Tag: drones

Construction Techniques

Drones, other contech poised for takeoff in NYC

March 22, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

Contech adoption continues to surge in the construction industry, with a specific focus on drones and automation, according to panelists at the 2023 New York Build Conference. For example, proposed legislation could soon permit drones to assist the Department of […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Hensel Phelps secures FAA waiver to fly drones over populated construction sites

July 31, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

It would be useful to most contractors to be able to fly drones over their jobsites while activity is in full swing, allowing them to make more observations of the work in progress, the number of people on site and […]

Construction Techniques

Choosing the Right Tech for Your Construction Company

April 19, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

The amount of technology available geared specifically toward the construction industry is mind-boggling. There’s drones, robots, smart hard hats, wearables, ruggedized smartphones and tablets, and 3D printers. Soon we’ll have autonomous (self-driving) heavy equipment hitting construction sites. Not to mention […]

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

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 […]