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What will be the best procedure to check column verticality

 I am on a job site where I am building a facility.I have to layout pile, anchor bolt and check the pipe rack column to see if is vertical.Is someone can tell me what will be the best procedure using Trimble Vx Robotic Total Station on the field to check column verticality and produce a QA/QC report  showing the deviation (mm)?I never done this before (producing a QA/QC report  showing the deviation or Tilt calculation) Is someone can help me on that?Thank's in advance   

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Land Surveyor

What are some benefits of BIM in modern construction

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is rising as an innovative way to manage projects, BIM expedites collaboration within stakeholders, which will lead to improved profitability, reduced costs, better time management, and improved client relationship. BIM not only allows design and construction teams to work more efficiently, but it allows them to obtain the data they generate during the process to gain from operational and maintenance activities.Architects - BIM started to evolve with…

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Overlaying CAD drawing to Google Earth

Hello allIt has been a while since I posted as i have been out of the survey game for some time but have recently got back in.I was hoping the community could help shed some light on how to overlay a CAD drawing of a road onto Google Earth.I am trying to design a new road in Peru in a town called Lobitos. The area in question is shown below (extract from Google Earth).   From Google Maps I was able to pick out the exact road I am designing called Calle La Punta, along with a latitude and…

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Land Surveyor

What will be the best procedure to check column verticality

 I am on a job site where I am building a facility.I have to layout pile, anchor bolt and check the pipe rack column to see if is vertical.Is someone can tell me what will be the best procedure using Trimble Vx Robotic Total Station on the field to check column verticality and produce a QA/QC report  showing the deviation (mm)?I never done this before (producing a QA/QC report  showing the deviation or Tilt calculation) Is someone can help me on that?Thank's in advance   

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2 Replies · Reply by Bruno Nana Aug 2
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Leica 1100 series

Hey guys,Over the years, I have accumulated a couple of Leica 1100 series instruments that have broken down in various ways. Rather than throw them out or sell them for parts, I have tried "mixing and matching" boards from those various instruments. Unfortunately, each instrument simply "doesn't see" the board from another instrument. Strangely, it seems to only happen with the numbered boards. I'm guessing there is something in the mainboard that says "Nope. You have the wrong number. I'm not…

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