e-newsletter   Vol.4 Issue 5: June 2009

    In this issue

Learn how to win contracts under the ARRA 2009

Go to Leica Geosystems' US Economic Stimulus Recovery Website

From the field

  Surveying to New Heights: LiDAR technology expands opportunities for a Montana-based surveying firm
Land surveyors, not surprisingly, have a particular affinity for the land. They like to walk it, touch it, see it and physically control the survey instruments used to measure it.
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  Brampton Surveyors Connect for Powerful Productivity
In 1834, a small group of industrious people established the tiny hamlet of Brampton, located in the outskirts of Toronto, Canada. It was little more than a tavern with a few local farms at the time, but with progress and vision, Brampton would soon emerge as among the largest and fastest-growing urban centers in Canada. Its Engineering & Construction Division’s Surveys & Mapping Section supports $80 million annually in major capital reconstruction.
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  Project Savings at Melbourne's Deer Park Bypass Highway Construction
One of Australia’s leading construction companies, Leighton Contractors, is realizing the benefits of using Leica machine control technology during construction of Melbourne’s $331 million, 9.3 km Deer Park bypass. Leica Geosystems distributors CR Kennedy fitted several graders and excavators with the latest GNSS 3D technology to deliver higher productivity, machine utilization, and performance.
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  Railway Tunnel Infrastructure Project: A Challenge to the Surveyors Under and On the Mountain
With the modernization of its railway infrastructure, Switzerland seeks to connect to the European high-speed train network and achieve a reduction in the amount of the transit traffic on its roads. One of the key projects is the “Alp-Transit Gotthard”, at the heart of which is the Gotthard Base Tunnel: A 57-km-long twin-tube railway tunnel and the longest tunnel in Europe.
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Upcoming Events

"How to Win" Webcast Series
July 23, 2009: "Winning and Profiting from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009"
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HDS Intermediate Training
July 1-2, 2009
Bellevue, WA, USA
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ESRI Users Conference
July 14-16
San Diego, CA, USA

HDS Intermediate Training
July 14-15, 2009
Bellevue, WA, USA
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HDS Intermediate Training
July 15-16, 2009
Bellevue, WA, 2009
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  Fast, Accurate Positioning Technology Can Help Contractors Win More Federally Funded Infrastructure Projects – and Earn More Profits from Them
For contractors competing for infrastructure projects funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, the challenge is clear: bid competitively enough to win the contract while maintaining healthy profit margins on the project.
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  Webcast: "Winning and Profiting from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009"
Leica Geosystems "How to Win" webcast series has been designed to provide valuable information and resources your firm needs in order to consistently win stimulus-funded projects. Each individual webcast event will explore latest best practices, strategies, helpful case studies, and practical tips that will give the "upper-hand" over other bidders.
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  Three New Construction Lasers from Leica Geosystems Give Contractors a Clear Choice and Versatility for Construction Applications
Leica Geosystems extends its wide range of rugged construction lasers with the new Leica Rugby 260SG, 270SG and 280DG series of mid-range general construction lasers that can be used for flat, single or dual grade, and even interior applications (Rugby 280DG).
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