August 2013 Archives

Busness Leader: SURV-KAP Celebrates More than 40 Years

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This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series August 2013

W.C. Croft owned and ran several businesses in his lifetime, from an industrial pump company to an enterprise that provided the lights for the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. But the one with a special place in his heart was SURV-KAP LLC, based in Tucson, Arizona, producing monuments and other products for surveyors.As the firm recently […]

Feature: Long Shot

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This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series August 2013

An experienced tunnel surveyor takes on New York City’s East Side Access, the country’s biggest and most complex tunnel project. All photos © Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick CashinControl surveys for long tunnels may be the most nerve-wracking job in surveying; tunnel surveyors must work from short baselines and extend control for miles, with no ties to surface […]