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Surveying Fuels Energy

Surveying is the foundation of any project involving developing, purchasing, or subdividing land.
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Intergeo 2013 Offers Glimpse of Future

For three days in October, Essen, Germany, served as the center of the world—or at least, the center of how the geospatial community looks at the world.

From Oct. 8-10, the city in the Ruhr area of western Germany hosted Intergeo, one of the premier conferences for geodesy, geoinformation and land management. With a history dating back to the eighth century and roots in industry and religion, Essen focused its attention on the geospatial world—for a few days at least.

What did it show?


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Geologists Using Drones to Hunt for Oil

Researchers at Centre for Integrated Petroleum Research (CIPR), a joint venture between the University of Bergen (UiB) and Uni Research, have found a new method – using drones to map new oil reserves from the air.


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Strength in Numbers

Few situations are more frustrating in the business world than the feeling that you’re facing a monumental challenge alone.
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Seamless Fit

Laser scanning provides the high level of detail needed for precise modeling of a natural gas processing plant expansion.
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Editor's Points: Preconceived Notions

My 7-year-old son has a wonderful imagination and is always thinking of new inventions. “I’m going to find a way to capture lightning and turn it into free electricity for people to use,” he said to me the other day.
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Conquering the Divide

Closing the gap between technology and tradition requires an open mind and an unwavering commitment to quality. 
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A High-Performance Fleet

Effective fleet management allows surveying and mapping firms to be safer, more productive and more profitable.
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Rock Solid

Modern mining is a difficult, narrow-margin business. A Nevada mine uses advanced surveying technology to control costs and improve safety. 
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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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2014 October

In this October 2014 issue of POB, we explore cities across Europe pursuing new sustainable energy policies. Also, read how 3D laser scanning produces a winning topographic survey for a high school football field and running track.

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