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Trimble SiteVision Version 2.00

In addition to current features, we’ve added new functions that take augmented reality to the next level. While you can still use SiteVision to: Reduce costs by catching design errors and make adjustments before construction begins. Achieve greater productivity by accelerating decision making and minimize rework. Easily communicate design to a wide range of stakeholders […]

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New KOREC case study – Tri-Tech surveys corridor mapping

Our thanks to Ted Harland, Managing Director of Tri-Tech Surveys, for our latest senseFly eBee X story. Ted and his team know eBee technology inside out and achieve some amazing results with their drone. This latest project saw them undertake a 4km corridor mapping project in a single morning achieving exactly the crisp, clear images […]

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New issue of Traverse

The latest issue of our KOREC Ireland newsletter, Traverse, is now available as a PDF and will be coming soon as a Flip Book. This issue includes: Launch of ‘Pep Talks’ a series of motivational chats New launch: KlearView360° New case study: Keating – port wall monitoring using Senceive sensors Technical Support: Hints & tips

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Launching ‘Pep Talks’ TV channel

KOREC has launched a series of ‘Pep Talks’ on YouTube, each of which features an inspirational or motivational speaker that the company has had the good fortune to come across during the course of business. Some have overcome huge endurance challenges, some are experts at keeping positive in times of extreme hardship and some deal […]

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New Korec case study – Monitoring with Senceive sensors

Our thanks to Keating Project Manager, Steven Heaney, for suppling the information for our latest case study ‘Confidence Assured’ which looks at how a network of Senceive sensors was used to monitor a protected wall at Greenore Port in Ireland during refurbishment works. This will be the featured case study in our upcoming KOREC Ireland […]

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Trimble X7 Trial – Sharing Some Thoughts

  Our next issue of our KOREC Ireland newsletter, Traverse, is coming soon and the front cover features data from a recent trial of the Trimble X7 at the Southern Regional College, Armagh. The college was constructed by Felix O’Hare, which we recently covered in a KOREC case study ‘Taking BIM to the construction site’.  […]

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COVID-19 Update

With the situation on COVID-19 evolving constantly, there is no doubt that we are living through a period that is challenging, both personally and professionally. However, even in uncertain times there can be constants and in KOREC’s case we would like to reassure all our customers that our commitment to you will remain our highest […]

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S5 Delivers Reliability & Accuracy

Working on a crowded, compact city-centre construction site is highly demanding – and so you need equipment that you can depend upon to simply get the job done. That’s why John Sisk & Son chose S5 total stations with ActiveTrack technology for the Capital Dock project in Dublin’s thriving waterside area. “The reliability, convenience and […]

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Has Trimble delivered with the X7?

When Trimble set out to create a new 3D Laser Scanner, they asked themselves some basic questions. Where is laser scanning going, how does the customer use laser scanning and what is most important to that customer? They interviewed over 550 people from pre-development through to field use. The end result is the X7. But […]

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KOREC in the press – Neil’s column

“Where am I?” is the the question that KOREC’s Neil Pollock asks in his latest column for GeoConnexion UK. Fortunately he’s not lost, he’s just exploring the rapid evolution of satellite positioning systems over the past 75 years and suggesting how geospatial professionals can shape their future development! Read it online here or view the […]

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21st Century Purchase for a 21st Century Solution

Barry Burrows didn’t need to demo the X7 to see the benefits – we spoke to the UK & Ireland’s first Trimble X7 High Speed Laser Scanner owner on his very modern buyer journey Ever since he was a kid, Barry Burrows wanted to get his hands on the latest technological gadget – from computer […]

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New KOREC case study – Amey Consulting / Tunnel monitoring

Our thanks to Andrew Plumb of Amey Consulting for the information in our latest case study, “Tackling a ‘Perfect Storm’ of monitoring challenges. This story looks at how Andrew undertook the remote monitoring of a tunnel under restoration and construction activity just outside of Kings Cross. Read the full story here.

