Month: December 2009

PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY-Looking Forward to 2010 or Glad to See 2009 Go?

In this week’s PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY I’m asking the question: Looking Forward to 2010 or Glad to See 2009 Go? I ask this question both from a land surveying industry perspective and from a personal perspective. I’m sure that from

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Professional Land Surveyor Survey Party: A Few Land Surveying Pictures From The Field

This Professional Land Surveyor Survey Party is brought to you by EricColburn.com – Professional Land Surveyor Source – showing a few pictures I snapped while carrying out land surveying field work somewhat recently. Most of these pictures were taken within the

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-12-27

Wow! Awoke to a lot of snow. # Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-12-20 http://ow.ly/16bAU1 # Got the kids shoveling. http://twitpic.com/ucgnv # It’s snow fort time! http://twitpic.com/udcrk # @LiLRhody I tried. But after shoveling our driveway and

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NORAD Tracks Santa

If you have children (old and young) looking for the location of Santa on this Christmas Eve, you can track his gift giving journey on NORAD’s website. NORAD has been tracking Santa since 1955 beginning with NORAD’s predecessor, the Continental

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-12-20

Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-12-13 http://ow.ly/1697pJ # Even As Holiday Sales Increase, Retailers Worry-More at http://www.npr.org/templates/s…..=121354855 # NASA Telescope To Spot Nearby Space Neighbors-More at http://www.npr.org/templates/s…..=121283878 # RT @skap5: Great Inflection will trump Great Recession. Have

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Professional Land Surveyor News: MDA to Modernize The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia’s Information Solutions and Processes

MDA to modernize the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia’s Information Solutions and Processes Richmond, B.C. – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA), a provider of essential information solutions, announced today it has signed a contract for over

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PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY-Is Your Company Having a Party for the Holiday Season?

In this week’s PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY I’m asking the question: Is Your Company Having a Party for the Holiday Season? I’ve read some comments by Professional Land Surveyors, AutoCAD and Engineering types on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn about company

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-12-13

Snow! http://twitpic.com/se8km # Professional Land Surveyor Facebook Group Photos – Here are a few of the many fantastic and interesting photographs… http://ow.ly/1675k3 # RT @ExtantAmericana: Carte de Visite photoraph of armed Civil War officer in Virginia http://cli.gs/btEd7 # Negotiable:BBT: Our

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Trimble Announces Updated Suite of Mapping and GIS Software with New Postprocessing Engine

Trimble Announces Updated Suite of Mapping and GIS Software with New Postprocessing Engine SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 7, 2009 — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today significant updates to its entire portfolio of Mapping & GIS field and office software products. These

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Land Surveyor Danny Cahill Wins The NBC Show The Biggest Loser

Land Surveyor Danny Cahill Wins The NBC Show The Biggest Loser Last night, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma land surveyor and musician, Danny Cahill won the NBC Show “The Biggest Loser”, earning him a $250,000 prize. At the beginning of Season 8

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Professional Land Surveyors Look For Centuries-Old Ellicott Mounds Marking Alabama-Florida Boundary Line

The following news story is a very interesting article I found about Professional Land Surveyors participating in an Auburn University-sponsored workshop, “Locating the Ellicott Mounds Along the Alabama/ Florida Boundary”: Andalusia starting point for ‘mound hunt’ Professional surveyors look for

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Professional Land Surveyor Facebook Group Photos

Here are a few of the many fantastic and interesting photographs submitted on the Professional Land Surveyor Facebook Group. Visit our group to see all of the other wonderful photographs and to submit your favorite land surveying pictures, too!

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-12-06

Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-11-29 http://ow.ly/1658Wh # @jonnerz That’s it? How sad. in reply to jonnerz # Cup of hot coffee and watching Sunday Morning. # “If you’re not getting older, you’re dead” Tom Petty #Quote

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PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY-Is The Economy Improving For Professional Land Surveyors?

In this week’s PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY I’m asking the question: Is The Economy Improving For Professional Land Surveyors? I’ve noticed, lately, a small uptick in the business climate and the phones have started to ring again. The other day I

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Professional Land Surveyor or Unprofessional Weekend Warrior?

Earlier this week a young gentleman called looking for a survey. He just purchased a house and wasn’t really sure of what he was asking for, as is father-in-law, supposedly a “builder”, had told him what he needed. Long story

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Is AutoCAD Civil 3D Good for Professional Land Surveyors?

Today I created a new discussion board on the Professional Land Surveyor Forum called, “AutoCAD Civil 3D for Land Surveyors”. My hope is that a more full depth discussion of the subject can take place there. If you have not

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Professional Land Surveyor Newsletter Update

Just a quick note about the Professional Land Surveyor Newsletters. If you already subscribe you no doubt have noticed that I’ve added a few new features to these weekly newsletters, which I hope helps you to broaden your knowledge of

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