Detect the unexpected

Monitor construction sites and infrastructure for stability and risk

Construction monitoring

Jobsite safety requires the continuous monitoring of the stability of the work in process and its adjacent structures. Construction-monitoring systems increase awareness of potential risks and support fact-based decision-making, creating peace of mind for the complete project team.

Structural health monitoring

Observe and measure an asset throughout its lifecycle to determine its physical state and performance against design, at any time. This long-term lifespan monitoring can be instrumental in extending the life of your assets.

Promote jobsite safety

Reliable data collection about the health of infrastructure assets

Cost-effective, time-saving autonomous system

With automated deformation monitoring, you can mitigate risk and implement critical safety protocols with a system that costs less than 1% of the project budget.

Market segments

Building structure monitoring

  • Site safety
  • Adjacent structure stability
  • Building structures 
  • Foundations
  • Historical sites

Transportation and infrastructure monitoring

  • Tunnels
  • Roads and highways
  • Railways
  • Airports
  • Bridges
  • Pipelines

Environmental and geological monitoring

  • Slope stability
  • Subsidence
  • Volcanoes

Mine and energy monitoring

  • Highwalls
  • Dumps
  • Tailing dams

Reliable technology. Integrated system.

Total station, GNSS, and third-party geotechnical sensors

Command and control

Visualization, reporting, and alerts

Highlight case studies

Brooklyn Highrise Building

A solar-powered, deformation-monitoring setup was used to detect any potential movements of adjacent structures including buildings, piles, and sidewalks during the excavation, piling, and construction of an 81-story structure.

Long Island Railroad Third Track Expansion

Topcon monitoring was deployed to help stakeholders mitigate possible damage to nearby structures during the construction of a 10-mile third track on the busiest commute line in the U.S.

Grand Paris Express Metro

Monitoring was placed on and around hundreds of structures across Paris before and during underground tunneling work on the largest metro system in Europe. For enhanced safety, even a sub-millimeter deformation will trigger an alarm.

Newcastle Tyne Vehicle Tunnel

Construction of a vehicle tunnel on Newcastle’s heavily trafficked Eastside was one of Britain’s biggest transport projects. Construction monitoring of the existing parallel tunnel provided live deformation data that the operator, surveyor, and contractor could access anywhere in the world.

Metrolinx Canadian Pacific Rail Monitoring

The project was daunting: A utility crossing designed to be constructed under one of the busiest railway corridors in the Great Toronto Area. A total of nine tracks, including two major switches. All the while, passenger and cargo trains were scheduled to pass at 15-minute intervals, with formidable speeds ranging between 70 km/h to 120 km/h.

Getting started with Topcon monitoring

Get in touch with us to learn more about our monitoring solution.


Direct consultation for your project to identify needs and match with technologies available.

System design

Systematic design including performance needs such as accuracy, power sourcing, environmental shielding, data transmission, and timespan 
of use.


Install sensors and systems to deliver real-time data with visualization, periodical reports, and alerts to the project team.

MR-2 Modular GNSS Receiver
MR-2 Modular GNSS Receiver

The MR-2 GNSS receiver futureproofs constellation tracking.

MS series
MS series

Ultra-high precision robotic total station

Delta Solutions
Delta Solutions

Deformation monitoring solutions

Insights & testimonials

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Playing it safe beneath the surface


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