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Although it seems as though the drone has suddenly increased in popularity, the invention has had many responsibilities over the past century. Once reserved for military and surveillance use, the ‘quadcopter’ has also been scoped as transport for aerial deliveries by Amazon and a photography tool by many consumers....

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.

While it can seem like surveyors work in isolation as they are out in the field a lot, there is a large number of people who depend on their professional expertise in order to continue on with their own projects. Today we look at who a surveyor might work with...

3D laser scanning has been a great advancement in technology that has been helpful in many industries, including the surveying. But how does it work? It can seem like magic, but the principles behind it are quite simple but used in an innovative way. As with all equipment in surveying,...