Craig R. Dylan

Craig R. Dylan is a freelancer with land surveying background, who specializes in writing for the AEC industry. For more information about J.F. Brennan Co. Inc., visit www.jfbrennan.com. More details about Trimble equipment can be found at www.trimble.com.

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Restoring Fox River

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Wisconsin’s Fox River, which flows 37 miles from Lake Winnebago to Lake Michigan’s Green Bay, is one of North America’s best walleye fisheries. Some years, nearly 200,000 walleye are pulled from the river by anglers, and the sport generates about $6 million annually for the local economy.
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Suspended in Midair

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On Labor Day weekend 2009, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and construction engineering firm C.C. Myers Inc. successfully completed an amazing “high-wire act” involving thousands of tons of concrete suspended 150 feet above the ground. ...
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Connecting Echoes

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When California’s City of Napa asked James M. Dickey, PLS, to provide a hydrographic survey of a relatively shallow section of the Napa River in January 2009, he knew the project would be challenging. Dickey, who is president of Cinquini & Passarino Inc., had done similar work in Sonoma County in old quarries near the Russian River, and he had also handled some hydrographic work for the Sonoma Development Center to determine the volume of a reservoir. ...
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Getting into Deep Water

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Sophisticated technology allows V3 Companies to complete a challenging waterfront survey.
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Updating the Lady in Black

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NASCAR is rich in tradition, and no NASCAR track is home to more legends than South Carolina’s Darlington Raceway. Known as the track that’s “too tough to tame,” Harold Brasington began its construction in 1949, making Darlington the first superspeedway built specifically for stock-car racing.
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Global Connections

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Like electrical systems were a century ago, or cellular networks are today, Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) networks have become essential components of national and regional infrastructures.
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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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