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Resources for Engineers in the Building Construction Industry.

  • Digital Resilience in Construction

    Digital Resilience in Construction

    Industry leaders and analysts explain how to thrive in the new economy.

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  • How Does the Constructible Process Benefit Each Project Stakeholder?

    How Does the Constructible Process Benefit Each Project Stakeholder?

    Experts Answer Constructible's Toughest Questions: Part 5

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  • Managed Content: The MEP Contractor's Secret Weapon

    Managed Content: The MEP Contractor's Secret Weapon

    MEP contractors are using managed content to produce constructible models that can be built into reality. Read this Trimble MEP blog to learn how.

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  • Speaking Concretely: Formwork Planning and Detailing in 3D

    Speaking Concretely: Formwork Planning and Detailing in 3D

      Getting the information right is the first step to taking the destiny of your formwork into your own hands.    A significant number of companies still use 2D drawings for planning their...

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  • Speaking Concretely: 3D Models - Filling The Information Gap In Construction Projects

    Speaking Concretely: 3D Models - Filling The Information Gap In Construction Projects

    Concrete contractors often need more information than traditional drawings can provide. Information gaps slow down projects and can even damage business, which is why many constructors are...

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  • Building the “the best-looking parking garage in the state”

    Building the “the best-looking parking garage in the state”

    BIM brings value and efficiency to smaller-scale projects.

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  • Increased Bid Accuracy and a True Competitive Advantage with Model-based Estimating

    Increased Bid Accuracy and a True Competitive Advantage with Model-based Estimating

    From bidding a project every 10 days to bidding three projects every week.

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  • Parametric Design: Design Expressed in Rules Not Geometry

    Parametric Design: Design Expressed in Rules Not Geometry

    What is parametric design? Parametric design is guided by a set of parameters and rules defined by the engineer that generate or control the design output. It takes efficiency and possibilities...

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  • Applying agile to building design

    Applying agile to building design

    Explore applying agile methodologies to projects in the built environment.                   Sample Kanban board with design work broken into tasks. Over the past year, as someone who switc

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  • Betset Serves its Customers Better with Real-Time Data in Trimble Connect

    Betset Serves its Customers Better with Real-Time Data in Trimble Connect

    How this precast concrete company is using real-time, automated and open data exchange.

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  • Forward-Thinking Departments of Transportation are Crossing the Bridge to BIM

    Forward-Thinking Departments of Transportation are Crossing the Bridge to BIM

    3 leaders in bridge construction share their experiences with BIM.

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  • 8 Ways Augmented and Mixed Reality Improves Remote Collaboration and Worker Safety

    8 Ways Augmented and Mixed Reality Improves Remote Collaboration and Worker Safety

    A list of use cases for augmented and mixed reality that can help construction workers improve remote collaboration and worker safety during COVID-19 social distancing restrictions.

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  • 5 Tough Questions for Construction Experts [VIDEO]

    5 Tough Questions for Construction Experts [VIDEO]

    Construction experts answer questions about the future of BIM, robots in construction, labor shortages and talent retention, mixed reality in construction, and the Constructible Process.

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  • 3 Ways to Use a 3D Scanner on Your Next Construction Project

    3 Ways to Use a 3D Scanner on Your Next Construction Project

    3D laser scanning is opening doors for many construction companies to improve their processes and results – Saving time, money and headaches. Here are three ways you can use it on your next project.

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  • Building a Better BIM Team Checklist

    Building a Better BIM Team Checklist

    Use this multi-disciplinary BIM Team best practices checklist to make sure you breaking down silos, and improving collaboration and project management at every touchpoint.

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  • Social Distancing at Work: Can You Mind the Six Foot Bubble?

    Social Distancing at Work: Can You Mind the Six Foot Bubble?

    Why keeping people six feet apart at work isn’t always practical and 6 ways to create an environment conducive to social distancing.

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  • The Structural Professional’s Guide to Preventing Rework

    The Structural Professional’s Guide to Preventing Rework

    RFIs and rework are the bane of every structural engineer’s existence. They cost time, money, and eat away at your reputation right along with your profit margin. Here’s how to prevent them.

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  • Adapt or Die — Why Adopt Tech Trends in a Competitive Construction Market?

    Adapt or Die — Why Adopt Tech Trends in a Competitive Construction Market?

    In this guide, we’ll discuss why the modern construction industry is so dynamic and competitive in comparison to the past, and how the right cutting-edge technology will enable you to thrive.

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  • The Building Technology Behind a Mile High Skyscraper

    The Building Technology Behind a Mile High Skyscraper

    Experts predict there could be at least one mile-high skyscraper by 2050. There's also a likely trend of buildings over 3,200 feet high. What kind of tech will bring these buildings to life?

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  • Kingspan Brings Constructible Content to Manufacturing

    Kingspan Brings Constructible Content to Manufacturing

    Here's how one material supplier uses BIM and digital construction workflows to speed up detailing by 50%.

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