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TeamKG celebrate the arrival of the Olympics

27 July 2021

We’re celebrating the eventual arrival of the Tokyo Olympics with our own mini competition, as well as highlighting our ‘dream team’ product line up. For the duration of the Games, we’re asking customers and colleagues alike to submit their best snaps on the theme of the Olympic motto – Faster, Higher, Stronger. We welcome photos […]

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Who needs low cost, on-demand, cm precison data collection?

23 July 2021

Who needs low cost, on-demand, cm precision data collection? “A cm accurate GNSS solution at the right price point.” Christopher Cooke of 3LM on Trimble Catalyst We’ve just launched ‘A Grand Deal’ and it’s our offer of the summer!  Mobile, on-demand data collection with centimetre-precision, our KOREC Capture data collection app and the KOREC Portal […]

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KOREC case study – Purposeful innovation: From paper plans to pointclouds with Hillcrest Structural Ltd

21 July 2021

The Trimble X7 3D Laser Scanner is proving to be extremely popular with Trimble Tekla users thanks to the FieldLink software that powers it and allows for the seamless import of IFC models (supported by Tekla). Our latest KOREC case study features Hillcrest Structural who were able to reduce labour and plant costs, increase accuracy […]

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Perks of the Job

19 July 2021

In an ever-evolving industry, KOREC are proud of our diverse workforce containing a mix of long serving employees and steady growth year on year which brings in new people and new ideas to our business.  With over 60% of our people being with us for over 5 years (a significant few with double decade service!) […]

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Driving Success

16 July 2021

How KOREC are powering a Guinness World Record breaking attempt Ian Williams is a man on a mission. Over the weekend of 7-8th August, he’ll be attempting to smash the Guinness World Record for the furthest distance travelled in a go kart in 24 hours, at the Teesside Autodrome British 24hr Challenge. The current record […]

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KOREC case study – Establishing a ‘single source of truth’

1 July 2021

How Derbyshire County Council is successfully implementing a mobile mapping strategy allowing it to take full control of all its asset data capture and analysis. Asset management is all about understanding a range of assets – from roads and pavements to drains and road signs – and then using this information to prioritise how they […]

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Just the ticket or why one good turn deserves another!

9 June 2021

In the beautiful Staffordshire countryside lies 16.9km of preserved, standard gauge heritage railway better known as the Churnet Valley Railway. Noted for its nostalgic steam train rides and themed days out, it’s also now the destination for many KOREC customers keen to see the latest Trimble GEDO technology demonstrated on a track. Following the restrictions […]

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Our KOREC colleagues share their passion for mapping

3 June 2021

Maps – they’re made to show us where we are, where we’re going, and how to get there. Right? Well, partly. Here at KOREC, we’re self-confessed mapping addicts, and we know that maps are so much more than this. So, to celebrate the arrival of KOREC Mapping in May, we asked our colleagues to send […]

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KOREC training – focused, motivated and back inside!

2 June 2021

KOREC’s Liverpool office has reopened for business and that includes in-person training. We’re delighted to announce that as things return to normal, our KOREC Liverpool office is back up and running. One of the advantages that this brings is that we are again in a position to offer socially distanced in-person training. KOREC training packages […]

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KOREC Canopy customer to KOREC colleague!

24 May 2021

“KOREC is firmly behind all the success I’ve achieved in the last 20 years at the Northern Ireland Forest Service. The right hardware, smart data capture software development and a great working relationship enabled us to revolutionise our data collection and management capabilities.” At the end of 2020, former Information Systems Manager with the Northern […]

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In the press – where to find us

Thanks to all the industry publications that continue to showcase KOREC supplied technology in our articles, columns and case studies. Here’s a round-up of where we’ve been in the last couple of months: GeoConnexion UK (May/June) The only way is up! Mark Poveda’s column is a must read for anyone who’s interested in the latest […]

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Creating a new era of geospatial professionals

19 May 2021

Virtual reality, 3D Laser scanning, robotics, AI, reality data capture, data analytics….today’s careers in the geospatial industry offer numerous possibilities and are a perfect fit for the tech savvy, early adopters of Generation Z who have grown up immersed in technology. Fuelled by technological developments, the collection and processing of spatial data is now a […]

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4 weeks worth of high-quality data capture completed in just 5 days with the Trimble X7

17 May 2021

It was only a few weeks ago that we caught up with Sky Revolutions Company Director, Ben Gorham when Sky Revolutions became the first KOREC customer to invest in the newly launched senseFly eBee GEO. This time we’re back with Ben talking about a particularly successful week the company’s had with the Trimble X7. Whilst […]

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The eBee GEO makes its first UK landing…in Peterborough!

