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Digital Mapping will change land and and rock surveying

At the beginning of major mining or civil engineering projects, one of the more manual, technically challenging and hazardous tasks involves rock and land surveying. The process of inspecting rock faces, for example, is a manual one through which geologists [...]

November 1, 2018 A2K News, Industry, Technology, Tips and Tricks

Opportunities in contract work for Engineers

For engineers, contract work is growing as an area of opportunity. Perceptions about permanent employment and security are often overestimated. Contract and temporary roles enable engineers to add immediate value to their CVs through displaying quantifiable achievements in their roles. [...]

October 30, 2018 A2K News, Industry, Technology

Bluebeam Revu Xcon 2018

 Xcon 2018 Austin, Texas. The annual Bluebeam Conference re-branded Xcon was held in Austin Texas. My intentions of going were to see how the American’s are doing things. Seeing that the maturity of Bluebeam users and industry in general in [...]

October 1, 2018 Captain Bimcad, Technology

How AI can optimise workflows and improve project delivery?

If you’re looking for a new way to optimise your workflows and improve your project delivery, have you tried AI? From design, faster building to identifying compliance violations AI can be an asset to most projects whether it be Engineering, [...]

August 29, 2018 A2K News, Industry, Technology

BLUEBEAM MELBOURNE & SYDNEY TRAINING DAYS 2019.

At the time of writing this it was only hours ago that the first Bluebeam Melbourne Training Day wrapped itself up, and while my thoughts are still fresh I thought it would be good to get pen to paper. Or [...]

July 30, 2018 A2K News, Captain Bimcad

RUGS July Meeting, Don’t miss out- It’s Free

AVAIL for Revit & Preparing Revit models for 3d printing RUGS is a Revit User Group in Sydney dedicated to bringing the latest Revit and BIM news to architects, engineers and construction related disciplines. This July, learn about the latest [...]

July 3, 2018 A2K News, Events, Industry

Engineers getting their BIM on.

BIM challenges tend to be cultural rather than technological. I keep this on my Desktop to remind me that we, as Humans, have a tendency to not like change. This sentence immediately makes me think of the old saying, “If [...]

November 25, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

Backing for VIC’s $12m advanced manufacturing jobs blueprint

By: Steven Impey. Source: http://www.manmonthly.com.au/news/backing-vics-12m-advanced-manufacturing-jobs-blueprint/ A new industry strategy aims to boost manufacturing in Victoria by creating highly skilled jobs and helping businesses grow. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan joined manufacturers in Dandenong to unveil Advancing Victorian Manufacturing – A [...]

September 14, 2017 A2K News, Industry

Virtual Reality, Fabrication and other capabilities come to Autodesk’s AEC Collection at no additional cost

By Vikram Dutt, Sr. Director, Building Business Line. Source: http://blogs.autodesk.com/inthefold/aec-collection-additions/ We have some exciting news for our Architecture, Engineering and Construction Collection subscribers. Starting today, we’ve made some significant additions to the AEC Collection software portfolio that support the next [...]

September 13, 2017 A2K News

Bluebeam Revu is more than just a PDF Writer: Part 1

BlueBIM, sorry that should say Bluebeam. One of the biggest improvements that I can provide to a Customer is the power of improved Workflows, the biggest hindrance the Customer has is their own time constraints to learn the Software properly [...]

May 4, 2017 Captain Bimcad