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Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Current and Emergent Technologies Give Contractors a Competitive Edge

June 19, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

Contractors are increasingly adopting new technologies to give themselves an edge over the competition. According to a recent study from USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 74% of contractors expect to adopt advanced technology within the next three […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Report explores potential for rope-less and multidirectional elevators in tall buildings

June 13, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

A new report by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) investigates the potential for rope-less and multidirectional elevator cabins for high-rise buildings. The technology runs on a series of seamless loops, powered by magnetic levitation. These rope-less […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Making up for the construction labor shortage with technology

June 5, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In spite of recovering major ground after the Great Recession, the construction industry is still facing troubling skilled labor shortages, with a lack of qualified candidates stepping up to take over the positions once held by industry veterans nearing retirement […]


Construction Techniques

3 essential technologies for a successful project

April 9, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Technology is changing how construction projects are delivered. From utilizing virtual reality to create immersive owner experiences, to capturing and tracking real-time data, technology plays a vital role in delivering consistently successful projects. With what seems like endless options, knowing […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

5 Ways Technology Has Improved the Quality and Sustainability of Modern-Day Structures

January 16, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

There is no denying that technology has altered our lives forever. From the powerful smartphones we carry with us everywhere we go to the satellite systems that guide us in the right direction as we navigate from one place to […]


Construction Techniques

Using Technology to Turn the Tide on Construction Productivity

December 21, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

If the construction industry is anything—it’s consistent. For roughly 20 straight years, the industry has racked up the “least improved” award for having the lowest annual productivity gains globally of any industry. This means construction is still way less productive […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

How Technology Is Reshaping the Construction Industry

December 5, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

What do a pickup truck, a nail gun, a portable circular saw, a cement mixer truck, and a modern hydraulic excavator all have in common? The obvious answer is that they are all tools and equipment commonly found on construction […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Why You’re Not a Construction Company Anymore

November 30, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Netflix and Apple are not media companies. Tesla isn’t known as a manufacturer. They are tech companies. They use technology to deliver pieces of technology. Walk onto any commercial construction site, and you will see project managers reviewing plans on […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Genetec – Taking advantage of technology in building site monitoring

October 8, 2018

Via: Construction Global

Building sites are, by their nature, transitory. They’re a project set out for a defined period of time for a team of contractors to come in, complete, and leave. To fit in with that temporary view of the project as […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Real results from virtual reality: safer jobsites

September 19, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Virtual reality is making an impact in the construction industry, but not in ways that many would expect. The technology promises to provide solutions to everything from BIM to real estate site walkthroughs, but often gets lost in a seemingly […]