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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 Techniques

How BIM technology helps contractors win more work

August 5, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

After more than 10 years working with BIM technology for various construction firms, Blake Rawlings knows firsthand how much it can help win more work. In one of the most memorable examples, Rawlings was working on a new plant for […]


Construction Techniques

New York firm claims world’s largest 3D-printed home

July 25, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

S-Squared officially unveiled its ARCS technology in December and, at the time, said the machine could be used to build all types of structures — residential, commercial and infrastructure — from 500 square feet to 1 million square feet in […]


Construction Techniques

PCL solidifies its commitment to drone technology

July 24, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Last week, PCL announced its formal partnership with drone technology firm 3DR. The Denver-based construction company, No. 8 on this year’s list of top firms, has worked with the tech company for three years to leverage unmanned aircraft systems for […]


Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Interaction of Expertise

How General Contractors Benefit From Bid Management Software

July 22, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

General contractors find work in several ways: open bidding, negotiated contracts, submitting proposals, design-build contracts, etc. Regardless of the solicitation method, they all have one thing in common, the general contractor will need to subcontract out some, or all, of […]


Construction Techniques

Pepper Construction is using 3D models to help identify underground utilities on jobsites

July 11, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Over the years, Pepper Construction, like most general contractors, has hit its share of underground utilities installed beneath jobsites. “That’s not a phone call the CEO of our company wants to get,” says Mike Alder, Virtual Construction Manager at Pepper’s […]


Construction Techniques

The case for payment innovation in construction

July 11, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

We’re experiencing a rapid technological revolution to the way we move money in the 21st century. As we grow more comfortable with these payment innovations in our personal lives, and more expectant of the benefits they provide, the corporate entities […]


Construction Techniques

Jobsite cameras past, present, future

July 9, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Jobsite cameras have become an essential tool for the modern connected jobsite. Understanding these systems and how they support construction best practices is important in today’s ever-expanding jobsite technology array. In this article, we’ll take a look at the evolution […]


Construction Techniques

Bouygues developing green concrete with partner Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies

July 5, 2019

Via: Construction Global

The gallic construction giant and France’s 6thlargest cement producer have agreed a technical and commercial collaboration contract for an initial period of 30 months, with the aim of devising and testing concrete formulas using a new cement manufactured with a […]


Construction Techniques

How can and should data from construction wearables be collected?

July 3, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In this age of the cloud and connected platforms, securing privileged and confidential information has become a challenging task for contractors. In fact, the construction industry overall is behind the curve when it comes to cybersecurity, and the jobsite use […]