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Land Surveyors

Public Land Survey System

Public Land Survey System

When we look at the size and diversity of the planet it seems like mapping it can be a mammoth task. However, the USA has adopted a method called the Public Land Survey System that helps to survey the country in a logical manner. In today's guide we shall look in more detail at the Public Land Survey System - what it is and how it is used. What is the Public Land...

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Building Surveyors

Survey of Walls and Ceilings

building survey - ceiling

One of the things building surveyors will look for are abnormalities in ceilings and walls. If the ceilings are made of older lath-and-plaster, the life of these materials depends on quality of the original work that has been done but also exposure of dampness from the roof or any leakages that occurred over the years. All these factors significantly weaken ceilings...

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Marine Surveyors

Hull Design

shipping boat hull design

Hulls do not only carry personnel, machinery and the weight of the cargo but they define the purpose of the craft. Marine surveyors should have a good knowledge of the hull performance based on size. Size and shape of the hull gives the vessel special unique characteristics. Some of them are designed to face forces of nature; other ones are built for speed. Instinct...

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Quantity Surveyors

Definition of Quantity Surveyors

Quantity Surveyors

Modern quantity surveyors provide services that cover all aspects of procurement, contractual and project cost management. They can either work as consultants or they can be employed by a contractor or sub-contractor. The main role of Quantity Surveyors is to estimate the building cost. Each building can be divided into different parts, cost of each part can be estimated...

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