It is well documented in the Australian media that the mining construction sector has experienced a sharp decline in capital expenditure, which is expected to intensify over the next few years. Major projects in WA’s north including Gorgon, Roy Hill and Cape Lambert are all due to be completed and resource companies are scaling back or cancelling expansionary plans due to weak commodity prices.
Surveyors can choose from a number of different instruments from a range of manufacturers in order to complete their basic work tasks. A standard set will typically complete all work on most sites to the highest degree of accuracy.
Leica equipment is the preferred manufacturer by many surveyors, as this equipment is widey regarded as the most accurate and reliable brand on the market.