By Heather Burlingame, Senior Production Editor | September 28, 2010

The 3-D SiteShape Laser Grading System for motor graders and bulldozers requires one operator to use. First, set up the geodimeter. Then shoot critical points on the laptop. After the computer creates the "mesh," screw the prism onto the machine and start grading. The system has laser accuracy and adapts easily to site conditions, says Somero.