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GPS Guided Excavator

Pihl Excavating utilizes state of the art software for estimating and 3D modeling to analyze every project that we undertake. We use our computer generated models to construct the finished product using automated GPS, UTS and laser-guided heavy equipment, which provide precision accuracy. We have found that these advanced methods routinely increase our production by 25 to 30 percent over conventional methods. These methods provide the added benefit of enhancing safety for our crew members by limiting the need for grade checkers on the ground while heavy equipment is operating. Our survey technicians are able to check the correctness of the finished product by integrating the design CAD files with our robotic total station and GPS in the field to assure quality control.