Posted on 30 September

Mapping The Ocean Floor

1977 saw the creation of the world’s first complete map of the ocean floor, completed by two oceanographers from Columbia University named Marie Tharp and Bruce Heezen. Their map helped show what nobody had ever seen before, what it actually looked like at the bottom of the sea. Image Source: Marie Tharp Maps Early As […]

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Posted on 29 September

The Smart Helmet – Is This The Future?

Workers from industrial workplaces may soon have a new everyday product to assist them to do their jobs. Called the DAQRI Smart Helmet, it looks like a smaller version of a hard hat with a transparent screen over the wearer’s eyes. DAQRI Smart Helmet Hi Tech Hard Hat Full of start of the art IT, […]

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Posted on 27 August

FIFO Challenges For Mining Companies

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 […]

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Posted on 20 August

Thoughts on Surveying

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.

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Posted on 24 July

Possible Iconic New Concert Hall For Perth?

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 […]

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