A round-up of BIM and digital construction stories that you might have missed in the past seven days.
The Atom integrates with Autodesk
XYZ Reality’s engineering grade AR headset The Atom now integrates with Autodesk BIM 360. David Mitchell, founder & CEO of XYZ Reality, said: “By combining the power of BIM 360 with the advanced technology of The Atom, construction teams can deliver superior levels of productivity. It enables users to benefit from total transparency onsite, empowering construction managers to work smarter, faster and more productively than ever before.”
Leica launches AI-enhanced mobile mapping
Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, has launched the Leica Pegasus TRK, which brings AI capabilities to mobile mapping. The Pegasus TRK features an AI-enhanced camera and automatic camera calibration. To comply with privacy regulations, its AI can identify and blur identifiers, such as people and vehicles, in real-time.
Refreshed training for public sector project leaders
The new version of the Major Projects Leadership Academy will provide mandatory training for major project leaders in the public sector, while its complementary programme, Orchestrating Major Projects, will provide training for senior officials who sponsor and are accountable for major project delivery.
The refreshed programmes will include training on modern construction and digital methods, managing costs and carbon impacts, and delivering government projects better, faster and greener.
Bryden Wood opens US office
PDfMA evangelist Bryden Wood will open its first US office in Boston, reports Global Construction Review. Board directors Jaimie Johnston MBE and Phil Langley will lead the business’s expansion in the US and Canada.
Has construction been transformed?
Four years of innovation and £420m of private and public investment: did the Transforming Construction Challenge transform construction? That’s the question addressed by Construction Management.
Causeway promotes Paul Madeira
Causeway has promoted Paul Madeira to the new role of chief customer officer. Previously he was strategic relationships director, looking after the likes of Aggregate Industries, Balfour Beatty, Galliford Try, Kier and Morgan Sindall. He joined Causeway in 2009.
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