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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 they 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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A very 2020 Solution to Tunnel Monitoring

7 December 2020

Whilst you were sleeping – a tailor-made monitoring solution is set up remotely! In this case by KOREC’s monitoring expert Julian Gray who worked closely on this tunnel monitoring project with Mark Anderson of Academy Geomatics Ltd. Julian says that Mark created one of the best planned and set up installations he’s seen in his […]

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Name the famous face – and win…

2 December 2020

KOREC scanning expert Melvin Penwill has a keen eye for a great scanning subject when he’s out and about with his Trimble X7. Usually found scanning buildings, infrastructure and highways, Melvin took time out to capture this character from their statue. The question is, can you identify who the famous figure is? Guess correctly, and […]

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New! The ANAFI USA

25 November 2020

Designed for the US army and manufactured in the USA, ANAFI’s latest offering combines multiple security measures, great functionality and is operational from the palm of your hand in just 55 seconds.  These features, along with an extremely competitive price for the applications it’s aimed at, make the ANAFI USA a perfect choice for police, […]

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A shout out for KOREC’s unsung heroes!

What better time than Christmas to thank KOREC’s unsung heroes, especially those who make up our in-field, regional technical support team – and that’s exactly what our KOREC customers have done! Our technical support field team are answering their phone out of hours, sorting out site problems in all weathers and can turn your bad […]

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KOREC workshops gain new Trimble accreditation!

23 November 2020

We are delighted to announce that KOREC’s Irish & UK workshops have achieved their Trimble Authorised Service provider Certification for another two years. The Certification process is an important part of our aim to provide a world class service for our Trimble equipment users and examines KOREC’s facilities, technical abilities, tooling and equipment required to […]

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Totally Devoted to You

12 November 2020

Total Station. It’s not likely to be the most exciting piece of kit in your toolbox – but as these happy customers attest, your Trimble total station might just be your most faithful survey sidekick. The name may not set your pulse racing, but when everything else seems so uncertain at the moment, isn’t it […]

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A thwarted instrument theft reminds us that this problem hasn’t gone away

9 November 2020

Thank you to SEP Rail Services for the recent LinkedIn post reminding us all why it’s important to stay vigilant against the every present risk of instrument theft. SEP Rail Services includes some of its own useful tips for theft avoidance and on what to do if you do fall victim. Here at KOREC we’d […]

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KOREC Webinar – Prepare for January’s new EU drone regulations.

Not just onwards…but upwards! 2021 will soon be upon us but did you know that January will also see a set of new EU harmonisation regulations applicable to all commercial drone pilots? This is just one of the key topics that we’ll be covering in our upcoming webinar hosted by the KOREC Mapping team and […]

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Lunch is Launched

5 November 2020

Here’s a question. How do you continue to motivate, inspire, inform, or even just get your teams together during a national lockdown? Whilst 2020 has been unusual (to say the least), for KOREC, we were already quite used to remote working & collaboration. Serving two nations, and with staff the width and breadth of the […]

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Another lockdown – handling the unexpected

4 November 2020

With another lockdown upon us, political uncertainty at home and abroad and winter fast approaching there are many aspects of the future over which we have little or no control…and we’ve certainly not been short of media advice on how to deal with the unexpected gracefully – keep calm, be patient, develop acceptance, adapt to […]

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KOREC case study – Let sleeping bats lie!

We appreciate that bats have had more than their fair share of publicity lately, but this KOREC case study, recently published in GeoConnexionUK, was just too good to keep to ourselves! We love a story that combines innovative technology with a creative solution and this one certainly fits the bill…..Just how do you produce an […]

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Total Station. Total Peace of Mind.

28 October 2020

Furloughs. Lockdowns. Travel Restrictions. We’re well aware that 2020 has been rather…unpredictable. And while your business doesn’t like uncertainty, we also know that in order to remain competitive and productive, you want access to the best survey equipment there is. That’s why we decided to build a total station package that gives you reassurance and […]

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Bouncing Back in the South West – Bristol & Exeter

20 October 2020

Our national ‘Bouncing Back’ event series continues, as we now set our sights on the South West. We’re bringing the very latest geospatial solutions, such as the R12i GNSS, X7 laser scanner, and SiteVision mobile model viewer, to 2 new venues. Our demo days take place in Bristol on the 2nd & Exeter on the […]

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Visual Setting Out – the 5 Reasons Why

19 October 2020

How would you like to complete five times the amount of work, with just 1 operative? More construction contractors are realising the value of visual setting out with robotic total stations. They’re seeing firsthand the gains in speed, efficiency, and accuracy. These benefits translate to reductions in rework, schedule delays, and other costly problems, all […]

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My Inspiration – KOREC marks Black History Month

16 October 2020

This October we wanted to recognise Black History Month in our own, unique KOREC way. So we put it to our people – we asked our colleagues to tell us who inspires them, or has made a positive impact on their life. These people could be world-famous faces, or a close personal friend. They could […]

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SiteVision – 8 Features, Endless Applications

14 October 2020

Trimble’s SiteVision is a geospatial tool created for today’s tech-savvy workforce. Working in sync with your own mobile device, the unit utilises the very latest GNSS technology (including with the R12i – more on that to come) to pinpoint your design model down to cm accuracy. This allows you to easily and accurately visualise your […]

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Top Marks for Trimble’s Pro Point Technology

5 October 2020

Having used Trimble GNSS for many years, the team at Terravision Ltd were used to high accuracy, high performance kit. But even they were surprised by the results being achieved with Pro Point technology, as Survey Systems Engineer Digby Milnes explains; Several years ago when we moved from R6 and R8 receivers to the R10 […]

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Bouncing Back across the North East

We are delighted to be bringing the latest & greatest geospatial solutions to you, with 2 exclusive events in Leeds & Yarm. We’ll have the brand new R12i GNSS, X7 laser scanner and SiteVision all on hand for you to demo. Spaces are strictly limited to comply with social distancing, so sign up fast to […]

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A Decade of Dedication

30 September 2020

This September marks something of a milestone for Debbie Vincent, our Operations Manager (Huntingdon branch) – 10 years at KOREC. Many UK KOREC customers may be familiar with Debbie and her team, but to mark her decade with the company, we asked Debbie to look back over her years working with us. Here’s what she […]

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Meet Benchmark – the first UK company to invest in the R12i

22 September 2020

  It’s been just 3 weeks since the R12i was launched to the world on 1st September. But already Benchmark Surveys of Exeter have taken delivery of their new GNSS solution – the very first to be sold in the UK. The team took part in trials with the new unit at the end of […]

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Trimble X7 – One Year On

16 September 2020

The story of 2 customers Cast your mind back to September 2019, when trade events were in full swing. At INTERGEO, Trimble announced the launch of a new type of laser scanner – one that delivers powerful performance, with simple operation. The X7 promised fast, simple and accurate laser scan results, but 1 year on, […]

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