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Bridging the Data Gap in BIM

There is a growing trend in the construction industry to move building information modeling (BIM) to the field. A number of technology companies are partnering to enable contractors to leverage technology in new ways.Case in point... Continue Reading

BIM Software: 4 Tools to Consider

Building information modeling (BIM) is a critical design and planning element that allows construction professionals to prepare projects with higher efficiency. Having accessible, precise data available while on a job site has a profound... Continue Reading

Ready-to-Use CAD & BIM Deliverables

There is a growing trend to move building information modeling (BIM) from the office to the jobsite, enabling field workers to have access to the data.Taking this one step further, a number of technology providers are coming to market... Continue Reading

Indoor Mobile Mapping in a Fraction of the Time

While construction technology can help improve productivity and insight at the construction jobsite, services and consulting companies are demonstrating how they can help complete scan-to-building information modeling projects in less... Continue Reading

The Most Common Myths About BIM

There’s no doubt that building information modeling (BIM) is seen as key for the engineering and construction (E&C) industry as it looks to digital transformation to tackle some seemingly inherent challenges such as budget overspend... Continue Reading

Mobile Apps Transforming Construction Productivity

Some of the biggest technology shifts underway in the construction industry today relate to the cloud and mobile-app technologies. These technologies empower field crews and allow them to increase efficiencies in the following areas... Continue Reading

Advances in Land Surveying Equipment

With the development of smart cities and overall growth of construction across the globe, the use of land survey equipment is growing. As this happens, the equipment is continuing to evolve as well.According to Reportlinker, land survey... Continue Reading

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Top 6 Wearables for Safety at the Jobsite

154 million by 2021. That is the number and date according to an ABI Research report anticipating growth for enterprise device shipments. In fact, the report suggests that wearables in the workforce are becoming more prominent. This will... Continue Reading

20 Tips from Veteran CONEXPO-CON/AGG Attendees

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is big, and it can be overwhelming if you are attending for the first time. We asked veteran attendees to share their best advice for first-timers coming to the show. Here are 20 things you need to know before you travel... Continue Reading

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

Skid Steers of the Future

Construction equipment, such as skid steers, continue to advance at a rapid pace. For operators out at the jobsite, understanding the new technical features can help improve how they work.Jeff Brown, product specialist, Caterpillar... Continue Reading

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