At the time of this writing, I have attained nine years’ tenure with POB magazine. Amazing. In that time, I have learned much about a profession I knew nearly nothing about and ascertained (by fire) the difference between an industry and a profession.
Between February and October 2007, a three-person city survey crew completed phase three of the Sunnyside Road widening project, finalizing a three"'year endeavor to connect Interstate 15 Sunnyside Interchange to the city of Ammon.
Thad Glankler may sound laid back with his Southern drawl, but those who work with him know better. Many clients and colleagues, he admits, call him “anal.” But this meticulous characteristic is precisely what Glankler needs in his line of work: data modeling.
The “Education Debate” continues in the surveying profession. In general, parties remain divided on whether two years or four years of formal schooling should be required to sit for the licensure exam.
FARO Technologies Inc. treated press members to a sneak peek of the company’s new scanners in Orlando February 22. The new Photon 80 and Photon 20 laser scanners replace the LS 880, 840 and 420. The modularity of the FARO scanners hasn’t changed the product line’s outside appearance but the insides hold many improvements.
Typically, editors fill their notes for the beginning-of-the-year issue with an industry outlook. I doubt I need to rehash the economic news that is already known by most or sum up that we are in the midst of an economic downturn. Rather, I’d like to investigate possible ways to withstand the current.
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.