In the steep canyons of the Republic of Macedonia — a landlocked Balkan nation of mountains, lakes and ancient towns — international construction company AKTOR ADT is completing a major highway project for the national government. The highway will run 28.2 kilometers or 17.5 miles from the village of Demir Kapija to Smokvica, traversing a natural gorge and crossing the Vardar River.
For the seventh year, the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS) the national association of private sector geospatial firms, honored top-flight work in the geospatial community.
Superstorm Sandy devastated the northeastern United States in October 2012, leaving death and destruction in its wake. According to a report by the National Hurricane Center, Sandy led to at least 147 deaths and caused more than $50 billion in damage.
With 3D printing on the verge of going
mainstream, 3D motion control making gaming
more realistic, and 3D design tools aiding
the visualization of everything from
buildings and infrastructure to underground
pipelines, 3D innovation is everywhere.
As oil and gas production continues to increase in North America, the need for geophysical exploration grows with it. Seismic surveyors are adapting to meet the challenges posed by increased demand, cost constrains and environmental concern.