Peterborough based KOREC customer, Sky Revolutions, is a company that certainly knows its way around the aerial mapping sector and as one of the very earliest UK surveying businesses to realise the benefits of drone surveying, it also has an extensive knowledge of the technology involved. That’s why we are delighted to announce that it […]

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Winning…with Connected Construction

12 June 2021

A recent report by Deloitte on the development of the construction and engineering industry until 2050 identified the key trends set to shape the industry, the priorities and challenges that construction professionals should be aware of, and the technologies and solutions that are on hand to help us meet these challenges. The report defines Connected […]

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The right to remain silent?

12 May 2021

Definitely not when it comes to examining why the Trimble X7 3D Laser Scanner lends itself to the pressures of crime and collision scene investigation! We round up the top ten reasons why the X7 delivers on key requirements. Over the years, KOREC has enjoyed a long and informative relationship with the UK’s police forces […]

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KOREC gains Esri Silver Tier Business Partner status

KOREC is delighted to announce that following extensive behind the scenes work demonstrating our ongoing commitment to support the Esri user community, we have been recognised officially as an Esri Silver Tier Business Partner. This new status will further strengthen the KOREC/Esri relationship allowing KOREC to offer Esri’s ArcGIS software as part of its mapping […]

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From Darkness to Light – marking Mental Health Awareness Week

11 May 2021

KOREC is marking Mental Health Awareness Week with a series of initiatives aimed at supporting our network of staff and mental health organisations. The last twelve months have been extremely challenging for us all, and even though the worst of the pandemic is (hopefully) behind us, the potential for a mental health pandemic is still […]

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KOREC launches KOREC Mapping

5 May 2021

KOREC is delighted to announce the launch of KOREC Mapping in a move to consolidate and expand the KOREC offering of field to office data collection and handling solutions available across the UK and Ireland. This development will see new partnerships announced as well as an expanded team of KOREC development, technical and consultancy professionals. […]

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KOREC case study – Information flow with Morrison Water Services

28 April 2021

It’s our thanks to Andrew Stephenson Design Manager, MWS, for this latest KOREC mapping case study focusing on Trimble Catalyst and the KOREC Capture app and portal…..and it’s an easy one to love. Andrew and his team have created a very simple but highly-effective workflow that’s already saved them £20k on the first phase of […]

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Why 7 is a lucky number

There are seven days in a week, seven colours of the rainbow, seven seas, seven continents and now Survey Solutions has seven Trimble X7’s! Following Survey Solutions’ recent acquisition of three further survey companies, Survey Systems, Locate Surveys and Kempston Surveys,  it is now the UK’s largest engineering survey company and one that prides itself […]

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Trimble VRS Now – no base station required!

19 April 2021

“Trimble VRS Now can be summed up in a single word – reliability.” Neil Jefferies, Greenhatch Group Director     There are many reasons why KOREC customers rate Trimble’s VRS Now Service but in all the years since it’s release, the top four haven’t changed at all – accuracy, flexibility, reliability and availability – all […]

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The Trimble X7 auto-calibrates – five reasons why this matters

14 April 2021

Did you know that the Trimble X7 3D Laser Scanner has an integrated calibration feature that offers full auto-calibration of range and angular systems in 25 seconds with no user interaction or targets? This Trimble technology is a smart feature that monitors environmental temperature, ambient light, vibration, instrument temperature and vertical speed to take the […]

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Customer feedback on the new Trimble TSC5

15 April 2021

It’s always interesting for us here at KOREC to see what sort of reception a new product gets and we have to say the Trimble TSC5 Android data logger has certainly had its fair share of coverage on social media since its March launch. We’ve had everything from the Trimble ‘data logger evolution’ picture to […]

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In the loop

12 April 2021

What’s the best way to stay in the loop with the current trends, events, offers and news in the geospatial industry? Well, one way is to make sure you’re signed up to the weekly KOREC round up email. Every Friday, we curate a selection of the most relevant, interesting and informative content from KOREC, our […]

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KOREC case study – Nugent Manufacturing and the Trimble X7

Our latest case study comes courtesy of the Nugent Manufacturing team based in Naas Co. Kildare, Ireland. It’s also the first KOREC case study in our new format! Nugent Manufacturing recently invested in a Trimble X7 Laser Scanner and although they are not surveyors by, trade they are achieving exactly the sort of high accuracy […]

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Penny for your thoughts – we’ll make it worth your while!

