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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 todays 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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