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  • Are These 3 Risks Hurting Your Steel Project’s Management?

    Are These 3 Risks Hurting Your Steel Project’s Management?

    Avoid these three main pitfalls when you are trying to ensure the optimal outcome of your steel fabrication projects.

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  • 3 Risks that Are Hurting Your Steel Shop’s Productivity

    3 Risks that Are Hurting Your Steel Shop’s Productivity

    For steel production to run smoothly, tons of things need to work together in a seamless manner. These are the three main pitfalls in production that can result in lost resources and failed projects.

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  • Meet and Collaborate with Tekla Users through Tekla Development Experts Page

    Meet and Collaborate with Tekla Users through Tekla Development Experts Page

    Do you have a great software solution or idea that you’re hoping to ship to the greater public? Join Tekla Development Experts and get together with talented programmers and Tekla users.

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  • 6 Unavoidable Problems When You Use Spreadsheets for Steel Estimating

    6 Unavoidable Problems When You Use Spreadsheets for Steel Estimating

    If you rely on Excel and other spreadsheets for steel estimates, you could put your profits at risk.

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  • 3 Ways Technology and MIS Improve Steel Fabrication

    3 Ways Technology and MIS Improve Steel Fabrication

    Technology and Management Information Systems (MIS) can help structural steel fabricators to get rid of excessive paperwork, chaotic communication, and error-prone manual information input.

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  • How a Steel Estimator Can Help Optimize the Entire Fabrication Workflow

    How a Steel Estimator Can Help Optimize the Entire Fabrication Workflow

    Learn how fabrication software improves estimation workflows and helps uncover savings throughout all disciplines of a construction project.

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  • How to Choose the Right Bridge Information Modeling Software? 6 Things to Consider

    How to Choose the Right Bridge Information Modeling Software? 6 Things to Consider

    The right software helps you deliver successful bridge construction projects. Check out these 6 things before choosing software for bridge information modeling.

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  • Concrete Construction: Exploring the Value of BIM

    Concrete Construction: Exploring the Value of BIM

    Jeff Barley, Vice President of UCI Construction, Inc. details his discovery of the value of BIM.

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  • Algorithm Enabled Parametric BIM: 5 Steps to Getting Started

    Algorithm Enabled Parametric BIM: 5 Steps to Getting Started

    These five steps will help you get started with algorithm enabled parametric design. Welcome to more productive and efficient workflows, and rapid iterations in the design of complex structures.

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  • Why You Should Move from 2D CAD to 3D in Steel Detailing

    Why You Should Move from 2D CAD to 3D in Steel Detailing

    As a small steel detailer your business can significantly benefit from embracing 3D in model-based construction projects. Learn why you should move from 2D to 3D in steel detailing.

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  • Overcoming the Limitations of Creating Complex Shapes with Parametric Modeling

    Overcoming the Limitations of Creating Complex Shapes with Parametric Modeling

    Today engineers need to be more productive and, at the same time, structural design is becoming more complex. This has driven structural engineers to explore algorithm enabled parametric modeling.

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  • Leif Granholm, BIM Ambassador

    Leif Granholm, BIM Ambassador

    BIM Ambassador Leif Granholm has served Tekla/Trimble for 40 years. His diverse tasks within the software industry have provided him a unique view to the development of digitalization.

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  • Barton Malow Credits Constructible Models with Success on Recent Project

    Barton Malow Credits Constructible Models with Success on Recent Project

    Informed Infrastructure details the success Barton Malow's recent work on the ARAUCO particleboard plant in Grayling, Michigan.

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  • 6 Benefits of BrIM (Bridge Information Modeling)

    6 Benefits of BrIM (Bridge Information Modeling)

    Bridge information modeling (BrIM) means benefits for bridge construction projects in design, communication, scheduling, fabrication, on-site work and maintenance.

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  • Bridge Information Modeling (BrIM) Brings Bridge Engineering to the Modern Era

    Bridge Information Modeling (BrIM) Brings Bridge Engineering to the Modern Era

    Bridge Information Modeling (BrIM) provides a complete representation of the physical and functional characteristics of a bridge asset, offering an information resource for its entire lifecycle

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  • The Top 3 Things to Check Before Hiring a Detailing Subcontractor

    The Top 3 Things to Check Before Hiring a Detailing Subcontractor

    Check these 3 things before hiring a detailing subcontractor and avoid expensive problems in your project.

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  • Subcontracting the Wrong Detailer Can Be an Expensive Lesson

    Subcontracting the Wrong Detailer Can Be an Expensive Lesson

    When hiring a subcontractor, avoid expensive mistakes and make sure that you use a legitimate company that has legal software licenses.

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  • Crossing the Chasm: A Closer Look at Disruptive Technology in Construction

    Crossing the Chasm: A Closer Look at Disruptive Technology in Construction

    The rise of automation and disruptive technologies such as artificial Intelligence, machine learning and the Internet of Things makes this an exciting time be in the construction industry.

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  • Trimble Dimensions

    Trimble Dimensions

    With our industry’s attention turning to construction, Trimble finds itself as a key player in the battle for the hearts and minds of firms using construction BIM.

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  • PANAMA CANAL LOCK GATES

    PANAMA CANAL LOCK GATES

    Real-time computer-aided design processing with TEKLA software functioned as the backbone in the project organization, which was kept up to date to generate the latest revision of drawings.

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