Entries by Gina

Sokkia Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

Measuring and survey instrument manufacturer (Sokkia) celebrates its 100th anniversary. The company was founded in Japan in 1920. Sokkia’s main distributor in Oceania, Position Partners, reflects on the brand’s technology journey.     Founded in Japan in 1920 under the name ‘Sokkisha,’ Sokkia marks its 100th year of manufacturing survey and measurement instruments for the surveying, […]

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Introducing MiRTK: an internet-enabled correction service for high accuracy GNSS

MiRTK offers an alternative to UHF radio correction services. It is used for accurate GNSS positioning in the construction, mining and geospatial industries. This simple subscription service is available to buy online today! Works with all GNSS brands Intelligent positioning solutions provider Position Partners announces the release of MiRTK. This new correction service for GNSS […]

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Topcon GPS and grade control now available in Malaysia from Position Partners

Experienced Malaysia team to offer Topcon grade control with local sales, training and support to contractors and engineers, backed by the wider Position Partners group. Topcon GPS grade control construction technology available in Malaysia Intelligent positioning solutions provider Position Partners announces the expansion of its South East Asia operations, with the addition of local expertise […]


Dial in your height and dig with 2D excavator grade control

Contractors reap the benefits of iDig 2D excavator grade control Two New Zealand contractors share their experience with the latest 2D excavator grade control technology. Ireland Earthmovers, based in Matamata in New Zealand’s North Island, specialises in a wide range of earthmoving work including small civil jobs, site clearance, building, drainage and agricultural projects. Owners […]


Position Partners moves to clean energy at its Brisbane office

New solar system installed at the company’s Archerfield branch enables self-sufficient energy, with plans to contribute to the local grid network. Intelligent positioning solutions provider Position Partners has announced that the company’s Brisbane office has recently become energy self-sufficient thanks to solar power technology installed on the premises. The 70kW commercial solar power system comprises […]

New Zealand Police invest in Sokkia GNSS technology

Serious Crash Unit delivers faster turnarounds and increased efficiency thanks to Sokkia GNSS New Sokkia GNSS technology is helping New Zealand Police’s Serious Crash Units (SCUs) survey crash scenes and get traffic flowing again faster. Having upgraded from theodolites, users report up to 50% time savings thanks to the new systems. Staff in Wellington, Canterbury, […]

Around the clock wireless monitoring of remote rail track in New Zealand

Implementing the latest rail track monitoring technology New Zealand’s Main Trunk Line railway in the country’s North Island is a vital piece of infrastructure connecting capital city Wellington in the island’s south with the nation’s largest city, Auckland to the north. In operation since 1908, the 680 kilometre arterial line carries passengers, freight and livestock. […]