Month: April 2021

3D Scanning Is a Smart Idea for Structural Contractors

Why 3D Scanning Is a Smart Idea for Structural Contractors

By DAVID BURCZYK As a construction professional, you’ve probably seen 3D laser scanners in use on construction sites. These powerful tools make it possible to quickly capture as-built and current site conditions. They’re able to gather precise project data in a fraction of the time it would take when using manual methods, providing greater efficiency and ensuring …

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Trimble TX8 3D Laser Scanner

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Scanning

Three-dimensional (3D) laser scanning is becoming increasingly commonplace in the construction industry because of the ease and efficiency it brings to many construction workflows. A variety of Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) professionals are discovering how to use 3D scanning solutions to improve the accuracy of their work, better collaborate with each other, and increase their overall …

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How Do You Scan Six Hockey Rinks and 24 Dressing Rooms During a Pandemic – While the Rinks are Open?

Van Bower Cuts Scanning Time by One-Third Using the Trimble X7  from BuildingPoint When an architectural firm engaged Van Bower Construction Services Ltd to update the as-built drawings of the 170,000-square-foot Richmond Ice Centre using laser scanning, they knew it would be a challenging project. The recreational facility in Richmond, B.C., includes six NHL-size hockey …

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construction field technology

Using Field Technology to Connect Construction Workflows & Drive Productivity Gains

By Cassidy Gaertner There has long been a communication gap in construction between the office and the field. When teams are working in isolation and project information only exists in silos, productivity and efficiency suffer. Connected construction addresses this problem by centralizing project models and data, and making this information accessible and shareable for all project …

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Van Bower Construction Services Ensures Accurate Restoration of Historic Site with Trimble X7 3D Laser Scanner

Van Bower Construction Services Ltd. is a construction management/survey company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The principals of the company have over 60 years of design, survey, and construction experience, primarily for highway, mining, and infrastructure projects. The company began operations in 2010 with a vision to provide industry-leading client experiences in construction management, …

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