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The Tampere tramway project – 2D maps replaced by 3D models

January 24, 2018

In the spring 2017, when the sun started shining into Finnish homes, fenced construction sites with workers and machines started popping up in the streets of Tampere, Finland. This was due to the tram line construction project in, which started in early February with earthmoving and moving underground pipes and cables from below the future […]

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Blog: Reconstruction after major earthquake. Tsunami protection in Japan

February 9, 2016

Even three years after a major earthquake, the clean-up and reconstruction work is far from being completed in Japan. In addition to rebuilding destroyed buildings, the Japanese government is still struggling to improve the flood protection. Consequently, in the Miyagi prefecture on the Japanese main island Honshu in Sendai Bay, the flood protection infrastructure was […]

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Blog: From the Industrial Revolution to Information Modeling

February 9, 2016

The Industrial Revolution transformed industrial production methods a few hundred years ago. Social structures also changed and in terms of work, the population largely shifted from agriculture to industry. In the construction sector, on the other hand, there was a great increase in productivity when combustion engine-driven machinery was introduced about a hundred years ago. […]

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Blog: Smart technology increases productivity

February 9, 2016

Destia, the Finnish infrastructure and construction company, has been utilising 3D machine control at its construction sites for several years. The company has been a major infrastructure trend-setter in Finland with a clear vision of the worksite of the future. Destia has observed that machine control is part of a modern earthwork process and a […]

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