26 March 2021

At KOREC our mission is to profitably help as many People, Businesses and Organisations as possible be as effective as they can be. As part of this commitment to our customers, we occasionally ask for your feedback which is used to improve KOREC services. Your experience with total stations Answer our short survey about total […]

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Liam Hartley – It’s Good to be Back

This February we were delighted to welcome Liam Hartley back to KOREC into the key role of Operations Technical Support. One month into the job, we had a virtual chat with Liam to see how he was enjoying the role, what it entails, and how it feels to be back at the Huntingdon facility. Running […]

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In the press – where to find us

25 March 2021

We’re delighted to have been featured in several industry publications this month! GeoConnexion UK (March/April 2021) Our group Commercial Director, Mark Poveda uses his regular colum in this issue to look at a quarted of technology solutions that are helping the engineering and construction sectors stay safe and adapt to the new normal. Read it […]

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KOREC COMITS to Construction Industry Excellence

17 March 2021

KOREC Group have cemented their dedication to the construction industry, by becoming a signed-up member of COMIT. Short for Construction Operation & Maintenance through Innovative Technology, the organisation’s mission is to foster greater ties between the construction and technology industries, in order to speed up the adoption of innovative technologies in the sector. As a […]

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A Very Healthy Competition

5 March 2021

How do we maintain our motivation in the depths of winter? How do we remain positive and engaged as a team when we can’t even meet face to face with our colleagues? That was the challenge facing the KOREC team at the beginning of 2021. A highly social group who aren’t averse to a challenge, […]

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Launching KOREC GEOSCHOOL…with a great offer!

4 March 2021

We’re delighted to announce the launch of KOREC GEOSCHOOL, our on-line learning platform that offers a range of paid for and free of charge high quality training courses. These courses have all been designed to allow you to choose, where, when and at what pace you’d like to complete your training as well as providing […]

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The versatile Trimble SX12 – new features bring new opportunities!

1 March 2021

Can it really be over 4 years since Trimble launched the SX10 Scanning Total Station? We can’t believe it either, but if there’s one thing we are sure about, it’s that the Trimble development team never stands still! …which is why we’re delighted to announce the launch of the SX12 which brings several new features […]

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KOREC and Drone Pilot Academy celebrate 5 years of success

18 February 2021

KOREC and Drone Pilot Academy celebrate 5 years of success with an extended partnership bringing new pilot benefits. DPA now an approved partner for drone demonstrations. Increased dissemination of useful information through webinars and social media. Faster access to new industry releases. Competitive package pricing on drone purchase, product and CAA training. KOREC is delighted […]

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KOREC expands rail team – welcome Ric!

11 February 2021

We are delighted to announce that we have extended our dedicated rail team with the appointment of Ric Kirman in the newly created role of KOREC Rail Business Area Manager. With a rail career that began over 15 years ago, Ric has established his reputation as a specialist in the provision of advanced technical solutions […]

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Become a senseFly eBee owner for a fraction of the cost

We are delighted to announce the release of the latest member of the senseFly eBee family, the eBee GEO! So much so, that we’ve decided to introduce it in a special bundle for February including a free Drone Pilot Academy course making it even more affordable. Designed to place senseFly’s fixed wing drone technology into […]

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Let us treat you this Valentine’s

9 February 2021

Def: Love – a deep sense of care and commitment… February is the month of love, so it seems the perfect opportunity to look after one of your biggest assets, a hardworking survey fleet. That’s why we’re offering everyone who renews or purchases a KOREC Care Package (KCP), in the month of February, automatic entry […]

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KOREC helps keep coast safe

1 February 2021

3 old total stations bound for the skip at Malcolm Hughes Land Surveyors (MHLS) in Swansea have been brought back to life and donated to the National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) to help their monitoring of shipping off the North Cornish Coast. The NCI is a voluntary organisation keeping a visual watch along UK shores and […]

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Streamline and save

1 March 2021

Save up to 20% on a Trimble R8s GNSS receiver with TDC600 Trimble’s R8s GNSS has always been ‘the one with all the options’! It’s flexible and scaleable, which means that you can choose the configuration level that suits your needs best, whether it’s post-processing, base, rover, or a combination of base and rover functionality. […]

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Don’t save up for a rainy day

Trade in any old survey equipment and save £4,000 / €4,500 There’s never been a better time to upgrade your survey kit, with this limited time saving on a new Trimble S5 total station and TSC7 controller bundle. Trade-in today for this complete survey solution with a big discount. As much as we’re looking forward […]

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Setting Out just got an Upgrade

25 January 2021

Setting out is a laborious, time-consuming yet vital stage of the construction process. With our February trade-up offer, you can ensure you have the most robust, most productive and most cost-effect setting out workflow available. To make things better, we’ll give you £4000 / €4500 to upgrade your old survey kit for a brand-new, setting […]

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Setting out for success!

