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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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  • Better Performing Concrete TakeOffs

    Better Performing Concrete TakeOffs

    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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  • Pankow: Concrete Builder Delivering Value with Tekla Structures

    Pankow: Concrete Builder Delivering Value with Tekla Structures

    General contractor Pankow achieves better cost and schedule control by self-performing.

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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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  • Easy as QTO: How to get construction takeoff done faster, easier and more reliably

    Easy as QTO: How to get construction takeoff done faster, easier and more reliably

    Traditional methods for Construction Takeoff might feel safe, but the truth is they're risky. Contractors are turning to BIM for more accurate and profitable bids. It's as easy as QTO.

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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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  • 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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  • How Pankow Delivers Superior Value with Tekla Structures32:18

    How Pankow Delivers Superior Value with Tekla Structures

    Pankow uses the Tekla model throughout the entire life of the project, from pre-construction to pour.

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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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  • F.A. Wilhelm Works Faster with Tekla

    F.A. Wilhelm Works Faster with Tekla

    Efficient, accurate and reliable planning plays a key role in the success of concrete construction. US-based F.A. Wilhelm Construction trusts Tekla Structures as a tool for formwork and pour planning.

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  • Formwork Planning & Constructible BIM - The Solution and How it Works52:20

    Formwork Planning & Constructible BIM - The Solution and How it Works

    To improve operational efficiencies and productivity, the concrete industry is moving to BIM-based workflows when planning formwork and managing related on-site operations.

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  • Using Digital Construction in Estimating, Planning and Placing Concrete41:56

    Using Digital Construction in Estimating, Planning and Placing Concrete

    In this webinar, Kristen Erickson from Pepper Construction explains how the use of virtual design and construction (VDC) and building information modeling (BIM) improve their concrete projects.

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  • Cidon's Promises are Delivered with Tekla

    Cidon's Promises are Delivered with Tekla

    UK-based reinforced concrete contractor, Cidon Construction, has adopted Tekla’s Building Information Modelling (BIM) software to bring efficiencies throughout the business to deliver projects quickly

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  • Formwork Modeling with DPR Construction

    Formwork Modeling with DPR Construction

    Tekla provided the technology to create adaptive formwork components which could generate the formwork layout for different shapes and sizes of walls with varying details.

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