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How Did Oil and Gas Surveying Change This Year? And What’s Ahead!

Posted on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Land surveyors play an important role in assisting the oil and gas industries. A surveyor must determine exactly where a company should drill for best results, how pipelines should be correctly laid out, and to ensure any demand for a section of land is properly regulated.

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How Digital Records Help Different Kinds of Surveys

Posted on Wed, Nov 11, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Research is an important part of the land surveying process and is best done during the planning stage. A surveyor should check any past surveys for a section of land or property, no matter how old they might be, because they can reveal important information that might not be readily apparent now. This can include information relating to any past issues or repairs to the land that may come up again.

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Subdivision Development: What Surveyors Need to Know

Posted on Wed, Nov 04, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

A new subdivision can be a fantastic, economically friendly addition to any city. A subdivision reconstructs the land, dividing it into smaller parts to organize the space for development and/or sale. Most often, subdivisions become housing areas, with apartment buildings and cul-de-sacs, parks, and other suburban facilities.

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Common Surveying Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Posted on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

 

Land surveyors are licensed professionals with advanced training. However, that doesn't mean they don't make mistakes once in a while. Land surveying is a highly technical process that involves knowledge of mathematics, technology, and specialized equipment. Of course, you can't rule out the margin for human error. No matter how talented a person is at his or her job, there will always be a mistake or two when the human element is involved.

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How Has 3D Laser Scanning Helped the Surveying Industry?

Posted on Wed, Sep 02, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

 

You've probably seen land-surveying equipment out in the world before – those strange-looking, brightly colored tripods often seen at construction sites. Land surveyors map out and measure the land and surrounding environment of construction sites and other types of property. They use mathematics, technology, and equipment to create an accurate portrayal of the property. Their surveys are used to draft blueprints, map dig locations, and collaborate with engineers. Land surveying is actually one of the oldest professions in the world.

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How to Become a Land Surveyor

Posted on Mon, Feb 16, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Whether you are a high school student trying to decide on a future career or an experienced professional looking for a change of pace, you may want to consider becoming a land surveyor. It is a rewarding career path for those who enjoy work that’s constantly changing and highly engaging. 

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