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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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    4 PHASES OF BIM IMPLEMENTATION

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    THESE 5 HABITS ARE THE INGREDIENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

    Are you sitting at home right now, or in an office, or anywhere indoors? Look around you, the walls, stairway, entrance, the ceiling; why do you think the ceiling hasn’t fallen on your head yet? The purpose is not to create panic, rather, to make a point. The reason why the walls around you are …

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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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    4 TIPS TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCIES FOR EPC CONTRACTORS

    EPC Companies tackle huge challenges from bidding, to strategic direction, improving productivity to efficiencies in the project. EPC stands for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and is a prominent form of contracting agreement in the construction industry. The engineering and construction contractor will carry out the detailed engineering design of the project, procure all the equipment and materials …

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    HOW TO BECOME AN ABSOLUTE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SUPERHERO

    Whether you are a construction manager or a general contractor, you are responsible for the day-to-day management and coordination of a construction process. A construction manager has an added benefit of being involved in the construction process during the ‘pre-construction’ phase that allows the design team to make more informed decisions. So if there are …

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    IT’S ALL IN THE DETAIL – EFFECTIVE AEC STRUCTURAL SOLUTION FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

    Why BIM? Building Information Modeling, or BIM, is a process that involves creating and using an intelligent 3D model to inform and communicate project decisions. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is changing how buildings, infrastructure, and utilities are planned, designed, built and managed. BIM solutions for structural designers help turn information into insight and deliver business …

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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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    SIMPLIFY YOUR CALCULATIONS: AN ANALYSIS AND DESIGN SOFTWARE CHECKLIST

    Every part of a building project is subject to the effects of outside forces like earthquakes, sandstorms, weather changes, wind, to name a few. This is why Structural Engineers have to be proactive and extra vigilant when designing and constructing a structure. Nowadays, most (if not all), structural engineers use 3D integrated structural analysis and …

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