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Vote Now for Your Favorite Construction Project: Tekla Global BIM Awards 2014

Tekla Global BIM Awards brings out the best of BIM with 49 extremely smart construction projects around the world. Earlier this year, Tekla users entered their favorite BIM projects, ranging from polymerization plants and power stations to indoor water parks…

Tekla Announces 2014 North America BIM Awards Winners

Tekla, drives the evolution of digital information models through building information modeling (BIM) software and online, providing a growing competitive…

Newforma Ranked Number 347 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500

MANCHESTER, NH, Nov. 13, 2014—Newforma, a project information management (PIM) software company transforming building and infrastructure project delivery,…

Aermatica Develops a Drone to Detect Asbestos

November 19, 2014 - in Buildings, Environment, Products, Sensors

A drone aimed at detecting asbestos in the environment was presented last Sunday in Rome, by the Italian National Research Council (CNR), along with Aermatica, manufacturer of remotely piloted aircrafts (RPA). The initiative is promoted by the Counsellor for…

SIMplexity Launch Architectural Pre-Design Information Management Solution Now Available in the Cloud

November 18, 2014 - in Buildings, Design/Engineering, Modeling, Products

PORTLAND, Me., Nov. 18, 2014 – Introspective Systems, the developer of the SIMplexity suite of architectural software products, announces it has released a cloud-based version of its SIMplexity Launch solution. The software enables architects to easily…

Trimble Releases SketchUp 2015 for a Faster, More Intuitive and Flexible Information Modeling Process

November 6, 2014 - in Buildings, Modeling, Products

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 4, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today released SketchUp 2015, the latest version of the world's most widely used 3D modeling software for architects, engineers, design and construction professionals, as well as members of the global maker…

3D Laser Mapping Helps Preserve Earthquake Prone Buildings in New Zealand

November 5, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit, Sensors

New Zealand based Solutions By Zeal is reaping the rewards of using the ZEB1 hand held laser mapping system to survey buildings at risk from earthquakes or in need of restoration or redevelopment. Having already generated nationwide headlines with the use…

Trimble Introduces New Solution for Interior Wall Layout

November 4, 2014 - in Buildings, Construction, Modeling, Products

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 3, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the Spectra Precision® QML800 QuickMark Layout, a new solution that automates the layout of interior points and walls. The QML800 allows drywall and interior contractors to quickly and efficiently…

Trimble Introduces New Cloud-based Application for Real-Time Tool and Material Asset Management for MEP Contractors

November 3, 2014 - in Buildings, Construction, Corporate, Sensors

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 3, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today its Trimble® AllTrak Cloud, a new, cloud-based tool and material asset management application for Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (MEP) contractors. The application will provide MEP contractors…

Trimble Launches Trimble Connect, New Cloud-based Collaboration Platform for Construction and Operation of Buildings

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today Trimble Connect, a powerful cloud-based collaboration platform that empowers teams involved in the design, construction and operation of buildings. Based on GTeam™ software from recently…