Fly In Fly Out (FIFO) workforces are great at providing mining companies with a ready source of workers, yet they can also be a logistical nightmare. Having to organise the travel, accommodation and work schedules for hundreds of people at a time is a daily occurrence for mining companies who are unable to recruit local […]
Surveying is a profession which can be tracked back to the time of the Ancient Sumerian Priests in 3000-1000 BC, the Egyptians and also the Greeks in 600-200 BC.
Perth residents and critics have mixed emotions about the design of a new opera house called The Arc, created by aspiring designer Shane O’Riley. With critics likening the design to ‘six nuns in a rugby scrum’ and ‘a bony fish,’ O’Riley says he envisions his design to provide visitors with the opportunity to experience being […]
Google’s online maps are about to improve in detail and accuracy thanks to its $500 million purchase of Skybox Imaging. Source: Skybox Imaging Improved Online Mapping With the ability to send satellites into earth’s orbit, Skybox will provide Google with the opportunity to generate another income stream by selling images for use in apps and […]
Surveyors using GNSS now have another tool to help them with the launch of the new Leica Viva GNSS Unlimited Series. Designed with future proofing in mind, the sensors can be upgraded if needed and will include an upgrade to a GNSS board capable of receiving 500 channels to satisfy user’s needs up to 2020. […]