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Technology Benchmark: It's a Great Time to be a Surveyor or Civil Engineer if You Live in China

March 17, 2011
t is a great time to be a Surveyor or Civil Engineer if you live in China! - Land Development is dead in the U.S., it is flourishing in China due to increasingly wealthy population and a huge influx of ex-patriate workers.



It is a great time to be a Surveyor or Civil Engineer if you live in China!

- Land Development is dead in the U.S., it is flourishing in China due to increasingly wealthy population and a huge influx of ex-patriate workers.

- Government is the largest funding source of engineering projects, but U.S. government refuses to spend on Infrastructure (The Fall of Rome repeats itself)

- U.S. infrastructure is crumbling with no repair in sight. We now pay the victims of our catastrophic failures off and call it "the cost of doing business" and we fix the one failed structure. This is part of a risk analysis that shows it is cheaper to pay victims than to fix the underlying inafrastructure.

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