All Surveying Equipment Articles

3DR Site Scan processing now powered by Pix4D
3DR has integrated photogrammetry processing software from Pix4D into its Site Scan drone data platform enabling faster processing and more detailed results
FIEC warns of BIM challenges
Federation launches manifesto to highlight potential of BIM in terms of facilitating implementation of EU policy
Drones technology - an overview
Airware’s Emmanuel de Maistre talks to Mike Hayes about the future – and the now – of drones technology on construction sites
Hilti celebrates 75 years
Michael Hilti, son of Hilti’s original founder, is confident about future and praises the manufacturer’s independence and flexibility
Trimble combines pointer and crossline
New Spectra Precision LT52 combines five-beam laser pointer with horizontal and vertical crossline laser
Feature: Surveying
Surveying is as much about software as instruments these days, and the challenge is to keep things simple for the user, even if complexity is on the increase behind the scenes.
More expansion for GAP Hire Solutions
New depots and workshops across the UK highlight ambitious growth plans of Survey & Safety division only a year after its launch
Topcon & A-Plant in machine control partnership
UK rental company to offer GPS technology to manufacturer’s site surveying and machine control equipment through nationwide network
United Rentals to extend fleet telematics
US-based rental company plans to extend GPS from 6000 machines to 160000 units by end of 2015
Feature: Surveying technology
Increasingly sophisticated on-site tools and the rise in the use of BIM to run construction projects may be daunting, but they also represent an opportunity for contractors.
New partnership between Topcon and GAP Group
UK rental company continues specialist expansion with Topcon surveying equipment supply and training deal
Hilti unveils Tools On Demand service
New North American tool hire programme fits between company’s existing rental service and fleet management offering
Topcon’s 3D view
New workflow management system connects all sites, data, crews and equipment, while 3D visualisation of jobsite is available
Trimble to showcase machine control systems
GCSFlex for excavators and CCSFlex for compactors will form part of Trimble's machine control and positioning technology display.
Efficiency through wireless control to feature at CEWEF
Topcon's Andreas Lundback will look at how positioning technology can improve on-site efficiency through machine control.
Trimble to showcase connected site solutions
Specialist communications tools for heavy civil contractors.
Topcon's new levels fill gap in range
2LS tools fit in between professional and entry-level instruments, while high technology systems will also be on display.
Surveying equipment: Made to measure
Digital instruments speed up surveying tasks, but as the technology gets more advanced, manufacturers are also focussing on keeping them cost-effective and intuitive to operate.
Prices up, volumes down at Speedy Hire
Speedy Hire’s revenues for the three months to 30 June were 2.2% lower than the same quarter in 2010, with an 8.8% improvement in rental prices offset by a 5.8% fall in volumes.
AEM, John Deere warn of damaging GPS interference
Proposed LightSquared system could have negative impact on construction industry
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