Balfour Beatty

| May 15, 2015

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"If you want to go somewhere quickly, you go by yourself. If you want to go far, you go with others." Edem Dei, Graduate Engineer, Balfour Beatty Construction Services UK.

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Trimble’s SiteVision Turns Your Phone Into an Augmented Reality BIM Coordination Machine

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There are a handful of pretty cool accessories for your smartphone that can be very useful to those of us in the construction industry, like thermal imaging cameras, in-wall imagers, and inspection cameras. None of those, however, help with BIM coordination, unlike a system that I just found from construction software giant, Trimble. Many different systems have been created in recent years to harness the power of augmented reality on the jobsite, with BIM the core focus of many of those solutions, but this system from Trimble is a bit different than all of them. Using an AR enabled smartphone, Trimble SiteVision combines hardware and software to virtually project BIM models onto the jobsite you’re standing in.

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Alexandra Bolton on skills and education in transforming construction

Article | March 5, 2020

Securing the skills, training and education required to transform construction requires industry, government and academia to work together towards a shared goal. We need both capability and capacity in the work force and that in turn needs new skills, education and training to support change. While this brings challenge, it also brings unprecedented opportunity to deliver a modern construction sector that is fit for future purpose and equipped to deliver better services and outcomes to society. It is an opportunity we simply cannot afford to miss.

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The Importance of Safety on Construction Sites

Article | February 13, 2020

Not only does safety on construction sites protect your workers, but it also keeps the public safe. Construction sites are usually located in busy areas where the general public is coming and going. Inadequate safety protocols can allow objects to fall on innocent bystanders, putting people not even connected to the project at high risk.

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Creating a custom Thermal Asset for a Revit Material - early energy modeling with Insight

Article | May 20, 2021

When using the Autodesk Revit + Insight workflow for early architectural energy modeling, and using the Detailed Items option which uses the Thermal Assets associated with each Revit material, it is often necessary to create a custom asset for a specific product.

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