An Introduction Into Digital Construction Tools

| March 31, 2020

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In our latest series with Kevin Kinahan, we get a quick introduction into Trimbles latest digital construction tools. According to a recent post, the construction industry as a whole has seen little to no improvement in productivity over the past eight decades.

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Weir Flow Control

Weir Flow Control specialises in the design and manufacture of valves, pumps, and controls for the global power generation, oil & gas and industrial sectors. Our goal is to offer customers high performance assets and service solutions which bring down the total cost of ownership, maximise process uptime, and ensure optimal efficiency.

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