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PA Surveyor Receives Award for Education Excellence

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 John G. Fuehrer II, PLS, PE, Ephrata, Pa., received the Earl J. Fennell Award from the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) in recognition of distinguished educational contributions to the surveying and mapping profession.  


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URISA Honors New GIS Hall of Fame Inductee

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 URISA announces the induction of Charles M. Croner, PhD into the GIS Hall of Fame. 


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New Marketing Agency Serves Design, Construction Firms

Fraley AEC Solutions, LLC launched to provide marketing and public relations services to the AEC industry in Pennsylvania and the surrounding region
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 Fraley AEC Solutions, LLC launched to provide marketing and public relations services to the AEC industry in Pennsylvania and the surrounding region 


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HxGN LIVE 2014 Promises a Wealth of Information

By Linda Duffy
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To get valuable new ideas you can put into practice and learn something new about Leica Geosystems, Intergraph or Hexagon Metrology, HxGN LIVE 2014 is the place to be


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Third-generation surveyor follows in his relatives' footsteps in western Washington

By John Hetzler
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 Working near the south shore of the Puget Sound in western Washington, Andy Holman learned much from a young age. He learned about honesty and integrity. He learned about taking pride in one’s work. And he learned to stay away from the three-leaved plant that appeared everywhere. 


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Students learn surveying at new Minnesota Vikings stadium

By Amelia Warwick
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When the new Minnesota Vikings stadium was announced, it became the most expensive construction project in Minnesota history, at about $950 million. EVS, Inc. took an innovative approach and assembled a team of local small and disadvantaged businesses to perform 90 percent of the total civil engineering contract.
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Mapping in the Arctic Circle

By Linda Duffy
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Adverse conditions result in creative project management
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Surveyor Gives Back with Life Remodeled

Project will help renovate high school in Detroit
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Project will help renovate high school in Detroit


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Maser Consulting Hires Clay Wygant

Maser Consulting has hired Clay A. Wygant, PLS, as manager of geospatial services.
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Maser Consulting has hired Clay A. Wygant, PLS, as manager of geospatial services.


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OSHA, Traffic Safety and the MUTCD

References to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) have been in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations since at least 2001 and possibly earlier.
By Ronald E. Koons
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In Subpart G of the 1926 Construction Regulations, three paragraphs for Signs, Flaggers and Barricades tie OSHA directly to the MUTCD for construction activities.


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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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POB August 2014

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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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