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Construction Techniques

AI-based Tool Optimizes Construction Schedules Straight From P6

February 15, 2024

Via: ENR

Unearthing the insights to improve a construction schedule and solve problems before they happen is no small task, but a new artificial intelligence-based tool from ALICE Technologies is able to optimize schedules directly from an Oracle Primavera P6 file. In […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Researchers propose AI-guided system for robotic inspection of buildings, roads and bridges

January 30, 2024

Via: ScienceDaily

Augmenting visual inspection technologies — that have offered partial solutions to speed damage assessment in recent years — with a new machine learning approach, the researchers have created a system that they believe could enable efficient identification and inspection of […]


Construction Techniques

AI, robotics dominate 2024’s construction tech forecast

January 10, 2024

Via: Construction Dive

It’s been another whirlwind year for the construction industry, and technology wasn’t a calming influence. The hubbub surrounding artificial intelligence — particularly generative AI — consumed much of the construction technology industry’s focus. Experts told Construction Dive how important the […]


Construction Techniques

AI Will Revolutionize Construction… If We Let It

November 1, 2023

Via: ENR

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most significant technological advancements of the 21st century and has made a powerful impact on a number of industries including healthcare, finance, and transportation. One industry that has been slower to adopt AI […]


News

Data center construction rides AI wave: CBRE director

August 22, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

Rapid growth in artificial intelligence is fueling data center demand, but power constraints are swelling building costs, said Gordon Dolven, director of Americas data center research at CBRE. Those construction costs have generally increased across all U.S. regions, yet the […]


Construction Techniques

ConTech Conversations: Why ChatGPT wants contractors to try AI

May 24, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

ChatGPT, OpenAI’s much talked-about language model, has a lot to say about the construction industry — specifically, its adoption of tech and artificial intelligence. The program generates responses in a conversational way via the massive amounts of information on the […]


Construction Techniques

$750K grant will help develop AI training games for construction pros

April 12, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

The grant is one of 20 that was awarded through the NSF Research on Emerging Technologies for Teaching and Learning program, which is geared toward solutions for teaching and learning emergent technologies, such as artificial intelligence. “This grant provides an […]


Construction Techniques

AI in Construction Has Landed

February 21, 2023

Via: ConstructConnect

Artificial intelligence in the construction industry is here. It has emerged as a technology that is poised to transform our industry. As we enter this next frontier of construction technology, it is essential to understand what artificial intelligence is and […]


Construction Techniques

Disperse.io Launches AI-Based Construction Planning Tool

November 18, 2022

Via: ENR

Disperse.io, a U.K.-based construction technology company with a platform that uses artificial intelligence to help project managers track work, capture data from building sites and make better project decisions, has launched a new product, Impulse, that highlights issues gleaned from […]


Construction Site Safety, Construction Techniques, Hazards, Regulations

Group focused on using AI for construction safety gains key members

November 7, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Five notable firms have joined a construction industry group aiming to use artificial intelligence to predict hazards and conditions that lead to safety incidents at construction sites. Skanska USA, Skanska Sweden, Webcor Builders, Obayashi, and concrete contractor Lithko Contracting have […]


Construction Techniques

The Promise of Artificial Intelligence in Construction

June 28, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage these days. We use it daily in everything from voice assistants like Siri and Alexa, Facebook’s image recognition software, Google’s search engines, and getting recommendations on what to buy from Amazon and what […]


Construction Techniques

AI, robotics safety a bigger concern to construction industry than job security

April 3, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

As contractors face tighter schedules and a shrinking pool of qualified workers, they are turning to technology to ensure that they can produce at a level necessary to keep their customers happy and take on more projects. In fact, McKinsey […]


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 […]