Tag: technology

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

12 types of technology that can make jobsites safer

May 8, 2024

Via: Construction Dive

Construction Safety Week is an annual opportunity for people, companies and even competitors to work together and celebrate the incredibly hard work done by people in our industry who make safety the foundation of everything they do and demonstrate their […]

Construction Techniques

Lessons from Logistics: Embrace Technology to Modernize Construction

April 5, 2024

Via: ENR

Imagine, if you will, a world where every item you use daily — from the coffee mug in your hands to the smartphone on your desk — tells a story not just of design and manufacturing, but of a journey. […]

Construction Techniques

The Future of Construction is About Leveraging 4D Modeling and Cutting-Edge Technology

July 31, 2023

Via: ENR

Countless resources—from equipment to field personnel—go into major construction projects. These resources generate large volumes of data and create collaboration obstacles, lack of skills, and budgetary issues that have slowed a unified, effective approach to industrywide construction digitalization. However, finding […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Technology helps improve worker safety in hot environments

July 14, 2023


Eliminating workplace hazards entirely is always the safest way forward if possible, but some risks are unavoidable. As the weather grows warmer, many workers, especially in industries like construction, may find themselves facing extreme heat. Since you can’t reduce the […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Building group launches national BIM program

September 13, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Unlike other sectors such as manufacturing, the construction industry hasn’t realized significant productivity gains through the implementation of technology. Indeed, construction has averaged just 1% productivity growth in the past 20 years, according to the NIBS release. The BIM process […]


Construction restarts on Miami’s deepest parking garage

December 23, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Miami-based developer OKO Group has ambitious plans for the 236-car, 100,000-square-foot parking garage at Una Residences, which is buried three stories below ground and is designed to serve as a watertight foundation for the structure. The construction team is using […]

Construction Techniques

Study: Contractors embrace hybrid work

September 24, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The survey found that, much like in the wider professional world, hybrid work is here to stay for construction even though it is typically thought of as an in-person industry. Many companies reported seeing a wide range of benefits by […]

Construction Processes, Design, News

Materials at the Intersection of Nature, Technology, Art and Architecture

May 25, 2021

Via: ArchDaily

Popularly known as the lotus, the aquatic species Nelumbo nucifera has a useful particularity. Its leaves are self-cleaning, or ultra-hydrophobic. This means that no particles of dirt or water adhere to its leaf, which is especially useful in the humid […]

Construction Techniques

4 innovations shaping infrastructure construction

March 24, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Earlier this month, the American Society of Civil Engineers designated 13 new projects as Infrastructure Gamechangers — groundbreaking projects and programs that represent the latest innovations in transportation, water and energy infrastructure. Located across the country, these projects make use […]

Construction Techniques, Sustainability

Embracing Technology in The Pandemic and Beyond

September 1, 2020

Via: ENR

Many industries have benefited from mobile solutions to help streamline projects, increase efficiency and improve collaboration among teams, from the field to the office. But construction companies have been notoriously slow to adopt new approaches, in part because of the […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Prescient receives $90M in funding

June 10, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Digital design-build company Prescient has received a $90 million financing commitment from Eldridge, a holding company with businesses across finance, technology, real estate and entertainment. Prescient leverages off-site manufacturing to help developers and general contractors create multifamily projects more quickly […]

Construction Techniques

How Technology Can Improve Every Construction Phase, From Bidding to Getting Paid

March 11, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction technology can add value to your business when struggling to transition through each phase of a project. From bidding new jobs to blueprint apps, workforce time management, and exchanging payment documents, there are many free construction software options, as […]


Addressing the construction labor shortage with technology and scale

February 19, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Back in 2012, Forbes reported that jobs in the skilled trades were the most difficult to fill in the United States. Fast forward to 2020 and the problem persists and is actually exasperated by a historically low economy-wide and construction […]


SmartMarket Report Highlights How BIM Planning Enables Prefabrication and Modular Construction

February 13, 2020

Via: ENR

90% Of contractors, specialty contractors and modular builders using prefabrication or modular construction who were surveyed by Dodge Data & Analytics, said they achieved improved productivity, improved quality and increased schedule certainty when using these prefabrication and modular construction methods […]

Construction Techniques

The rise of AI in construction

October 3, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Construction remains one of the top five industries driving the world economy. Yet until recently, it’s been lagging behind virtually every other sector in the adoption of technology. In this in-depth interview, Dr. Dan Patterson, Chief Design Officer with InEight, […]

Construction Techniques

How BIM technology sets your company apart from the competition

August 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Okland Construction knew it was the underdog in the bid for a $100-million-plus apartment complex project. Unlike its competitors, Okland hadn’t done a project of this type and scale before. But Okland saw an opportunity and decided to go for […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Balfour Beatty wins contract for US convention centre expansion

August 7, 2019

Via: Construction Global

The Fort Lauderdale project will add more than 525,000 square feet of meeting space to the existing convention centre. Upon completion, it will feature over 1.2 million square feet of event space, including 350,000 square feet of contiguous exhibition space, […]

Construction Processes, Design

How Millennials, Gen Z, and technology are changing workplace design

July 12, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

The evolution of technology and the Internet of Things, in particular, is transforming how and where we work, the ways in which we collaborate, and our daily experiences with colleagues. The entrance of younger generations into the workforce is further […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Current and Emergent Technologies Give Contractors a Competitive Edge

June 19, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

Contractors are increasingly adopting new technologies to give themselves an edge over the competition. According to a recent study from USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 74% of contractors expect to adopt advanced technology within the next three […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Report explores potential for rope-less and multidirectional elevators in tall buildings

June 13, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

A new report by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) investigates the potential for rope-less and multidirectional elevator cabins for high-rise buildings. The technology runs on a series of seamless loops, powered by magnetic levitation. These rope-less […]