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    SIX BENEFITS OF MODELLING YOUR WELDS MORE ACCURATELY

    It is probably safe to say that sadly, the majority of users still indicate welds on drawings using manually created weld marks. So you might ask, why would I want to model accurate welds? The first and foremost reason is Quantities – accurate model welds can give instant and accurate quantities, for planning or for …

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    TOP 3 TOOLS IN TEKLA STRUCTURES 2018i THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

    Trimble, in the past years has acquired many leading establishments that play a vital role in the construction ecosystem, in efforts to fill all the gaps possible in becoming the leading provider of end to end technological solutions globally, for the construction industry. One of its most successful acquisition was Tekla Software because of which, …

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    PRE-ENGINEERED AND MODULAR BUILDINGS: KNOW YOUR BUILDING TERMS

    Pre-engineered Buildings When people refer to a pre-engineered building (PEB), they usually refer to a metal structural building. In structural engineering, a pre-engineered building (PEB) is designed by a PEB supplier or manufacturer, that is fabricated using the best-suited inventory of raw materials. that is available from all sources and manufacturing methods that can efficiently satisfy a wide …

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    STRUCTURAL STEEL FABRICATION 101 – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

    When you are constructing a new residential or commercial building, your most important goal is to make sure you have a rigid foundation for your building. Even though there are many types of fabrication materials available in the construction industry, nothing beats a solid structural steel and for that purpose, we want to talk about …

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    HOW 3D BIM SOFTWARE HAS REVOLUTIONIZED CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION

    To say that the concrete construction industry, or the overall construction industry for that matter, has changed with advances made in technology is an understatement. Once expensive and time-consuming, construction projects are now happening much more quickly and for a lot less money, thanks to, for the most part, a combination of emerging technologies. One …

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    TO BIM, OR NOT TO BIM? THAT IS THE QUESTION

    Is Building Information Modelling, or BIM, really the next greatest invention after sliced bread? Companies that make use of BIM have reported benefits for scheduling, estimation and risk analysis, more collaborative processes, and better facility management. As it gives developers the opportunity to try out solutions before building the structure on site with a constructional model, …

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    WHAT IS PRECAST AND IN-SITU CONCRETE AND WHICH ONE SHOULD YOU GO FOR?

    In-situ or Cast-in-Place concrete is the concrete usage that forms on-site and is poured directly into those forms. The concrete can either be transported, already mixed in large mixing trucks, or it can be mixed on site and poured into pre-set forms. Precast Concrete, on the other hand, refers to any piece of concrete that …

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    Precast Your Way Out of Trouble: Why Employing Precast Concrete Might Not Be Such a Bad Idea

    Before we get into the GOOD of Precast Concrete, let’s first determine what is precast concrete and what is it used for? As the name suggests, precast concrete is poured and molded over rebar or wire and then cured offsite. This involves pouring concrete into pre-made molds and then cured under ideal conditions within the …

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