Customer Stories

Virginia Contractor Saves $2,000/week by Avoiding Overload Fines

Overview Anderson Company Virginia specializes in full service site work, excavation, and demolition. Recently they started a large, five month excavation project for a commercial and residential development in the center of Washington DC. This project involved removal of 270,000 cubic yards of material to one of four off-site locations within a 20-mile radius.
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Colorado Contractor Save Four Hours per Day on Two-year Bridge Project

Challenge The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) selected local construction firm Scott Contracting for portions of the project, including the bridge work, which consists of removing and rebuilding six bridges along two miles of highway and moving more than one million tons of material. Based on experience from previous jobs, Scott Contracting superintendent Corey Jolly knew
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Powerful Trimble Technology Helps Contractor Excel

It’s the brains and the heart. Without it, nothing happens. “Having powerful, current software embedded in the technologies we’re using allows us to be in control of the jobsite, achieve precision grades, increase productivity, and essentially shift the way we conduct our business,” states Wally Stanton, project supervisor, with Len Corcoran Excavating, Ltd., Elginburg, Ontario.
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Brenner Base Tunnel - The Way Through the Mountain

Trimble TILOS in action on the Brenner Base Tunnel Most Italy-bound travelers associate the Brenner, above all, with the long traffic jams that kick off the school vacations – it is the busiest connection between Austria and Italy, after all. However, that is about to change.
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Silver Spur Construction Improves Accuracy and Grading Productivity by 20% with 3D Grade Control from Trimble

Customer Profile: Founded in 1975, Silver Spur Construction is a family-owned construction company based in Haskell, Oklahoma. Early on, the company worked primarily with government agencies including the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Today, Silver Spur Construction has expanded its reach to include both government and commercial clients.
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Kuersten Construction Reaches Finish Grade 30% Faster With Trimble GCS900 Machine Control

Overview Customer Profile Over the past 15 years, Kuersten Construction has grown into one of the leading general contracting and civil construction contractors on the western slope of Colorado.
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Contractors Kajima and Tomijima Increases Earthworks Management Productivity by 150% for Oitagawa Dam Build with Trimble Grade Control

Customer Profile: Kajima Corporation is one of the most famous general contractors in Japan. Tomijima Construction Co., Ltd is an engineering and infrastructure contractor founded in 1954 in Japan.
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Sandpiper Dredging uses Trimble HYDROpro to Help Replenish Sorrento Beach in Australia

Shifting sands in Port Phillip have left the front beach at Victoria’s popular destination of Sorrento beach lacking sand. As summer approached, the Mornington Peninsula Shire and Australian Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) decided to replenish the beach by dredging a near shore sandbank.
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A ‘Lot’ of Trouble

There stood Beau Wissing, staring at a mess someone else had created – and now was his to fix. “It was a disaster,” Wissing said of the parking lot being built for a new grocery store. Heartland Concrete Construction, Hastings, Nebraska, had been hired to finish-grade and concrete pave the 100,000 square foot (9,290 square meter) lot.
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