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Andrew G. Roe


Cadalyst contributing editor Andrew G. Roe is a registered civil engineer and president of AGR Associates, Inc. He is author of Using Visual Basic with AutoCAD, published by Autodesk Press. agroe@agrassociates.com


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GPS-Guided Earthmoving Gains Ground   2 Jan, 2007
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

The practice of guiding earthmoving equipment with GPS (Global Positioning System) units has been gaining acceptance in recent years, and industry sources expect the trend to continue for the foreseeable future.

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GIS Tech News (#26)   5 Dec, 2006
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

Project Management Software Diagnoses Sick Projects: New tools help measure health of construction jobs, predict success or failure

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GIS Tech News (#24)   7 Nov, 2006
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

A Gaggle of Google Earth Tools: Users have a host of new options for publishing CAD and GIS data to this popular mapping tool

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A Gaggle of Google Earth Tools   7 Nov, 2006
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

In the past few months, CAD and GIS users seeking to link project data with Google Earth mapping data have found new and powerful tools at their disposal.

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GIS Tech News (#22)   12 Oct, 2006
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

From the Trenches: Civil 3D Adoption - Autodesk's 3D civil engineering solution is still maturing, but some users in the real world are finding the 2007 edition to be a viable production tool

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From the Trenches: Civil 3D Adoption   3 Oct, 2006
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

One of the burning issues facing users of Autodesk civil products is whether to adopt Civil 3D as a production tool. First introduced in 2004, Civil 3D provides a more model-based design environment than Land Desktop.

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Autodesk Land Desktop 2006   1 Aug, 2005
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

Tools for site development and civil engineering

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Autodesk Land Desktop 2006   1 Aug, 2005
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

Tools for site development and civil engineering

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Automation Takes Root in Civil Construction   1 Oct, 2003
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

New technology is helping automate heavy construction operations such as earthmoving and paving. The use of digital data in the field is also impacting the role of CAD professionals and the importance of providing accurate 3D data that can be reused throughout the lifecycle of a project. We take a...more >>

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