Category Archives: Editors Desk

Bentley Systems and Topcon Positioning Systems launch joint venture

Bentley Systems and Topcon Positioning Systems announced that its new, jointly owned company – Digital Construction Works – is open for business, with a full global staff of digital construction experts who have been contributed by Bentley Systems and Topcon, respectively.

Digital Construction Works provides digital automation, integration, and “twinning” services around...

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Building roads in Belgium with 3D stringless paving

Aclagro in Belgium is a company specialised in infrastructure projects and currently employs 350 people in Belgium and France. Aclagro decided to automate their concrete slipform paving machine and chose Leica Geosystems solutions as the company has been trusting Leica Geosystems for many years. 

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Simplifying Complexity with Scanning

With survey projects, there’s complex, there’s very complex, and then there’s the Cedar River Flood Control System (CRFCS) project in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Launched in 2015, the 20-year, $750 million construction project is building a combination of permanent flood walls, re-movable walls, levees and gates along seven miles of the River’s banks.

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