With the new technologies reshaping the construction industry in mind, Pittsburgh Flexicore set out to implement BIM principles throughout its sales, estimating, production and erection business practices with the help of Tekla Structures software.
Applying new technology to an established way of working can be a cumbersome process, but BPDL Bétons Préfabriqués du Lac have rapidly succeeded with the implementation of Tekla’s 3D BIM and detailing tool in their operations.
Norway boasts some of the most advanced users of Tekla Structures software. Kynningsrud Prefab is one such customer. Facilities are located in both Norway and Sweden, and the unit operates in sales, construction and project management.
Number-one precast concrete frame producer in The Netherlands, Heembeton, has used Tekla BIM software since 2007.
Nestled in the Rockies, the Solaris redevelopment project in Vail, Colorado, will replace structures built in the 1970s with over $230 million of new construction.
Barton Malow won the contract to design and construct two cast-in-place concrete silos and equipment and building foundations totaling over 10,000 yards of concrete to be placed at Consumers Energy’s Karn/Weadock Power Plant in Essexville, Michigan.
In order to achieve more cost effective processes and services, cut costly waste and add value for the customers, Celsa decided to shift focus on total cost of reinforcement including assembly and logistics. For this purpose, Celsa chose BIM.
Going beyond simply modeling its portion of a project, Wayne Brothers is taking their role a step further to identify potential issues during the preconstruction and preplanning stages,well before construction begins.