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Stolen S7 Tracked and Recovered in the same morning

There’s nothing we like more than hearing about technology delivering exactly what it’s designed for, so it’s particularly rewarding to hear that Trimble’s L2P (Locate to Protect) tracking and AllTrak software has again assisted a KOREC customer in the recovery of a stolen Trimble instrument. Haygate Construction is a small, family owned setting out company […]

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KOREC in the press – O’Brien Contractors use SiteVision

The latest issue of CES magazine features our very first case study on Trimble SiteVision. Gareth Price and Matt Blevins, both of O’Brien Contractors, explained to us how they’ve been putting their new SiteVision unit to good use on an enabling contract next to Dudley zoo. Read the piece in CES here or download the […]

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New KOREC case study – let sleeping bats lie!

Has it really been over 2 years since the launch of the Trimble SX10 Scanning Total Station? We can’t believe it either! However, it’s been particularly interesting over the last year to see the breadth of applications expand so significantly as surveyors and engineers, familiar with the technology, become highly resourceful in the new ways […]

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New KOREC case study – using the ANAFI

The Parrot ANAFI is ten times quieter than the average drone which is just one of the reasons why it proved the pefect choice for a recent survey in a residential area with limited access. PDS Surveys Director, Lee Husk, worked hard to ensure that householders were not inconvenienced during this job and was kind […]

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R12 for Landtech Surveys!

Congratulations to Martin Riley, Managing Director of Landtech Surveys, who is one of the first KOREC customers to invest in Trimble’s R12 technology. As a sole proprietor, productivity on site is a key to the smooth running of his business and Martin has been putting his R12 to good use from day 1! Martin is […]

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New Korec case study – Mobile Mapping – MX9

Malcolm Hughes Land Surveyors is the latest KOREC customer to talk to us about how their team used KOREC Professional Services and the Trimble MX9 to capture information on Wrexham’s A483, all with minimal traffic management. Read the case study here. Our thanks to Survey Manager, Andrew Thompson, for providing the background and pictures for […]

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SiteVision Essentials (9)

Learn about SketchUp components, and how to use them to apply attributes and materials for visualisation in Trimble SiteVision. …and of course don’t forget, You can buy Trimble SiteVision online from KOREC here or read our first SiteVision case study here.

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Index – Trimble SiteVision Essentials

We’ll be regularly posting all the useful stuff that you need to know about Trimble SiteVision including Trimble tips and advice, KOREC opinion, video examples, training, customer feedback and some good honest FAQ’s! Click on any of the links below and of course, don’t forget that You can buy Trimble SiteVision online from KOREC here […]

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Driving Digital Transformation

Helen Gilmartin, KOREC Group’s Marketing and Operations Director outlines what’s been happening at Trimble’s recent Buildings Business Forum in Colorado. Last week I found myself in Denver, Colorado attending Trimble’s Buildings Business Forum, an annual conference devoted to all things Trimble Building, and believe me the message was strong! Namely, ‘many construction projects exceed their […]

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Trimble SiteVision Essentials (8)

Learn how to download and install the SiteVision AR Exporter Extension via the SketchUp Extension Warehouse for your version of SketchUp Pro. …and of course don’t forget, You can buy Trimble SiteVision online from KOREC here or read our first SiteVision case study here.

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Trimble SiteVision Essentials (7)

On this latest video, learn how to prepare and export a VCL using the SiteVision AR Exporter in Trimble Business Center. …and of course don’t forget, You can buy Trimble SiteVision online from KOREC here or read our first SiteVision case study here.

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Mensura 2019

Look back over all 4 of our issues from 2019 in this special bumper edition. To receive the next issue of Mensura direct to your doorstep or inbox, just fill in your details here; Sign Up

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New KOREC case study – jetty piles

Undertaking a jetty survey for a large international port on the south coast brings its own unique set of challenges. Brunel Surveys’ Peter Worthington tackles the access difficulties of a twenty-four hour working port, a swaying boat as a base from which to survey, a tiny tidal window and the need to accurately survey the […]

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KOREC in the press

KOREC’s Helen Gilmartin is ‘one to watch’ as highlighted by a recent Trimble post, describing as one of three ‘powerful women all around social media giving excellent advice and sharing their journey’. Her latest piece on visualisation ‘Seeing the bigger picture’ can be read in GeoConnexion’s January/February issue. In this piece Helen explains how a […]

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KOREC in the press – Neil’s column

The January/February issue of GeoConnexion UK is out now and of course features KOREC Regional Sales Director Neil Pollock’s latest column. We’ve come a long way from the sinister AI of The Terminator and in his first article for the new decade, Neil argues that Artificial Intelligence 2020-style is here to help, not harm; Read […]

