Video: Columbia College Student Center Construction Uses Laser Scan and Point Cloud Data

Watch how laser scanning technologies were used in the construction of a 5-story student center. Situated next to Chicago's elevated train tracks, this project presented unique challenges. Laser applications were used for modeling and quality control on concrete pours. This construction company lessened the amount of re-work, proving true savings to the client.

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Broad, Immediate, and Profound: Laser Scanning Helps Guide the Rebirth of L.A.’s Legendary Century Plaza Hotel in a $2.5 Billion Development Project

To strip the Century Plaza Hotel down to its structural components, the Webcor team needed to precisely understand existing conditions. Among the challenges: aged construction documentation and the architect’s extremely tight tolerances for the interior rebuild. Read how laser scanning identified key issues that were able to be resolved to help move this construction project forward.

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$50 Million Chicago Construction Project Adopts Next-Gen Workflow

Read how Pepper Construction uses laser-based applications to automate, simplify, and transform building processes. Columbia College’s new student center in Chicago abuts an elevated train track, presenting unique challenges for construction. Laser scanning technologies were used for modeling, and maximum efficiencies in preparing concrete pours.

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Is It Level? Is It Flat?: DPR Construction Knows the Answers Faster Than Ever on a $60 Million California Medical Center

There was a time when determining the flatness of a slab pour meant scheduling floor profilers to walk the slab, take readings, import data, and generate an F-number report. Now there is a simpler, faster, and more advanced way to determine floor flatness.

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Largo Concrete Trades the Leash for the Laser Scanner

Read about how this structural concrete contractor now uses laser scanning technology to document as-built conditions on their projects.

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Wet-Pour Quality Control: Compressing Workflow in Concrete Slab Pour Flatness and Levelness Measurement

Is it level? Is it flat? For concrete construction contractors, finishing foremen, superintendents, flooring inspectors, and structural engineers, they are the central questions to any large concrete pour. Read how new measurement technology transforms workflows, improves pour outcomes, and simplifies measurement.

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Selecting Materials for Outdoor Applications: Choice of Materials - and Product Suppliers - Matters on Many Levels (Print Course)

Selecting materials and finishes is an integral part of specifying site furniture products. This course reviews typical conditions inherent to outdoor environments, along with the potential impact on materials, products and installed projects. A range of materials commonly used outdoors, including wood, metal, concrete and glass, is examined against a selection framework that compares conventional materials with high-performance options, and considers material durability, performance, aesthetics, and environmental impact. Several site furniture projects are also examined.

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Vacall AllJetVac AllVac Hurricane Sandy Cleanup

Long Beach Island along the coast of New Jersey experienced some of the state's greatest damage and most extensive cleanup headaches as a result of Hurricane Sandy in 2012. In addition to knocking out utilities and creating widespread wind damage, the hurricane's nine-foot storm surge filled storm drains and sewer lines with sand and mud. When the storm subsided it left entire ground levels of luxurious beach homes filled with four feet or more of sand and debris. Watch Vacall's high-performance AllJetVac and AllVac help with the massive cleanup.

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Massive Hurricane Cleanup puts high-performance Vacall AllJetVac and AllVac Machines to work

Long Beach Island, a barrier island along the coast of New Jersey, experienced some of that state’s greatest damage and most extensive cleanup as a result of the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. In addition to knocking out utilities and creating widespread wind damage, the hurricane's nine-foot storm surge filled storm drains and sewer lines with sand and mud. In the hardest-hit area the first floors of many beach homes had been designed to break away in a major storm surge, and did just that, leaving behind four or more feet of sand and debris. Read how Vacall's high-performance AllJetVac and AllVac helped with the massive cleanup.

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Vacall: Hydro Excavator Demo

The AllJetVac 1215 is used to locate leaks and make repairs in a fraction of the time required by the old methods.

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