Technical

The Use Of BIM In Dispute Resolution

In the September edition of Civil Engineering Surveyor magazine Alasdair Snadden wrote an article looking at how Building Information Modeling (BIM) can be used in the dispute resolution process. This got us thinking about how surveying could be used to assist in dispute resolution and…

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The Importance of Utility Mapping

What is Utility Mapping? A utility map shows the positioning and identification of buried pipes and cables beneath the ground. The procedure involves detecting things like sewers, electric cables, telecoms cables, gas and water mains. Combine this mapping process with a topographical survey and the…

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BIM: What’s in it for Survey?

Geomatics World recently interviewed Derry Long on the subject of BIM BIM is used most productively when it is applied to new building projects and, with the help of government, it has been pushed hard by the design software companies. Everything is new, from foundations…

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Technics Group attend the #RICSBIM Annual Conference 2013

Martin Penney – Technics Group Survey Director recently attended the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS for their annual BIM Conference. The annual RICS BIM conference was very well attended in London last week by a wide cross-section of the industry including Government, academia, architectural practices,…

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Martin Penney represents TSA at recent English Heritage BIM Conference

Fort Cumberland situated on Eastney Point at the entrance to Langstone Harbour on the Hampshire Coast was the impressive venue for English Heritage’s BIM Strategy Seminar in January. The current remaining pentagonal fortification dates back to an early earthwork battery of 1716 and was the…

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