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KOREC in the press – Abseiling with GeoSLAM’s ZEB HORIZON

The latest issue of Geomatics World is out now and includes another great GeoSLAM story. This time the combination of a ZEB HORIZON and a Trimble SX10 enabled JWG Survey & Engineering to undertake a high-rise hotel cladding survey that had stumped other survey companies. A combination of KOREC advice and technology and JWG experience […]

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KOREC in the press – scanning the unknown

Our thanks to CES magazine who have featured KOREC’s latest GeoSLAM ZEB REVO story on their front cover.  Chris Shelley (then of Clugston Survey, now Head of Survey Department/Principal Land & Building Surveyor at CLS Civil Engineering) kindly shared the information and pictures for this story with us which looks at how the real-time functionality of […]

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Trimble SiteVision Essentials (6)

Learn how to prepare PDF and Paper Plans for visualisation in SiteVision using Trimble Business Center in this latest video. …and of course don’t forget, You can buy Trimble SiteVision online from KOREC here or read our first SiteVision case study here.

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Trimble SiteVision Essentials (5)

In this video, there’s everything you need to know on learning how to prepare thematic maps, such as Cut/Fill, for visualization in SiteVision using Trimble Business Center. Don’t forget, You can buy Trimble SiteVision online from KOREC here or read our first SiteVision case study here.

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New KOREC case study

Our thanks to Gareth Price of O’Brien Contractors for supplying all the information and pictures for our first Trimble SiteVision case study. Carrying out enabling works on the Dudley Very Light Railway Innovation Centre, Gareth reports that easy design visualisation, validation of works and the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders were […]

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Trimble SiteVision Essentials (4)

Video – Hardware setup (2) This useful tutorial, our second hardware setup video, outlines connecting the Trimble SiteVision Integrated Positioning System to a mobile device, and covers measurement offsets for unsupported mobile phones. Don’t forget, You can buy Trimble SiteVision online from KOREC here

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Trimble SiteVision Essentials (3)

Installing the SiteVision Software To install the SiteVision app on your Android device: On your device go to the Google Play Store and search for Trimble SiteVision. Download and install the software from Google Play Store. NOTE – You will also be prompted to download and install Google Play Services for AR and Trimble Catalyst […]

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Trimble SiteVision Essentials (2)

What phone should you use with SiteVision? Trimble presents the argument for the Samsung S10 Plus. Now that Trimble SiteVision is available for order, you need to make sure you have a supported mobile device to use and get the most out of your data! The Trimble SiteVision team has written this blog to help […]

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Trimble SiteVision Essentials (1)

  Video – Hardware set up (1) and getting your phone ready. Trimble SiteVision brings geospatial data to life so you can easily visualise, explore and understand complex information with unrivaled accuracy, right from your mobile device. In our KOREC series of SiteVision ‘Essentials’ we’ll be bringing you all the information you need to know […]

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Trimble casestudy – SiteVision

Skanska’s Mark Lawton, who is also the Survey Manager on Highways England’s A14 improvement scheme, has been working with Trimble to produce this useful casestudy on how SiteVision provides a fast, friendly way to use augmented reality to share graphical information in the field. …and of course we’ve been working with Mark to produce a […]

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Mensura – new issue out now

[3d-flip-book mode=”fullscreen” urlparam=”fb3d-page” id=”11778″ title=”false”] The final issue of Mensura for 2019 is out now and includes: New releases including Trimble X7 & Trimble R12 Case study – Surveying the ‘Big One’ Extended KOREC news Monitoring and Rail updates Download your issue here or request a printed copy here

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KOREC in the press – Neil’s Column

“As Bob Dylan sang, ‘the times they are a changing’, and never a truer word was said when it comes to Brexit and surveying. Deal or No Deal” The November’December issue of GeoConnexion UK is out now and in this issue our very own Neil Pollock considers the options in his third column. Read it […]

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Alignment – announcing KOREC’s new rail newsletter

The greenhouse effect of gas emissions per kilometre on railway transport is 80% less than cars. In a year that has seen the UK become far more environmentally aware, we can reasonably expect to see a corresponding increase in travel by rail in 2020 and beyond. With exciting new projects such as HS2 on the […]

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KOREC in the press – CES Geospatial Engineering

