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.