All Surveying Equipment articles – Page 3

  • Trimble’s new Tablet handheld computer has built-in cellular and WiFi connections.

    Trimble's tablet enhances construction workflow


    Trimble's new Tablet handheld computer with built-in cellular and WiFi connections allows construction workers to quickly receive design changes or updates in the field and to deliver measurement or stakeout results to the office for on-the-spot approval.

  • Trimble has introduced the Spectra Precision LL100 laser level which offers fully-automatic electron

    New laser level from Trimble


    Trimble has introduced the Spectra Precision LL100 horizontal laser level for use in a variety of construction elevation control applications, the company said.

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    JV for Caterpillar and Trimble


    Caterpillar and Trimble have announced a new joint venture (JV) company and distribution agreement that will focus on applications for road construction, paving, heavy construction and quarry/aggregates worksites.

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    Fan beam laser


    In order to obtain better accuracy and improved flexibility, Topcon introduced what it calls a bar code transmitter for its mm GPS.

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    Livelink telematics for JCB


    In January 2009, JCB will introduce a new Livelink satellite monitoring system across its full range of machines.

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    Enigma Security


    Enigma vehicle systems has launched a new Version 6 of its skyline GPS advanced tracking, security and telematics system.

  • Topcon’s mm GPS gives accuracy of between 3 mm and 5 mm in the vertical plain. In effect, the level

    Global connectivity: the impact of GNSS on construction equipment development


    With new satellites being launched, Steve Skinner looks at connectivity across the expanded GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) network, how it will influence applications in construction and where it could take the industry.

  • The new version of Trimble’s SCS900 Site Controller software increases workflow efficiency by provid

    Surveying simplicity - developments in equipment and technology


    Surveying equipment manufacturers are continuing to simplify the instruments used in the construction industry as skilled surveyors in the sector are becoming increasingly rare.

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    Boels enters surveying market with POL acquisition


    Boels Verhuur BV in the Netherlands has acquired POL Geotechniek BV, a surveying equipment sales company based in Andelst, The Netherlands. POL is dealer for Leica Geosystems and sells other surveying and GPS equipment brands such Mikrolaser, 3D-win and Motorola.

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    Record educational order


    The Polish Ministry of Education has agreed to buy more than 860 surveying instruments from Topcon. The order, comprising 430 total stations and 430 optical levels is thought to be a world record.

  • Leicca Sprinter

    New level


    Launch of user-friendly multifunctional levelling tool

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    Surveying companies expand through acquisitions


    Hexagon, the parent company of Leica Geosystems, is acquiring US-based companies, Surveyors Service Company and Haselbach Surveying Instruments. The two companies are leading distributors and service providers for surveying equipment in the Southwest of the US.

  • The new Leica fieldPro version 2.0 provides 2D/3D “as-built” documentation, with 3D models created i

    Surveying: Simplifying technology


    Surveying equipment manufacturers are simplifying new products for the construction industry as contractors are increasingly carrying out surveying tasks themselves. Becca Wilkins reports.

  • Hyundai will launch the –7A version of its 11 tonne crawler excavator, the R110-7A.

    Samoter 2008 Stop Press


    With the Samoter exhibition just around the corner, Chris Sleight takes a quick look at the last-minute news about new machines being launched at the show.