• Choosing the Right Technique for Surveying Railroads

    Hi-definition scan of a rail tunnel
    Alexis Eades

    Various surveying techniques are available to provide railroads with the optimum survey results required to accommodate specific projects. Surveyors look at the project characteristics and anticipated project deliverables and recommend the appropriate surveying technique during the scoping phase of a project. Discussions focus on choosing a methodology that would enhance safety, produce the required accuracy, ... Read More

  • Surveying Substations with LiDAR

    Substation LiDAR scan
    Elizabeth Bell

    Surveying Substations Surveying substations is complicated. And believe it or not, conventional survey can increase the complexity. So, what are your options? Well, they all revolve around the use of LiDAR! But before we jump into how it can help, we need to touch on the challenges it has to overcome. Conventional survey requires the ... Read More

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)

    3d scan of hardware transformed into a BIM
    Alexis Eades

    What is BIM, and why should you implement it into your architecture, engineering, and survey plans? BIM, or “Building Information Modeling” is a process of building highly accurate, measurable 3D models that can be very comprehensive, such that they encompass all the specific components needed to virtually build and visualize a project. Existing condition BIMs ... Read More

  • Working from Home…Am I Doing This Right?

    Cartoon woman working from home wearing professional attire and pjs
    Alexis Eades

    Before COVID-19, working from home was not the norm for most employees at Maser. Some may have longed for the chance to sleep in an extra hour or avoid that hectic commute. But no one could have imagined that we would all be forced to work from home for such a long time or the ... Read More

  • Construction Project Strategies During COVID

    Pavement Roller
    Maraliese Beveridge

    Watch Now Montvale Borough Engineer Andrew R. Hipolit, PE, PP, CME, CFM, CPWM discusses construction project strategies during the COVID pandemic, including navigating through the current grant and permitting processes in New Jersey. Discover how the Governor’s Executive Orders have impacted municipal projects, grants, NJDEP permits and construction. Maser Webinar Series This article is part ... Read More

  • A Look at GIS: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!

    Desktop and handheld devices are compatible with GIS
    Maraliese Beveridge

    Discover and learn how a GIS program can help organize the management of key infrastructure assets! ... Read More