Category: Construction Techniques

Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Interaction of Expertise

How to utilize tech expertise to improve construction industry

October 8, 2021


The construction industry has long been considered a relatively analog sector. Though there is certainly a great deal of machinery involved, it is still most often associated with hands-on activities. Experts in engineering, building, and architecture applying their talents to […]

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Digital Twins for the Construction Life Cycle Go Beyond the Finished Project

October 7, 2021

Via: ENR

Anyone who has ever been on a construction site knows that surprises, complications and unforeseen circumstances are a nearly unavoidable reality, with even the most skilled and experienced engineering and construction professionals susceptible to them. The question is how do […]

Construction Techniques

Innovation in the construction industry

October 4, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The construction industry has a long history of innovation. From the Romans paving the way for our modern road infrastructure to technological breakthroughs like the building information modeling (BIM) system, we’ve come a long way from breaking the wheels of […]

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Contractors’ group calls for digital twin innovations

September 29, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

A digital twin is a virtual representation of a physical facility in the form of a three-dimensional model that contains evolving, dynamically-updated data on the state of the project. Digital twin technology is used to simulate and predict how a […]

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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 […]

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Construction leaders look to technology, adaptability and comforts of home in the era of hybrid work

September 13, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

As many as half of every organization’s employees are going to quit. Not for salary reasons, a lack of benefits, or even a desire for more vacation time. Studies show they’re going to leave because they aren’t being given flexibility […]

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ConTech Conversations: Procore CEO on IPO, construction’s tech reputation

September 8, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Though the pandemic compelled Procore to delay its plans, the company’s initial public offering went through in May, and the construction tech provider has successfully gone public. Like other companies, the pandemic forced Procore to shelve expectations, and focus on […]

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Low-cost methods can have substantial impact on reducing embodied carbon

September 3, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Low- and no-cost measures can significantly reduce embodied carbon in mid-rise commercial office, multifamily, and tilt-up-style buildings, according to Rocky Mountain Institute. Whole-building design, material substitution, and specification strategies can chop embodied carbon by 24% to 46% in those building […]

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Floating Bridges in Manaus / Colectivo Aqua Alta

August 31, 2021

Via: ArchDaily

Floods occur regularly in the Paraguay River, but in July 2014 and December 2015, the river height reached respectively 7.38 m and 7.73 m (the highest river height in history was 9.00 m and the critical flood level was 5.50 […]

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Why jobsite connectivity matters for construction businesses

August 23, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Do you ever feel like you must maximize every second of every day but then find yourself caught up in inefficient processes? You’re not alone. We know it’s a common challenge for project managers and site supervisors to lack visibility […]