Posted on 28 October

Leica Supports a ‘First’ Yacht Odyssey

Leica Geosystems are sponsoring Italian sailor Matteo Miceli in a yachting first; a non-stop trip of 27,000 nautical miles around the world. He began this voyage on on October 19th, 2014. Non-Stop What makes this yacht odyssey a world first, is that Matteo will not stop for additional food or fuel for the entire journey. […]

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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?

Image Source: DAQRI website 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. Hi Tech Hard Hat Full of start of the art […]

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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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