Challenger News

New Relationship with Ermineskin Cree Nation

We are excited to announce our newest Indigenous partnership with the Ermineskin Cree Nation (ECN), a member of the Four Nations of Maskwacis, Alberta. Challenger has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ermineskin Resource Development (ERD). Under the MOU, Challenger will strategically partner with ERD in order to generate income and job opportunities for […]

When you can’t visit your project site

To slow the spread of COVID-19, we have all had to make adjustments to how we work. For many of us, that means restrictions on travel and working from home. For those supporting projects in the field, site visits are often out of the question. Many project teams have managed to stay connected by adapting […]

Challenger is adapting to COVID-19

Safety comes first at Challenger Geomatics! We consider the well-being of our team members, clients, partners, friends, and the general public to be of the utmost importance. Safety is paramount to us – it is one of our core values that we share with our clients, partners and friends. In this spirit, we want you […]

Challenger Geomatics is now a member of NAABA

Challenger has recently joined the Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association (NAABA). This is part of our ongoing commitment to working and partnering with indigenous peoples on geomatics activities within their regions. NAABA is dedicated to supporting aboriginal people and promoting businesses, jobs and training in the Wood Buffalo area. As an associate member, our hope […]

New Vice President Joins Challenger Geomatics

Ashley Robertson, ALS, P.Eng, has joined the Challenger team as our Vice President, Edmonton Operations. Ashley is a land surveyor with over 18 years of professional survey and engineering experience. Ashley takes over day-to-day leadership of our Edmonton operations from Tim Harding who is transitioning to a support and training role as he prepares for […]

Health and Safety Training: Onboarding New Employees

Challenger’s fieldwork takes our employees all over the province and territories to a large variety of different work locations, including: multi-story urban construction sites remote well sites and pipelines surface or underground mines high-traffic roads, railways and airports Each site that we work on has its own unique hazards and conditions that are often not […]

Commissioners Award for Voluntary Public Service Given to George Skookum

Challenger has long been a proud supporter of youth sports, including baseball and hockey teams in Carmacks, Yukon. We would like to congratulate George Skookum on this well-deserved recognition of his volunteer service. Through our Whitehorse office, we have sponsored the youth baseball team (‘Carmacks Challengers’) and the Nighthawks hockey team, in large part due […]

Introducing the New eBee X

Challenger has upped our aerial mapping game with our recent upgrade to the new eBee X fixed wing drone. This Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) joins our fleet of rotary and fixed wing UAV technology, and is a significantly upgraded evolution of senseFly’s previous eBee deployed by Challenger. Enhanced capabilities include an endurance extension that allows […]