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Land Surveyors

How to Read a Land Survey

how to read a land survey

  Land surveys are an important part of heritage and history and without land surveys we would not have maps. In today's guide we shall look at how to read a land survey. What is a Land Survey? The term land survey can be considered to be very broad as it encompasses a wide range of different types of surveys. However, a land survey can more simply be defined...

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Building Surveyors

Building Survey in Mining and Filled Ground

Building Survey in Mining and Filled Ground

Some surveyors practise in mining areas which are either active or worked out. In mining localities it may be necessary to take specialist advice before reporting on buildings. Building surveyors library that is carrying out survey in these areas, should contains plans and maps showing known mining areas. In some places mining goes as far as beyond Middle Ages and...

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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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