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How Lidar Drone Surveying Works

After being introduced for commercial use 20 years ago, lidar has proven to be a powerful tool in the surveying … Read More

How Propeller Helps PMs Do Construction Pay Apps Faster

How do contractors get paid for their work? In the world of construction, it means submitting pay apps. A pay … Read More

Meet Your Engineering Team: James Baker

Get to know Propeller’s world-class team in our ongoing employee spotlight. Today, we talk to James Baker, who serves as … Read More

Kentucky-based Haydon Materials Uses Propeller for Quarry End-of-Month and More

About an hour south of Louisville, Kentucky, in Bardstown, sits the headquarters of Haydon Materials, an aggregates and paving operations … Read More

The Pocket Guide to Summer Drone Surveying

For half the world, the dog days of summer are still in full effect. This means operating your drone on … Read More

Earthwork Industry News Roundup: August 2019

To keep you in the know, we’re sharing a roundup of news and trends in the construction, mining, aggregates, and … Read More

California Landfill Calculates Remaining Airspace, Tracks Compaction with Propeller

Two hours north of Santa Barbara, California, sits the Santa Maria Landfill. Serving the City of Santa Maria, which is … Read More

Morning, Noon, or Night: When Is The Best Time to Fly Your Drone?

If you’re new to drone surveying, navigating all the ins and outs of getting your drone program up and running … Read More

2D or Not 2D? When to Use 2D and 3D in Your Site Modeling

Technology for the construction, aggregates, and waste management industries has been expanding faster than ever, thanks, in part, to the … Read More

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