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Construction Techniques

Working From Home With Cloud Technology

March 24, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

As each new day brings a new state and federal guideline urging companies and employees to work remotely, the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing how many construction pros work daily. No doubt, the concept of “social distancing” may […]


Construction Techniques, Sustainability

Remote control: What construction companies are doing to keep work going

March 18, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

As the coronavirus spread continues to spur new federal health guidelines advising companies and employees to continue to work remotely, the construction industry faces the challenge of not falling behind on projects underway while ensuring the health of workers. “The […]


Construction Techniques

Demand for augmented, virtual reality engineers skyrocketed in 2019

March 18, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The enhancement of customer experience comes at a cost. The higher the interest in one specific technology, the more companies need to build internal skills. KPMG included virtual reality among the top 10 technologies driving business transformation and value in […]


Construction Techniques, Uncategorized

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 […]


Construction Techniques

5 construction innovations bridging the labor shortage gap

February 28, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce reported in December that 89% of contractors are having at least a moderate level of difficulty finding skilled workers. “As a result, contractors say they are asking skilled labor to do more,” […]


Construction Techniques

Cybersecurity expert: All construction data ‘is an asset and should be protected’

February 26, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

A recent ransomware attack on Canadian contractor Bird Construction has once again highlighted the need for cybersecurity measures in the industry. Canadian media reports late last month said that the Ontario-based government contracting company was the victim of an incident […]


Construction Techniques

Report: 2.7M construction jobs could be automated by 2057

February 5, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

MEPI, a research organization focused on infrastructure and construction issues in Midwestern states, ​reports that jobs traditionally done by skilled laborers are being completed more quickly via automation, with multiple robotic brick layers, for example, capable of placing thousands of […]


Construction Techniques

Autonomous security bot monitors construction jobsites with facial recognition technology

January 9, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

After testing Ziva as a security solution in different environments, Casta decided on the construction industry as its main audience, Cary said. Ziva’s long-battery life, speed and unique applications make it an attractive alternative to traditional security systems for projects, […]


Construction Techniques

Reconsidering construction robotics

December 18, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Fact: There were 379,000 unfilled construction jobs in August, based on preliminary estimates released in October by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Fact: The majority of nonresidential construction projects come in over budget and late, sometimes wildly so. After decades […]


Construction Techniques

Newly patented 3D construction printer can reportedly create 60-foot-long concrete slabs in less than 1 minute

December 18, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Increased options, such as allowing a builder to make slabs from as thin as one-fourth inch to as thick as 30 inches, set the printer apart from other models, Armatron co-founder and COO Blair Souter told Construction Dive. When the […]