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  • How can Mixed Reality be Used in Construction?

    How can Mixed Reality be Used in Construction?

    From streamlining workflows, eliminating errors and improving projects, mixed reality offers big benefits for construction.

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  • Are You Harming Your Business by Sticking with 2D?

    Are You Harming Your Business by Sticking with 2D?

    2D documents have long been the basis of concrete construction. However, sticking to 2D can actually harm your business.

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  • Easy as Q-T-O

    Easy as Q-T-O

    Concrete contractors may think traditional methods for Construction Takeoff are safe but the truth is, model-based estimating is the best way to reduce risk and errors. And, it's easy as Q-T-O.

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  • Model-based QTO: Know Your Numbers1:41

    Model-based QTO: Know Your Numbers

    By utilizing model-based quantity takeoff with Tekla Structures, you can automatically create visual representations of your estimates and confidently understand the quality of your numbers.

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  • From Top-Down to Collaborative: Benefits of Lean Construction

    From Top-Down to Collaborative: Benefits of Lean Construction

    There is a huge productivity deficit in the construction industry because of deficits in communication, management, and tools. Lean construction significantly improves these processes.

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  • Why Concrete Contractors Should Upgrade the Way Their Formwork is Planned

    Why Concrete Contractors Should Upgrade the Way Their Formwork is Planned

    With the challenges that concrete contractors face in estimating, planning and managing formwork operations, utilizing constructible models can reduce stress and upgrade their formwork planning.

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  • 4 Ways Constructible Models are Reducing Waste in the Concrete Industry

    4 Ways Constructible Models are Reducing Waste in the Concrete Industry

    Most construction waste can be reduced or eliminated by adopting a constructible process.

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  • Model-Based QTO:How it Works2:50

    Model-Based QTO:How it Works

    BIM-based takeoff methods can enhance your estimating productivity and bid-hit ratio. But how does it actually work, and is the use of such tools difficult? Watch this 3 min. video and learn how to tr

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  • Tekla Helps Wayne Brothers Reduce Risk; Improve Client, Owner Value

    Tekla Helps Wayne Brothers Reduce Risk; Improve Client, Owner Value

    Wayne Brothers began looking at 3D modeling software as a way to reduce risk by enabling them to respond quicker to client demands, see concrete and rebar details not visible on 2D drawings.

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  • Pankow: Concrete Builder Delivering Value with Tekla

    Pankow: Concrete Builder Delivering Value with Tekla

    The concrete builder Pankow took an innovative approach to technology and construction in order to bring superior value to their clients.

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  • Swansea's Port Tawe Sail Bridge Project Completed in Less than 15 Months with the Help of Tekla Structures

    Swansea's Port Tawe Sail Bridge Project Completed in Less than 15 Months with the Help of Tekla Structures

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  • Improve Your Concrete Takeoffs - Free Ebook

    Improve Your Concrete Takeoffs - Free Ebook

    In this eBook, we'll introduce how model-based takeoff improve your estimates, reduce rework and improve your profitability.

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  • Digitalization In Concrete Construction Doesn't Steal Jobs, It Transforms Them

    Digitalization In Concrete Construction Doesn't Steal Jobs, It Transforms Them

    Digitalization doesn’t mean that robots will take over the job market. On the contrary, digitalization is powered by human interaction and social collaboration.

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  • Why Work Goes to Waste: The Productivity Issue in the Concrete Construction Industry

    Why Work Goes to Waste: The Productivity Issue in the Concrete Construction Industry

    There are striking deficiencies in construction workflows, which causes projects to lag and money to go down the drain. The root cause is a serious information gap.

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  • How Automation Improves Concrete Construction Project Profitability

    How Automation Improves Concrete Construction Project Profitability

    Technology is making it possible to automate a ton of things in the construction workflow that used to only be possible with manual effort.

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  • From Blueprint Copier to the Cloud - Communication Is Key in Construction

    From Blueprint Copier to the Cloud - Communication Is Key in Construction

    Communication is the underlying factor that affects everything in construction, and that's where BIM-powered construction really makes a difference.

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  • Why True Constructibility Starts with Data

    Why True Constructibility Starts with Data

    A simple explanation to constructibility is that you’re able to model all the information that’s needed to build something. But there’s far more to the concept of constructibility.

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  • Why Open Standards Should Be The Gold Standard for BIM

    Why Open Standards Should Be The Gold Standard for BIM

    Open standards are what drive innovation. They encourage new technologies to emerge, processes to become more efficient and simply make things easier to use.

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  • Choosing Tekla to Improve Concrete Construction Was as Easy as A-B-C26:07

    Choosing Tekla to Improve Concrete Construction Was as Easy as A-B-C

    Big-D Construction uses Tekla to help them successfully plan and pour concrete.

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  • Stress-free takeoff: How model-based construction take-off can win bids without the headaches

    Stress-free takeoff: How model-based construction take-off can win bids without the headaches

    Today’s advanced construction takeoff software allow quantity take-offs to be completed faster, easier, and most importantly, more accurately compared to old ways of working.

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