Topics

Aerial

Manned and unmanned aerial systems or unmanned aerial vehicles (UASs and UAVs) are vital in the geospatial profession.

BIM (Building Information Modeling)

Building Information Modeling (BIM) and infrastructure modeling in 3D is becoming standard practice for construction.

Boundary & Topo

Topics of interest related to boundary and topographical surveys.

Construction

Machine control and 3D visualizations in construction from the surveying and mapping industry.

Energy & Surveying

Surveyors collect data for pipelines and underground utilities to map corridors for other companies.

Environmental

Surveyors must be mindful of environmental protection on both land and water in map-making.

Forensics

Technologies such as total stations and LiDAR are used at crime and accident scenes.

Government

A look at the laws and geospatial happenings in the public sector.

Marine / Hydrography

Surveyors are employed in dredging and oil platform projects, underwater mapping and for bathymetric surveys.

Mining

Mining companies rely on surveyors to perform pit, excavation, tunnel and volumetric surveys.

Transportation Surveying & Mapping

Surveyors are vital in road and railroad projects and increasingly use BIM for infrastructure projects.

Underground

Underground utilities, oil and gas pipelines, and mining are highlighted.

Multimedia

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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.

POB

POB August 2014

2014 August

In the August 2014 issue, POB explores how John McAslan + Partners used 3D modeling to facilitate the update design of King's Cross Station. Also, read how keeping workers safe on a rocky, steeply sloped mountainside requires precise, reliable monitoring.

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