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Surveyor's Footsteps

Breaking Records in Surveying

Archiving records can help colleagues out in the future
By Jeffrey Turner
Over the years, I have met quite a few impressive Pennsylvania surveyors. One in particular retired more than a decade ago, and as I remember it his attorney advised that he destroy all his records and plans. His lawyer’s logic was they could only serve to create trouble for him in retirement.
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Hope, Opportunity Abound for Surveyors

By John Hetzler
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Winter is coming.

That’s the theme of the hit HBO show “Game of Thrones,” and it’s hammered home week after week as the main characters struggle through ever-more difficult times.

 While “Game of Thrones” is a fantasy—a gritty one, at that—its theme keeps showing up more often, not only in pop culture but in everyday life. The phrase is repeated on social media and in newspaper headlines. Winter is coming.

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POB Remains a Place to Connect

POB is more than a news and information source. It’s a community where professionals can connect.
By John Hetzler
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More than 1,300 miles separate Bailey, Colo., from POB’s offices in Troy, Mich.

No matter. That distance did not deter Steve Franklin.

While visiting family in his native state of Michigan, Franklin went out of his way to visit one Monday afternoon in August.

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Surveyors Commemorate the Mason-Dixon Line

Surveyors Rendezvous helps dedicate official Pennsylvania state historical marker at southernmost point of Philadelphia.
By John Hetzler
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Attendees at the Surveyors Rendezvous in Philadelphia continued to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Mason-Dixon survey.

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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.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EDT

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.


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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Surveying Career

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Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

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