If you’re driving a passenger car, the impact is probably negligible. But what if your work vehicle is a loaded 18-wheeler? When the transport of heavy materials for a major project is unavoidable, involved parties are protected… Read More »

Scholarships Open Doors to Engineering Careers

How can I find engineering-specific scholarships? ACEC offers several. The deadline to apply is in March. A new year brings new opportunities, as the saying goes. And in civil engineering and related disciplines, employment opportunities abound for 2017 and beyond. Buildings and roads are being erected, the housing market has returned to a promising level, and… Read More »