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West Gate Tunnel Project – Melbourne

Tim Frost from Jacobs and Chris Hunt from Aurecon addressed our 2018 12d Technical Forum delegates about their work on the West Gate Tunnel Project in Melbourne. Tim has been a Civil Designer for 10 years, and was a Tunnel Zone Civil Designer on this project, in charge of getting all the outputs out as … Continue reading West Gate Tunnel Project – Melbourne



12d and ARR 2016

12d’s resident Water Resources Engineer, Rob Graham presented a very popular webinar on ARR 2016… ARR 2016 (Australian Rainfall and Runoff) has updated its hydrology for an ever-changing environment, and 12d Model is ready for the change! For ARR 2016, the new rainfall intensities and patterns are downloaded into 12d Model from the Australian Bureau … Continue reading 12d and ARR 2016



Introduction to 12d Model 14

Earlier this week, we ran a webinar – ‘Introduction to 12d Model 14’ – which was presented by our co-founder and Managing Director, Dr Lee Gregory, who has 39 years of experience in the civil software industry. Lee is a founding member of the Open BIM Alliance, and a member of buildingSMART. In 12d Model … Continue reading Introduction to 12d Model 14



New Webinar Series – Stormwater Drainage Design Fundamentals: Episode 1 – Project Preparation

Announcing…a new series of Training Webinars, to be run over the course of 2019, by Owen Thornton of 12d Queensland! Owen has been writing software for 12d Solutions since 2003. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering, a background in Computational Fluid Dynamics and 15 years professional experience in the civil and mining industries. He … Continue reading New Webinar Series – Stormwater Drainage Design Fundamentals: Episode 1 – Project Preparation



Lot Pads (“Outside the Box”)

I caught up for a chat with Alisdair McCrudden of 12d Solutions WA, who first started using 12d Model – or, rather, 4d Model, as it was known then – in 1996! From 1997 he ran 12d Training courses through a reseller, and then in 1998 he commenced contracting directly to 12d, and has run … Continue reading Lot Pads (“Outside the Box”)



Using a Drone

Surveyor of some 40 years and teacher at the Canberra Institute of Technology, Noel Burton of Detail Survey, addressed our 12d 2018 Technical Forum audience about using drones for surveying work. Over his career, Noel said, he’s seen things progress from a non-technology type surveying right through to where we are at the moment, where … Continue reading Using a Drone



12d Modellers on 12d Model

It’s always exciting to see the innovative projects that 12d Model is being used for. From the Parramatta Light Rail from to the West Gate Tunnel down in Victoria, seeing 12d Model in action is always illuminating for us as it is for other industry professionals. One of the most useful things is finding out … Continue reading 12d Modellers on 12d Model



The Attribute Manipulator in 12d Model

Paul Hardwick of 12d Queensland addressed our 2018 Technical Forum audience about the Attribute Manipulator in 12d Model software. Paul said this option has progressed a lot since 12d Model 11, and it has filled the hole of a lot a macros that have been written in the past, combining them all into one nice, … Continue reading The Attribute Manipulator in 12d Model



Public Works Standards

Tim Brooks (and Owen Thornton) of 12d Queensland addressed our 12d Technical Forum 2018 audience about Public Works Standards. Tim is the 12d Model and 12d Synergy Training Manager, and has been with 12d Solutions for around 5 years. He coordinates and writes 12d Model training manuals, and writes the 12d Synergy Training manuals. A … Continue reading Public Works Standards



Drainage and Object 3D Clash Detection in 12d Model

Recently, we replayed another of our most popular webinars from 2018, ‘Drainage and Object 3D Clash Detection in 12d Model’. This session was presented by Dylan Revell of 12d NZ. Not only does 12d Model allow its users to create comprehensive 3D and BIM Models of surveys, road designs and water modelling, it also provides … Continue reading Drainage and Object 3D Clash Detection in 12d Model



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