The Autumn issue of CES’s supplement, Geospatial Engineering, features one of our favourite monitoring stories of the year: “How a single Trimble monitoring system is all that’s required for a challenging site thanks to intelligent planning and a full understanding of the project’s challenges.” Our thanks to Vince Bridle of Sir Robert McAlpine for all […]

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New KOREC casestudy – The ‘Big One’

Brackston Survey used their Trimble SX10 on a recent survey at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Our thanks to Jake Roper-Fairhurst for providing the information for this case study. Project synopsis:  Project: Scanning Blackpool’s ‘Big One’ roller coaster for a 44m track replacement project.  System: Trimble SX10 and Trimble Business Center.  Challenges: All day rain; ensuring a […]

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New KOREC Casestudy – Into the deep

Surveying a sinkhole of unkown volume was the challenge that Clugston Survey found themselves confronted with recently. Chris Shelley explains how they tackled the problem with a GeoSLAM ZEB REVO RT and a little bit of help from KOREC! Read the full story here.   Project synopsis:   Project: Surveying a sinkhole of unknown volume […]

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Traverse – irish newsletter, issue 3 out now

Welcome to the third issue of our KOREC Ireland newsletter, Traverse. Front page news includes the introduction of the newly released Trimble X7 3D laser scanner. Inside this issue: Intergeo 2019 – The Trimble X7 has landed! New releases from Trimble, GeoSLAM and Parrot KOREC news round-up KOREC Opinion – Testing Trimble SiteVision Read the […]

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Competitive boost for eBee pilots

KOREC is delighted to announce that the Drone Pilot Academy, our training partners in the provision of flight training and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) accredited pilot training courses, have successfully launched their Operational Safety Case consultancy service to assist KOREC senseFly eBee users attain EVLOS (Extended Visual Line of Sight) approval. A UK eBee user […]

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KOREC Ireland drone donation for Maynooth University

KOREC Ireland is delighted to have furthered its relationship with Maynooth University through the donation of a senseFly eBee RTK (Real time Kinematic) fixed-wing drone. Manufactured in Switzerland, the eBee RTK is one of the industry’s most accurate and reliable drones for aerial mapping applications. KOREC will be backing up this donation with related training […]

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KOREC in the press – Rail Engineer

It’s been our rail story of the year – the successful 90mph handback of a 400m stretch of the West Coast Mainline during the replacement of Willesden North Junction. The success of this project was assisted by the willingness of the S&C South Alliance to adopt a range of innovative technology during the blockade including […]

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KOREC in the press – GeoConnexion UK

LSTC has conducted more than 50 underground manhole surveys using a KOREC supplied ZEB-REVO RT handheld laser scanner. Our thanks to Kurt Slater of LS Transmission Consultancy Limited for providing all the information for this great story that focuses on how to achieve more accurate data and safer working conditions for those involved in the […]

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KOREC in the press – Neil’s column

The September issue of GeoConnexion UK is out now and of course features the latest column from KOREC Regional Sales Director, Neil Pollock. In this issue Neil considers how technology can be applied to ensure we all head home safely after a hard day designing, building and maintaining our environment. Read the column online here […]

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What’s involved? CAA Drone Training Course

Do you want to expand your business by flying drones professionally? We challenged two KOREC ‘first timers’ to undertake the Drone Pilot Academy’s 3day PfCO CAA Drone Training Course and find out exactly what’s involved to become a legally certified, safe and proficient commercial pilot. Course Duration:  3 Days Attendees: Amanda Bradshaw (KOREC Marketing Manager) […]

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  • A single Trimble monitoring system is all that’s required for a challenging site thanks to intelligent planning and a full understanding of the project’s challenges.

    Monitoring the Albert Hall with the Trimble S8 Read More >
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  • In addition to current features, we’ve added new functions that take augmented reality to the next level. While you can still use SiteVision to: Reduce costs by catching design errors and make adjustments before construction begins. Achieve greater productivity by accelerating decision making and minimize rework. Easily communicate design to a wide range of stakeholders […]

    Trimble SiteVision Version 2.00 Read More >
  • Our thanks to Ted Harland, Managing Director of Tri-Tech Surveys, for our latest senseFly eBee X story. Ted and his team know eBee technology inside out and achieve some amazing results with their drone. This latest project saw them undertake a 4km corridor mapping project in a single morning achieving exactly the crisp, clear images […]

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