Challenger News

Announcing Our New General Manager for Calgary Operations

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Richard Deis as the new General Manager for our Calgary operations. With over two decades of experience in the Geomatics Industry, Richard brings a wealth of knowledge, leadership, and innovation to our team. His expertise and vision align perfectly with our mission to deliver precise, reliable, and […]

Challenger Innovation in Action: Depth of Cover and Site Selection Tools

The ‘i’ word (innovation) is casually thrown around in marketing material, almost as a nervous tick, but it’s all too often an aspirational reference to a vague notion. Lacking specifics or worse, showing off the latest and greatest gadget (made by someone else) that is purchased and displayed as innovative. Adoption of a new tool […]

Celebrating 40 Years in Business: A Geomatics Journey

Forty years ago, a vision was born —a vision of precision, dedication, and commitment to the art and science of geomatics. Today, as we celebrate our 40th anniversary, we reflect on the remarkable journey that has led us to this milestone. Join us as we reminisce about our humble beginnings, celebrate our achievements, and look […]

Land Surveying in the Arctic

It’s pretty rare that I get in the field these days. We had some work to do near Cambridge Bay related to the Devolution of Nunavut. Devolution is the transfer of federal jurisdiction over Nunavut’s lands, resources and inland waters to the Government of Nunavut. We were doing this work under our majority Inuit owned partner company […]

The Power of Aerial Photogrammetry Surveys in City and Municipal Planning

In the dynamic landscape of urban development, cities face numerous challenges in ensuring sustainable growth, efficient infrastructure, and environmental stewardship. To navigate these complexities, forward-thinking municipalities are turning to innovative solutions, one of which is the utilization of photogrammetry surveys. Aerial photogrammetry surveys offer a plethora of benefits that can revolutionize city planning and management. […]

Challenger – The Original Foxes of Fox Creek

Challenger has provided survey support to the oil and gas sector in the region of Fox Creek, Alberta, since the 1990’s. Some of our field employees have been with us since the very beginning. As the industry moved from vertical drilling to complex horizontal techniques, Challenger evolved alongside it. The area around Fox Creek is […]

New General Manager Edmonton

Today, we are excited to introduce Lara Suriyakumaran as our the newly appointed General Manager of our Edmonton operations. The shift in this new direction creates more room for growth in our emerging leaders and best aligns our current VPs with their passion. This promotion provides well deserved advancement growth to Lara, someone who has […]

Operating Oil and Gas Assets in Alberta?

Have questions about the changes in the Public Lands Administration Regulation Table (PLAR) Table?   You can now apply for many dispositions without a field survey. AS you may already know, new PLAR table (A1 and A2) were released by Alberta’s Ministry of Forests and Parks on December 1st. Let’s talk about what this means […]