Resources for Fabricators

  • 3 Risks That Are Hurting Your Steel Purchasing

    3 Risks That Are Hurting Your Steel Purchasing

    Successful steel purchasing requires everything to be on point. Here are three main pitfalls that you can encounter when you are planning, budgeting and ordering your purchases.

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  • Soilbuild - Leading the way in building more efficiently and intelligently

    Soilbuild - Leading the way in building more efficiently and intelligently

    Soilbuild utilizes the BIM model data throughout the entire digital fabrication value chain; from sales orders, design & engineering, planning, production, storage and inventory to delivery.

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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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  • Just in time - Light Steel Frame Technology for Speed and Efficiency

    Just in time - Light Steel Frame Technology for Speed and Efficiency

    Intelligent Steel designed, manufactured and constructed Vita Student Westgate, a six-story building using off-site light steel frame technology.

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  • Doing It Right the First Time: Early Clash Detection at the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village

    Doing It Right the First Time: Early Clash Detection at the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village

    A grand architectural Arbour and Disc structure is the winner of the sport and recreational category of the Australian Tekla BIM Awards 2018.

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  • BIM for Extreme Precision at Station La Glacière

    BIM for Extreme Precision at Station La Glacière

    The Station La Glacière is an identical reconstruction project of the staircases of an old metro station line No. 6. in Paris, France.

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  • 3D Scan Saves the Day for Retrofit Project of Jewel Fine Foods New Facility

    3D Scan Saves the Day for Retrofit Project of Jewel Fine Foods New Facility

    The project scope for CSD Group Australia Pty Ltd (CSD Group) was to retrofit a 10,760m2 existing warehouse to host a food processing and packaging plant for Jewel Fine Foods.

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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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  • Leach Structural Steelwork Optimizes Fabrication with Accurate and On-time Information

    Leach Structural Steelwork Optimizes Fabrication with Accurate and On-time Information

    Leach Structural Steelwork uses the Tekla model for all phases of the business: from concept models to tendering and through the design detailing phase.

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  • 3D Modeling Is a Powerful Tool for Detailers, Designers and Contractors

    3D Modeling Is a Powerful Tool for Detailers, Designers and Contractors

    The most advanced 3D modeling system for steel structures is Tekla Structures - a solution that gives you the power and flexibility to tackle any type of detailing project.

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  • Wembley Stadium: From 160 Phase Models to a Single BIM

    Wembley Stadium: From 160 Phase Models to a Single BIM

    The models were subsequently split into 160 phase models before being brought back into a single building information model (BIM) at the end of the project.

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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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  • Unger Steel Overcomes Challenges with Tekla and Trimble

    Unger Steel Overcomes Challenges with Tekla and Trimble

    Unger Steel Group utilized Tekla BIM software in a very advanced way to plan, produce and assemble the diamond trusses of the architecturally stunning roof of Vienna Central Railway Station

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  • Dynamic Structural Steel: Startling Success Largely Due to Having the Latest BIM Technology

    Dynamic Structural Steel: Startling Success Largely Due to Having the Latest BIM Technology

    Because the fabricators are working with the real as-built model, there is less chance of error. We’re simply more efficient which means a faster construction process.

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  • Denver Art Museum Expansion: From Accurate Detailing to Smooth Erection

    Denver Art Museum Expansion: From Accurate Detailing to Smooth Erection

    The plans called for transforming more than 2,700 tons of steel into a complicated skeleton that would support and create oblique angles.

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  • Sorbonne University: Productivity, Efficiency and Accuracy Dramatically Increased with BIM

    Sorbonne University: Productivity, Efficiency and Accuracy Dramatically Increased with BIM

    Coordination between us, the main contractor, and the steel and façade subcontractors was a challenge that we overcame.

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  • Bridges: Linking Together

    Bridges: Linking Together

    Challenges posed by the construction – and indeed maintenance – of bridges demand collaboration and are pushing contractors and equipment manufacturers to innovate in different ways.

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