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CAD engineering. Software for civil engineering

Bentley Systems expands design and documentation offers on concrete buildings through the acquisition of S-Cube Futuretech

New advanced capabilities in structural concrete analysis, design and documentation solutions Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced the acquisition of Mumbai-based concrete construction documentation and design software from S-Cube Futuretech Pvt. Ltd. The addition of S-Cube applications Futuretech expands Bentley's specific offerings with [...]

Progress of the BIM - Annual Conference Summary

The progress of the standardization of Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been the cross-cutting theme of the Annual Infrastructure Conference held in October in Singapore. Although my Twitter account was practically hijacked with the hashtag #YII2017 in those days, here I present a summary. The trip On this occasion I [...]

AllPlan: 4 promising new features starting 2017

Allplan introduces the BIM Allplan 2017-1 solution: More time for the basics - Numerous enhancements for maximum ease in task management and 3D modeling. - Optimized data exchange via IFC4. - Wide selection of threaded joint systems Allplan presents new improvements and advances in its BIM Allplan 2017 solution for architects and [...]

BIM - The world that would have dreamed 20 years ago

20 years later, I can only associate the BIM as the evolution that represented for that time leaving the drawing table and the paper calca CAD files. That was an impressive evolution, considering that he was from being a chirographer and calculator of notebook + calculator + Lotus 123. It seemed impressive to me [...]

13 Historical photos of human entrepreneurship

The 2015 year has ended. To celebrate, we bring you a few historical photographs that remind us that time has not passed taste. The LZ 129 Hindenburg, Zeppelin-type airship, destroyed by a fire when the 6 1937 landed in New Jersey. The accident caused the death of 36 [...]

Escape from the Chapo Guzmán, a work of high engineering

Those who have directed a topography work for tunnels, we are aware of the complexity of this discipline, the fatality that represents a second of imprecision in 1,500 meters and all the security measures that must be taken. Between the penitentiary of El Altiplano and the property where the property is located in [...]

Traditional topography vrs. LiDAR. Accuracy, time and costs.

Would doing a job with LiDAR be more accurate than with conventional topography? If it reduces time, in what percentage, how much does it reduce costs? Times have definitely changed. I remember when Felipe, a surveyor who did the fieldwork, came up with a 25 notebook with cross-sections to generate [...]

Be Inspired 2014 finalists

The 6 of November will be taking place in London, the annual award of the Be Inspired awards. This date will coincide with the conference on technologies applied to the management of intelligent infrastructures, which will be on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Here, those attending the Conference will be able to participate in 6 interesting forums, on Future Vision, [...]

Aula GEO, Online GIS Courses for Engineering, Cadastre and Surveying

AulaGEO is a new and innovative alternative of training, specialized courses oriented to Engineering, Cadastre and Topography. The courses attend an itinerary, which can be taken individually or together, as shown below. Of the most innovative aspects of AulaGEO are: Tailor-made courses. They are designed in a modular way, such [...]

MDT, A complete solution for Surveying and Engineering projects

With more than 15,000 users in 50 countries and available in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese among other languages, MDT is one of the most popular Spanish-speaking applications of the companies dedicated to geoengineering. APLITOP has in its portfolio of four application families: topographic projects, field applications with total station [...]