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Spencer Road interchange foes interfere with surveyors at work

Protesters, municipal officials see dispute heading to the courts.
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N.J. Quakers help save lives a world away

Frank Lenik, a New Jersey surveyor, spearheaded an effort to donate magnetic detectors toTajkistan, a country where there is a great hazard of unexploded cluster bombs.

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Vermont's 18th Century Maps Going Online

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Two and a half centuries after men braved the trackless wilderness to map Vermont, using tools as simple as long chains to measure out towns and lots, their work is going online to help lawyers, landowners and historians.
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The Role of a Land Surveyor in Purchasing a Property

A land surveyor is one who using a combination of experience and education comprehends and define the characteristics of land.
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The price isn't right "¦

As the housing market suffers its most serious bout of the jitters for at least two years, nervous buyers are already being hit with another dilemma - discrepancies between the agreed sale price and that at which the mortgage lender's surveyor values the property appear to be on the rise.
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City Shares Award for Reducing Surveying Error

A new mapping system that reduces surveying error to less than one inch per mile has resulted in Surprise and a national planning and management company sharing the Grand Award in the 2007 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Arizona annual Engineering Excellence Awards.
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Fairbanks Engineering Firm Celebrates 50 Years

Today, the company employs 55 people who specialize in a range of disciplines, including engineering, architecture and land surveying.
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Developers Fight Plan to Extend Streets to Riverfront

It seems unlikely that many people out for a stroll on Market Street in Center City ever stop to ask themselves, "Should this street be here?"
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New Roads in 182

On the north bank of the Missouri River at its confluence with Bonne Femme Creek a mile north of Easley, a surveyor by the name of Ira Nash laid out two Spanish land grants.
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Systematic Survey to Solve Land Conflicts

In 1989, Mr Roman Alenyo of Kosim Village in Kobwin sub-county in Kumi District was hacked to death together with his son, William Oluka, over a land dispute.
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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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2014 October

In this October 2014 issue of POB, we explore cities across Europe pursuing new sustainable energy policies. Also, read how 3D laser scanning produces a winning topographic survey for a high school football field and running track.

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