A rich history and a passionate culture can often be found in exotic locations. However, owning and operating a business in such an environment can produce a set of challenges. Robert Wilson, PLS, owner of San Juan Surveying in Washington, shares with POB how he has found success.
The first few years are a challenge for any small business. Staying successful over several decades takes a great amount of adaptability and perseverance. Rob Hoffman, owner of Hoffman Land Surveying in Houston, tells POB how his company is still going strong today.
On Feb. 14, 2012, after five years of legislative issues, a temporary two-week shutdown of the FAA and 23 stopgap measures, President Obama signed into law the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 (H.R. 658).
When Mark Hanna went looking for business
opportunities that drew on his surveying background, he discovered a demand for
accurate geospatial services in some unexpected places. His firm,
PrecisionPoint Inc., is built solely on providing 3D scanning and modeling
services to fill these needs. In an interview with POB, Hanna shares how his
bold and innovative path led to success in industries not traditionally served
Thirty years ago, Tony Hall never envisioned where his career would eventually take him. An artist, carpenter, mechanic and self-described “jack of all trades,” Hall pursued an undergraduate degree in agricultural sciences and then went on to receive a master’s degree in marine biology before founding Welaptega Marine Ltd. in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1991.
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.