Articles by Larry Trojak

Surveyor Embraces Changes in Profession

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 Central New York’s Lee Green urges colleagues to embrace the paradigm shift occurring around them. 


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Sunny Outlook for Surveying in the Cloud

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 Thanks to huge strides in GNSS-enabled equipment, jobsite efficiencies continue to soar on both the survey and construction fronts. But until recently, the flow of real-time information and job-critical data between the office and personnel in the field have simply not kept pace with those onsite advances. But companies such as Sisemore Weisz & Associates (SW&A), which recently marked the one-year anniversary employing Topcon’s MAGNET Enterprise suite, are changing that—in a big way.  


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CSI: Surveys

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A forensic engineering firm taps new technology to enhance information-gathering efforts.
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Mining Data

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When confronted with a change in regulatory policy affecting how stockpiles could be verified, coal mining operations in central Alabama demanded immediate compliance from the engineering firms that oversee that activity for them.
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Web Exclusive: "Endless" Possibilities

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Steve Hubertus, LS, of Hornell, N.Y.-based Stephen J. Hubertus Land Surveyor, and Jim Ball, owner of Wellsville, N.Y.-based James Ball Land Surveyor, have received a lot of business locating and mapping oil and gas wells in their area--but they didn’t stop there.
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The Land of Black Gold

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Located in northwest Pennsylvania, adjacent to New York’s Southern Tier, the Allegheny National Forest consists of 513,325 acres of prime woodland and sits atop some prolific oil sands. Over the last century, those sands have yielded impressive volumes of oil, according to Jim Ball, LS, owner of James Ball Land Surveyor in Wellsville, N.Y. ...
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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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In the August 2014 issue, POB explores how John McAslan + Partners used 3D modeling to facilitate the update design of King's Cross Station. Also, read how keeping workers safe on a rocky, steeply sloped mountainside requires precise, reliable monitoring.

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