Category: Land Surveying

Quick, Accurate HD Scanning Can Replace Traditional Survey

By Jason Ingram, PLS Innovations in land surveying have grown by leaps and bounds over the past five years, and the solutions offered by high-definition (HD) laser scanning provide great benefits to projects and budgets. Depending on the project, HD scanning can replace or minimize the need for topographic survey. It also provides such comprehensive… Read More »

Engineering Careers Have Solid Future

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates civil engineering, surveying, and environmental engineering are among the technical fields that will see job growth exceeding the overall 7% projected U.S. job growth rate between 2016 and 2026. Civil and environmental engineering technicians holding two-year degrees also will be in high demand, according to the Bureau of… Read More »

Painting the Town Red: What Colors Tell Us About Underground Utilities

With spring setting in and the construction season beginning in earnest, you may notice some “graffiti” marking up a sidewalk, intersection, or lawn in your neighborhood. The varied paint colors (often accompanied by bouquets of small flags) may just seem like clutter as you move past. But for those who will be digging there soon,… Read More »