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High-Tech Training for Welders

Technology can help with training, amid a labor shortage. For the construction industry, skilled labor is hard to find, but technology can help in a number of areas, including training trades such as welders.Workers trained in the latest... Continue Reading

AR/VR Surge for Construction

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are impacting construction. This is true today, and will continue to evolve and grow in the months ahead.AR and VR have traditionally been associated primarily with the consumer sector, but... Continue Reading

Training for Tomorrow with VR

Virtual reality (VR) is changing how the construction industry does business. This technology is increasingly being used by enterprises due to the ability to provide immersive training environments, simulate dangerous situations, and... Continue Reading

3 Ways Technology is Easing Drone Implementation

New and emerging trends surrounding drones continue to arrive at the jobsite. For construction companies, drones are quickly replacing land surveying methods as a way to collect jobsite data in a safe and efficient manner. The challenge... Continue Reading

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

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

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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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