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40 Under 40, 2017: Adam D. Crews

OWNER OF CREWS SURVEYING LLC PENNSYLVANIA, USA ADAM CREWS IS A SECOND-GENERATION SURVEYOR; his father worked as a land surveyor in several capacities beginning in the 1970s. Adam started work in surveying when he reached the minimum age he could work for a family member, and he fell in love with the profession. Adam attended...

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40 Under 40, 2017: Todd Foster

MANAGING DIRECTOR AT MILESTONE SURVEY AUSTRALIA IN THIS YEAR’S ISSUE we had been looking for individuals or firms successful in taking advantage of modernization and maintaining high standards and best practices—boosting efficiency without compromising fun- damentals. Milestone Survey and its managing director Todd Foster fit the bill. In addition to offering traditional surveying services, Milestone...

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40 Under 40, 2017: Heidi Jackson

SURVEY TECHNICIAN AT NORTHSTAR LAND SURVEYING OREGON, USA LIKE MANY SURVEYORS, Heidi Jackson took a scenic route to the profession. Growing up on a family farm in Wisconsin, she developed a love of the outdoors. While earning a BA in geography, she sought as her final project to map ideal locations to move to after...

Indiana Jones With a Tripod

Why choose surveying as a career? Read this. My desk is a mess right now: stacks of old field books, dusty quadrangle maps, and a plumb bob serving as a paper weight for my research notes. I have to look under a pile of mining claims to find my trusty compass. I tuck the compass...

Northern Lights: GeoEd

Present-day technology has the ability to facilitate so many things that it’s sometimes hard to comprehend how fast it moves along. This is one of the reasons that professional associations across Canada (and the globe) have started to move towards mandatory professional development, but the challenge they face today is how to provide learning opportunities...