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Survey Equipment & Positioning-Based Systems

Serving the subcontinent for over 30 years from a compact base in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, Allen Associates in Port Elizabeth provides a one-stop resource for all your survey equipment and positioning instrument requirements. From survey instruments to Calculators, GPS devices, DGPS, Weather monitoring and more.

If we don't have what you are looking for - we will source it quickly and economically. And though we have competitors, professional service and support sets us apart.
  
Surveying Instruments and Accessories

From all brands of Total Stations, Electronic Theodolites, Automatic Levels, Construction Lasers, to Tripods, Staves, Prism Poles and Ranging Rods, select from new and used equipment to match site needs and budgets. Hire often makes economic sense. CEASER field and CEASER Pro software,  Booker, and Logger with Psion PDAs. ModelMaker for optimal civil design across the subcontinent.

Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) - Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS)

Trimble (including the Spectra Precision® EPOCH® series) and Magellan systems for land, engineering and GIS surveys with training and support to match. Application software includes Carlson and ArcGIS. Of interest is the TCC (Trimble Connected Community) a new development. VRS vs IBSS and an explanation can be found here.

How to achieve centimetre accuracy within a local coordinate system.

GPS - Garmin

Handhelds for outdoor, recreation and mapping users. Personalised training course for optimized results.

Measuring Equipment

Thermometers, Rotosure Measuring Wheels, Stilon and Fisco long tapes, Leica Trimble and Prexiso laser distancers. Scale Master  Map Measurers and Digital Planimeters equip the scientific estimator.

Calculators - Hewlett-Packard Products (HP)

As Hewlett-Packard dealers, in fact one of the first three in South Africa, Allens adds value to the brand, from pre-sales intelligence to after-sales service and Microsoft consulting. Enquire as to HP Calculators including Financial Calculators, Scientific Calculators, Graphing Calculators, HP Software, and user training.

Environmental Monitoring and Test Equipment

Windfarm planning, disaster management and construction safety are key areas for products from Davis, Orion, Onset, HOBO, Kestrel and Speedtech. Vital Weather wireless and integrated solutions. Troxler Campbell Pacific and Humboldt nuclear density gauges get soil test results out fast. Geo-Fennel, Elcometer and Majortech test and measurement instruments.

Survey Equipment Servicing

Certified service to ISO standards with prompt turnaround are hallmarks of the Allen's service centre. Communication lines are always open to manufacturers for spares and support while our survey equipment hire option meets site demands to eliminate down-time.

Hydrographic Survey Equipment

We stock a full range of Hydrographic Survey equipment for South Africa, including Teledyne, Odom products as well as offering Hydrographic Survey equipment training.

Survey Instruments Hire

RTK and GPS, Total Stations, Theodolites, Automatic Levels, Construction Lasers, Measuring Devices, Quality Assurance, Miscellaneous Equipment.

Stabila IP65 - Electronic Spirit Levels South Africa

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Allen Associates is privileged to stock and supply leading measuring and positioning equipment in South Africa.

In the month of May, we bring you the Stabila Type 196-2 Electronic IP65.

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Leica Disto S910 Pro - Measuring Equipment South Africa

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Introducing the Leica Disto S910 Pro, a world first.

The Leica Disto S910 Pro enables you to swiftly and precisely measure distances (e.g. widths and tie distances) between any two points from your standing position.

Regardless of accessibility, the revolutionary P2P technology allows you to quickly, accurately and safely carry out even the most complex measurement task.

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Aerial Survey - UAV Drone Law in South Africa

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In July 2015, the Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters, signed and introduced new rules and regulations regarding the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s), popularly known as drones.

This article is an attempt to make the new regulations simpler to understand and easier to remember.

For your convenience we have collected 14 of the most important specifics that you need to know about UAV laws in accordance with part 101 of Civil Aviation regulations.

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UAV Mapping – Drone Aerial Surveying

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In a telling 2016 release Allen Associates has added UAV surveying systems and services to their product categories - a new dimension in more ways than one!

Formerly the preserve of the military, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or UAVs have come of age in terms of survey technology and codes of safe practice.

 

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Release of the CIAC Aquaculture and Aquaponics System South Africa

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We bring to Africa CIAC, the modular, industrial-quality, automated aquaculture and aquaponics system.

CIAC uniquely places decades of research and development within the reach of communities and entrepreneurs recognizing the rich economic and welfare potential of inland fish farming.

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Surveying Equipment and Accessories

Surveying Equipment and Accessories

Differential Global Positioning Systems, Garmin GPS, Measuring Equipment, Environmental Monitoring equipment. Total Stations, Electronic Theodolites, Automatic Levels, Construction Lasers, Tripods, Staves, Prism Poles and Ranging Rods, select from new and used equipment to match site needs and budgets.

Surveying Equipment Training

Surveying Equipment Training

Allen Associates short courses go far in keeping players ahead in the civil engineering and construction industry. Candidates are ensured a grounding in traditional methods but are also instructed in the cutting-edge solutions demanded by a competitive market. Courses tailored to client profiles are conducted locally or at selected venues across Africa.

Surveying Equipment Hire

Surveying Equipment Hire

Allen Associates offers quality equipment, prices to suit your budget and quick deliveries to meet your deadlines. Allen Associates ensures a commitment to offering superior equipment, excellent hire rates and friendly service. We specialise in providing well maintained equipment of excellent quality to cater for the needs of the market.

Survey Equipment Service and Repair

Survey Equipment Service and Repair

Allen Associates 'In-House Repair Service and Calibration' offers a one-stop solution with unparalleled customer service, technical support and fast turnaround times. We repair, service, calibrate and recondition all makes and models of construction laser and surveying equipment, including many older discontinued models.

 

Contact

+27 (0)41 581 2265  Business
+27 (0)41 581 2281  Business
+27 (0)41 581 2450  After Hours Emergency
+27 (0)82 381 6828  Mobile

+27 (0)41 581 2285  Facsimile

236 Main Road
WALMER
6070
Port Elizabeth