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The October issue of Construction Global is live!

October 7, 2019

Via: Construction Global

Our cover story this month highlights how Plaza Construction is “building tomorrow” by drivingsuccessful collaborations between client, architect and contractor. The award-winning Florida-based firm is utilising the latest BIM (Building Information Modelling) tools across a range of commercial, corporate, and […]


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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, […]


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Increasing your opportunities for growth with off-site construction

September 30, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Construction is a competitive business. To stay streamlined and profitable, companies must think about a system that will carry them forward — not just for the next six months — but for many years to come. Opportunities to make money […]


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Open source tool allows comparison of embodied carbon emissions from construction materials

September 27, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

The Carbon Leadership Forum has released the Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (“EC3”) tool. The open source tool is for architects, engineers, owners, construction companies, building material suppliers and policy makers to compare and reduce embodied carbon emissions from construction […]


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Dual, often incompatible, management systems add work and cost to projects

September 27, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

A new survey of building owners and contractors highlights the challenges of managing construction projects when software applications lack automated data exchange processes. The report, “Connecting Owners and Contractors: How Technology Drives Connected Construction,” was released by e-Builder, a Trimble […]


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CMAA Finds Construction Still Lagging in Tech Adoption

September 25, 2019

Via: ENR

The construction industry is continuing to lag well behind other industries in its adoption of digital tools, despite the technology’s potential to significantly improve project delivery and business outcomes. That point was made repeatedly by presenters at the Construction Management […]


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AECOM generates cloud solutions for construction problems in 3-day hackathon

September 18, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

During a typical “hackathon,” groups of software developers meet over several days to engage in intensive rounds of computer programming. Participants motivate each other to share ideas and collaborate on technology-focused problem solving. While this doesn’t sound like a gathering […]


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A primer on technology adoption in construction

September 16, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The answer at the highest level is to increase competitiveness, profits, and safety. Underneath these metrics are of course improving construction costs, build quality, speed, design innovation, energy efficiency, scale and other measures that all impact overall competitiveness and profits. […]


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DPR signs with HammerTech for all of its U.S. projects

September 11, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Senior leaders at DPR have three criteria when vetting a new construction technology program: It must increase efficiency; create engagement at all levels of the company; and work well consistently across all of the firm’s 27 offices. The Redwood, California, […]


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Highway Construction Detour Planning System Debuts

September 11, 2019

Via: ENR

If necessity is the mother of invention, frustration must be its father. For civil engineer Javier Devesa, a highway construction project manager in Washington, D.C., his frustrations with manually planning and filing lane closure requests with the DOT have inspired […]