Martin Geomatic Consultants Ltd is an engineering and surveying firm providing comprehensive services to the public and private sectors in Southern Alberta as well as throughout Canada and the United States.
The firm was founded in 1961 by Dalton Martin, A.L.S., C.L.S., as a legal survey firm and expanded to include municipal engineering services in 1973. Over the past 50 years, our family-run business has expanded to the point where MGCL employs approximately 30 people.
Our staff includes three licensed Alberta Land Surveyors, two Canada Lands Surveyors, five professionally licensed engineers and numerous technicians.
International Reputation for Geomatics
For more than 50 years, MGCL has developed extensive experience and expertise in the planning, design, and construction management of land development, municipal infrastructure and transportation projects in Southern Alberta.
We have developed an international reputation for specialized services in the field of geomatics, which includes special order control surveys and deformation monitoring for dams, pipelines and spillways. Our contracts with Geodetic Surveys of Canada have earned fees of approximately three million dollars. We have successfully completed contracts for Nova Corporation totaling over two million dollars that involved pipeline deformation monitoring.
President and Founder
1923 – 2009
After living briefly in Moose Jaw, Dalton Martin settled in Lethbridge where he worked for the Federal Government as a surveyor. He received his commission as both a Canada and an Alberta Land Surveyor in the late 1950's.
He went into private practice in 1962 founding Milne & Martin and subsequently his own survey firm, D.A. Martin & Associates, presently Martin Geomatic Consultants Ltd.