February 2023 Newsletter

February 2023 Newsletter

Special Offer for Port Hedland and Karratha

Are you needing survey stakes to be sent up to Port Hedland or Karratha? Then take advantage of our recently launched shipping rates deal!

Order a full pallet of 2000 Survey Stake High-Density Hardwood White Top 25x25x900mm to either location and received a shipping rate of just $450 exc GST. That’s just $1.17 exc GST per stake including shipping!

This deal is only available for the above mentioned product, and must either be collected from the Port Hedland or Karratha depot, or delivered within their local area to a site with an available forklift.

Last Chance to Register: APSEA WA & Geospatial Conference

Don’t miss your chance to register for The Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence (APSEA) WA & Geospatial Conference, taking place on February 16 at the Hyatt Regency Perth. The WA APSEA Awards dinner will also be held in conjunction with the conference, celebrating the outstanding work undertaken across the region in 2022.

There is a full program of innovative and insightful presentations, including BHP’s Manager Survey, Blair Chalmers; Geoscience Australia’s Branch Head, Digital Earth, Maree Wilson; Mine Survey Plus’ Managing Director, Brett Grocock; Landgate’s Principle Surveyors, Murray Dolling; and so many more. View the full program here.

For more information and to register, click here.

Top Industry News in the Past Month

WA Finalises Response Plan for Fitzroy Crossing
The Western Australia government has outlined its plan to reconnect the Great Northern Highway through Fitzroy Crossing after sections of the highway were washed away during recent floods. Click here to read more.

Saltwater Creek Upgrade Completed One Year Ahead of Schedule
The Saltwater Creek upgrade near Aldershot has been completed one year ahead of schedule. The $103 million jointly funded project saw an eleven kilometre section of the Bruce Highway between Maryborough and Torbanlea upgraded to be more flood resilient, ready to withstand major flooding events. Click here to read more.

Two New Spatial Tools for Digital Twin Victoria
There are now two more tools available within the Digital Twin Victoria (DTV) platform: a line-of-sight tool and a spatial query tool. Click here to read more.

Upcoming Industry Events

Network with survey and infrastructure industry peers and leaders, and keep up to date with the latest trends and information at these upcoming events:

ISNSW Sydney North Regional Group Feb Meeting – Feb 8
The ISNSW Sydney North Group will gather once again at Roseville Golf Club for golf, networking and very informative presentations and discussions. For more information, click here.

WA Geospatial Conference & APSEA-WA – Feb 16
The WA Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards dinner will also be held in conjunction with the conference, celebrating the outstanding work being undertaken across the region during 2022. For more information, click here.

Friday Drinks at the Nedlands Office – Feb 17
The WAIS Board will be hosting their regular member catch-up at the Nedlands office. As a member only event, this is a great way to keep in touch with industry colleagues and share ideas over a beer or two. For more information, click here.

NSW Taskforce Maths in Surveying Day – Feb 22
Volunteer at the Maths in Surveying Day and get 2 SP points (max. 4 per year). This event is designed to increase exposure, promote the surveying industry to Year 10 Advanced Maths students, and mitigate shortage of students studying Surveying. For more information, click here.

ISNSW Annual Conference 2023 – Feb 23-24
The ISNSW Annual Conference is back and will be held in a new location NEX – Newcastle Exhibition & Convention Centre. Get the chance to network with like-minded professionals and learn from some of the industry’s best. For more information, click here.

SSSI & ISV 2023 Summer Seminar – Feb 24
SSSI and The Institution of Surveyors Victoria invite members and the broader surveying community to attend their joint Summer Seminar. The program will offer a fresh approach combining the talent and ideas of the up and coming with the wisdom of experience. For more information, click here.

WAIS February CPD Event – Feb 28
Landgate will provide their annual WAIS presentation of current trends, what problems they are seeing in the field, and provide their tips on making sure you comply. For more information, click here.

Inspiring Future Geospatial Experts!

Get Kids into Surveying is a rapidly expanding project and community dedicated to the provision of education on everything Geospatial, including surveying.

By working with teachers, partnering with surveying associations, and offering global scholarship schemes, Get Kids into Surveying has a raft of resources that will inspire the next generation of surveyors.

Click here to find out more and to become an ambassador.

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