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AI, robotics safety a bigger concern to construction industry than job security

April 3, 2019

As contractors face tighter schedules and a shrinking pool of qualified workers, they are turning to technology to ensure that they can produce at a level necessary to keep their customers happy and take on more projects.

In fact, McKinsey & Co., in an April 2018 report said the technology could be particularly helpful in the areas of quality control, management of contractor claims, staffing logistics, project tracking and risk management. In another report, the company said that machine learning, 3D printing, modular construction, drones, laser scanning, virtual learning and robotics were among the technologies gaining the most popularity.

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