GIM InternationalApril 2021

Automated Deformation Monitoring Projects for Waterways

Trimble dealer Geometius used the Trimble TSC3 controller, S9 total station, and 4D Control software platform to set up a real-time automated system providing 24/7 monitoring of a damaged weir on the River Maas in the Netherlands. This would give stakeholders advance warning of potential catastrophe in the case of excessive movement.

Civil Engineering SurveyorApril 2021

Taming Mount Etna

In July 2018 researchers from Slovakia and INGV teamed up to interpret gravity changes on Italy’s Mt Etna volcano in order to better predict volcanic eruptions. Trimble R10 receiver, M3 total station, CenterPoint RTX, and TBC software were used in the project.

BIGnieuws MagazineApril 2021

Laserscans Werpen Nieuw Licht op Franeker

With the Trimble X7, Dutch company Paul3D is able to complete the scanning process in only a few days to develop realistic 3D models used for the restoration of historic structures

 

GPS WorldMarch 2021

A New Angle on Mapping Cliff’s on California’s Shore

Robert Lafica, owner of Central Coast Aerial Mapping, used the Trimble R8 receiver, 5600 total station, and Inpho software to create a precise orthomosiac and topographic map of the structure and integrity of a cliff face in Cayucos, California.

Directions MagazineMarch 2021

Cruising through Juneau’s Port Expansion

Chilkat Surveying owner Josh Ivaniszek was hired by Alaska’s Port of Juneau to provide construction layout for two new cruise ship docks. Using the Trimble S6 and SX10 with Access, he located the newly constructed cruise ship berths, catwalks and accompanying structures and prepared an as-built survey.

GIS ResourcesMarch 2021

Establishing Land Boundaries in the Middle East (page 17)

Kuwait’s land management department is reducing property encroachment using Trimble technology. A Trimble S5 total station is used to take measurements in areas with obstructions, and Trimble Access is used for the data transfer between the field and the main office.

GeoConnexionMarch 2021

An Electric Vision

American Electric Power turned to augmented reality technology to boost productivity and improve interactions with customers, contractors and the public. To accomplish their goal, they used Trimble’s SiteVision for Utilities, which combines GNSS positioning with AR visualization.

Metro MagazineMarch 2021

Tracking Results: Enhanced Tamping in SoCal Light Rail Project

San Diego-based CL Surveying and Mapping used the Trimble GEDO system to significantly improve productivity in measurements for tamping--the process in which railway track is adjusted to meet design requirements--on the Mid Coast Transit Corridor project, a major expansion of San Diego’s regional rail service.

Civil Engineering SurveyorMarch 2021

Preserving Gough Island’s Birds

John Houston worked on a project for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) to mitigate a serious threat to Gough Island’s bird population. He used Trimble CenterPoint RTX, R10 and other Trimble products, to collect information on topography and soils for use in planning and design of temporary facilities on theIsland, which would be used during the mice eradication project.

Tunnel Business MagazineFebruary 2021

Tunneling on a Grand Scale in Paris

To support Paris’ expanded metropolis, the Grand Paris Express transportation plan will add 124 miles of new lines along with upgrades to the existing line. Engineering and Construction companies Eiffage Genie Civil and Razel-Bec joined forces to construct tunnels and related structures and facilities and used Trimble S7 total stations and many other Trimble solutions throughout the project.

Civil + Structural EngineerFebruary 2021

A Race for Precision

Dillon Consulting of Ontario, Canada, used Trimble Catalyst and Esri Collector for data collection and mapping to lay out trails for the new location of the Canadian Cancer Society’s Ladies Mud Run.

