Mike Maxwell, PSM

Mike Maxwell is a vice president and principal of WilsonMiller and serves as a regional manager of the company's Survey and Mapping Corporate Business Unit. He has 26 years of experience as a surveyor and mapper and has been responsible for boundary, topographic and jurisdictional surveys, as well as construction stakeout for tens of thousand of acres of land in Southwest Florida.


Combating Survey Equipment Theft

Although it was almost unheard of 20 years ago, today survey equipment and instrument theft is a growing problem. And the cost--in terms of insurance premiums, replacement equipment and wasted hours of labor--is staggering. In my home state of Florida, and in other areas around the country, equipment theft is an emerging problem that surveying companies have been working hard to address.
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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.


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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