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3D Repo celebrates double success at Construction Computing Awards

UK: 3D Repo is celebrating award success having scooped two honours at the Construction Computing Awards. Presented with the ‘Cloud Technology of 2018’ Award...

Autodesk to acquire construction productivity software provider PlanGrid

US: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PlanGrid, a leading provider of construction productivity software, for $875 million net of cash. This...

Bentley Systems announces the acquisition of ACE enterprise Slovakia

US: Bentley Systems Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, announced the acquisition...

Golden software enhances 3D data visualization in Surfer 16

US: Golden Software, a developer of affordable scientific graphics software, has enhanced the visualization capabilities in version 16 of its Surfer gridding, contouring and...

BIM Blogs

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Building on stronger grounds with geotechnical engineering

With Bentley Systems' acquisition of Plaxis, the concept of geotechnical engineering gains more relevance. Keen to explore, we dig deeper through an engaging interaction...
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Education in infrastructure – A key requirement for full-fledged digital transformation

There is no doubt that the construction industry is lagging behind in Going Digital, and lack of expertise remains a huge factor responsible. The...
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Digital Twins are the talk of the town, especially at Bentley...

A digital twin refers to a digital replica of physical assets, processes, people, places, systems and devices that can be used for various purposes. Why do...
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Why adopt geospatial? Let’s explore @UNWGIC

Geospatial technologies are increasingly becoming 'by default.' Population is increasing at a high rate and new measures are required to handle the new challenges...

BIM Articles

3D modeling 2.0 : Re-imagining the contours of construction

With the focus on sustainable living and smart housings of the future, real-time 3D modeling is expected to play an instrumental role in designing...
Integration of BIM and geospatial systems

Integration of BIM and geospatial systems still a distant dream

The interaction between Humankind and Nature needs to move from confrontation to accommodation. It is true that there is often a need to modify...
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A race against time – FARO helps preserve cultural relics

When admiring historical sites of meticulously carved grottoes, pagodas, and temples, or a monument scattered with stone steles and statues, what one may not...

BIM Videos

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UNWGIC – Making geospatial more useful for a sustainable world

The countdown has already begun for United Nations world Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC). The congress is aimed to provide a convening, participatory and inclusive...
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BIM specialist Dr. Ilka May outlines the major challenges and opportunities...

Watch it on YouTube Dr. Ilka May is a sought-after expert for issues linked to digitalization in the construction sector, particularly building information modelling. In...
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UN creates SDG data hubs at country level to monitor progress

Watch it on YouTube Geospatial technology is a key in measuring the progress the Sustainable Development Goals. It helps in Data management, analysis and understanding,...