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How does Grading Optimization work?

If you have ever asked, “How does Grading Optimization work?”, look no further. In a recent Infrastructure Universe, expert Ron Couillard discusses the Autodesk Grading Optimization extension, an interactive site grading tool included in the AEC Collection. The Grading Optimization interface allows the user to grade a site complete with a building pad, curb, ponding,…

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Interview: KaDe King on Civil 3D and GIS

Our very own KaDe King sat down with Tom Temin, host of GovIT, a DLT Podcast, a monthly series dedicated to discussing the next generation of public sector IT solutions with the technology innovators driving the change. Tom and KaDe discussed Autodesk Civil 3D and GIS software, her experiences, and its importance in the civil…

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Schemmer Associates’ Investment in Reality Capture Reaps Big Rewards

As an architectural, engineering, and construction services firm, Schemmer Associates prides itself on creative and collaborative relationships to design with purpose and to resolve problems. The firm is best known for its comprehensive scope of services that range from design to construction administration across many market segments in the public and private sectors. For Schemmer,…

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2022 Civil Technology Outlook

“I’ll never forget. An article in 1998 proclaiming it’s a 3D world caught my attention.” Matthew Vega, P.E., Interview – National Director, Infrastructure and Government Business Unit, VinZero U.S. CAD – For Engineers Week 2022, I interviewed our very own Matthew Vega. You’ll hear about the state of the infrastructure industry, his 2022 civil technology…

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Meet the Civil Engineering Superstars of VinZero U.S. CAD

Engineers Week, which began 71 years ago by the National Society of Professional Engineers, is dedicated to boosting awareness of and interest in engineering and technology careers to ensure a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce. This week, we’re spotlighting some of our civil engineering superstars. Their industry and technology expertise combined with customer collaboration…

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Top Infrastructure Tuesdays: Civil 3D

On the first Tuesday of each month – our famed Infrastructure Tuesdays! – the VinZero U.S. CAD civil engineering team delivers webinars on a variety of topics to industry professionals to develop their abilities on various solutions. We’ve produced a collection of some of our top Infrastructure Tuesdays: Civil 3D videos to commemorate Engineers Week….

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AEC Podcast, Design-Build Delivers and VinZero U.S. CAD Announce Exclusive Sponsorship

VinZero U.S. CAD Announces Exclusive Sponsorship for the Design-Build Institute of America’s 2022 Design-Build Delivers Podcast Season VinZero U.S. CAD has partnered with the DBIA for its monthly AEC podcast series, Design-Build Delivers, as the exclusive sponsor. Both organizations share the same goal of advancing the latest delivery methods, technologies, and workflows for the AEC industry to increase…

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The Benefits of Civil 3D Project Explorer

Project Explorer provides many benefits beyond the standard version of Civil 3D. Included in the AEC Collection and available for Civil 3D 2022, Project Explorer allows the user to view and analyze Civil 3D model data such as alignments, corridors, and pipe networks in a single location. The customizable interface provides both a graphical view…

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Hermanson Company Leverages Autodesk Build and Boosts Performance and Profitability

No two construction firms have the same requirements, and requirements often change, but Construction Technology Director Matthew Cordova knows what keeps his projects competitive. “Autodesk tech is our lifeblood here,” says  Cordova of Hermanson Co., a Kent, Wash.- based firm specializing in mechanical systems construction, design-build engineering, lean fabrication and maintenance services. Far from being…

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Four Ways Cloud Technology in Construction Can Help Firms Find and Retain New Talent

The Great Resignation: Four Ways Cloud Technology In Construction Can Help Firms Find and Retain New Talent

Worried about hiring more staff in 2022? Get in line. But don’t fret. Cloud technology in construction can do more than just help firms win and complete projects. It can also elevate your brand above the competition so you can recruit and retain the talent you need to get the job done. According to the…

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