BKS is already agent for Fugro’s FLI-MAP laser altimetry system in
the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company employs 100 people and has
an annual revenue of EUR 6.2 million (GBP 5 million).
BKS operates from Coleraine in Northern Ireland and will be
renamed Fugro-BKS, forming part of Fugro Geospatial services, under its
The global market for Geospatial services is expanding rapidly.
Geospatial information is a term widely used to describe data-sets, maps
and imagery which are referenced to a global coordinate system and used
to measure and visualise the physical features and man-made
infrastructure on the earth’s surface.
BKS will play an important role to expand Fugro’s aerial mapping
activities in Europe and brings strong technical capabilities in the
fields of aerial photography, photogrammetry and surveying.