Setting out for construction – the importance of accurate measurements

Two surveyors in Powers hi-vis

Accuracy essential in setting out With any discipline that involves dimensions, a very high degree of accuracy is essential when setting out buildings or infrastructure projects. Digital equipment and data recording allows little margin for error. Our professional site engineers ensure that all setting out is carried out with precision and efficiency, using a combination …

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Powers achieves PAS128 certification

What is PUMA? PUMA – or PAS128 Utility Mapping Accreditation – provides a benchmark and creates a national standard for best practice for underground utility detection surveys. This will give accredited surveyors a competitive edge and will demonstrate their company’s continuous professional improvement. The Survey Association (TSA) has created the trailblazing PAS128 certification scheme specifically …

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Apprenticeships: Surveying your future direction

Skills for life One avenue into the profession is apprenticeships and National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a great vehicle for highlighting a multitude of careers to prospective candidates. This year’s event runs from 5-11 February and is the 17th annual celebration of apprenticeships. The week brings together everyone who is passionate about apprenticeships and celebrates …

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