The Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Solomon Islands Gabriel Manelusi has received a new set of Robotic Topcon Total Station and Accessories worth about SBD $85,000.00 dollars from the GEOTECH POSITIONING SOLUTION LTD on Wednesday 10, November 2021 the handing over ceremony was held at CSSI Head quarter Rove in Honiara, the equipment was funded by SIG
Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi said that the main purpose of getting such a survey equipment is to help the Executive on the National Development Infrastructure Plan (Correctional Infrastructure) 2022 to 2042 to ensure the Infrastructure meets the needs of the inmates demographic, UN Minimum Standards/Community Standards, CSSI Strategic Direction and the Corporate Planning, the design of the correctional system represents best value for money, the proposed Infrastructure is sustainable and affordable and more on rehabilitation, regeneration and reintegration focussing.
Speaking during the handing over Director of the Geotech Positioning Solution LTD Bruce Trevor Palusi thank the Commissioner and his Executive for the trust they have to the company to order this high modern equipment and this is a great initiative from the CSSI Executive and Infrastructure Unit to place order for this survey equipment from Position Partner LTD Australia through Geotech Positioning Solution LTD in Honiara.
Director Palusi said after how many years since CSSI was established such strategic focussing was very rare and I wish to salute you Commissioner and your Executive with a vision to project forward the future to develop CSSI organisation in terms of National Infrastructure Development plan.
Director Palusi adds Geotech Positioning Solution, we only orders the best survey equipments and tools because we know that, as a professional, you need to have high-quality instruments that are built to last.
“We know you want good surveying equipment that will save you time and headache on the job site. Since your future plan for upgrading the existing facilities and also looking for new sites for expanded” he said
CSSI Assistant Project Manager and Lands Survey officer Staff Sergeant Vincent Melanoli said that thank the Commissioner and his Executive for supporting him in approving to procure high digital laptop, Surveying software and Drowns
He Melanoli said surveyors today have access to both ancient and modern equipment. And while the Robotic Topcon total station is a proven tool that has been in use for centuries, the total station combines the function of a Robotic Topcon with some added features that eliminates the need for a second person.
“It can also give you more accurate measurements over extreme distances, which is gathered electronically and can be imported into a computer for further analysis. However, it’s more expensive than other types of surveying equipment and takes more skill to operate “he adds
Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi acknowledged the Position Partner LTD Australia to work closely with Director Geotech Positioning Solution Ltd Bruce Trevor Palusi and his management for facilitated this initiative successfully.