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Construction Techniques

University of Hawaii’s new Administration & Allied Health Building nears completion

April 18, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

The University of Hawaii West Oahu campus is nearing the completion of its newest building, the 43,000-sf Administration and Allied Health Building. The new $36 million facility consolidates office space for campus leadership into a single location and also provides […]


Construction Techniques, Sustainability

Lighting renovation improves aesthetics, reduces energy consumption for multi-use building

April 17, 2018

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

Opened in the 1980s, 4890-4898 Taschereau Boulevard is a busy, multi-tenant retail building located in Greenfield Park, Quebec. The two-floor, 36,984 sq. ft. building houses reputable tenants such as Baton Rouge, Neuro Rive-Sud and Vimat – all well-known brands in […]


Construction Techniques

How technology is streamlining the preconstruction process

April 4, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Contractors used to have to swim through a sea of paperwork to perform any number of preconstruction tasks, including quantity takeoffs, collecting bids from subcontractors, checking vendor qualifications, communicating with the owner, and clarifying design issues with the architect and […]


Construction Techniques

Virtual Reality Equipment Training Gets Boost From Skyjack

April 2, 2018

Via: ENR

In a major step forward for promoting the use of virtual reality training for heavy equipment operators, Skyjack has announced that it is collaborating with VR developer Serious Labs on VR training for scissor lifts. “From a Skyjack perspective, we […]


Construction Techniques

Understanding the digital opportunities in construction

March 29, 2018

Via: Construction Global

The construction sector has traditionally been relatively slow to invest in research and development. Digital technologies provide new tools and techniques that are set to fundamentally reshape the industry for years to come. Is now the time to look again at R&D […]


Construction Techniques

6 Key Elements to Assessing Technology Costs in Construction

February 20, 2018

Via: Construction Management – Capterra Blog

One of the most important things you can do when picking out new construction management software (or hardware) for your business is to evaluate how much it’s going to cost—not just up front, but over time as well. This is […]


Construction Techniques

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 […]


Construction Techniques

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 […]


Construction Techniques

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). […]


Construction Techniques

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 […]