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    How effective management of project information improves project delivery

    As construction projects and delivery methods continue to increase in complexity, the management of project information has also become a major challenge. 

    May 16, 2022
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    ConTech Conversations: For young industry pros, 'ask for what you need'

    Autodesk's Jim Lynch reflects on his 25 years in the industry and predicts what the next big advancements will be.

    By May 11, 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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    Bechtel launches division targeting manufacturing, tech

    The company's former CFO, Catherine Hunt Ryan, will lead the new unit that eyes markets such as semiconductors, electric vehicles and data centers.

    By May 11, 2022
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    Skanska VDC engineer champions tech solutions

    Samiha Shakil's duties have included BIM coordination at a LaGuardia Airport renovation and laser scanning on a large-scale hospital project.

    By May 11, 2022
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    'Security never stops' says CTO on cybersecurity

    Infrastructure is a top target for attacks, according to Colin Whitlatch, chief technology officer at Kahua, a project management software maker.

    By May 4, 2022
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    Experts: Consider extreme weather, tech shifts to build resilient infrastructure

    National Institute of Building Sciences panelists discussed how the IIJA can accelerate more adaptable airports, supply chains and more.

    By May 3, 2022
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    Contractors turn to payment apps to speed billing

    Cloud-based and mobile-friendly, fintech solutions are poised to revolutionize how contractors pay and get paid.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • May 3, 2022
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    Strong contech funding rounds kick off the year

    Construction technology firms, including high-profile companies such as The Boring Co., have pulled in millions over the past four months.

    By April 27, 2022
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    Robots can revolutionize the modular building industry

    Autovol CEO Rick Murdock said at the World of Modular conference this week that automation will continue to take up more of his company's production.

    By April 27, 2022
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    Earth Day groundbreaking for world's largest wildlife crossing

    The landbridge will provide animals a passage to cross the 10-lane Highway 101 in California.

    By April 22, 2022
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    Contech Conversations: To create a successful company, 'be resilient'

    Bridgit co-founder Mallorie Brodie riffed on the state of construction tech, her company's history and how women can navigate the venture capital environment.

    By April 20, 2022
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    'Exceptionally rare and dangerous' malware threatens critical infrastructure

    Controllers from Schneider Electric and Japanese electronics maker Omron were initially targeted.

    By David Jones • April 20, 2022
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    Tech startup aims to reduce maintenance costs

    Bethesda, Maryland-based DwellWell claims to reduce annual maintenance costs by up to 25% for property owners.

    By April 20, 2022
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    Solar and water construction key in the future of data center sustainability

    PCL Construction combines solar and water experience to break new ground in mission critical.

    April 18, 2022
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    Connecting construction operations with ERP

    How integrated project management software is bridging critical gaps between operations and accounting.

    April 18, 2022
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    Google invests $9.5B in US offices and data centers

    The investments come at a time when the data center industry booms and the office market struggles to welcome back employees.

    By April 13, 2022
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    Clark leverages field data, sustainable material in HQ2 build

    The contractor is employing mass timber, low-carbon concrete and technology to build Amazon's second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.

    By April 13, 2022
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    Procore integrates with embodied carbon calculator to aid contractor sustainability goals

    Users can identify the environmental impacts of their building materials in order to shave off excess pollution in their projects.

    By April 13, 2022
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    University of Michigan researchers study robotic assistants for construction sites

    The machines can help humans do work that is repetitive or dangerous, according to a professor.

    By Suchi Rudra • April 6, 2022
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    Contech companies' revenue booms amid pandemic, supply chain issues

    Firms of all sizes have prospered since COVID-19 challenges pushed contractors toward wider tech adoption.

    By April 6, 2022
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    Meta invests $1.6B in 2 more data centers

    GCs have been named for facilities in Texas and Missouri that will bring the Facebook parent company's footprint to more than 20 data centers worldwide.

    By April 4, 2022
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    Why contractors need integrated construction technology

    When systems are not integrated, getting the right information to the right people at the right time is difficult and inefficient.

    April 4, 2022
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    US construction tech firms brace for increased cyberattacks

    Experts worry hackers could target the structural integrity specs listed for projects in automated systems. Here's how companies like Trimble, Procore and Autodesk are preparing.

    By March 30, 2022
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    Sarcos acquires RE2 Robotics, positions for expansion

    On top of its construction and manufacturing presence, Sarcos said the deal will enable it to reach other markets.

    By March 30, 2022
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    Consigli prefab director: 'You don't want it to feel like you're recreating the wheel'

    The Boston-based general contractor wants to use more offsite techniques in its projects to boost efficiency.

    By March 30, 2022