Integrity. Integrity is the bedrock of our company. We operate with unwavering honesty, transparency, and ethical conduct in all our interactions. Our clients trust us to provide accurate and reliable surveying services, knowing that we always prioritize their best interests.

Safety. Safety is paramount in everything we do. Datum Surveys is committed to ensuring the well-being of our team members, clients, and the communities in which we operate. We adhere to strict safety protocols and invest in ongoing training to maintain a culture of safety excellence.

Efficiency. Efficiency is key to our success. We continuously strive to optimize our processes and leverage cutting-edge technology to maximize productivity and minimize waste. By doing so, we deliver superior results in a timely and cost-effective manner, exceeding the expectations of our clients.



Datum Surveys Ltd. is a pioneer of exploration surveys with a legacy spanning over 40 years of excellence across Canada. Since our establishment in 1977, Datum Surveys has been delivering unparalleled quality, reliability, and innovation to our valued clients. Founder Harvey Tetzlaff , a graduate from the Geomatics Engineering course at Sait, was the author of various software applications for conventional surveys (sunshot, offset routines, 3d corrections, datum conversions etc).   He also developed a set of computerized chaining notes in 2003 that became widely used throughout the industry.

At Datum Surveys, our foundation rests upon the pillars of integrity, safety, and efficiency. These core values define who we are and guide every aspect of our operations.

Our comprehensive range of services caters to the diverse needs of our clients. From large-scale survey projects to remote mapping services, Datum Surveys offers tailored solutions backed by decades of experience and expertise.

With a proven track record of success and a dedication to integrity, safety, and efficiency, Datum Surveys is the partner of choice for clients seeking quality surveying solutions. Discover the difference that our commitment to excellence can make for your next project.




SURVEY – Datum Surveys Ltd. has been providing quality exploration surveys to clients across Canada for over 40 years.  With a large inventory of Leica GNSS units, we can handle any project, big or small.  We also have experienced Mulch/Slash Push personnel that can get your project started off on the right path. 


GIS MAPPING & DATA PROCESSING – We  provide our clients with a range of mapping options.  Field and office maps up to 42″ wide. NEW georeferenced pdf maps, right on your smartphone and tablet.  Know where you are at all times on your project and save some paper while you’re at it with our georeferenced SMART maps!  We also offer remote mapping and processing services as well. 

STAKELESS SURVEYING AND SUPERVISION – We work directly with Linecrews, providing all the equipment and experienced personnel they need to get the job done safely, with less impact and more efficiency.