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Quality drone data workflows that are efficient and affordable

23 Aug - 16:30 SAST
senseFly’s eBee Geo is a new lightweight, fixed-wing drone for mapping and surveying larger areas faster than quadcopters and more efficiently than terrestrial surveying equipment.
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Trimble enhances its RTX correction service performance, reducing GNSS signal convergence times

22 Jul - 11:08 SAST
Trimble announced enhancements to its RTX correction services, including convergence time reductions, more reliable and robust signals, and an easier workflow for surveyors.
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Draft standard for reporting built-environment carbon emissions opens for consultation

5 Jul - 14:51 SAST
ICMS 3 provides a reporting framework for capital costs, life cycle costs and carbon emissions to optimises environmental sustainability of the built environment.
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senseFly launches eBee Geo mapping drone, e-Learning platform and operator certification program

1 Feb - 06:52 SAST
SenseFly expanded its eBee X drone solution with the launch of the eBee Geo, aimed at surveyors and GIS professionals.
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South African construction industry signs landmark collaboration agreement

23 Jan - 12:51 SAST
CASA is made up of different industry bodies from across the sector with the broad objective of having joint representation in engagements on matters of mutual concern.
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Topcon donates GNSS and survey equipment to bridge building effort in Rwanda

17 Nov - 14:50 SAST
Topcon is supporting the Bridges to Prosperity organisation that builds trail bridges to improve the lives of people in rural areas.
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Bentley Systems expands alliance with Microsoft to accelerate infrastructure digital twins for urban planning and smart cities

19 Oct - 07:09 SAST
Bentley Systems and Microsoft Corp announced an expansion of a strategic alliance focused on advancing infrastructure for smart city urban planning and smart construction.
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Topcon’s new GT-1200 and GT-600 robotic total stations complete hybrid positioning workflow

13 Oct - 19:33 SAST
Topcon Positioning Group’s new GT Series robotic total stations, the GT-1200 and GT-600, are now available in multiple accuracy levels. The total stations form part of a full workflow solution, known as Hybrid Positioning...
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Virtual Surveyor expands functionality in free version of drone surveying software

8 Sep - 12:45 SAST
Originally offered as a free viewing tool for imagery and elevation models captured by drones, the entry-level “Valley” plan now enables surveyors to create topographic line surveys for small-area projects, and create engineering CAD...
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Harald Blue launches contact tracing solution with asset tracking functionality

27 Aug - 11:12 SAST
Harald Blue has launched a Bluetooth token contact tracing solution into the Southern African market. A future option allowing the beacon to be attached to equipment also allows it to be used for asset...
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Spectra Geospatial and Aplitop collaborate on tunnelling survey solution

4 Aug - 22:21 SAST
Spectra Geospatial is collaborating with Aplitop to provide surveyors and geospatial professionals with a complete hardware and software solution for performing tunnel construction surveys.
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NavVis IndoorViewer 2.7 adds annotations and auditing to aid virtual planning and collaboration

28 Jul - 12:02 SAST
The recent release of NavVis IndoorViewer 3D visualisation software lets building stakeholders annotate, export and share measurements.
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Virtual Surveyor drone surveying software aids earthworks monitoring at construction sites

15 Jun - 12:56 SAST
Virtual Surveyor has introduced new functionality in Version 7.3 of its drone surveying software to create a workflow for monitoring earthworks progress at construction sites.
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Pix4D launches photogrammetry cloud processing solutions for surveying and construction site monitoring

9 Jun - 15:30 SAST
Pix4D’s two new mapping platforms, Pix4Dcloud and Pix4Dcloud Advanced, for online surveying and construction site monitoring. These can be purchased independently from any desktop software to generate 2D maps and 3D models for online-only...
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Leica Geosystems partners globally with Pointfuse and Planon to drive automation in built environment management

14 May - 18:04 SAST
Information from Leica Geosystems Pointfuse and Leica Geosystems have announced a global cooperation and development agreement that streamlines the use of reality capture in digital construction, space management and visualisation...
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NavVis VLX readies mobile mapping for mainstream use in surveying

12 May - 13:38 SAST
NavVis launched the VLX, a wearable mapping system that captures high-quality data even in complex built environments such as construction sites, staircases and small rooms.
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Trimble Business Center v5.30 features new CAD Command Line and other enhancements

27 Apr - 18:53 SAST
Trimble Business Center v5.30 was released this week featuring a new CAD Command Line, point feature extraction enhancements, new surface tools and updated road and tunnel workflows.
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RICS ramps up its mediation service as South Africa compels dispute mediation

27 Apr - 16:46 SAST
A recent amendment by the Rules Board for Courts of Law now compels South Africans to consider mediation as a solution for any legal matter before going to court. The Royal Institution of Chartered...
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Bentley Systems waives ProjectWise 365 subscription fees to support engineers working from home

15 Apr - 07:48 SAST
Bentley Systems has waiving subscription fees for its ProjectWise 365 cloud service through 30 September 2020, to virtually connect infrastructure project participants forced to work from home.
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NavVis IndoorViewer 2.6 democratises point cloud measurements

7 Apr - 16:11 SAST
The latest release of NavVis IndoorViewer 3D building visualisation software features a new measurement tool and e57 point cloud support.
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Virtual Surveyor drone software automatically identifies dangerous slope angles

31 Mar - 16:11 SAST
Virtual Surveyor has introduced a new feature in Version 7.2 of its drone surveying software that automatically highlights terrain slopes that exceed dangerous (user-specified) steepness thresholds.
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Leica Geosystems’ 3D laser scanning bundle streamlines workflow and Autodesk integration

31 Mar - 12:38 SAST
Leica Geosystems announced a new 3D laser scanning bundle for the Leica BLK360 and greater integration with Autodesk ecosystem.
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Trimble’s Tekla 2020 BIM software enables real-time project collaboration

11 Mar - 07:51 SAST
Trimble has introduced the latest versions of its Tekla software solutions for advanced building information modelling, structural engineering and steel fabrication management.
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Carlson introduces its RT4 rugged tablet data collector

9 Mar - 17:17 SAST
Carlson Software has released the RT4 tablet-style data collector, a rugged handheld and offers performance increases from its predecessor, the RT3, and backed by the company’s technical support.
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Gexcel Reconstructor 4.2 advances processing of mobile mapping data

27 Feb - 18:05 SAST
Gexcel’s new release of Reconstructor introduces improvements for mining, tunnelling, construction, and infrastructure applications with new workflows designed to guide customers to final deliverables from the surveying data.
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