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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

Bringing back the Design Draftsperson.

RELICS OF THE PAST, OR JUST AN AEC ENDANGERED OCCUPATION? Are you one of the disappearing, high on the AEC endangered list, Design Draftspeople?  A relic of the past where a set of Drawings were created without the handheld approach [...]

September 5, 2018 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

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

​Winners of ICT and Telecommunication Project Management for SA Announced

A2K Technologies in conjunction with SA Power Networks took out the Australian Institute of Project Management’s Project management Achievements award for ICT/Telecommunications in SA! So exciting to see this project’s success after all A2K Technologies‘ hardwork alongside SA Power Networks from the Machine [...]

August 17, 2018 A2K News, Industry, Technology

BiLT ANZ 2018 Conference.

  This year saw the continuation of the greater BIM theme that RTC Events are delivering with their BiLT direction.  It gave an opportunity for one of my favourite Sessions that discussed Automating the home, completely left-field from a Revit Direction that several years [...]

June 7, 2018 Captain Bimcad, Industry

Making Model In-Place Elements Parametric.

I was in class the other day, when one of the Clients asked me about modelling a Planter Box, “The corners have a radius, can I make a Revit Family for that?”  Sure I say, but I worry about their [...]

February 19, 2018 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

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

Largest ACT solar project of its kind sold

By: Steven Impey. Source: http://www.manmonthly.com.au/news/largest-act-solar-project-kind-sold/ Renewable energy company ReNu Energy has purchased the $2.38 million Amaroo Solar project, based in the Australian capital. Operator VivoPower has agreed the sale of the 600kW project, underpinned by a 20-year ACT Government feed-in [...]

September 14, 2017 A2K News, Industry, Technology

Volume Builder using BIM to improve productivity.

I recently flew up to Albury to meet with the Southern Vale Homes (SVH) Drafting Team to work their Revit documentation. I feel that there is a stigma out there that BIM is only for the medium to big players, [...]

August 1, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Industry

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