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Bentley Systems and Topcon Positioning Systems Launch their Digital Construction Works Joint Venture, to Close the Constructioneering Advancement Gap
Bentley Systems and Topcon Positioning Systems Launch their Digital Construction Works Joint Venture, to Close the Constructioneering Advancement Gap

October 21, 2019

Bentley Systems, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, and Topcon Positioning Systems, a world leader in positioning technology for the survey and construction industries, today announced that its new, jointly owned company – Digital Construction Works – is open for business, with a full global staff of digital construction experts who have been contributed by Bentley Systems and Topcon, respectively.

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THE ROAD TO PROJECT IRELAND 2040
THE ROAD TO PROJECT IRELAND 2040

October 14, 2019

“Inefficiency and outdated practices in the construction industry are holding Ireland back – we must adopt a collaborative approach to procurement and delivery if we are to meet Project Ireland 2040.” This is how Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, opened the Construction Industry Federation Conference at Croke Park recently.

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Topcon introduces new technology advancements in inspection and monitoring
Topcon introduces new technology advancements in inspection and monitoring

September 18, 2019

Topcon Positioning Group announces advancements in its inspection and monitoring portfolio designed to ensure longer term health of buildings and infrastructure assets. Among the improvements announced at INTERGEO 2019 include new flight planning software for the Topcon rotary-wing UAV; mass data photogrammetry processing integration capabilities, as well as the release of Delta Link version two, the new command console for the Topcon construction and structural health monitoring system.

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Topcon’s transformative technology for vertical construction on show at INTERGEO
Topcon’s transformative technology for vertical construction on show at INTERGEO

September 17, 2019

On the first day of INTERGEO 2019, we have announced the expansion of the Topcon vertical construction portfolio with new products for scan, verification and layout. Find out more about each of the new products unveiled today. 

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New Topcon technology offerings for BIM introduced at INTERGEO
New Topcon technology offerings for BIM introduced at INTERGEO

September 17, 2019

Topcon Positioning Group will present solutions for vertical constructino at INTERGEO 2019. Additions to the portfolio include availability of the new scanning robotic total station with an innovative construction verification workflow; a new 3D construction digital layout instrument; heads-up display glasses for total stations; and software and field controller enhancements improving functionality for a range of BIM applications and integrations.

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Encouraging collaboration and education to close the European skills gap
Encouraging collaboration and education to close the European skills gap

July 4, 2019

It’s no secret that the construction sector is experiencing a severe skills shortage across Europe. Digitalisation, the transition towards a greener economy and demographic changes have all increased this gap. According to the Skills for Jobs Database by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), at least 80 million workers in Europe are mismatched in terms of qualifications.[1] With the UK’s exit from the European Union set for the 31st October, existing issues are amplified by the uncertainty of labour flow across Europe. It has therefore never been more pressing to find a practical solution.  

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TOPCON LAUNCHES NEW GTL-1000 AT DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT
TOPCON LAUNCHES NEW GTL-1000 AT DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT

June 26, 2019

The fourth industrial revolution, the National BIM roadmap and the adoption of digital technologies were among the topics discussed at the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) Digital Construction Summit at Croke Park, Dublin, recently.  

The annual event was even more exciting for Topcon Positioning Ireland this year though, as we exclusively launched our new vertical construction device to the Irish market. The GTL-1000 is already transforming entire workflows on site by reducing a typical scan and analysis task down to just a few hours.

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Golf course hits a hole in one for course management in extreme weather
Golf course hits a hole in one for course management in extreme weather

December 13, 2018

As Ireland enjoyed one of the hottest summers for 40 years, the heat had an unexpected benefit for agronomist, Ronan Brannigan at the six golf courses he manages around Dublin, Meath and Louth. 

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TOPCON CELEBRATES SKILLS IN IRISH CONSTRUCTION EXCELLENCE AWARDS
TOPCON CELEBRATES SKILLS IN IRISH CONSTRUCTION EXCELLENCE AWARDS

December 20, 2017

Topcon Ireland is sponsoring the Third Level Course – Postgraduate, Special Purpose or Distance Learning category at the Irish Construction Excellence Awards 2018 as part of our ongoing commitment to support training and development in the industry.

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Blog - Smoothride technology takes off at Frankfurt Airport
Blog - Smoothride technology takes off at Frankfurt Airport

September 29, 2017

Our new SmoothRide system has recently helped pull off a full revamp of Frankfurt Airport’s notoriously busy airstrip, Runway West, in just five days.

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