Mary Jo Wagner

Mary Jo Wagner is a Vancouver-based freelance writer with more than 15 years of experience in covering geospatial technology.


Solar Energy App Helps Curious Become Informed

Read any report on the health of the solar industry and you will likely reach the same conclusion: the sun has been shining brightly on this renewable energy sector ... very brightly

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Saved by the Bell

Decades of preparation and a quality reputation allowed Frank Jay Smith Jr. Surveyors to answer the call that turned their firm around.
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Innovative Arch Support

On the morning of December 3, 2008, the scene on the Chaudière Bridge, a major crossing linking Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec, resembled the typical morning commute of lines of cars, trucks and pedestrians starting their day.
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A Model Corridor

A slight sense of déjà vu came over project managers as they entered the field for the Interstate 94 (I-94) North-South Freeway Project in Wisconsin last June. They hadn’t physically walked the project area before. ...
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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 December

In this December 2014 issue of POB, we celebrate our 40th year, and take a look at how we began. Also, see how an innovative approach helped a surveying firm provide fast and accurate volume reporting for the aggregates industry.

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