How easy any software package is to use has much to do with the ease of training required to learn it. Land surveying software typically used to gather field measurement data and produce a CAD drawing for a client is no different.
At its launch, AVEVA Everything3D delivered a major advance in productivity and capability in 3D design, and it created a long-sought catalyst of engineering and plant design for lean construction. But its development continues rapidly, and the release of AVEVA E3D 2.1 brings new technology that enables projects to be delivered faster, more cost effectively and more reliably than ever before.
Fair or not, surveying professionals have long been labeled as staunchly independent.There is little doubt of the pride that prevails throughout the profession, but so too does the demand for savvy business techniques, perhaps no more so than today.
Trimble has introduced the Trimble Rapid Positioning System, a simplified layout solution for building construction professionals. It enables contractors to record and find positions for layout points, including foundation layout, anchor bolts, walls, ceilings and hangers.
Maptek Vulcan 9.1 delivers widespread improvements to the flagship modeling and mine planning product. Standout new features are Gantt Scheduler for underground operations, Level Designer for stope access design and enhancements to Implicit Modelling.
Elkhart General Hospital in northern Indiana completed construction of a new wing less than 10 years ago, but already another addition is in the works. Opened in 2005, the three-story west wing of the 100-year-old structure gave the hospital a much-needed centralization of its oncology services and an expansion of its birthing center.