Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Surveying in the News

7 Non-office Jobs That are in High Demand
Tired of being stuck in the office? Turns out there are quite a few jobs with huge amounts of projected growth, and they don’t involve cubicles. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released new data on job growth projections for the decade of 2014-2024, and we’ve rounded up the non-office jobs that topped their list. From trekking across rugged terrain to investigating crime scenes, all of these careers have unique work settings and responsibilities. Best of all, these jobs offer a surprising amount of growth, much higher than the average 7 percent growth of all jobs nationwide, and many are unique, specialized jobs that you may not have expected to grow so much. Click here to read the full story...

Monday, February 15, 2016

After Bankruptcy, LightSquared Changes Name to Ligado Networks

Wireless venture LightSquared said Wednesday it will rebrand itself Ligado Networks LLC, part of a broader plan to turn the page on its failed attempt to launch a broadband service over contested airwaves.

Ligado, a Spanish and Portuguese word the company chose to evoke “being connected and ready to go,” will be the new name for a business seeking to use several blocks of wireless spectrum for a new land-based service.  Click here to read full story...

Friday, February 12, 2016

National Surveyors Week (March 20 – 26, 2016)

NALS will join with surveying associations across the country to celebrate National Surveyors Week March 20-26, 2016.

A proclamation declaring Land Surveyors Week in Nevada has been requested of our Governor and once received will be shared with the membership.

NALS members are encouraged to engage the communities during Land Surveyors week. This could include writing an article for your local paper on the important role Land Surveyors play in the community, providing a presentation to a rotary or chamber group, or visiting a local school. 

In addition, we encourage you to participate in GPS Day. To kick start this event, NGS is providing a free webinar on February 17th regarding GPS on Benchmarks.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Surveying in the News

Interesting article posted on 

How to Avoid a Turf War, and 5 Other Things Your Surveyor Wishes You Knew
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Monday, February 1, 2016

Surveyor in the News

Once-living Monument Found
When a private surveyor prodded the soil just to the west of Spring Grove a few weeks ago, in search of a buried monument, he got a surprise. Click here to read the full story...