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The earth is constantly evolving due to geological processes like erosion, weathering, and plate tectonics. Though these processes are natural, they threaten to disrupt the lives of people living in high-activity zones, such as those by the sea; near land fissures; or within the boundaries of an active volcanic site....

Here at Landform Surveys we like to keep at the forefront of modern surveying technology in order to streamline and optimise our operations. Recently we purchased a Trimble SX10, which we added to our already extensive fleet of surveying instruments.

Surveyors are more involved with the day-to-day running of this country than you may realise. They work alongside a number of different industries and sectors to ensure that standards are adhered to, boundaries are observed, and data is accurately captured and recorded.

As new technologies are developed, they come along with their own set of buzzwords that lose their meaning from overuse. One of those is big data. We hear about it in the news and in articles, all the time. But what does it really mean? And what does it mean...

When you hear the term “virtual reality” or VR, it tends to conjure up images of people wearing headsets and playing video games or experiencing things like riding a rollercoaster without ever leaving their living room. It can be difficult to image how this technology could possibly be used in...

As the government continues with its ambitious targets for new build estates to accommodate the growing need for housing, surveying becomes an important part of ensuring that land is suitably assessed and set out. The success of these build projects depends on making sure that they meet customer...

As technology continues to change the way we live and work, there will come a day when

automation plays an even larger part of how data is gathered and processed. This includes how surveying might be conducted in the future. Automated surveying would allow for even further...

One of the most difficult parts of building management is planning for maintenance. It is difficult because it is not always obvious what needs to be planned for until something happens. Maintenance can be reactive or planned. It is more difficult to plan than to react, but the cost savings...