Are You Willing To Risk Hitting Buried Utilities?

It’s well known within the survey industry that underground mapping surveys completed at the pre-demolition stage of a project yield all-round benefits. However, in our experience many clients don’t understand the importance of the survey work being completed pre-demolition. This and can end up demolishing more than just their site, but also the quality of their survey results.

Attracting Talent To The Measured Building Survey Industry

Technological advances in Measured Building continue to change the way the survey industry works. We understand that employers need to create the right environment to attract the best employees. Surveyors need to focus on finding the skills and talent. This is essential to thrive in this ever-changing environment. SUMO asked its industry-leading experts to explore what attracting the right talent to the industry really means…

PAS 128; are you getting the best use of your budget?

The PAS 128 specification for underground utility detection provides a robust methodology for delivering utility surveys in the UK. Introduced in 2014, it focuses on the levels of accuracy that you can specify when commissioning a PAS 128 compliant underground utility survey. But how does it differ from other survey options and more importantly; is it the best use of your budget?

SUMO Geophysics Takes A Trip Down Memory Lane

SUMO Geophysics Takes A Trip Down Memory Lane

What does The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Morning Glory by Oasis, the sound of the dial-up modem and the SIR3 radar system all have in common?  They were all things that helped to make the 1990’s. We asked SUMO Directors Dr. John Gater and Peter Barker to take a trip down memory lane and look back at their 'old' geophysical equipment. After this, we began to see how far geophysics technology has come since.