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  • 3 Ways Construction Contractors Can Work Smarter, Even with a Small Team

    3 Ways Construction Contractors Can Work Smarter, Even with a Small Team

    Some may believe that small construction contractors are at a disadvantage because of their size. There’s no denying that it can be harder for small contractors to weather certain challenges than...

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  • How Much is Rework Costing You?

    How Much is Rework Costing You?

    It’s estimated that rework accounts for as much as 20% of the overall cost of a construction project. It’s an expensive problem that costs the industry billions each year. So how much is it...

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  • More than Cool Tech: How Mixed Reality Is Closing the Construction Communication Gap

    More than Cool Tech: How Mixed Reality Is Closing the Construction Communication Gap

    When you hear the terms “mixed or augmented reality,” you may not immediately think about business and industry. But mixed reality (MR) is much more than the latest game craze; it’s playing a...

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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 both their processes and results, saving time, money, and headaches. In fact, 3D scanning is increasingly becoming...

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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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  • The Skinny on Laser Scanning:  How It Works, When to Use It, and Why You Need It

    The Skinny on Laser Scanning: How It Works, When to Use It, and Why You Need It

    In the Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) industry, 3D laser scanning is becoming the go-to tool for contractors looking to reduce risk and increase collaboration. Laser scanning...

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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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  • Your 5-Step Plan to Get Started with Robotic Layout Technology

    Your 5-Step Plan to Get Started with Robotic Layout Technology

    It’s not a big secret that technology adoption in construction lags behind other industries. Despite technology’s proven capabilities, it’s estimated only 12% of construction companies have...

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  • Why 3D Scanning Is a Smart Idea for Structural Contractors

    Why 3D Scanning Is a Smart Idea for Structural Contractors

    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....

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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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  • 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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  • 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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