A harsh environment, 24/7 operations, hazardous working conditions, real-time data transmission from remote areas – these are some of the factors that create challenges in the mining industry. To address these needs, technology developed for use on the Space Shuttle and for other space missions has been adapted for terrestrial mining.
Linda Duffy 1 day ago
During the span of one person’s career, architectural design has moved through at least three phases, and the transformation is not yet finished. Where will it go next?
Linda Duffy 15 May 2013
Although it seems inevitable that more colleges and universities will turn to online courses to educate geospatial professionals, at least one college is expanding its old-fashioned brick-and-mortar offerings to entice prospective students.
Douglas D. Fisher 15 May 2013
State DOT personnel are looking more and more to aerial platforms when it comes to highway design and rerouting because it means less boots on the ground. International geospatial giant Merrick & Co., together with Midland Surveying of Maryville, Mo., recently provided airborne LiDAR services to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) on two major highway projects.
Scotty Fletcher 09 May 2013
What are today's mines looking for in a laser scanner? Clayton Fritz, technical sales engineer for Maptek, explains why the company's latest technology is going underground.
Christine Grahl 08 May 2013
Tim Lemmon, marketing director for Trimble’s Oil, Gas and Chemical Division, shares new details about Trimble RealWorks 8.0 and talks about some of Trimble’s most popular data capture technologies.