LiDAR Services International Wins Major Electric Transmission LiDAR Survey for Manitoba Hydro

July 30, 2012 – Calgary, Alberta – LiDAR Services International Inc., (LSI) announced award of a substantial LiDAR mapping contract from Manitoba Hydro in the Province of Manitoba, Canada. The contract award pertains to the airborne LiDAR data collection on over 1800 linear km of existing transmission lines for vegetation management and thermal rating analysis.

In addition, LSI will fly approximately 130 km of proposed new transmission line routes in the Province. “LSI is very pleased to have been awarded this large contract with Manitoba Hydro through a competitive bidding process,” said Tony Tubman President of LSI. “Our team has considerable experience working in the Province over the last 10 years, and we are looking forward to returning for this project.”
LSI will use their proprietary MATRIX LiDAR system equipped with a Riegl waveform scanner and various imagery sensors including a 21 megapixel oblique digital still camera and a new SONY HD video camera both installed in the LSI EXOCAM forward camera ball for a Bell 206B helicopter.

About LiDAR Services, LLC:
LiDAR Services International Inc., is a Canadian, Calgary based airborne LiDAR provider that celebrates 10 years of airborne operations in 2012. LSI owns and operates a number of proprietary airborne LiDAR systems that have been used on projects throughout North America, Central and South America as well as Africa and Asia. What differentiates LiDAR Services International from other mapping companies is their single-minded commitment to their client’s project, their unequalled experience, knowledge, technical expertise, innovation and customized survey solutions and services. For more information contact Kari-Ann McNabb, Sales Manager, LiDAR Services International, 403-517-3132,, or visit