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A Starting Point for BIM Models

When CGM Development in City of Industry, Calif., asked Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.-based WestLAND Group, Inc., for an as-built survey of an office building in early 2014 to support redevelopment of the site as a condominium, the project started out as a basic survey. WestLAND surveyed the building interior and submitted Continue Reading

The Business Case for Integrated Scanning

Laser scanners are big investments, but there’s no denying the expanded opportunities that come with owning the technology. Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.-based WestLAND Group, Inc. spent years looking for the right instrument. The mid-size civil engineering, GIS, surveying and mapping, and planning firm had a definite need for laser scanning; the Continue Reading

Scanning ‘The Impossible Railroad’

When engineering firm J.L. Patterson & Associates (JLP) needed ground control for a mobile LiDAR rail survey in January 2014, they turned to Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.-based WestLAND Group, Inc. It was the perfect test project for WestLAND Group's total station scanner, which the firm had purchased a month earlier. Sophisticated users Continue Reading