Quickly and Safely Mapping our Underground World

Harriet Brewitt

Creating highly-accurate underground maps for the mining and natural resource sector is one of the most demanding forms of surveying. Most mine environments are hazardous, and mining professionals need to work in tight, enclosed spaces, which are uneven and difficult to access. GPS coverage is, of course, non-existent. One firm embracing these challenges is Beck Engineering, an Australian mining engineering …

Record Six Months for GeoSLAM Thanks to Boom in Digital Engineering

Harriet Brewitt

GeoSLAM, the experts in “go-anywhere” 3D mobile mapping technology, has reported a strong six months of growth, with sales increasing by 150% when compared with 2016/17. The first half of 2017 also saw the UK-based company double staff numbers, with notable senior appointments including Richard Betts as the new CEO and John Allan as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. …

GeoSLAM Unveils Predictions for Engineering’s Digital Future

Harriet Brewitt

The world’s leading name in ‘go-anywhere’ 3D mobile mapping technology is calling on the engineering and construction sector to recognise the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ in a new white paper entitled ‘Digital Engineering: Building Reality’. The findings include: The whitepaper comes after latest forecasts reveal that growth in the construction sector will rise by 70 per cent across the world by 2025, …

Engineering results ten times faster than traditional survey methods

Harriet Brewitt

Digital technology is changing the way we design, construct and maintain our infrastructure. With the built environment ever more complex, traditional 2D data is not up to the task. As we move towards a more intelligent, more integrated, BIM-focused methodology, 3D data is becoming the norm. To stay ahead of the competition, surveying firms need to integrate innovative engineering approaches, …