Challenger News

Understanding the Basics of Land Surveying

To the uninitiated, land surveying may seem extremely technical and complicated. While it has its challenges and technology has changed, the truth is that surveying as a discipline goes back thousands of years, and many of the principles have remained the same to the present day. What has changed is that the technology at our […]

Announcing our Newest Indigenous Partnership with Dena Nezziddi

We are excited to announce our newest indigenous relationship, with Dena Nezziddi Corporation. Challenger has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Dena Nezziddi, the economic development arm of the Ross River Dena Council (RRDC), which is a Kaska Nation in Ross River, Yukon. Challenger and Dena Nezziddi will operate under the MOU while we […]

Announcing Sub-Arctic Surveys Joining Challenger

We are excited to announce that Sub-Arctic Surveys Ltd. is joining with Challenger Geomatics Ltd. Sub-Arctic is a leading, professional survey firm with headquarters in Yellowknife and a seasonal field office in Iqaluit. With a presence now established in all three of Canada’s northern territories – Yukon, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories – this builds […]

Announcing our New Branch Office to Serve Drayton Valley and area

Building on our long history of working in the area, we are excited to announce that Challenger has opened a new Branch Office to service Drayton Valley and area. Our Drayton Valley team will continue to deliver responsive local service backed by Challenger’s breadth of experience and resources. Robert Cream, ALS, CLS, CST, a long-time […]

When is a Topographic Survey Needed

Many people view the start of a construction project as the moment that shovels hit the ground and heavy machinery is brought out. But, before many different types of construction and development projects can commence in Alberta, a land surveyor for Calgary, Edmonton, and elsewhere throughout Alberta and Northern Canada, such as Challenger Geomatics, first needs […]

Announcing a New Indigenous Partnership

We are excited to announce our newest indigenous partnership, a majority aboriginal-owned joint venture between Challenger Geomatics Ltd. and Chief Isaac Inc. The new joint venture was officially announced on November 20th, 2017 during a partnership-themed breakfast on the sidelines of the Yukon Geoscience Conference in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. The Chief Isaac Group of Companies […]

From the Field: The Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway

Case Study Canada’s north is famous for its extreme environment and the stories it spawns. For E. Grubens Transport and Inukshuk Geomatics, an aboriginal majority-owned partnership between the Inuvialuit Development Corporation and Challenger Geomatics Ltd., building the most northerly 60 kilometres of the 120-kilometre Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk highway gives rise to its own stories. “It’s like building […]

Why Hire a Professional for your land surveying needs

Before beginning a commercial or industrial construction project or closing a commercial real estate deal, you’re likely going to need the services of a Whitehorse, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, or Calgary and Edmonton area land surveyor. Land surveys are often used to pinpoint the exact boundaries of a property and topographical makeup of the area. At […]