Articles by John Stenmark LS

Surveyors Discover Picture-Perfect Productivity

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 Capturing pictures in the field has come a long way from sketchbooks and Polaroid photos. As integrated imaging enters the mainstream of modern fieldwork, surveyors are finding new applications and impressive cost savings. 


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Rock Solid

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Modern mining is a difficult, narrow-margin business. A Nevada mine uses advanced surveying technology to control costs and improve safety. 
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Rapid Transit

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Interconnected technology helps ensure success on the Dulles Metrorail Extension mega-project.
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Touchdown!

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On Nov. 23, 1923, the California Bears opened the new California Memorial Stadium at the University of California at Berkeley (UCB) with a win over visiting archrival Stanford. It was the start of a long and sometimes contentious life for the stadium.
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Easy-Access Land Management

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Cadastral surveying, including the development and management of cadastral information, provides the basis for land titling and ownership. As property values increase, the importance of the cadastre increases as well.
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Game Changer

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John Krcmar had been involved in a lot of surveys in his 33 years with Canadian Pacific Railway (CP). But he had never done one like this. ...
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Imaging Goes Underground

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The old quarry and cement plant had been a fixture at the south end of Martinsburg, W.Va., since 1884. Acquired in 2002 by Essroc, a leading North American cement producer with headquarters in Nazareth, Pa., the operation began as a limestone mine and started producing Portland cement in the 1920s. ...
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Jumping the Technology Curve

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Located along the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa, the Republic of Benin has a land area of 42,500 square miles--slightly smaller than Pennsylvania. Since the early 1990s, Benin has been actively working to improve the standard of living for its citizens through sustainable economic development. ...
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When Mountains Move

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It’s a scene from a Hollywood movie: A mountainside in Austria begins slipping down into the picturesque lake below. Emergency teams alert nearby residents and instruct them to flee from their homes. The landslide threatens to bury neighborhoods and carry dozens of buildings into the lake. ...
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The Future Blows In

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In the rapidly expanding business of renewable energy, wind power stands tall as the fastest-growing sector. In 2007, more than 5,200 MW of wind power- generating capacity was installed in the U.S. For 2008, the total was about 7,500 MW, and wind now provides about 1.5 percent of total U.S. electricity generation. ...
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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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Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.

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POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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