Thermal drone solution for solar farm inspections

SenseFly has introducing its new SenseFly Solar 360. Created in collaboration with software company Raptor Maps, it offers an efficient thermal drone solution that enables the automatic assessment of solar plant performance at a sub-module level. The solution combines the company’s eBee X fixed-wing UAV technology and Duet T thermal mapping camera with Raptor Maps’ […]

Manage data and technology assets across sites

Trimble demonstrated its WorksManager Software, a cloud-based application that enables contractors who manage data and technology assets on civil construction sites, at Bauma 2019 in Germany. The software is the next-generation backbone of the Trimble Connected Site ecosystem for managing construction technology that enables contractors to increase efficiency and improve productivity.  WorksManager allows users to […]

Solution for cross-projects efficiencies

After its experience with Oracle Primavera, Siemens Wind Power, now Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), chose Oracle Aconex for their offshore business unit. SGRE looked for a solution that was flexible enough to meet specific project needs as the company standardised their processes and systems across offshore projects. The company uses the software as a […]

Cloud-based compliance solution deployed at four major sites

Kumba Iron Ore has rolled-out Passport 360 at four of its sites to manage compliance and streamline health and safety requirements. Passport 360 is a cloud-based platform which enables safety process automation and enhances performance in procurement and onboarding times. Kumba Iron Ore deals with about 600 sub-contractors. The cloud solution was called upon to […]

Construction firm cut stadium design and build times

Aecom has cut the stadium design-and-build at Jopoma Sports Complex to two years. The construction firm’s scope of work on the complex encompassed a comprehensive scheme design for all engineering and architectural services, including master planning, and a design guardianship role as the project moved into production on-site.  The Japoma Sports Complex is a 50 […]

Generate quality surfaces from point clouds

Just released, Carlson Precision 3D 2019 provides land surveyors, engineers, and construction designers the ability to generate quality surfaces with smooth contours from both large and small lidar point clouds. The software imports all common types of clouds and images. With its Bare Earth filtering ability, Smart Smoothing, and surface manipulation tools, it allows users […]

Handheld floor mapper for AEC professionals

Faro has launched a firmware update to its ScanPlan solution to better address the workflow needs of AEC professionals. This handheld scanner was introduced to the market as a lightweight, 2D handheld mapper capture and visualise 2D floor plans. Now, with new features such as the Scan Assist, Scan Localizer and PanoCam functionalities, AEC professionals […]

Integration improves construction verification workflow

Topcon has develop a workflow that connects to the GTL-1000 integrated compact scanner with its Magnet Collage data processing and ClearEdge3D Verity automated construction verification software. The seamless integration creates a complete package that provides users with a live, as-built model of projects, allowing users to identify and rectify any discrepancies. The new system takes […]

Drone platform adds on-site roof measurements and damage detection

​Loveland Innovations added enhancements to its inspection platform, Imging, including drone-based on-site measurements, AI and deep learning-powered damage detection for commercial roofs, and other powerful updates. A real-time measurement process built into the app, allows field adjusters and roofing estimators to view and share dynamic measurements on an Apple iOS tablet while they are still […]

Applied intelligence studio planned for SA mining

Accenture plans to launch a new Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining in Johannesburg. The studio will apply the latest in data science and artificial intelligence technologies with new data sources for real-time co-creation of digital solutions that can help mining companies solve some of their most difficult analytical problems. The studio will bring together leading […]