Machine Control

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    IMPROVING THE VERTICAL ACCURACY OF 3D MACHINE CONTROL

    GPS/GNSS-based 3D grade control systems have made a major impact on how heavy construction is done, but they still have limitations when it comes to achieving very tight vertical accuracies. This...

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    How Does 3D Machine Control Work?

    Many prospective 3D machine control system buyers quickly grasp the concept that a GPS/GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) antenna or LPS (Local Positioning System) prism mounted on the blade of a...

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    Excavator Machine Control for Under $10k

    Adding grade control to your excavator comes with a host of benefits. It saves time by getting you to grade faster, reduces or eliminates overcutting and rework, and can cut labour...

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    Minimise Risk With Excavator Scales

    Mitigate chain of responsibility risk with excavator scales. Do you ever use an excavator to load a road truck? If so and you don’t weigh the load, now’s the time to...

  • Topcon

    Topcon Has The Edge

    Cairns-based construction firm chooses Topcon for accuracy, ease of use and flexibility. Kenfrost is a mid-sized construction company that specialises in residential building development in Cairns, with a civil construction division...

  • Trimble

    Earthworks Raises Bar for Machine Control

    Trimble introduces the next generation grade control for excavators and dozers. Trimble Earthworks has launched the industry’s first integrated 3D aftermarket excavator automatics capability. In addition, a new dozer configuration moves...

  • Topcon

    3D-MCMAX: Productivity Boost

    Sydney-based sportsground and golf course specialists Flemming Golf are realising maximum productivity with Topcon’s latest dozer machine control. Flemming Golf is a family owned company that works throughout Australia and overseas,...

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    Intelligent Machines

    As equipment types are increasingly fitted with machine control, the day is not far when an entire construction site is run by machine control-equipped plant. Being able to spread material using...

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    Crane accuracy booming with Topcon

    Coastwide Civil installs Australia’s first dynamically controlled positioning system for a sea crane for accurate material placement of break-walls. Building Shell Cove marina on the NSW south coast involves multiple complex...

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    Next Generation Paving At Singapore Airport

    Position Partners pools expertise to install Topcon’s new SmoothRide paving solutions for Changi airport’s third runway. Singapore’s Changi Airport is one of the world’s biggest and busiest airports, a major gateway...

  • Topcon Positioning Group

    Next Generation Machine Control

    Topcon Positioning Group has been busy in recent months, releasing a host of new solutions for a wide range of machine types and applications and four new solutions just for excavators....

  • Position Partner

    The Long Drive

    Topcon Positioning Systems’ president and CEO Ray O’Connor talks to Gavin Schrock, Editor at xyHt Magazine, about automation, integrated solutions, smart phones, golf, and the coming era of continuous representation of...

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    Customers benefit from nationwide expertise

     Words / Cameron Waters – For Earthmoving Equipment Magazine Position Partners is the only positioning solutions provider in Australia with branches in every state and territory. For its customers, this means...