1. From surveying to monitoring in 3 easy steps

    From surveying to monitoring in 3 easy steps

    Being a surveyor is the best job in the world. The days are never the same, each one brings a new challenge that needs to be resolved, unknown environment to be explored and a heavy responsibility on the shoulders that can only get unloaded with a job well done. Surveyors are also superheroes, often supporting other engineering sciences with little credit. Still, they are the ones who make sure that a bridge being built from both sides meets in the middle, and that a tunnel being bored from each side of the mountain doesn’t result in two tunnels.

    Surveyors may seem fearless, but there is one task that has a “kryptonite” effect on them, at least until they realise that the shiny green stone is, in fact, an emerald: MONITORING! It is often perceived as a “freaky thing no one understands” and there is even a special breed of surveyors called “monitoring specialists”, capable of mo

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  2. Impact of increased ionospheric activity upon high-precision GNSS


    Increased ionospheric activity can have a significant impact on GNSS signal positioning and tracking performance. The ionosphere, which extends from an altitude of approximately 50 km to approximately 1000 km, affects the propagation of GNSS signals, which can result in an ionospheric delay proportional to the total electron content (TEC) along the path of transmission. the signal. In addition, localized irregularities in electron density cause rapid temporal fluctuations in both the amplitude and phase of the GNSS signals, known as ionospheric scintillation. To mitigate the effects of increased ionospheric activity on high-precision GNSS performance, it is recommended to follow certain steps such as using the latest firmware version on all GNSS sensors, using multi-constellation, using multi-frequency GNSS observations and RTK corrections, use the default elevation cut angle of 10 degrees, among others. However, it is important to note that in extreme scintillation scenarios,

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  3. Collaboration with Aplitop

    Barcelona, Spain. September 7, 2022 - CPEC today announced its new partnership with Aplitop.

    This collaboration provides surveyors with reconditioned Leica equipment such as "ZENO20", "BLK360" and "GS08" and Aplitop TcpGPS field surveying software. By combining the accuracy and performance of Leica equipment with TcpGPS, users will have a competitive and cost-effective solution that will undoubtedly enhance their projects. 

    From the Aplitop team, Francisco Navarrete (CEO) says: 


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  4. Meet our Team - Martí Esquivias



    Martí is in charge of operations at CPEC Leica Geosystems.
    He is responsible for checking that the supply chain is not interrupted and that everything works correctly. His function is to carry out quality checks, audits and review points of continuous improvement within the organization.

    He joined the company in 2016 as warehouse manager and as of 2017 he already started as operations and quality manager.

    Martí graduated in psychology specializing in business and then studied a master's degree in human resources management. Once he finished his master's degree, he has never stopped training in foreign trade and logistics and SAP.

    What he likes most about his functions is the management and optimization of processes to improve the business, help the team to develop and identify needs for improvement.

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    The company Leica Geosystems S.L. with address Carrer de Nicaragua, 46, 08029 Barcelona and identified with the number B-61395497 organizes the draw (hereinafter, "the Promotion") at a international level, to be carried out through the Internet , in accordance with the provisions of the participation requirements section.
    The purpose of this draw is to reward the loyalty of the brand's followers and publicize its services among different agents.
    The Promotion will start on July 4, 2022 at 11:59 a.m., and will end on July 18 at 11:59 a.m.
    The participation requirements will be the following:
    Has 18 years of age and not live in Cuba, North Korea, Belarus, Iran, Russia, Síria, Crimea, Venezuela.
    Only those Participants who are holders of a LinkedIn account may participate.
    Participants must comment on

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  6. Meet our Team - Àlvar Julian

    Àlvar Julian is a technical specialist at the CPEC SAT and is responsible for the repair and revision of total stations, GPS, among other topographic equipments.

    He is in charge of leaving the equipment like new to give it a second life. He reconditions the equipment and makes sure that everything works correctly so that another client can use it as if it were a new equipment.

    Àlvar began his career at Leica in 2014, he was with the CPEC from the beginning , the SAT has a fundamental importance since all the teams that leave have to be previously supervised by their technicians.

    What he likes best about his position is fixing the GPS and Controllers.

    From a very young age he has experienced topography up close. His father ran a Technical Service business specializing in topographic equipment.

    During his free time, Àlvar prepares to compete in

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  7. Meet our Team - Aleix Fernández

    Aleix is part of the CPEC operations team. He is the person in charge of entering all the orders to the SAP system, he is responsible for all the equipment that leaves the warehouse with the correct documentation. On the other hand, he is also in charge of giving support to the warehouse team.

    Before joining Leica Geosystems, Aleix studied Sports Science for a degree. His first position at the company was in the warehouse, then he spent time in technical service management finally in Operations.

    Aleix is a bassist in Alison Darwin, a rock music group with which he tours different venues in Spain. If you want to listen to his musical repertoire, you can do it at this link: Alison Darwin Music

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  8. Meet our Team - Mohamed Hannoun

    Mohamed's position in CPEC is very important. He is the sales engineer concerned with selling used surveying equipment in markets where French or Arabic are the official languages. All the equipment that our clients receive has been previously reviewed and configured by him.

    After studying a university degree in Topographic Technical Engineering and Geomatics, he had the opportunity to work as a topographical technician in companies in the sector. He started at Leica in 2015 and his mission at the beginning was to open markets in Africa and the Middle East, now he is the sales manager of these markets.

    Mohamed in his free time likes to read books whether they are related to topography or novels. He is a person who always likes to acquire new knowledge. He enjoys small pleasures such as listening to music or spending time with his loved ones.

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  9. Meet our Team - Serena Evangelista

    Serena has been the administrator of the CPEC technical service since 2019. She is responsible for managing technical service priorities and ensuring that everything is working properly. Thanks to it, our clients' equipment arrives perfectly revised and ready to use.

    Before joining Leica Geosystems, she went through different industries such as hostelry. Along with her position at Leica, she is studying a distance university degree in psychology.

    On a more personal note, Serena is a lover of nature and adventure, whenever she can try to escape to the forest to recharge her batteries either around Barcelona or traveling outside the country. She lately she also has an interest in boxing and climbing.

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  10. Start your digital construction journey with manual total stations

    Digital construction has become the standard for the building construction industry as we aim to work better, faster and smarter. But for many construction professionals the move to digital construction can seem challenging. If manual processes have always worked for you, then why do you need to change from using tapes, strings and plumb bobs? Where do you even start? Will digital be too difficult? With Leica Geosystems manual construction total stations, you can continue to do what you do today but in a quicker, more accurate and reliable way. Using software designed specifically for the construction industry, it’s the ideal first step on a digital journey that can give you a full return on investment within only a few projects.

    Why move to digital?

    Simply put, digital processes a

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