Render Networks | June 14, 2022
Global leader in geospatial network construction technology, Render Networks, announced the expansion of its Network Construction Platform to include three solutions: Render Scale, Render Connect, and Render Redline - designed to reduce the time and effort required to manage all sizes and types of network builds.
The broadband industry is preparing to support over 10 million FTTH connections by the end of 2023. However, not all activity is focused on large, one-time fiber deployments. Increasingly, network operators and construction contractors are looking to solve adjacent construction challenges with the same field productivity and downstream efficiencies.
The platform’s broader capabilities now streamline construction beyond large-scale deployment, including stand-alone GIS redline changes, small or high-volume network maintenance works and customer drops.
Render Scale is the company’s flagship geospatial construction solution for managing large-scale deployment. Render’s Digital Construction Blueprint transforms network designs into a task-level GIS scope, harnessing the power of automation and machine learning to achieve industry-leading outcomes. Render’s customer portfolio has seen production rate increases of up to 30%, and direct project cost and schedule benefits of 20%.
Render Connect is a fast-start offering designed to manage small or high-volume builds with highly efficient digital construction processes. Protect margins with faster scoping and turnover of assets for customer connections and ongoing operations and maintenance work.
Render Redline is a light-touch redline change solution that helps construction teams simplify their redline change process with real-time GIS data capture and management. Working alongside existing construction systems and tools, Render Redline is simple to use and cuts redline change management overheads by up to 50%.
Network and construction teams are actively seeking responsive, agile, and innovative solutions that unlock new efficiencies, especially faster build times.”
Sam Pratt,Render CEO
“Render consistently enables network operators and EPCs to achieve some of the best network construction outcomes delivered across the industry. With the addition of Render Redline and Render Connect, our innovation now solves for the full breadth of network construction works, from initial deployment, through to customer connection drops and ongoing maintenance works.”
“By lowering barriers of entry and creating a new Redline change management solution, all network operators and construction teams can access Render and deliver outstanding results for the customers and communities they exist to serve.”
About Render Networks
Founded in 2013 with a mission to build networks better, Render has a successful history of streamlining large-scale network construction for CSPs and construction teams. Through the automation of manual tasks and improved utilization of resources, Render’s end-to-end geospatial network construction platform eliminates all paper-based processes, achieving real-time progress transparency and generating time and costs efficiencies of greater than 30% and improving visibility and control across global telco infrastructure rollouts.
Procore | July 16, 2022
Procore Technologies, Inc.a leading global provider of construction management software, today announced it is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to leverage AWS IoT TwinMaker to extend the value of construction data into facility operations. The tools AWS IoT TwinMaker provides accelerate the creation of digital twins for buildings, factories, industrial equipment, and production lines.
Procore’s platform serves to connect all construction stakeholders in the lifecycle of a built asset. AWS IoT TwinMaker will allow Procore data to be integrated from design and construction into operations. Procore project owners will be able to incorporate as-built information from Procore with real-time data sources using TwinMaker, extending the value of construction information into operations. This consolidation of information can streamline operations and maintenance and enable lifecycle analysis of portfolio assets.
“We’re very excited about our partnership with AWS. Roughly 80% of the lifecycle cost of a project is in the operations phase, With this partnership we can leverage Procore’s course of construction data during that operations phase to help owners reduce costs, optimize performance, and be better prepared for future project needs.”
-Tiffany LaBruno, product director, owners at Procore.
AWS IoT TwinMaker will make it faster and easier to create digital twins of real-world systems. Using AWS IoT TwinMaker, developers can get started quickly building digital twins of devices, equipment, and processes by connecting AWS IoT TwinMaker to data sources like equipment sensors, video feeds, and business applications. Built-in connectors for integration with sensors, 3D visualization, and downstream data analytics are transforming the built environment.
Procore is a leading global provider of construction management software. Over 1 million projects and more than $1 trillion USD in construction volume have run on Procore's platform. Procore’s platform connects key project stakeholders to solutions Procore has built specifically for the construction industry—for the owner, the general contractor, and the specialty contractor. Procore's App Marketplace has a multitude of partner solutions that integrate seamlessly with Procore’s platform, giving construction professionals the freedom to connect with what works best for them. Headquartered in Carpinteria, California, Procore has offices around the globe
Hilti | July 14, 2022
Hilti North America, a global leader providing innovative tools, technology, software, and services to the commercial construction industry has streamlined the base plate design workflow for PROFIS Engineering Suite users by integrating the cloud-based software with Bentley's RAM Structural System. The agreement with Bentley Systems, the infrastructure engineering software company, gives structural engineers and designers the ability to transfer designs quicker and more accurately between the two programs.
PROFIS Engineering Suite, a user-friendly, cloud-based application helps handle the calculations and analysis of the different elements of a steel-to-concrete connection, including base plate and anchors, with easier iteration and thorough documentation. Now, RAM Structural System and PROFIS Engineering work together to streamline the workflow and help simplify the base plate anchor design process. Users can leverage the integration of RAM Structural System with the design power of PROFIS Engineering to easily import, design, and export anchor and base plate designs, while ensuring accuracy and maximum productivity. PROFIS Engineering can receive all the information needed to the baseplate and connection design in a few short clicks, helping reduce the need for manual data transfer. This method will save up to one hour per design by optimizing your workflow.
"Our customers have requested integrations between their structural analysis software and PROFIS Engineering to increase user productivity while ensuring accuracy of their design, We are eager to align with an organization like Bentley that shares our values in providing solutions that move the industry forward. Integrated with RAM Structural System to deliver a seamless experience further enables our customers to simplify the entire anchor design process from start to finish, while delivering considerable time savings for each design. This is yet another example of Hilti listening to our users and providing additional value that benefits the customer's bottom line."
-David Crawford, director of technical marketing and application solutions at Hilti North America.
At Bentley, we are always looking for ways to increase our users' engineering productivity and accuracy, said Josh Taylor, senior director of structural product management at Bentley Systems. We are excited to give our RAM Structural System users the additional benefit of a seamless interface with Hilti PROFIS Engineering to improve accuracy and save time for their structural steel-to-concrete connection designs.
Hilti customers can learn the benefits of using the RAM Structural System plugin for PROFIS Engineering by registering for the webinar Enhancing Design Productivity Through Software Integration. The webinar is presented in collaboration with Bentley Systems.
Hilti is a world-leading provider of high quality, innovative and specialized tools, fastening systems and software-based solutions for the professional user. With more than 3,800 highly trained Hilti account managers, engineers, and Hilti employees throughout North America, Hilti's expertise covers the areas of powder actuated fastening, drilling and demolition, diamond coring and cutting, measuring, firestopping, screw fastening, adhesive and mechanical anchoring, strut and hanger systems, solutions for tool crib productivity as well as worker health and safety.