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    5 ways autonomous robots make jobsites more productive — and profitable

    Cutting-edge robotic technology brings key automation to the field for more efficient data collection and smoother workflows.

    Dec. 5, 2022
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    NASA awards 3D printing firm Icon $57.2M for space construction research

    The funding will enable the Austin, Texas-based company to continue its work toward building infrastructure on the moon and Mars.

    By Nov. 30, 2022
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    Construction Technology

    The construction industry is relying on tech solutions now more than ever, as it faces a skilled labor crisis and global pandemic.

    By Construction Dive staff
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    VC firm launches $52M fund for contech, real estate

    Max Brickman, managing director of Heartland Ventures, said contech will ride construction’s unmet demand to become a leading sector in the overall tech space.

    By Nov. 30, 2022
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    Project Wins

    Bechtel selected for $20B Intel facility in Ohio

    The contractor will be in charge of Phase 1 of the semiconductor project, which will span approximately 2.5 million square feet.

    By Nov. 28, 2022
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    Will Big Tech’s troubles kill data center construction?

    Demand for new data center projects remains strong despite the economic challenges of tech giants such as Meta, Amazon and Twitter, analysts and contractors say.

    By Nov. 28, 2022
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    How to take charge of your construction payment process

    Subcontractors don’t want to work with GCs known for not paying on time. Luckily, there's a solution.

    Nov. 28, 2022
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    Q&A // ConTech Conversation

    Tech is advancing exponentially. Keep up or get left behind, says expert.

    "The time to be hesitant has passed” when it comes to construction technology.

    By Nov. 23, 2022
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    Software firm Beti raises $11M, eyes US expansion

    The money will also shore up the company’s existing customer base in Israel.

    By Nov. 23, 2022
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    Security awareness training needs a revamp

    The fake phishing email is losing its luster.

    By Sue Poremba • Nov. 23, 2022
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    How construction is getting smarter with data intelligence

    Contractors are increasingly pulling info from the systems they already have to work faster and more efficiently.

    By Chris Wood • Nov. 16, 2022
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    Payments firm Billd lands $100M credit line to fund subcontractors

    The money will feed two of the company’s app-based cash flow products.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
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    Turner to lead $4.4B Ohio EV factory build

    The company expects to begin construction on the Honda battery facility near Columbus in early 2023.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
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    Procore launches payment service

    The software giant announced that Procore Pay will streamline lien waiver collection and feature expedited invoice review.

    By Nov. 14, 2022
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    First mass timber commercial office building in DC opens

    A 108,000-square-foot addition at the Capitol Riverfront property incorporated 1,300 tons of the renewable material.

    By Updated Nov. 11, 2022
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    New construction technology releases for November 2022

    EarthCam, Trimble, Hilti and others have recently launched new products and updates to keep construction projects running on time and on budget.

    By Nov. 9, 2022
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    Multifamily developers embrace modular building

    The sector is turning to prefabrication to speed up project deliveries, but not for any real cost savings during the construction phase, experts say.

    By Nov. 8, 2022
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    Construction Dive’s 2023 conference guide

    It’s time to plan for next year and Construction Dive has you covered with a full list of the industry conferences, expos and meetings coming up in 2023.

    By Nov. 7, 2022
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    Turner tech program aims to address construction’s worst pain points

    Two entrepreneurs-in-residence are examining how technology can help alleviate problems with issues like payments, cash flow, insurance and finance.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Nov. 2, 2022
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    Cemex selects 8 winners of its Construction Startup Competition

    The companies target different challenges in the building process, such as increasing productivity and reducing carbon emissions.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    7 common payment issues in construction and how to combat them

    What are the most common construction payment pain points? Combat them to stay afloat in busy times.

    By Tom Scalisi • Oct. 31, 2022
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    BP and Hertz to build EV fast-charging stations across the US

    Ride-hailing drivers, Hertz car renters and the public will be able to charge up at hundreds of locations in the U.S.

    By Dan Zukowski • Oct. 27, 2022
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    Sanibel Causeway repairs complete 12 days ahead of schedule

    Jacksonville, Florida-based Superior Construction said teamwork, an emergency comms network and drones were key to the rapid rebuild.

    By Oct. 26, 2022
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    What’s next with Orlando’s regional digital twin

    Users can experience the 800-square-mile digital twin in downtown Orlando or via virtual reality as the Orlando Economic Partnership seeks to market its potential to inform decisions around infrastructure and business development.

    By Maria Rachal • Oct. 26, 2022
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    Q&A

    Use tech to combat ‘Neanderthal’ thinking in construction

    Industry guru Barry LePatner talks about the uniqueness of today’s economic challenges, and giving young pros the technology they need to solve them.

    By Oct. 26, 2022
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    Suffolk’s BOOST tech accelerator selects startups for program, jobsite trials

    The company picked seven companies that offer contech solutions covering design, planning and robotics.

    By Oct. 26, 2022