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The benefits of employing drones in construction

February 14, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

In the U.S., commercial drone use has accelerated across many industries. In the last two years, one million new pilots have registered with the Federal Aviation Administration, and by 2020, experts expect seven million drones to be in use. The […]


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4 Things You Should Know About Construction Software Licensing

February 2, 2018

Via: Construction Management – Capterra Blog

You can subscribe to just about anything these days. Shaving supplies. Groceries. Even socks. You can add construction management software to that list. In fact, most options listed in Capterra’s software directory use this subscription/licensing model of pricing. But is it the right […]


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Will Robots & Automation Replace Construction Workers?

February 2, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

“The robots are coming to take our construction jobs!” There’s been a lot of media coverage over the past couple of years about how workers in many industries, construction included, will soon be replaced by robots and artificial intelligence (AI). […]


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This startup wants to change construction with robots, AI

February 1, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The construction industry is ready for disruption — and that disruption is at its doorstep. Recent reports point to automation displacing nearly 3 million construction workers in the next 40 years. And as more companies develop and hone robotics and […]


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Minnesota using drones to scan aging bridges

January 31, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the country has a $123 billion bridge-repair backlog. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association said 23% of bridges are functionally obsolete or structurally deficient, while the American Society of Civil Engineers gave […]


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Office, industrial construction to rise in 2018 and 2019

January 30, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Data earlier this month from Cushman & Wakefield aligns with the AIA’s forecast for an upcoming office boom. According to Cushman & Wakefield, Manhattan will see more than 12 million square feet of new office space come online during the next two years, […]


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Why technology may be the answer to workplace accidents in the construction trade

January 19, 2018

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

Every year, accidents on construction sites across the globe lead to fatalities and serious injuries. Indeed, incidents such as falling from scaffolding or being struck by a vehicle make working on a building site one of the most dangerous professions […]


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Partnering With the Robotics World to Improve Construction

January 19, 2018

Via: ENR

In 2015, Stephen Muck was sitting in a Carnegie Mellon University seminar on robotics, and he could not stop thinking about how the technology might benefit the construction industry, which suffers from a labor shortage, especially for backbreaking work like […]


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Office construction spurred by tech industry

January 11, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

There is perhaps nowhere that exemplifies the tech-driven office market than Silicon Valley, where some of the biggest names in the industry have launched new projects to expand their office footprints. LinkedIn plans on building a 1.1 million-square-foot headquarters in […]


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The race to codify resilience design

January 2, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Last November, the International Code Council launched the Alliance for National & Community Resilience for the purpose of developing a whole community benchmark rating system by 2018. The alliance’s members include such heavy hitters as Target and Kaiser Permanente. Two […]