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Unformatted text preview: 3/31/2009 1 Technology in Construction No longer just a pick and shovel! Lance Greer, PLS Construction is a Benchmark for Technology • Greeks • Romans • Egyptians A good share of what we know about the civilizations of the past is through the construction of that day Examples 3/31/2009 2 What was true then, is true now! Construction = Technology Technologies in Heavy Civil Construction Today • Machine Control Systems • CAD Design • 3D Modeling • Real-Time Project Data Interfaces Internet Computer Data Proxy • Internet Computer Data Proxy • Integrated Design, Schedule, Estimating and Costing • B.I.M. More than just a guy shoveling with an I-Pod, technology is becoming the rule, not the exception in today’s construction workplace ! Technologies in Heavy Civil Construction Today Machine Control Systems Technologies in Heavy Civil Construction Today Machine Control Systems • Used to Aid in the Construction Process with Heavy Equipment • Powered by both GPS and Total Station technologies Total Station technologies • Both Indicate Only and Full Automation Options • Increased production, accuracy and precision and reduces cost, rework and schedule creep. 3/31/2009...
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