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Making BIM Work for You

By Chris Gibson
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Let’s begin this column on construction with some demolition: We’re going to destroy a stereotype.

 You’ve probably heard of BIM (Building Information Modeling). Perhaps you’ve wondered how you might use it in your business. But BIM is not a product. You can’t purchase it from a dealer or online; nor will you find it in a box or on a DVD. 


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Firm Employs 3D Laser Scanning to Fix Bridge

By Jonathan Ricablanca
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The Philip J. Fahy Memorial Bridge, or the New Street Bridge, is a 1,500- linear-foot steel truss bridge that spans the Lehigh River in Bethlehem, Pa.

 Currently, the bridge contains four vehicular traffic lanes, divided by a concrete median and a deteriorating pedestrian walkway, which was closed to the public in 2011.  


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Better Freeways by Design

Innovative use of 3D engineering and design software keeps a major freeway interchange project on track in Washington state.
By Jeff Mize
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The Salmon Creek Interchange Project is a $133 million joint project between Clark County Public Works and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)


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The BIM Movement

By Cyn René Whitfield
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Widespread adoption of BIM is providing substantial benefits to facility owners while creating new opportunities for service providers.
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Engineers and Surveyors: Joining Forces for the Future

By Ken Brown
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The surveying profession is rapidly changing from both a business and technological standpoint. Competitive pressures and the tremendous advances in technology and software are putting pressure on our industry.
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HEXAGON 2012: Predicting the Future

By Christine Grahl
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More than 3,000 people attended the Hexagon 2012 conference in Las Vegas in June, where the theme was "Think Forward".
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Pushing the Boundaries

By Thomas Mackie PS
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Staying on the technological edge can help you reach new levels of success.
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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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