All Surveying Equipment Articles

Hilti maintains R&D spend through pandemic
Hilti Group reported a 9.6% decline in sales in 2020 to CHF 5.3 billion, with operating profits down 7% at CHF 728 million.
Trimble launches new data collector
TSC5 Data Controller features Android 10 operating system and is fully integrated with Trimble’s surveying instruments and software packages
Topcon launches GLT-1000 scanner
Scanning robotic station provides full-feature layout for single operator control
New report supports use of drones
New research finds that using drones for inspecting and monitoring is quicker and safer
Surveying: Surveying change
The world of surveying is subject to much change, with the introduction of new techologies
Topcon and Bentley tie up
Better managing and integrating survey, engineering and construction data is goal of the two firms
Drones technology - an overview
Airware’s Emmanuel de Maistre talks to Mike Hayes about the future – and the now – of drones technology on construction sites
Hilti celebrates 75 years
Michael Hilti, son of Hilti’s original founder, is confident about future and praises the manufacturer’s independence and flexibility
Trimble combines pointer and crossline
New Spectra Precision LT52 combines five-beam laser pointer with horizontal and vertical crossline laser
Feature: Surveying
Surveying is as much about software as instruments these days, and the challenge is to keep things simple for the user, even if complexity is on the increase behind the scenes.
Feature: Surveying technology
Increasingly sophisticated on-site tools and the rise in the use of BIM to run construction projects may be daunting, but they also represent an opportunity for contractors.
Topcon’s 3D view
New workflow management system connects all sites, data, crews and equipment, while 3D visualisation of jobsite is available
Trimble to showcase machine control systems
GCSFlex for excavators and CCSFlex for compactors will form part of Trimble's machine control and positioning technology display.
Efficiency through wireless control to feature at CEWEF
Topcon's Andreas Lundback will look at how positioning technology can improve on-site efficiency through machine control.
Trimble to showcase connected site solutions
Specialist communications tools for heavy civil contractors.
Topcon's new levels fill gap in range
2LS tools fit in between professional and entry-level instruments, while high technology systems will also be on display.
Surveying equipment: Made to measure
Digital instruments speed up surveying tasks, but as the technology gets more advanced, manufacturers are also focussing on keeping them cost-effective and intuitive to operate.
AEM, John Deere warn of damaging GPS interference
Proposed LightSquared system could have negative impact on construction industry
Topcon includes graders
The 3D-MC2 technology from Topcon Positioning Systems now available for motor graders.
Wireless network raises US GPS concerns
Multi-industry group fears new wireless network could create up to 40000 GPS ‘dead spots’ across the US.
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