Insights Into Remote Site Conditions Without Leaving Your Desk

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Gain Insights Into Remote Site Conditions Without Leaving Your Desk: Industry trends, tips, and practical uses for aerial imagery and geographic data from First Base Solutions, the experts who brought you MapWarehouse.

Friday, December 9, 2016

LiDAR Provider Airborne Imaging Partners With FBS

LiDAR Elevation Models Coming To MapWarehouse

First Base Solutions is pleased to announce we have recently entered a data provider agreement with Airborne Imaging Inc. Since 2004, Airborne has collected LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) elevation data across Canada and the United States for use in oil and gas, mining, legal survey, engineering, power, and government sectors.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Rarely Asked Questions - Isn't There Anything Newer?

The data isn't old, it's established

Fifteen years isn't long in geological time. So is it really worth your time to look for updated mapping if you're only interested in geological features or other map data that won't change at all in your relatively short human lifetime? Probably not.

One question we often get from customers is, "Don't you have anything newer?"

Monday, October 31, 2016

J.D. Barnes Acquires Black, Shoemaker, Robinson & Donaldson

New merger enhances services to Guelph area clients

We are pleased to announce that J.D. Barnes Limited has acquired Black, Shoemaker, Robinson & Donaldson Limited, effective October 31, 2016. Serving Guelph and surrounding regions, BSR&D Ltd. is a firm specializing in Land Surveying and Land Use Planning.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Our Newest High Value Data Partner, Tarin Resource Services

East Meets West

First Base Solutions is pleased to announce we have recently entered a partnership with Tarin Resource Services of Alberta.  In the coming months, First Base customers will see Tarin's aerial imagery covering Alberta added to our MapWarehouse store and MapCast WMS alongside our own Ontario data sets.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

VuMAP Tool Tips

Quick overview of the VuMAP Toolbox

Data Update:
NEW: Spring 2016 Imagery Now Available on VuMAP

Drawing Tool

Draw lines or closed shapes over the map, name and save your sketch under the "My Marks" tab. 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Get Lost! [Photoblog]

Fun on the farm

Ontario farms have expanded into family entertainment destinations in the last few years - and it's not just your typical hay rides anymore. Check out these large scale corn maze designs from the air!

Thursday, September 15, 2016

$100 Not Going As Far As It Used To?

Best $100 per month investment for your business

For a lot of us, $100 is a tank of gas. If you use that $100 tank of gas to drive your crew and equipment out to investigate various work sites, add your labour costs, plus any lost opportunity costs while your assets and gear are tied up on the road. That $100 tank of gas actually costs your business far more than face value.