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by Nick Drew  |  Wed 27 Oct 2021

Urban Regen Embraces 3D Machine Control from Leica

My good friend and Construction Collective colleague Peter Haddock recently paid a visit to Salford based Urban Regen, visiting a site in Gorton near Manchester, formerly the site of an old Greyhound Racing Stadium, which they are now transforming into housing.

Urban Regen Embraces 3D Machine Control from Leica

3D machine control really is the buzzword in construction at the moment, and nearly every site I visit at the moment is talking about it and more importantly investing in it.

Likewise Urban Regen have been hybridising its fleet of demolition spec Volvo Construction Equipment fuel efficient hydraulic excavators, supplied by SMT GB, which includes the UK’s first EC350EL Stage V model and an EC300EL, both of which are fitted with Leica 3D machine control.

This is a great story about creating the much discussed ‘Connected Worksite Solution’ with the 3D machine control and how Leica dealer M&P Survey Equipment has worked with the team at Urban Regen to achieve this.

In the video below from Content with Media, Peter Haddock talks to Christopher Woodhouse of M&P Survey about the journey, and the significant investment Urban Regen has put into this.

 

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