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Industry Veteran Rani Cohen Appointed as Chairman of Datumate

November 1st, 2013   Datumate, a leading vendor of geomatics expert systems, announced today the appointment of Rani Cohen, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Orbotech Ltd., as Chairman. Over the last 30 years, Cohen held senior managerial positions in

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Topcon Introduces PS-AS Robotic Total Station for Construction Industry

PS-AS robotic total station

LIVERMORE, Calif. – January 10, 2013 – Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) introduces a new series of robotic total stations specifically designed and configured for the construction market.  The new instruments are designed for applications such as stakeout and as a

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What Is The Major Challenge Facing Professional Land Surveyors Today?

What Is The Major Challenge Facing Professional Land Surveyors Today? The land surveying industry faces many challenges, not the least of which are due to the current financial end economic mess. But, is this the major challenge facing Professional Land

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup January 1, 2012

Happy New Year 2012!

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: ArcGIS Online Overview Video Video-Has The Land Surveying Industry Let You Down? Carlson Takeoff R5 Speeds Up Converting PDF Files & Much More Trimble’s Kirkland to Discuss LightSquared Issue in MAPPS Winter Meeting Keynote Address

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Professional Land Surveyor Survey-Has The Land Surveying Industry Let You Down?

In this Professional Land Surveyor Survey, I’m asking: Has The Land Surveying Industry Let You Down? On several online land surveying forums I’ve found posts written by land surveyors discouraged with the state of our land surveying industry. Largely economy driven, or

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What if LightSquared is Right about GPS?

LightSquared Files with FCC: GPS Industry’s Failure to Comply With Department of Defense and International Standards for GPS Receivers Cause of Interference So, I’ve been thinking lately about how the land surveying industry has not demanded and been stewards for

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Construction Backlog Up 10 Percent In Second Quarter

August 16, 2011 Washington, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) increased 10 percent in the second quarter of 2011 to an average of 8.1 months, up from 7.3 months the previous

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Trimble Joins buildingSMART Alliance to Support Industry-Wide BIM Standards Initiatives

Alliance Develops New BIM Standards and Policies for the Building Construction Industry SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 21, 2011—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that it has joined the buildingSMART alliance™ to help develop industry standards to streamline the collection and use of construction

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Pöyry Awarded EUR 2.1 Million Surveying Project for Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant in Switzerland

Professional Land Surveyor News: Pöyry Awarded EUR 2.1 million Surveying Project for Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant in Switzerland Pöyry, a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability, has been awarded the owner’s surveying contract for the new Linth-Limmern pumped

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Financial Protection in the UK Building Industry (Kindle Edition)

Financial Protection in the UK Building Industry (Kindle Edition) Product Description Financial Protection in the UK Building Industry provides comprehensive treatment of a complex aspect of construction management which is increasingly important in modern construction contracts in the UK. This

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