Trimble Begins Construction on Campus Expansion in Westminster, Colorado

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Trimble has begun construction on a second building in Westminster, Colorado. With the capacity to accommodate over 1,100 workers, the Westminster campus will be Trimble’s largest employment center and will continue to serve as a central business hub for several of of the company’s core market segments including agriculture, construction and geospatial. Construction is scheduled for completion in late 2018. The Colorado construction will extend Trimble’s U.S. and international footprint, with the Westminster building project showcasing Trimble technologies which improve efficiencies across the entire building lifecycle. Contractors, surveyors, architects and designers will use more than 50 Trimble … Read more

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Superintendents Speak Out

Survey reveals satisfaction on the job, stress levels and more By Chris Maday Schmidt Construction Superintendent recently partnered with AstaPowerproject to conduct a brief survey to superintendents via our LinkedIn group. The survey was compiled by a third-party source and included both closed and open-ended questions that covered a range of everyday topics on the jobsite—such as the skilled labor shortage and education and training, to on-time projects and scheduling. Of the responses we received, we learned more about your happiness levels, social media and tech usage, as well as your thoughts about the younger-generation workforce and more. You spoke, we listened. Here … Read more

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New Features Available on NoteVault Web Platform

NoteVault introduces new compliance features that enable account or project administrators to track jobsite compliance. Compliance can be sorted by NoteVault access, contributing notes or contributing labor; track this compliance by account, by project or by user and sort by amount of usage identifying “power users” and those who might need additional support. A view is also included when users have received the daily report. Whether running the compliance report by account, project or by user, the report can be exported into Excel. It is color coded in order to provide a quick view of the info. The data can … Read more

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Enhanced BIM Features in Asta Powerproject Support Increased Demand for 4-D Planning

Elecosoft has launched v14.0.03, a new version of its flagship construction project management solution, delivering new and enhanced features aimed at supporting the growing need for 4-D BIM for project planners. With the integrated BIM module in Asta Powerproject, users can combine 3-D BIM models with the project activity scheduling data in a seamless application to deliver a 4-D time sequence. New features allow users to add site objects to the model display; click and drag on model objects for manual splitting and display a moving dropline across the bar chart during timeline simulation. In addition, this version adds key … Read more

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