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What Determines a Measuring Wheel’s Price in South Africa?

There are many measuring tools and instruments available; each with its own pros and cons, making them perfect for different applications. There is, however, one measuring instrument that has been used for centuries and is still popular today. This […]

The Need for GNSS and Field Controllers in South Africa

Within industries such as survey and construction, productivity, accuracy, and efficiency are vital. It is important to be armed with the correct tools in order to achieve optimal productivity and performance. Time is money and the correct equipment can […]

Which is Better: Theodolite or Total Station?

Surveyors have always relied heavily on precision measurements, and they wouldn’t have gotten very far without the use of specialised equipment. The theodolite has a long history of reliability for surveyors, but the total station is quickly gaining popularity. […]

Precision Digital Level Advantages

Digital levels use electronic image processing for advanced levelling work, automatic height calculations, and basic construction work. They produce accurate elevation and distance values. A digital level laser boasts a host of benefits for those requiring accurate results. These […]

How to Use a Dumpy Level

A dumpy level is a surveying instrument used to measure, transfer, or set horizontal lines. They’re typically used to establish height, distance, and bearings from different parts of a building/construction site. These instruments should be used by professionals who […]

Drone Survey Equipment: Software Terms

Drones have revolutionised surveying by providing efficient, safe methods to determine the positions of, and distances between, points in 2-and 3-dimensional spaces. In the past, heavy equipment and excessive manpower were necessary to complete tasks like land surveys, photogrammetry, […]

Rotating Laser Level from Afgen

There is a wide range of different types of rotating laser levels in South Africa, made for different purposes and area spans. It’s a brilliant tool for the construction industry, contractors, and even DIY boffins.
Rotating laser levels are used […]

KOLIDA Total Station

Afgen is proud to introduce a new total station in their surveying equipment offering: the KOLIDA Total Station. The KOLIDA total station offers a high-efficiency electronic distance meter (EDM), 442R10LC features, long-distance measurements: 1000m in reflectorless mode, and up […]

Latest Surveying Equipment: How Far We’ve Come

Land surveying techniques and methods have come a very long way over the years, and this is as a result of the implementation of advanced technology in surveying. Where land surveyors once used crude tools like chains of a […]