Choosing the right construction ERP partner is a critical decision

KENNY INGRAM | June 12, 2019

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Today most engineering and construction companies will struggle because they have far too many business systems and are heavily dependent on Excel as their primary management reporting tool. This undisciplined approach will hold them back as they try to extend digital design tools such as BIM and adopt data-driven, integrated processes and systems.

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TeamFurmanite provides complete maintenance and repair services for a broad range of industry sectors, including refining, offshore, sub-sea, pipeline, power generation, chemical, petrochemical, pulp and paper, water utilities, automotive, mining, marine and steel manufacturing. The Company delivers an integrated portfolio of specialty mechanical and specialty engineering services which, grouped together, provide comprehensive maintenance services for global energy, industrial and municipal infrastructures. We identify problems, recommend solutions, and deliver field execution – all united under a single point of contact. One company, one mission, one coordinated solution.

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Article | February 11, 2020

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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The Hidden Savings of Engineering Value

Article | February 11, 2020

The so-called bottom line is an unavoidable, monolithic reality of the construction industry, and it is something we’ve seen happening with some of our window shade competitors. However, a formulaic race to the bottom can have dramatically negative effects on the true cost of a solar control project. General contractors starting out a project with a pre-formulated spreadsheet is a common mistake.

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Utility Engineering works behind the scenes to keep highway projects on schedule

Article | February 11, 2020

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TeamFurmanite provides complete maintenance and repair services for a broad range of industry sectors, including refining, offshore, sub-sea, pipeline, power generation, chemical, petrochemical, pulp and paper, water utilities, automotive, mining, marine and steel manufacturing. The Company delivers an integrated portfolio of specialty mechanical and specialty engineering services which, grouped together, provide comprehensive maintenance services for global energy, industrial and municipal infrastructures. We identify problems, recommend solutions, and deliver field execution – all united under a single point of contact. One company, one mission, one coordinated solution.

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