Industry News

Sandviks’s SanRemo and Infrakit introduce connectivity

“We responded to requests from customers and took a major step towards increasingly digitalized, transparent and more productive worksite systems for infrastructure construction”, says Tuomo Pirinen, Application Expertise Manager with Surface Drilling and Exploration Division at Sandvik Mining and Roch Technology. “The new solution creates a link between our OEM fleet management and 3rd party […]

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Digital Handover Material and Infrakit

The benefits of digital handover material As production and designing in the field of infrastructure is becoming digital, it has been noted that the handover material is also good to have in digital form. Digital handover material makes the lives of the contractor and the project owner notably easier because nobody wants to collect or […]

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GUEST POST: Turning Point of Digital Infra-Construction

Turning Point of Digital Infrastructure Construction (Written by Iiro Villman) Summer, the high season of infra-construction business, is here and news about busy offer calculations and great amounts of projects offers can be heard from all over Finland. The most intense period of the whole year is on-going, but this time maybe even more actively […]

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Digitization and Transparency as Assets (Written by Teemu Tervahauta) Improving productivity and competitiveness in general has lately been publicly discussed in Finland. Luckily, concrete actions have been taken in order to improve productivity in infra-construction industry. BIM has gained a significant role in larger infrastructure projects already. The basic idea of BIM is processing project […]

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Infra-Construction in Year 2020

Paving the way for a digital revolution in infra-construction Governments and other infrastructure owners around the world are paying the costs of inefficient and outdated construction methods. Hundreds of millions of euros are being wasted in antique work planning and building based on inaccurate paper designs. As each project is unique, the construction site is […]

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Business Opportunities for Land Surveying Companies

Infrakit enables new business possibilities for land surveying companies With Infrakit, it’s possible for land surveying companies to serve their construction company customers in a brand new, deep and exciting way. Using Infrakit land surveyors have a possibility to provide site foremen and managers an unprecedented real-time view into the progress and quality of their […]

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Die Like Dinosaurs or Go Digital

BIG D IS HERE Are you ready? (Infra magazine 2/2016) Digitization has come here to stay. It’s not just a small jump, it’s a big leap – if you haven’t taken the first step yet, now it’s time to hurry. Jump in and claim your place under the Big D sun. Text by Sari Okko, […]

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GIS Expo 2015

We participated in the GIS Expo (Helsinki, Finland) on November 3rd and 4th, where we launched the integration of Infrakit Android App with GNSS devices.  This attracted visitors’ attention due to the new working opportunities it provides for them. At our stand we presented Topcon, Leica, Javad and CHC GNSS devices and we also tested compatibility […]

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Infrakit and Initial Information Models

Carefully gathered and applicable initial data models is the cornerstone of infrastructure projects Initial data that is both solid and usable is the precondition for a project to succeed within budgeted costs. Poor-quality initial data lead to poor-quality designs and from there to additional costs and delays in schedule in the construction phase.

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Finnish BIM Requirements for Infrastructure 2015 Released

The Common InfraBIM Requirements 2015 are Moving Finnish Infra Industry Forward The first 7 parts of the guidelines for infrastructure information modelling were released on 5th of May 2015. The publisher and developer behind it is the buildingSMART Finland’s infrastructure business group – including, but not limited to: Finnish Transport Agency, large Finnish municipalities, construction companies, […]

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