Machine control key to attracting new talent in construction, report finds
May 22, 2023
Machine control – the automation of construction equipment – is key to attracting new talent and addressing the skills shortage in the sector, according to construction professionals surveyed in a new report by Topcon Positioning Systems
Gareth Hughes is Business Development Manager for Geomatics at Topcon Positioning GB. About to enter his fifth year at Topcon, Gareth has helped transform a huge number of projects, making life easier on sites throughout Scotland and the north of England. Read more here:
Topcon launches easy-to-use Digital Layout software for fast-paced building construction industry
April 20, 2023
Topcon Positioning Systems introduces Digital Layout, a simple, easy-to-use building construction software to enable more contractors to adopt a digital layout workflow for increased efficiency, accuracy, and productivity.
Topcon announces strategic investment in DDK Positioning
April 17, 2023
Topcon Positioning Systems announced it has made a strategic investment in DDK Positioning Ltd, an Aberdeen based specialist in GNSS receivers and PPP correction services. DDK Positioning delivers services exclusively over the Iridium® network to provide global precision positioning services that can augment GNSS constellations to significantly enhance their accuracy for critical industrial applications. Terms of the investment are not being disclosed.
Sales Manager Colin has 30 years of experience in the industry, meaning he’s perfectly placed to help our customers adopt our machine control and positioning technologies. Since joining Topcon, Colin has been enjoying working closely with customers and providing the right technology and support they need for projects.
How will the 3G switch-off impact Topcon products?
March 20, 2023
With many site solutions relying on the 3G network to connect to the cloud, the impending network switch-off is a concern for many construction businesses. Telecom providers have already started to phase out the network and contractors need to be prepared for upcoming changes.