The Spring 2011 issue of Down to Earth is available now. If you’d like to regularly receive a copy through the post, please sign up on the front page of www.korecgroup.com or email us. This issue takes a look at a very specific benefit of using Trimble machine control – cutting fuel costs. We also have the latest Trimble releases, software updates, case studies and news and views.
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KOREC is delighted to announce that it has won a substantial order from Hydrex, a leading specialist plant and equipment rental company, that operates throughout the UK. The order, which includes five Trimble GCS900 Machine Control Systems, will supplement the three GCS900 systems already owned by Hydrex and effect the upgrade of three further Trimble 2D systems to 3D. The new systems will be fitted on five Komatsu D41 road/rail dozers and used by the company’s Rail Services Division. This Hydrex division operates from twelve depots nationwide and currently owns the largest and most modern fleet of road/rail excavators and… Read More
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Machine guidance systems have replaced many surveying job activities. So are surveyors still needed on the job site? How can they modernise their skill set and re-brand themselves to stay relevant? Visit Software Advice’s blog at http://www.softwareadvice.com/articles/construction/automation-of-surveying-presents-more-job-opportunities-better-pay-1022211/ to read Houston Neal’s point of view on how the modern surveyor’s role is changing and how they can adapt. Don’t forget to post your own comments on this interesting subject.
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We are delighted to announce a new category of machine control designed for excavators that’s been designed to offer small to mid-sized contractors a reliable, flexible and affordable option to leverage machine control technology and make contractors more competitive. The Trimble GCSFlex System is here! The rugged system is easy-to-install, easy-to-learn and easy-to-use. It is also highly flexible with several sensor options that allow the contractor to easily use the system for a variety of jobsite tasks. Contractors can start with the low cost “system in a case” solution and add additional sensors for increased system capabilities as their needs… Read More
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KOREC is delighted to introduce Trimble’s new TSC3 handheld controller for construction – a powerful and rugged addition to the portfolio of controllers for heavy and highway contractors. With built-in GPS, 3G, Wi-Fi and a 5 megapixel digital camera, construction professionals can stay connected and be equipped with accurate positioning, digital design information and the ability to locate, measure and record information anywhere on the construction site with just one device. The TSC3 is a key component of the Trimble Connected Site portfolio of productivity-enhancing solutions that streamline site measurement and setting out operations for highways, small and large commercial… Read More
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Monitoring is in the news again this month with an article appearing in the March edition of Civil Engineering Surveyor. Brunel Surveys Stuart Gilling has written an interesting article that explores the use of total stations to monitor the roof of the Mechanics’ Institute in Swindon during its rennovation in September of last year. You can read the full article in the CES digital issue: http://bit.ly/hfbZzf
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Over the past few months the KOREC team have presented a series of webinars on a variety of topics for surveyors and users of Trimble mapping technology. All of these webinars were recorded live and can be viewed via the KOREC website. To date, the KOREC team have presented on the following topics: How Trimble Monitoring can grow your business Modern methods of surveying for rail projects Easy ways for contractors and civil engineers to deliver more for less using Trimble GPS & GIS technology Introducing Trimble Quantm – challenging conventional approaches to transportation route planning The webinars have proved… Read More
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