xyHt in print September 2015 Archives

Geospatial PPPs

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This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series xyHt in print September 2015

Striking the right balance in building national cadasters with private/public partnerships. Land ownership is a foundation of national economies: those who have land titles can use them to obtain credit (which is often essential to start and expand businesses), and property taxes are a key source of government funding. Therefore, authoritative and efficient land registries […]

The Digital Site

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This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series xyHt in print September 2015

The complete digital site is more than just machine-controlled heavy equipment. Recent advances in heavy civil have been profound in connectivity, automation, and visualization. How long has automation played a role in heavy civil construction? As far back as the late 1980s when early GPS-guided (or informed) systems began to reach the market. But it […]