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Ep. 79: 2018 Construction Market Outlook

2017 has been a big year for the construction industry, as the market has begun to pick up. This podcast will look to the future and identify trends about what to expect in the year ahead. Ken Simonson, chief economist, Associated... Continue Reading

Reducing Construction Project Risk with the IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT)-connected jobsite is becoming a reality, and contractors are using construction technologies to build smarter and safer. IoT is powering the connected jobsite, allowing contractors to solve long-standing... Continue Reading

IoT Market on the Rise

The construction jobsite is becoming more connected—thanks in part to the advent of the IoT (Internet of Things). Do you know how the IoT is going to impact your jobsite? The implications of the technology might extend a little bit... Continue Reading

IoT Solutions for Your Jobsite

Using telematics for fleet management is becoming more prevalent with contractors, as many are more often leveraging the IoT (Internet of Things). With this technology in place, contractors have realtime access to their data and don'... Continue Reading

Is Connectivity Making You Uncomfortable?

By Al Cervero, AEM Senior Vice President, Construction, Mining and Utility  Webopedia defines the Internet of Things (IoT) as the ever-growing network of physical objects that feature an IP address for internet... Continue Reading

Top Five Emerging Technologies

From basic hardware to heavy equipment and everything in between, the construction jobsite continues to change and advance with the advent of new technologies. But what are the top emerging technologies to keep an eye on? One analyst... Continue Reading

Keep Tabs on Your Jobsite Off Hours

Jobsite security is of paramount importance to contractors concerned about project and equipment damage, especially when the worksite is vacant.To help resolve those concerns, Sensera Systems has introduced the SiteWatch-700 Series, a... Continue Reading

Sustainability: The Future of Building Materials

Imagine a construction jobsite without 3D printers, robots, and drones. Instead, there are simply building materials that are able to take shape on their own, helping build the jobsite of the future.While this reality is certainly a ways... Continue Reading

Labor Shortage Plaguing the Construction Industry

The construction industry is experiencing a worker shortage, and new numbers are showing some staggering statistics that need to be addressed.The National Association of Home Builders estimates that in the United States, there are... Continue Reading

The Excavator of the Future

Increased government spending on infrastructure is driving new technology to be placed on excavators. Infrastructure development is of prime importance in any country, as it is directly proportional to the economic growth of a nation.At... Continue Reading

Episode 69: Autonomous Trucks | Equipment Uptime

Tuesday, July 18, 2017Listen now to the full episode, or select from the segments below.Segment 1: Green FleetsPeggy Smedley talks about new ways that fleets are going green.Listen Now Segment 2: How Autonomous Trucks Will Advance Work... Continue Reading

When Will AR/VR Really Take Off at the Jobsite?

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the value of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in the construction industry. The technology can help visualize what a space will look like before a structure is built. Many... Continue Reading

Bio-Concrete Heals the Infrastructure Future

America’s infrastructure is failing, but what if “smart” materials such as concrete, metals, and plastics could heal themselves, creating a smarter infrastructure of the future?This reality might not be too far off, as researchers and... Continue Reading

Quick Poll: Cast your vote!

As a construction professional, you know our industry best. Which candidate do you think will move our industry forward and create opportunities for you to succeed? Continue Reading

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