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  • Tips for Using Tablets in the Shop Part 2

    Tips for Using Tablets in the Shop Part 2

    Benefits The last instalment spoke to the cost of the tablets. Of course, we want to see if the benefits outweigh the costs, so here we go! Whenever the usage of tablets is mentioned in a...

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  • Tips for Using Tablets in the Shop

    Tips for Using Tablets in the Shop

    How many of you have ever experienced this scenario? It’s a cold winter day. You just got into work, haven’t had enough coffee yet, and you sit down at your computer. Sure enough, you received...

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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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