International Railway JournalFebruary 2021

Mobile Rail Corridor Mapping without Delay

Using the Trimble MX9, Danish firm LE34 was able to map the 70 km Odense-Nyborg railway route to 1 cm without shutting down traffic or putting lives at risk, and they did it in record time

GeoInformaticsJanuary 2021

Aerial Survey Project Makes a Smooth Landing

Working for the ICC of the Schiphol Region in The Netherlands, Geospatial services company BSF Swissphoto used Trimble Inpho software to process and transform 30,000 photos taken of a 900-sq-km area into real-world, color-balanced, and seamless 2D orthomosaics

Directions MagazineJanuary 2021

Putting a Stop to Traffic Issues

All Traffic Data Services used the vehicle-mounted Trimble MX7 mobile imaging system and TBC software to inventory 3,000 bus stops in Denver, Colorado, for the city’s project aimed at updating public transportation for the fast-growing city.

Airport BusinessJanuary 2021

Aerial Photo Campaign Requires Smart Flight Plan

Working for the ICC of the Schiphol Region in The Netherlands, Geospatial services company BSF Swissphoto used Trimble Inpho software to process and transform 30,000 photos taken of a 900-sq-km area into real-world, color-balanced, and seamless 2D orthomosaics

Civil + Structural EngineerJanuary 2021

Scanning for Property Management

Danish surveying firm LE34 used the Trimble X7 to scan thousands of affordable housing units in the Greater Copenhagen area for the creation of 3D models. Property management firm Boligforeningen AAB then used the 3D models for accurate cost estimates of unit improvements needed for transitions between tenant occupancies.

GeoInformaticsDecember 2020

Preserving Paris: Advanced and Surveying Solutions for Tunneling and Monitoring

To support Paris’ expanded metropolis, the Grand Paris Express transportation plan will add 124 miles of new lines along with upgrades to the existing line. Engineering and Construction companies Eiffage Genie Civil and Razel-Bec joined forces to construct tunnels and related structures and facilities and used Trimble S7 total stations and many other Trimble solutions throughout the project.

GeoInformaticsDecember 2020

High-Precision Technology Sets Standard for Speed and Efficiency

San Diego-based CL Surveying and Mapping used the Trimble GEDO system to significantly improve productivity in measurements for tamping--the process in which railway track is adjusted to meet design requirements--on the Mid Coast Transit Corridor project, a major expansion of San Diego’s regional rail service.

Spar 3DDecember 2020

Scanning for Property Management

Danish surveying firm LE34 used the Trimble X7 to scan thousands of affordable housing units in the Greater Copenhagen area for the creation of 3D models. Property management firm Boligforeningen AAB then used the 3D models for accurate cost estimates of unit improvements needed for transitions between tenant occupancies.

American SurveyorDecember 2020

Growing the Numbers

Land Life Company restores degraded land through large-scale tree planting services. By using the Trimble R1 GNSS receiver, they were able to more easily find previously monitored trees in order to re-monitor their health, resulting in a four-fold increase in monitoring productivity.

World PipelinesDecember 2020

Texas Gold Goes Beyond the Oilfield

Topographic Land Surveyors is using Trimble CenterPoint RTX to survey a 185-mile pipeline extending from the Oklahoma/Texas border to the Gulf of Mexico.

GIS ResourcesDecember 2020

GNSS Helps Ensure a Bumper Crop (page 15)

Precision Silver provides agrochemical companies with automated ratings on crop performance. As part of their solution, they used Trimble CenterPoint RTX to establish survey-grade accuracy on control marks, as well as Trimble Access software running on a TSC3 controller to see the real-time accuracy of their GNSS positions.

Civil + Structural EngineerDecember 2020

On the Face of It

Robert Lafica, owner of Central Coast Aerial Mapping, used the Trimble R8 receiver, 5600 total station, and Inpho software to create a precise orthomosiac and topographic map of the structure and integrity of a cliff face in Cayucos, California.

Australian Mining ReviewDecember 2020

Safer Surveys and Scanning

Trimble SX10 total station, Trimble Access, and TBC software were critical in helping mining company Vale build tailings bank infrastructure in the challenging conditions of New Caledonia.