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    MANAGE YOUR CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS WITH TELEMATICS DATA

    What is Telematics? Telematics refers to the long-distance transmission of computer-based information. It has long been regarded as being the basis for tracking the GPS location of vehicles. However, telematics technology is advancing quickly and more and more construction-based businesses are looking to extend solutions to track and monitor their workforce and, more importantly, their assets …

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    THE VARIOUS DIMENSIONS OF BIM EXPLAINED

    Most of us, even the ones not from the construction industry, are aware of Building Information Modelling (BIM). Nonetheless, the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th dimensions of BIM is what some people find it difficult to get their head around. As exciting as it sounds, these ‘dimensions’ have nothing to do with SpaceTime, or …

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    DRONES REACHING NEWER HORIZONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

    Drones are increasing in popularity every passing year as more and more people are using it for various different purposes. It has come a long way since it was first introduced during the 1st World War, when these models were launched by catapult or flown using radio control. It was, as a matter of fact, …

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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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    3D LASER SCANNING – THE NOW AND THE FUTURE

    The construction industry is getting more and more competitive every day. With evolving technologies and new techniques to complete projects being introduced, we are in an era where even the most complicated of structures, the same ones that took years and years to be completed, are now built within a matter of months. One of …

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