Challenger News

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 […]

Ed Salmon rejoins Fort McMurray branch

With the retirement of Tony Brown, we are pleased to announce that Ed Salmon, ALS, P.Eng, has rejoined the Challenger Geomatics team as Branch Manager of our Fort McMurray location. Ed Salmon previously held the same role at Challenger between 2009 and 2012 and for the past seven years was operating Edward Salmon Surveys. In […]

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 […]

Field Survey Training for a Northern Workforce

Challenger is happy to partner once again with the Yukon College’s Geological Technology Program to help deliver their Fundamentals of Surveying course, an introductory, hands-on survey training experience. The Geological Technology Program is designed to provide students with a strong understanding of the geology and geophysics along with practical skills and experience they need to […]

Challenger launches new website

At Challenger, we believe in employing the latest technology to stay at the forefront of our rapidly evolving field. In this spirit, we are proud to announce the launch of a refreshed and enhanced website experience for our visitors. Just like the field of geomatics, website technology has evolved rapidly over the last few years, […]

Specializing in Building Condominium Surveys

Let’s assume that you own a piece of land and are looking to maximize the return on your investment by developing that property. Creating a condominium (condo) might seem like the way to go. Not all land surveyors have the experience to help with a condo project. There are many complexities to condominiums and stratas […]

New, Cutting Edge Survey Technology Acquired by Challenger

At Challenger Geomatics, we pride ourselves in being early adopters and have decided to upgrade our GNSS survey equipment. Did you know that Challenger was one of the very first survey companies in Canada to equip our field crews with GPS technology? After a thorough internal review, we opted for the latest generation of Leica’s […]