New version BIM software introduced

Graphisoft, a creator of building information modelling (BIM) solutions for architects, has demonstrated ArchiCAD 22 at the 2018 Conference on Architecture in New York. Its remastered Façade Design workflow in now supports traditional and algorithmic workflows for creative freedom. The renewed curtain wall tool now supports more accurate design and a closer adherence to local […]

Tracking pipeline welds for future reference  

In response to the growing need for GPS weld location traceability for high-end pipe installations, thermoplastic piping specialist, Plasti-Tech has launched Hürner’s new Whiteline series of welding units that can record GPS location of a weld within a buried pipeline for future reference in case of a weld failure. The range features a specifically GPS […]

Software suite optimises workflow 

Topcon released Magnet 5, which includes upgrades to the suite’s Field, Office and Enterprise applications. New flexible display options help Magnet Field operators save time switching between screens. They can also select and stake surfaces, and drive survey sessions directly from the map. The screen now includes a configurable favourites toolbar and additional customisable data […]

New release 3D modelling and mine planning software

Micromine Africa has launched the latest version of its 3D modelling and mine planning software, Micromine 2018. The latest version has been developed to adapt to mining operations as they grow during the course of their lifespan. The intuitive software is Microsoft Gold Certified. Its user-friendliness and functionality provide exploration geologists, in particular, an in-depth […]

Strategic alliance to advance the digital utility

Schneider Electric has become a certified reseller of UDC’s Digital Utility framework solutions, including Compliance Manager and the DyAN solution which offers analytics for operations. The companies’ solutions for electric and gas utilities enable designing, as-built, planned maintenance of utility assets, publishing and maintaining compliance. Compliance Manager integrates the network data and provides configurable planned […]

Vertical and horizontal transportation conference

Intelligent elevators, travellators and escalators will help achieve convenient, time-saving transport in smart cities and smart buildings. This provides considerable challenges for both building operators and the elevator and escalator industry as a whole. In September, Messe Frankfurt jointly with the VDMA association will be organising the E2 Forum Frankfurt, where decision-makers in the building […]

4D monitoring survey for oil and gas fields

Seabed Geosolutions has been awarded a series of 4D ocean bottom node (OBN) seismic monitoring surveys over multiple oil and gas fields in the US Gulf of Mexico. The surveys, with a duration of around two months subject to final scope of work, will commence in the third quarter of 2018. Seabed Geosolutions supports the […]

High performance airborne lidar system

GPI Geospatial has purchased the Riegl VQ-1560i ultra high performance airborne lidar system. An established user of the company’s sensors and systems, GPI has chosen to add the VQ-1560i to their toolbox of digital sensors to further expand their capabilities. The airborne sensor will further allow it to provide advanced mapping solutions. The VQ-1560i is […]

UAS company recognised for its business role

Juniper Unmanned, an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operator, was named a 2018 Colorado Company to Watch winner at the tenth annual Gala Awards. The award honours second-stage companies headquartered in Colorado that develop valuable products and services, create quality jobs, enrich communities, and create new industries throughout the state. Juniper Unmanned provides drone solutions for […]