Dominion Constructors - University of Canterbury Structural Engineering Laboratory 2016

| April 13, 2016

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The construction of the new University of Canterbury Structural Engineering Laboratory, the building comprises a 2 metre deep strong floor and a 1.6 metre thick strong wall for earthquake testing of building prototypes.
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BigRep is a German industrial 3D printer manufacturing company based in Berlin with offices in Boston, New York and Singapore, which develops one of the world's largest 3D printers. One of the groundbreaking developments of the company is the BigRep ONE industrial 3D printer with a volume of one cubic meter, which won the German Design Award in 2016.

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Charging into the future

Article | March 11, 2020

The number of electric vehicles being driven in New Zealand is expected to increase significantly over the coming years. By the end of 2021, the government aims to have 64,000 electric vehicles on the road. In effect, it won’t be too long before more and more companies start offering charging solutions to their customers. New builds or significant renovations present the perfect opportunity to include pre-wiring, to align with upcoming electrical regulations changes.

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IFS CLOUD FOR CONSTRUCTION – THE TIME TO TRANSITION IS NOW

Article | May 13, 2021

Theconstruction industryhas long been challenged by a number of inefficiencies. As countries across the world look to stimulate their economies into recovery, investment in infrastructure and construction projects is at the forefront for many—meaning now is the time for construction companies to face and resolve their inefficiencies. In an earlier blog I looked atkey trends in the industry for 2021and noted that increasing productivity is still one of the major hurdles that the industry needs to overcome. However while there is no one-size-fits all to resolving this, there are some general themes that can be adopted by all who are ready to transition to a more dynamic, agile and profitable construction company which is centered around the adoption of best practices.

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Construction safety management technology trends

Article | February 19, 2020

For construction managers, one of their most important responsibilities is safety. No construction manager wants to see any of their employees hurt, and injuries can lead to project delays and increased costs. Fortunately, there are a number of tools available to assist with keeping construction sites safe. Trends in construction safety management may change from year to year, but often focus on proper training and the use of new technologies.

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Why a Digital Twin Is the Best Way to Start a Building Project

Article | April 28, 2020

A digital twin is much more than just a 3D model of a building. It contains detailed information of all equipment and components, including their physical properties and cost. The model can also reflect the exact state of building elements, showing issues like mechanical wear. Digital twins can also be used as simulation tools, to analyze how a building would behave under different conditions.

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BigRep GmbH

BigRep is a German industrial 3D printer manufacturing company based in Berlin with offices in Boston, New York and Singapore, which develops one of the world's largest 3D printers. One of the groundbreaking developments of the company is the BigRep ONE industrial 3D printer with a volume of one cubic meter, which won the German Design Award in 2016.

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