Civil Engineering & Land Surveying

The Godfrey-Hoffman Blog

Get the latest tips on land surveying and civil engineering.

By: Adam Hoffman

September 16th, 2016

How Does an Engineer use Computer Aided Design (CAD)?

Civil Engineering | CAD

How Does a Connecticut Engineer use CAD? [Updated September, 2016] Ever since CAD (Computer Aided Design) was introduced, it has been mainly used for drawings required in the field of mechanical, manufacturing, electrical and civil engineering.

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By: Adam Hoffman

September 15th, 2016

Career Opportunity in North Haven Office

CAD | land surveying

Godfrey-Hoffman Associates, LLC & Hodge, LLC are small land surveying / civil engineering firms with our headquarters in North Haven, CT and a satellite office in Farmington CT. Since 1924 & 1925 respectively GHA & Hodge have provided Connecticut with superior service and integrity in the land surveying & civil engineering arena. We are reaching out to you our clients and colleagues to help us connect with the best in our fields. Below is a description of the career opportunity available at our firm in our North Haven office.  If you or you know of anyone who fits this opportunity, feel free to pass it along.

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By: Bill Nagle

June 12th, 2015

Science Fiction is Becoming Reality...

Civil Engineering | site planning | 3D Laser Scan | CAD

  No, this is not an episode of Star Trek.  This is reality.  Robotic arms 3D printing a steel bridge on site.  Check out this article from 3DPrint.com.    Beam me up, Scotty!    

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By: Peter Grunawalt

January 8th, 2015

Project Spotlight: State Street Lofts

economic development | site planning | star supply | state street lofts | Civil Engineering | CAD | News

  Photo courtesy of the New Haven Independent, taken by Markeshia Ricks.  

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5 Reasons To Hire a Civil Engineer.

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By: Bill Nagle

November 26th, 2014

Connecticut Bar Association - Construction Documentation

aerial mapping | 3D Laser Scan | feasibility study | site planning | construction layout | CAD | land surveying | Civil Engineering

Construction Documentation 3D Laser Scanning

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By: Peter Grunawalt

April 23rd, 2014

Project Spotlight: the Star Supply Building

economic development | site planning | Civil Engineering | CAD | News | Sustainable Engineering

Located on State Street in New Haven, the old industrial site is now the stuff of great plans. Recently, the City Plan Comission approved plans for the construction of some 235 residential units. This would involve demolishing most of the existing buildings, which have been vacant and locked up.

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By: Adam Hoffman

December 27th, 2013

Hamden mayor seeks to assist start-up businesses

feasibility study | Permitting | Hamden | CAD | Civil Engineering | Sustainable Engineering

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By: Adam Hoffman

March 22nd, 2013

The Total Station & Land Surveys: A Background Story

total station | land surveying | CAD

The total station was introduced in 1971 and for the first time distance and angle measurements could be recorded by one instrument. The total station is a transit integrated with an EDM, electronic distance meter, which can read slope distances from the instrument to a particular point of land. This combination gives the surveyor the capability of retrieving data related to the coordinates of the reflector in the device.  

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