All Surveying Equipment Articles

Solar storms can hamper GPS-based construction surveys. What’s the solution?
Anyone who was lucky enough to witness a spectacular display of the aurora borealis earlier this year will know that solar activity is on the rise
How the hierarchy of top construction OEMs continues to change
Updated animated chart shows how the top construction OEMs have traded positions over the last 20 years, now including data for 2023.
JCB and Leica Geosystems partner on excavator control technology
JCB and Leica Geosystems are joining forces to offer factory-fitted 2D and 3D-ready semi-automated excavator control solutions
Significant MoU signed in underwater infrastructure segment
Italian subsea experts to collaborate on development of surveillance drones
What is the future of surveying?
From state-of-the-art laser scanning and drone-based mapping to advanced geospatial data analytics, Catrin Jones looks at surveying’s development
Granite Construction awarded final leg of work in US National Park
US-based contractor will finish up at Alaska-based National Park
Machine control made for rental fleets
Topcon’s portable MC-Mobile machine control solution is made for use on compact equipment, bringing the benefits of digital construction to smaller contractors and rental fleets
Ground stabilization and the proper set up of cranes
David Duerr discusses why it’s important to not gloss over weak soil and rules of thumb methodologies.
How technology is keeping Rail Baltica on track
International project is utilising technology as it moves to the construction phase
Hexagon launches next-gen laser scanner
Leica BLK360 imaging laser scanner is five times faster than its predecessor
Peri launches digital concrete monitoring kit
Temperature Monitoring and Concrete Maturity Kit takes temperature readings from different points in concrete
Topcon launches new survey models
New LN-150 robotic layout navigator and GT-1200 total station models improve accuracy of paving curbs and gutters
Speedy opens another Regional Service Centre
Rental firms new centre in Reading, UK, aims to take advantage of upcoming large-scale housing projects
GAP Group becomes Leica distribution partner
GAP to offer surveying and geographical measurement to rental customers
Hilti maintains R&D spend through pandemic
Hilti Group reported a 9.6% decline in sales in 2020 to CHF 5.3 billion, with operating profits down 7% at CHF 728 million.
Trimble launches new data collector
TSC5 Data Controller features Android 10 operating system and is fully integrated with Trimble’s surveying instruments and software packages
Video interview: GAP Group enters machine control sector
Murray Pollok of International Rental News talks to GAP Group’s Jim Burke about the hi-tech rental initiative
Surveying: Speeding up construction
Advanced surveying technologies are benefitting early adopters by saving time and money
GPS & Telematics: Real-time visibility
Promising new GPS and telematics tech is appearing in the construction sector
Topcon launches GLT-1000 scanner
Scanning robotic station provides full-feature layout for single operator control
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