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Construction Techniques

2022 predictions: The 4 biggest heroes in your digital toolbox for balancing construction industry disruptions

December 6, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The construction industry is built on a happy balance between the right materials and effective project management. But what happens when that happy balance is disrupted by ongoing shifts in the marketplace? COVID-19, increased demand, supply shortages—as the complexity grows, […]


Construction Techniques

Modular construction – forging a new path in rapid construction

December 6, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

As technology improves, so do construction techniques – often in ways that can be complex to understand. With so many burgeoning trends and methodologies, it can be challenging to decide which opportunities are worth the investment needed to properly evaluate […]


Construction Techniques

Tech adoption makes construction industry top target for cyberattacks

December 1, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The construction industry is an increasingly appealing target for hackers. Recent examples include Bouygues Construction, a French contractor, falling victim to a ransomware attack in 2020. That same hacker gang, Maze, hit a Canadian construction contractor before its attack on […]


Construction Techniques

Remote Operation Coming to More Caterpillar Equipment

November 17, 2021

Via: ENR

The risks posed to heavy equipment operators in certain situations can often limit the type of work they can perform. Hazardous materials, unstable subsurfaces and other site conditions can limit where machines can be deployed. Caterpillar has sought to address […]


Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Procurement

How contractors employ tech solutions to help mitigate pricing woes

November 17, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

When The Boldt Co. was asked to submit a proposal for a new building’s structural steel package based on very limited drawings of an existing one, the estimating team didn’t flinch. Using BIM software Autodesk Revit, Boldt designers were able […]


Construction Techniques

5 Essential Construction Process Management Steps for Project Managers

November 5, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction process management is a crucial step for executing a project. It is the very basis on which a sound foundation is laid by project managers as they learn the ropes to navigate complex construction landscapes. For this, a project […]


Construction Techniques

Swinerton VP: Construction tech just another tool for workers to wield

November 3, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

When it comes to construction technology, there is a lot of noise. For a large contractor like Swinerton, teams must filter through the static to help parse out which solutions can actually be helpful on the jobsite. This summer, the […]


Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Interaction of Expertise

How to utilize tech expertise to improve construction industry

October 8, 2021

Via: ISHN

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 […]


Construction Techniques

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 […]