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Students learn surveying at new Minnesota Vikings stadium

When the new Minnesota Vikings stadium was announced, it became the most expensive construction project in Minnesota history, at about $950 million. EVS, Inc. took an innovative approach and assembled a team of local small and disadvantaged businesses to perform 90 percent of the total civil engineering contract.
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Mapping in the Arctic Circle

Adverse conditions result in creative project management
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Surveyor Gives Back with Life Remodeled

Project will help renovate high school in Detroit

Project will help renovate high school in Detroit


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Maser Consulting Hires Clay Wygant

Maser Consulting has hired Clay A. Wygant, PLS, as manager of geospatial services.

Maser Consulting has hired Clay A. Wygant, PLS, as manager of geospatial services.


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OSHA, Traffic Safety and the MUTCD

References to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) have been in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations since at least 2001 and possibly earlier.
In Subpart G of the 1926 Construction Regulations, three paragraphs for Signs, Flaggers and Barricades tie OSHA directly to the MUTCD for construction activities.


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Houston Retires From Optech

Vice president of corporate services was one of the company’s first employees.

Vice president of corporate services was one of the company’s first employees.


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URISA Names New Members to Vanguard Cabinet

Five new members selected for 2014-15

Five new members selected for 2014-15.


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Clement Ogaja Joins Altus

Altus Positioning Systems has named Clement Ogaja a GNSS support engineer.

Altus Positioning Systems has named Clement Ogaja a GNSS support engineer.


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Elliott Named to GSI Board

He is the former president of Pennsylvania operations at First Energy.

He is the former president of Pennsylvania operations at First Energy.


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Axis Geospatial’s Derry Gets Maryland License

He also is licensed in Delaware, Pennsylvania

He also is licensed in Delaware, Pennsylvania


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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.

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POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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