Caterpillar Buys Underground Imaging Technologies (UIT)

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July 2010 Vol. 65 No. 7

All of UIT’s subsurface mapping activities are tied to an extremely accurate global positioning system (GPS) or a robotic total station that provides the required spatial information and has the capability to provide the actual elevation—not just the depth of cover—of all targets. Extensive post processing and interpretation of the developed datasets, acquired from favorable soils, result in a foot-by-foot map with accurate three-dimensional target locations formatted for computer aided design (CAD) or other geographical information system (GIS) compatibility.

Currently, Underground Imaging Technologies LLC is focusing on working with customers in North America, but plans call for offering imaging services in many other parts of the world.