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Pool Sharks

The real surprise behind the broad acceptance of some of today’s new layout technology is not the improvements it can bring — that much was expected and did not disappoint. What is impressive, however, is the broad range of industries in which this new solution is making its presence known.

Industry Insight
Laying Out the Future

A proverb of the Native American Hopi Nation says: “All dreams spin out from the same web.” While the interpretation of that saying is open to discussion, one takeaway could be that our aspirations are — and should be — for the common good.

Industry Insight
A Learning Experience

Like any business steeped in technology, Topcon is continually changing and evolving, its products growing ever more sophisticated.

Industry Insight
Witness to History

The overwhelming majority of Topcon equipment at work today can be found on job sites around the world — projects ranging from massive development excavations to monitoring the smallest movement of a dam’s surface and everything in between.

Industry Insight
Bringing the Smooth

Until recently, motorists traveling southbound on I-5, in an area about a half-hour north of Portland, Oregon, were accustomed to making sure objects in the car were secure, beverages were covered and, afterward, any loose fillings were intact.

Topcon at Work
Checking In

As 21st century consumers, we’ve become accustomed to the notion of remote access. After all, most appliances today allow access via a smart phone (and Wi-Fi) to turn on lights at home, adjust a thermostat, pre-heat an oven — even take a peek inside a fridge to see what needs replacing.

Case Study
Increasing production and safety using a machine...

Europe’s biggest open-pit mine, Minas de Ríotinto, is based in a landscape with height differences up to 250 meters. In this capricious landscape, running a profitable operation while taking safety concerns is extremely challenging.

Case Study
Digging into the value of Tillage Depth Control to...

Emerging tillage technology is proving to be a strategic step toward more consistent crop emergence, better seedbed preparation and increased equipment efficiency.

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Verifiably a Leader

TAS Concrete Construction taps dual-purpose instrument to improve key facet of QC effort