Challenger News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]