20 January 2021

A well-established policy of embracing survey technology has enabled Newry based contractor Felix O’Hare to position itself as one of the most enterprising companies in Northern Ireland for BIM and digital construction. So it comes as no surprise that under the guidance of Senior Site Engineer, Wayne Nolan, a driving force behind the advancement of […]

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From brief to handover – using the Trimble HoloLens XR10

18 January 2021

‘Innovation and technology’ are the driving forces behind a collaborative approach to projects by Norfolk based architectural design practice XLWerks. The XLWerks team specialises in urban planning and design, interior landscapes and future-proof buildings and works hard to enhance customer engagement in the design process, especially through mixed reality. Step forward the Trimble HoloLens XR10! […]

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Coming soon: KOREC Mapping

19 January 2021

World leading hardware Intuitive software 50+ years’ industry expertise All in one place  Dedicated end-to-end workflows comprised of hardware, software and supported by bespoke consultancy Customised reporting for different sectors, simplifying your workflows without compromising on detail New partnerships with the biggest names in mapping, to help you discover #morethanamap Stay tuned to find […]

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Digital Construction workflow for the COVID era

14 January 2021

Whilst 2020 and COVID-19 threw up innumerable challenges for many of us, the construction sector was especially hard hit. But UK & Ireland based ECC Group were determined to keep their clients happy and their projects on track – and they knew that a digital construction workflow was the way to do this – effectively, […]

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New KOREC case study with Centara Ltd – Trimble X7 with Leica Cyclone software

7 January 2021

Our latest KOREC case study is called ‘The best of both worlds’. Why? Because Yorkshire based Centara Ltd wanted to invest in the best 3D laser scanner for their line of work whilst making a choice that took into account many economic considerations including sticking with their existing workflow that included Leica’s Cyclone processing software. […]

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KOREC case study – Willesden Junction Blockade

10 January 2021

Innovation is key when it comes to “Putting the passenger first” The successful 90mph handback of a 400m stretch of the West Coast Mainline during the replacement of Willesden North Junction over Easter has been assisted by the willingness of the S&C South Alliance* to adopt a range of innovative technology during the blockade. This […]

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Access All Areas

12 January 2021

Versatile, cost-effective, rugged and the ideal half-way house between a phone and a tablet, the Trimble’s TDC600 rugged Android mobile device is now a perfect fit for the land surveyor as well as the mapping professional. Why? …. because it now supports Trimble Access 2020! If you’re after something with more functionality than the TSC3, […]

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2021 – time for a change?

5 January 2021

Who likes January? OK, don’t all shout at once. We know it’s probably the least-loved month of all, and it’s easy to see why – it’s cold, it’s dark, your bank account is decimated, and it just seems to go on, and on… But this January is different. This is January 2021, which means that […]

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Professional Services – 2020 in Numbers

21 December 2020

While 2020 meant a year of inactivity for many, this certainly wasn’t the case for KOREC’s Professional Services division. As a key service provider based out of our Huntingdon offices, the division carried on throughout lockdown providing vital survey, scanning and mapping services to help keep the nation’s infrastructure networks open and operating. Throughout the […]

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  • We’re celebrating the eventual arrival of the Tokyo Olympics with our own mini competition, as well as highlighting our ‘dream team’ product line up. For the duration of the Games, we’re asking customers and colleagues alike to submit their best snaps on the theme of the Olympic motto – Faster, Higher, Stronger. We welcome photos […]

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  • Who needs low cost, on-demand, cm precision data collection? “A cm accurate GNSS solution at the right price point.” Christopher Cooke of 3LM on Trimble Catalyst We’ve just launched ‘A Grand Deal’ and it’s our offer of the summer!  Mobile, on-demand data collection with centimetre-precision, our KOREC Capture data collection app and the KOREC Portal […]

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  • Date: Wednesday 25th August Time: 3pm GMT Join the TBC team as we process data from the new Trimble MX50 Mobile Mapping System and use a variety of tools that can be applied in asset management workflows. In this session, attendees will learn trajectory processing, run-to-run registration, classification and extraction of point clouds and making […]

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