News & Features

United Nations Mali Deminer Uses Schonstedt Magnetic Locator GA-72Cd for UXO Clearance and Detection

Schonstedt Featured in International Mine Awareness Day Events

Schonstedt senior management—along with Schonstedt instruments—will be well represented at events in New York and Washington surrounding this year’s International Mine Awareness Day (April 4, 2022). At the UN’s General Assembly building, a symposium on mine action titled “Safe Ground, Safe Steps, Safe Home”, hosted by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), will highlight a day of interactive exhibits and presentations by leading figures and organizations in the mine action community. On Tuesday, April 5, Schonstedt will be recognized by the HALO Trust, a world leader in landmine/explosives-clearing, for their “humanitarian leadership” at an event on Capitol Hill convened…

CGA Expo: October 12 – 15, 2021

Schonstedt, Radiodetection, and Sensors & Software are exhibiting our underground locating solutions at CGA Expo in Orlando, Florida from October 12 – 15, 2021. Meet our team and demo our products @ Booth #101 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld.    

Locate Buried Utilities Before Digging

Schonstedt, Radiodetection, and Sensors & Software Exhibit Together at The Utility Expo

Visit us at Booth # E1032 The risks associated with accidentally hitting a buried pipe or cable are high. Prevent damage by accurately locating all buried pipes and cables prior to excavation with our broad range of solutions. Covering more than 30 acres, The Utility Expo is the largest event for utility professionals and construction contractors seeking the latest industry technologies, innovations, and trends. Radiodetection, Schonstedt and Sensors & Software will be exhibiting our products at The Utility Expo in Louisville, KY from September 28-30, 2021.   For more information, visit:

u-LOCATE Pipe & Cable Locator

Schonstedt Introduces u-LOCATE Pipe & Cable Locator

Trust, but verify. Scan an area for utilities before you dig. Damaging buried utilities can be costly and dangerous. u-LOCATE allows you to quickly and accurately locate underground utilities, helping prevent costly damages, utility strikes, and service outages. Robust locator, designed for all types of weather and environments Easy to use, right when you need it Left/right arrows and audio signals help guide you towards the buried utility Differentiates between utilities and other buried materials Depth estimation at the press of a button Available in two models: u-LOCATE and u-LOCATE+ Learn More

SPX Announces Purchase of Sensors & Software Inc.

  CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 12th , 2020 /Globe Newswire/ — SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPXC) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Sensors & Software Inc. (“Sensors & Software”), based in Mississauga, Ontario.  Sensors & Software is a manufacturer and distributor of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) products used for locating underground utilities, detecting unexploded ordinance, and geotechnical and geological investigations.   “We are excited about Sensors & Software joining the SPX team” said Gene Lowe, President and CEO of SPX Corporation. “Sensors & Software is a leader in GPR applications, with a strong brand, technology and user base that make…

Schonstedt’s 2020 Surveyor Scholarship Awarded

In collaboration with the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Foundation, Schonstedt would like to formally congratulate Jessalyn McDermott for being awarded Schonstedt’s Scholarship in Surveying. Through hard work and determination, Ms. McDermott has proven to be a student that NSPS Foundation wishes to recognize, and Schonstedt is proud to support her efforts to become a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS). Jessalyn, we sincerely wish you continued success in your studies and your career.   For more information on NSPS Foundation’s Scholarship Program, visit

Schonstedt Launches Webinar Series & Virtual Product Demonstrations


Locating More than Monuments: Demining with Schonstedt

Article and photo from the March 06, 2020 edition of xyHt magazine You know the magnetic locator well, no doubt. Whether yours is a Schonstedt or another brand, geospatial professionals are familiar with these instruments due to their common use in detecting survey markers. Border-marking studs, often sunk by surveyors gone by, are made of the ferrous metals that the magnetic locators are designed to detect. However, before the 1970s, Schonstedt wasn’t focused on these meat-and-potatoes surveyors’ needs. The company was a space-specialist, hard at work creating instruments for aerospace use. As a developer of magnetic field detectors, they were…