News — Surveying

Unicontrol Machine Control featuring in a new video on the Diggers and Dozers channel

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Unicontrol Machine Control featuring in a new video on the Diggers and Dozers channel

We're delighted to feature in a new video on the Diggers and Dozers Youtube channel, where golf course construction expert Patrick Quinn of P. Quinn Construction discusses how he came to choose what machine control system to put on his fleet of excavators. Spoiler: he chose to get Unicontrol supplied and fitted by Surveytech... In the video, he explains how he has invested in two Unicontrol systems for his 15 ton and 13 ton Hitachi excavators that are both equipped with Engcon tilt rotators. There are three factors that Patrick said made him choose Unicontrol: Ease of use - “we’ve got...

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Come see us at Plantworx!

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Come see us at Plantworx!
Plantworx is upon us! The UK’s premier plant and technology showcase is happening on the 13-15th of June in Peterborough.  Plantworx only comes around biennially and we encourage construction and civil engineering professionals to attend and pay us a visit!

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Building Surveying with Laser Scanning: An Overview

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Building Surveying with Laser Scanning: An Overview

Building surveying with laser scanning is a specialized field that uses advanced technology to assess and inspect buildings. Laser scanning involves using a laser scanner to capture 3D images of buildings, which can then be analyzed to identify defects, measure dimensions, and assess the overall condition of the building. This technology is particularly useful in complex buildings or heritage buildings where traditional surveying methods may be challenging. Laser scanning technology has revolutionized the way building surveying is conducted, as it allows for a faster and more accurate assessment of buildings. The technology is particularly useful in identifying defects in hard-to-reach...

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Matterport for Live Events

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Matterport for Live Events

We attended the London Proptech show recently where we met lots of interesting people who are driving innovation in the property sector. There was a lot of interest in our Geomax GNSS receivers, particularly the GIS integration for mapping out assets, and our thermal cameras were also a hit. But the product that seemed to have the most uses for property professionals at the show, from architects to estate agents, was the Matterport Pro3 camera.  As part of our live demonstrations, we showed delegates how easily and quickly a space could be mapped out by simply pushing a button and...

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Free Webinar all about Machine Control - 24th February 12pm

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Free Webinar all about Machine Control - 24th February 12pm

Machine Control is a technology that is transforming the operation of construction sites across the UK right now, but what’s it like to work with? Whether you’re an experienced user or you’ve just heard it talked about and want to know more, this webinar is for you. We’ll hear perspectives varying from company owners to support engineers and operators to give you insight into what it’s really like to use machine control in the field. You’ll learn where the technology has come from, how it’s being used now and how to get the best from it - with honest views...

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