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Labor Department Expands Davis-Bacon Act on Survey Crews

NSPS reports that the Department of Labor reversed 50 years of precedent and ruled that surveyors are subject to the Davis-Bacon Act.

NSPS reports the Department of Labor ruled that members of survey crews are subject to the construction prevailing wage law.

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JACIE Workshop to Be Held in Conjunction with ASPRS

The JACIE Team Announces its 2014 Workshop to be Held in Conjunction with the ASPRS 2014 Conference


The Joint Agency Commercial Imagery Evaluation (JACIE) Team Announces its 2014 Workshop to be Held in Conjunction with the ASPRS 2014 Annual Conference

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MAPPS Commends Reintroduction of "Map It Once, Use It Many Times" Act

MAPPS commended Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) for reintroducing H.R. 1604, the "Map It Once, Use It Many Times" Act on April 17.

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The Point of Convergence for Geospatial Technologies

GeoDataPoint provides a dynamic, knowledgeable resource on cutting-edge technology, trends and best practices for professionals involved in collecting, processing and managing geospatial data for complex and converging markets.

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MAPPS Releases Statement on 2013 GAO Report

John Palatiello, executive director of MAPPS, issued the following statement on the Government Accountability Office report "2013 Annual Report: Actions Needed to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve Other Financial Benefits" and testimony before Congress.
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GSLSA to Host EXPO 2013 in April

The Garden State Land Surveyors Alliance (GSLSA), a not-for-profit organization, will host EXPO 2013 on April 26 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Town & Country Inn in Keyport, N.J.

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Strength in Numbers

Few situations are more frustrating in the business world than the feeling that you’re facing a monumental challenge alone.
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International Appeal

Serving a global market presents challenges and opportunities. The key is understanding what you’re getting into before you take the leap
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MAPPS Winter Conference Announces Keynote Speaker

Congressman Joe Garcia, a democrat from Florida's 26th District, will be the keynote speaker for the MAPPS Winter Conference, held Jan. 27-31 at the Trump International Resort in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., MAPPS announced.
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Marks of Excellence

Five surveying and mapping firms and one technology developer were honored in October with the 2012 MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards.
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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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2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at integrated technologies that provide real-time 3D measurements of a Brisbane construction site.

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Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

With the unmanned aerial system (UAS) presence growing in surveying, you will in 2015:
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