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Changing the Game with Mixed Reality for Construction Planning and Operations

Construction teams are constantly looking for ways to improve safety and productivity on-site. The immersive visualization of Bentley’s SYNCHRO XR application with HoloLens 2 provides a quick and easy way to evaluate the project plan against th... (read more)

Rebuild Ready: 3D Mapping a Quake-damaged Cathedral

Surveying a damaged building can be dangerous. Mapping using drones reduces risk to staff and costs to the community. This case study on the iconic cathedral of Christchurch, New Zealand, severely hit by an earthquake, demonstrates how drones an... (read more)
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Hilti Introduces Smart Fasteners

Hilti, a global leader providing innovative tools, technology, software and services to the commercial construction industry, has launched connected (i.e., “smart”) fasteners, enabling uni... (read more)

UK-Canadian Partnership for GIS, BIM and CAD Data Visualization

MGISS, a UK-based consultancy company on the smarter use of data, technology and digital transformation, has partnered up with Canada based vGIS to transform traditional GIS, BIM and CAD data into stu... (read more)
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Automate Construction or Become Obsolete

Technological advancements have encompassed industries around the world. However, the land and infrastructure industry has been wary of treading digitally, due to a fear of high capital involvement. In this blog, Yogesh Khandelwal, CEO of geoAMPS, an India-based company specialized in software solutions serving the land rights and infrastructure management industries, shares his vision on the necessity to embrace digitalization as a key pillar of the construction industry in the next decade. Bar... (read more)
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Bringing BIM Down to Earth

‘BIM’ is a hot topic in the industry, receiving regular coverage at many conferences, seminars and webinars. A lot of companies predict th... (read more)

Geo Plus BIM Does Not Make GeoBIM

The added value of integrating geomatics (Geo) with building information modelling (BIM) to solve contemporary multidisciplinary challenges of our urb... (read more)
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As the importance of geospatial data continues to grow in today’s era of digital transformation, the worlds of construction and geomatics are becoming increasingly intertwined. More and more organisations are discovering the power of building information modelling (BIM), which enables them to streamline architecture, engineering & construction (AEC) projects in a seamless online environment. Likewise, the transition towards 3D models (also known as ‘digital twins’) is creating an ever-greater need for accurate geospatial data – but that data must be gathered efficiently, of course.

There is no doubt that digitalisation is creating new opportunities for significant efficiency improvements and hence cost savings in the construction industry. To take full advantage of these opportunities, it is extremely important for construction engineers to understand the specific needs associated with the digital transformation in their industry.

Geo4Construction is an online platform providing must-have knowledge to help construction, surveying and geospatial professionals develop the skills they need to deliver maximum value in the 3D environment.