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Drones: Your Preflight Checklist

Digitization is having a big impact throughout all aspects of the construction industry. While design has long been digital, the physical world itself has not. Now, drone imagery can digitize the physical world and provide builders with... Continue Reading

The Risks of Insuring Construction Technology

2017 ended with the construction industry firing on all cylinders. For the first time in more than a decade, the overall industry is optimistic that the construction marketplace will continue to expand. With an increase in demand and... Continue Reading

Drones on Demand: Should You Outsource?

Drone usage on construction jobsites is growing—as is another trend related to drones. Many construction companies are foregoing training their workers on how to operate drones, and as a result, they are outsourcing the task.Drone... Continue Reading

Construction Tech Trends Worth Your Attention

The construction industry generally remains behind the technology curve, but times are changing. In a world of chronic skilled labor shortages and increasing competition, contractors must embrace technological innovation or be left... Continue Reading

Customize Your Drones: Here’s How

The small model unmanned aerial system (UAS) fleet is forecast to more than double in size from 1.1 million vehicles in 2017 to 2.4 million units in 2022, according to the FAA. Construction is one industry that is benefiting from the use... Continue Reading

3 Technology Game Changers for Contractors

While the construction industry has historically had the lowest spend on IT and technology, the landscape is rapidly changing. Almost all contractors are using construction management software for scheduling, estimating, job costing, and... Continue Reading

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2017 Construction Trends in Technology

In this wave of rapidly changing technologies, construction is midway in terms of digital transformation. More than half of all commercial construction firms have at least made a partial transition to the cloud, digitized their plans and... Continue Reading

Top Construction Apps for Today's Jobsite

Where you once may have grabbed a tool from your kit, you can now open up an app on your smartphone to get the job done onsite. Technology is rapidly changing how contractors make decisions and deliver efficiencies to all aspects of the... Continue Reading

Top 15 Tips for Flying a Drone

The use of drones in construction is on the rise. They can be used in many applications, from survey mapping to job monitoring. As construction companies decide to implement this technology, figuring out how to use a drone takes time... Continue Reading

Earthmoving Equipment Moving Forward

The rise in infrastructure projects and urbanization are propelling the construction industry forward. One sector that is benefiting from the new projects is the earthmoving equipment sector.But in a field where the basic concept doesn’t... Continue Reading

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