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IP-S3 HD1 - Multiplying the productivity of highway road maintenance

FUTABA Consultant Co., Ltd. headquartered in Iwaki-City with three branch offices in Fukushima and one in Tsukuba-city, Ibaraki, performs many construction survey projects, mainly in north eastern and eastern Japan.

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Station to station

Though most facets of the construction process stand to benefit from building information modeling (BIM), general contractors and construction managers could gain the most from its implementation.

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GLS-2000 3D laser scanner impresses surveying company

The GLS-2000 measures complex terrain quickly with advanced mobility and maneuverability

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Technology makes a splash

For swimming pool excavation specialists C&R Excavating, rotating lasers have become their go-to instrument for use in one of the technology’s most basic contexts: leveling.

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Brawn and brains

Faced with a huge site development project and a very tight window of completion, David Brady, Jr. opted for adding larger iron to maximize productivity in the earthwork portion of the job.

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Playing it safe beneath the surface

Imagine being surrounded by walls. What would you do if they would suddenly start moving? Indeed, the best idea would be to leave the room as quickly as possible. The thing is: how do you know for sure the walls are in motion?

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Network brings ‘life’ to bathymetric survey boat

Real-time, accurate, xyz positioning is crucial to most all aspects of surveying, and none more so than bathymetric surveying utilizing the state-of-the-art, remotely controlled, bathymetric survey boat technology, known as the unmanned surface vessel (USV) “Kingfisher.”

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Performance to the Max

When On-Track Construction (OTC), a company with no experience using GNSS solutions, landed a major project at the Buffalo International Airport, followed by other sizeable site work contracts, they knew their time to embrace that technology had come.

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Northern Illinois Service Company plows ahead of the...

Listen as Will Hoff, Construction Superintendent at Northern Illinois, explains how Topcon’s new third-party dual-IMU dozer solution helps improve their efficiency and jobsite safety.