G.C. Skipper

G. C. Skipper is a freelance writer who covers the business and construction industries. He is based in Tuscaloosa, Ala. For more information about Topcon scanning equipment, visit www.topconpositioning.com.

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Iwakuni's Legacy

Nearly 340 years ago, an exceptional team of engineers, mathematicians and surveyors in Japan joined forces to produce an architectural marvel--the wooden Kintai Bridge in Iwakuni.Originally built as a gateway to the Iwakuni Castle across the Nishiki River, the bridge is the oldest of its type in the country and is viewed as one of the most important historic properties in Japan.
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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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2014 October

In this October 2014 issue of POB, we explore cities across Europe pursuing new sustainable energy policies. Also, read how 3D laser scanning produces a winning topographic survey for a high school football field and running track.

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