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 […]

Open pit surveying solution adds automated tools

Datamine Software’s new survey solution which exclusively caters to the needs of open pit mine surveyors is usable with all commodities, and which streamline the process of everyday survey tasks. Built on the Studio platform, Studio Survey includes key features such as automated reporting tools that not only eliminates a lot of manual work, but […]

Scanner combines detailed data points with hi-res imagery

GeoSlam has launched its latest product for the property sector by offering property professionals the ability to capture floorplans and hi-res photography simultaneously. The Zeb Pano, a handheld SLAM (simultaneous, localisation and mapping) scanner and panoramic camera, has been developed for the property sector. SLAM technology is widely known for its use in the automotive […]

Empowering junior miners with tech solutions

Lesika La Batho has signed partnership and software distribution rights agreements with Maptek and VersaDev Software Solutions in January 2019. The agreements incorporate training and skill development for the local Lesika team on leading technologies as well as software distribution rights to supply junior and emerging mines their technology at cost. To date Lesika, as […]