Directions MagazineMay 2020

Charlotte Firm Takes on Major Airport Renovation

CES Group Engineers was hired by Charlotte Douglas International Airport to handle the surveying work on a $3.1 billion project to renovate the airport’s concourses and expand its roadways, curb front, airfield and terminal. CES used a host of Trimble products to accomplish this task including the Trimble SX10, TSC7 controlled, Trimble Access Field software, and TBC software.

GeoConnexion May 2020

Mapping the Big Vegetation Picture

Sellin, a biologist with the National Botanical Conservatory of Brest (CBN), used Trimble’s eCognition OBIA to produce the first regional vegetation map for Brittany, France.

Geospatial WorldMay 2020

How Cessna Fixed-Wing Aircraft Provides Accuracy in the Alps

Austrian survey company Vermessung AVT used the Trimble Inpho and MX7 solutions to provide a precise, as-built survey of a 40km narrow stretch of railway in the Lower Inn Valley east of Innsbruck near the Alps, and Trimble's Inpho Suite to process the data.

GeoInformaticsMay 2020

Port Forward

While developing their first enterprise GIS, the Port of New Orleans (NOLA) discovered that nothing beats actual high-precision GNSS field mapping.  NOLA used Trimble R2 GNSS rovers to ensure location and status of assets. 

GeoInformaticsMay 2020

Scanning a Storied Icon

Geomatikk Survey was hired to create a 3D model of the Bergen BT building in Norway, which was being restored. They used Trimble SX10 total station, R10 receiver, Trimble Access Field software, and Trimble TSC3 data controller for the project.

Civil + Structural EngineerMay 2020

Port Forward

While developing their first enterprise GIS, the Port of New Orleans (NOLA) discovered that nothing beats actual high-precision GNSS field mapping.  NOLA used Trimble R2 GNSS rovers to ensure location and status of assets. 

American SurveyorApril 2020

Precise Accuracy for Underground Pipes

Texas-based Topographic Land Surveyors used Trimble CenterPoint RTX and R10 receivers to survey a 185-mile pipeline that runs from Oklahoma to Texas. (See page 8)

Geospatial WorldApril 2020

How GNSS Helped Save the 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.  

The Australian Mining ReviewApril 2020

Monarch of All Surveyors

RM Surveys of Perth, Australia, used Trimble’s CenterPoint RTX technology with R10 receivers and TSC3 controllers to survey the vast, remote areas of Western Australia.l

xyHtApril 2020

GNSS for Curingue: Accessing Remote Water Resources

John Hamilton, a surveyor with Engineers Without Borders, used Trimble CenterPoint RTX and the R10 to capture the survey data needed for a proposed pipeline system providing water collection, storage, and pumping of fresh water to Curingue, an isolated village in the Andes Mountains in Ecuador

Directions MagazineApril 2020

Geomatikk Survey Takes Building Scanning to New Heights

Geomatikk Survey was hired to create a 3D model of the Bergen BT building in Norway, which was being restored. They used Trimble SX10 total station, R10 receiver, Trimble Access Field software, and Trimble TSC3 data controller for the project.

Processing MagazineApril 2020

Enhanced Tank Inspections

HMT Inspection, a service provider for the aboveground tank industry, uses Trimble’s TX5 scanner and Trimble RealWorks software, to create accurate point clouds of storage tanks to quickly and accurately determine if any portions of the tanks do not meet standards.

GPS WorldApril 2020

Surveying England’s Beaches

AG Surveys’ project surveying beaches along England’s southwest coast as part of a national coastal monitoring program, and its use of Trimble technologies to do so, is included within a larger UAV story.

StormWater SolutionsMarch 2020

Bridging Flood Solutions

Engineering firm Foth was hired by the Cedar River Flood Control System for survey work on portions of a construction project involving the building of flood walls, levees, and gates along 7 miles of the river’s banks. Using the Trimble SX10 and several other Trimble products, they captured all the infrastructure elements needed and more, and debunked a previous assumption, saving the city a costly oversight.

GeoConnexion InternationalMarch 2020

Making Augmented Reality Real

Norwegian design firm Vianova used Trimble SiteVision for a major project with the Falkenborg railway bridge and reaped immediate benefits.

GPS WorldMarch 2020

GNSS Key to Farm of the Future

Interview with Trimble Agriculture’s Guillermo Perez-Iturbe, who discussed the challenges for farms in adopting precision agriculture, and highlighted Trimble’s VerticalPoint RTK solution.

POBMarch 2020

Scanning a Storied Icon

Geomatikk Survey was hired to create a 3D model of the Bergen BT building in Norway, which was being restored. They used Trimble SX10 total station, R10 receiver, Trimble Access Field software, and Trimble TSC3 data controller for the project.

GeoConnexion InternationalFebruary 2020

Inside an Icon

Geomatikk Survey was hired to create a 3D model of the Bergen BT building in Norway, which was being restored. They used Trimble SX10 total station, R10 receiver, Trimble Access Field software, and Trimble TSC3 data controller for the project.

American SurveyorFebruary 2020

Taming the Wilds of Remote Surveying

RM Surveys of Perth, Australia, used Trimble’s CenterPoint RTX technology with R10 receivers and TSC3 controllers to survey the vast, remote areas of Western Australia. (see page 6)

GeoInformaticsFebruary 2020

First-Class Data

CES Group Engineers was hired by Charlotte Douglas International Airport to handle the surveying work on a $3.1 billion project to renovate the airport’s concourses and expand its roadways, curb front, airfield and terminal. CES used a host of Trimble products to accomplish this task including the Trimble SX10, TSC7 controlled, Trimble Access Field software, and TBC software.

GeoInformaticsFebruary 2020

Bringing Productivity to a Stop

A Swedish Road Administration project to assess and update roadside bus stops required on-site field surveys to assess conditions at each location. They hired ÅF engineering for the project, who used Trimble R10 receivers and SX10 total stations for the work.