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  • DPR Construction: Bidding with a Solid Plan by Engaging the Team and Creating an Accurate 3D Model.

    DPR Construction: Bidding with a Solid Plan by Engaging the Team and Creating an Accurate 3D Model.

    Using Tekla software helps DPR Construction win the projects with solid plans, engage their team in an entirely new level, streamline the mobilization, and keep connected with all the relevant...

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  • Accuracy, Speed, and Enhanced Collaboration: The Structural Engineers' Joys of Using 3D Modeling

    Accuracy, Speed, and Enhanced Collaboration: The Structural Engineers' Joys of Using 3D Modeling

    In the engineering world, accuracy, speed, and smooth collaboration are key to success. 3D modeling tools offer clear benefits in all of these areas, which are also reflected in the projects'...

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  • Reinforcing the Construction Business Through Collaboration

    Reinforcing the Construction Business Through Collaboration

    Are you a Rebar Detailer willing to enhance collaboration within your team and third parties such as the engineering office and the concrete contractors. Learn how to make the most of Tekla...

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  • Speaking Concretely: Modeling Collaboration

    Speaking Concretely: Modeling Collaboration

    Construction is a fragmented process involving many players with different views and requirements. Building Information Modeling (BIM) is essential in bringing everyone together.   Each...

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  • Speaking Concretely: Sharing is Caring

    Speaking Concretely: Sharing is Caring

      Coordinating construction-industry projects can be tough. Effectively sharing valuable information makes things a lot easier. As a project manager in the construction industry, it can be...

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  • Speaking Concretely: How Construction Can Benefit from 3D Modeling and its Automation

    Speaking Concretely: How Construction Can Benefit from 3D Modeling and its Automation

    3D modeling not only helps contractors to visualize shapes, components and spatial needs, it also centralizes critical information and automates essential processes.  In a construction project,...

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  • Speaking Concretely: To Err is Human, Automation is Wise

    Speaking Concretely: To Err is Human, Automation is Wise

      Construction companies are in a constant battle to deliver high-quality construction solutions faster than their competitors. This has motivated organizations to adopt automation as a way to...

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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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  • 8 Tips to Help You Smooth Out Your Construction Project

    8 Tips to Help You Smooth Out Your Construction Project

      A significant number of construction companies are facing challenging times due to the sudden changes to their plans. Undoubtedly, this time is forcing us to save our time, resources, and...

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  • Why Investing in BIM is Worth It

    Why Investing in BIM is Worth It

    Why investing in BIM is worth it GA Smart Building’s Director of Research, Development and Innovation Rémi Visière has years of hands-on experience in leading the transition from traditional...

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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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  • 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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  • Easy as Q-T-O

    Easy as Q-T-O

    For many concrete contractors, the traditional methods for Construction Takeoff might feel safe and comfortable – but the truth is, they are risky. Manual Quantity Takeoff (QTO), and even...

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  • How BIM and ERP Work Together for Better Precast Workflows

    How BIM and ERP Work Together for Better Precast Workflows

    In the concrete construction industry, costs are everything. To keep costs and processes under control, organizations often rely on enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. These planning...

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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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