Craig Dylan

Craig Dylan is a freelancer with a land surveying background who specializes in writing for the AEC industry. For more information about Trimble VRS, visit More information about GULFNet can be found at


Race to the Finish

If you want to build a world-class Formula One racetrack in challenging conditions, your first call is likely to be to Bickhardt Bau AG, a 1,600-person German firm based in Kirchheim that specializes in roadway and racetracks. 
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Prepared for Takeoff

Known locally as “The Big Build,” Sacramento County Airport’s Central Terminal B project is easily the largest capital improvement project now underway in Sacramento. ...
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Tough Work in a Tight Spot

Each day, thousands of commuters navigate the corridor between Minneapolis and Big Lake. Served primarily by Interstate 94 and U.S. Highway 10, the route has become increasingly congested over the past decades. ...
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Hurricane Watch

When record storm surges hit New Orleans and breached the 17th Street Canal levee in the wake of Hurricane Katrina at the end of August 2005, experts knew the situation was bad. “I was watching it on TV from where I’d evacuated, and I couldn’t believe it at first,” says Mark W. Huber with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). “‘Life’s not going to be the same now,’ I thought.” ...
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A Powerful Network

A national geodetic network is helping Costa Rica meet renewable energy goals.
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When Millimeters Matter

California’s Bay Bridge replacement project benefits from careful and precise survey work.
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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.


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2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at integrated technologies that provide real-time 3D measurements of a Brisbane construction site.

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Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

With the unmanned aerial system (UAS) presence growing in surveying, you will in 2015:
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