Technological Trends Driving Advances in the Mining Industry

Through automation, reality capture, and digitisation, advances in technology are fundamentally impacting the mining sector....


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Topics: surveying, surveyors, mining

How to Minimise Hazards in the Mining Industry

Mining has a reputation for being a hazardous industry with risks present at every turn. With 1.4 workers per 100 suffering...


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Topics: surveying, reality capture, mining

How Mine Surveying is Changing an Industry

Technology is transforming the face of surveying, and in turn mine surveying is having a significant impact on the mining...


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Topics: surveying, workflow, mining

4 LiDAR Applications in Civil Engineering

LiDAR is fast becoming a vital technology for civil engineering companies throughout the world. It’s proving crucial in...


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Topics: processing software, surveying, LiDAR

Moving to the cloud: A step-by-step guide for surveyors

Not long ago, if you were a surveyor, you would have had to work hard to explain precisely why you would adopt cloud for...


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Topics: pointcloud, surveying, surveyors

2021 Trends in 3D Surveying and Reality Capture

Rapid technological advances have become normal in modern society. The tech-heavy world of 3D surveying is no exception....


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Topics: pointcloud, surveying, surveyors

How to Get Started with 3D SLAM as a Surveyor

SLAM is all set to be the next big thing in surveying. While it’s still early days, surveyors need to understand and...


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Topics: surveying, LiDAR, surveyors

How to plan a 3D laser scanning survey

Creating a quality site plan is crucial for an efficient and accurate scanning process. As scanning becomes more widespread,...


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Topics: laser scanner, surveying, surveyors

3 types of terrestrial laser scanners

According to a recent report from Future Market Insights, the market for 3D scanners is projected to increase fourfold in the...


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Topics: laser scanner, surveying, surveyors

LOD and BIM explained

Surveyors who are adopting BIM (Building Information Modelling) workflows have continuously faced challenges getting...


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Topics: laser scanner, surveying, LiDAR