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.
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.
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. ...
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. ...
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.
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.
In the April 2017 issue of POB, find out how 3D tools played a role in the renovation of the Institute of Civil Engineers headquarters in London. Also, POB releases the results of its 2017 3D Surveying Trends Study.