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Land Surveyors

Land Survey Techniques

Land Survey Techniques

Land surveying is one of the world's oldest professions and dates back as far as the ancient Egyptians. In today's guide we shall look at land survey techniques, and how they are used. History of Land Survey Techniques As we mentioned in our introduction, land surveying dates back thousands of years and is an integral part of every major civilization. Ever since...

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Building Surveyors

Building Surveyors Detailed Procedures

building survey precedures

Preliminaries One of the first things building surveyors need to do when inspecting the property is to take notes of the character and description of the property, that is, whether detached, semi-detached, terraced, end of terrace and number of storeys. It is recommended to take note of the overall length of the terrace, if terraced house, and check for any signs...

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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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