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AI and Robotics: The Future of Construction

Often, the concept of AI (artificial intelligence) and robotics are combined into one futuristic notion of how advanced intelligence and technology will impact business.However, the concepts—each very different in nature—serve a specific... Continue Reading

BIM Investments Drive Market

Contractors’ increased investment in BIM (building information modeling) is just one of the drivers behind an anticipated growth in the marketplace throughout the next several years.The global BIM market has increased... Continue Reading

BIM Tool Makes Work Easier

Collaboration is an integral part of any construction project, and contractors are increasingly relying on BIM (building information modeling) to get the job done.The benefits of BIM are numerous and include helping contractors reduce... Continue Reading

Completing the BIM Lifecycle

To make best use of technology at the jobsite, complete the BIM (building information modeling) lifecycle by integrating a project’s design and construction information with operations and maintenance.A good example is the... Continue Reading

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Technologies to Advance Bridge Construction

Bridges are one of the oldest transportation systems around. That means that most bridges are also in need of repairs or need to be replaced. Approximately one-fourth of the nation's 600,000 bridges require rehabilitation, repair, or... Continue Reading

Apps: Next-Gen Tool for Construction

Apps are proliferating on the construction jobsite. From gathering machine inspection and safety data, to capturing and saving project photos, apps are in common use. But can apps also be used to make renting heavy equipment easier... Continue Reading

Data Collection Surges with GIS and GPS

New advanced GIS (geographic information system) and GPS (global positioning system) data collection solutions are now available for business processes on the jobsite.As one example, TerraGo has partnered with CompassTools, a provider of... Continue Reading

Drone Regulations: Everything You Need to Know

When working on a construction jobsite, contractors need to follow regulations and laws created to keep everyone safe.From adjusting weight limits on lifts to limiting emissions on equipment, regulations are focusing on the future. One... Continue Reading

Solid Future for 3D Concrete Printing

The demand for new construction across much of the world will serve as the primary driver for growth in the 3D concrete printing market, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets.The market for 3D concrete printing is... Continue Reading

Top Three: Electric Drives the Future

Electric drives are becoming more common and could prove useful in construction equipment on the jobsite. Electric drives allow contractors to get real-time information on the performance of their key equipment.As a result of their... Continue Reading

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