Digitising construction vehicles for construction efficiency

Continental will be exhibiting its current innovations, technological developments and services at Bauma in Germany from 8 to 14 April 2019. Connected smart construction vehicles and machines are among the basic elements of safe and efficient construction sites. The company will be focusing on service and consultancy concepts allowing drivers, fleet managers and operators of […]

Managing multiple mining projects

Passport 360 is a cloud-based platform to enhance performance in procurement and onboarding times. It allows for improved visibility with regard to compliance, time and safety, and risk management, resulting in increased productivity. This results in a safer and more productive workplace. The platform allows project owners to set compliance requirements and standards against multiple […]

Acquisition creates a digital marketplace for construction

Autodesk has completed the acquisition of BuildingConnected, a preconstruction platform, for $275-million net of cash acquired. Autodesk funded the transaction using cash on hand. BuildingConnected centralises the bid management process and simplifies communication to make finding, qualifying and selecting the right subcontractors or responding to the right project opportunities fast and easy. Owners and general […]

Roadside infrastructure data to enable connectivity services

Ordnance Survey (OS) partnered with Mobileye’s automotive camera-based mapping capabilities to offer a new, accurate location information service to customers from many markets, including the energy and infrastructure sector. The new data will also support the successful rollout of technologies for new market segments, including 5G, intelligent mobility and connected autonomous vehicles. Using the Mobileye […]

Cost-reduced drone-based wind turbine inspections

Sulzer & Schmid Laboratories has launched a new inspection platform, the 3DX HD, which has been developed as a cost-effective solution to cope with large volumes of high definition wind turbine blade inspections. Based on the compact and flexible DJI M-210 drone, the platform delivers fully autonomous drone inspections at a lower cost compared to […]

CAM and CAD integration allows manufacturing efficiencies

Open Mind Technologies, a global developer of CAD/CAM software solutions, demonstrated its latest CAM innovations including the newly released HyperMill 2019.1 at Solidworks World in February 2019 in Texas, USA. The annual gathering of the Solidworks community provides users the opportunity to learn and share experiences. The company is a Solidworks Gold Certified Partner, offering […]

Seamless scan to CAD solution introduced

Faro has released Faro RevEng, an advanced software platform which provides its Design ScanArm and 8-Axis FaroArm system users with a tool that enables a comprehensive digital design experience. The software addresses a variety of reverse engineering and design challenges across a range of industries including automotive aftermarket, R&D, heritage preservation, industrial machinery, engineering services […]