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    Sponsored by Dell

    How AEC companies can match hardware investment to BIM use cases

    As BIM software platforms and user expectations continue to evolve, AEC companies may find it increasingly challenging to ensure they have the right equipment for the job. How can they ensure they make smart equipment decisions that lead to successful BIM deployment?

    Oct. 24, 2022
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    DroneDeploy acquires StructionSite, partners with Avvir

    The deal will let construction companies document projects from the air and the ground in one platform.

    By Oct. 19, 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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    New construction technology releases for fall 2022

    HP, Bluebeam, Leica and others have recently released new products and updates to keep construction projects running on time and on budget.

    By Oct. 19, 2022
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    4 tips to protect IT employees from phishing attacks

    No one is perfect, and that includes your IT professionals. Here's what security experts say could help mitigate human error.

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Oct. 19, 2022
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    Bidding frenzy: 9 online platforms to find, track RFPs

    Construction Dive rounds up the sites and services most used by contractors to acquire new work.

    By Oct. 18, 2022
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    Lendlease leverages mushrooms for recycling

    The contractor hopes the fungi will provide a revenue stream in the future and help cut down on landfill costs.

    By Oct. 12, 2022
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    BIM program aims to boost construction’s digital transformation

    Construction Dive talks with the director of the National Institute of Building Sciences’ new effort about standards and adoption.

    By Oct. 11, 2022
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    Powered by AI, preconstruction tech takes on ‘real problems’

    Next-generation platforms help contractors create efficiencies and manage risk.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Oct. 11, 2022
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    Q&A

    Construction management firm CEO: recession ‘feels like a self-fulfilling prophecy’

    Construction Dive talks with Frank Ciminelli, president and CEO of Buffalo, New York-based Arc Building Partners, about the pandemic, a potential recession and other challenges in the industry.

    By Oct. 11, 2022
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    5 takeaways from Autodesk University

    Vendors unveiled several new developments and software integrations with Autodesk at its first in-person exhibition since 2019.

    By Oct. 5, 2022
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    Most organizations had a cloud-related security incident in the past year

    Security leaders consider the risk of cloud-based incidents higher than on-premises incidents, yet they expect to move more applications to the cloud. 

    By David Jones • Oct. 5, 2022
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    Modular use to increase in life sciences construction

    Many owners find that prefab techniques are helpful for building complex manufacturing facilities, according to a new report.

    By Oct. 5, 2022
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    Micron earmarks $100B for chip plant near Syracuse

    The chipmaker will build a new megafab in Clay, New York, with site preparation work slated to start in 2023.

    By Oct. 5, 2022
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    Mortenson partners with robotics maker on solar projects

    A Mortenson executive said a third of the company's revenue in recent years came from its renewable energy businesses.

    By Oct. 4, 2022
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    American Express equips construction businesses with tools to help maximize growth

    Now is the time for construction business owners to ensure they have the right financial solutions in their toolbox.

    Oct. 3, 2022
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    Sponsored by Built Technologies

    A holistic solution for subcontractor qualification

    Effectively prequalify, monitor and verify trade partners throughout the lifecycle of your project.

    Oct. 3, 2022
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    Builders face security, privacy risks as BIM takes off

    As state and federal agencies tighten cybersecurity regulations on their projects, here’s how contractors and subs can comply.

    By Sept. 29, 2022
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    ConTech Conversations: DPR robotics lead on leveraging tech to solve problems

    Henning Roedel urges companies to think critically about the “why” behind the tech they use.   

    By Sept. 28, 2022
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    Contech Funding

    Disperse, contech firm driven by AI, raises $16M

    The London-based company is the latest to draw the eyes of venture capital firms.

    By Sept. 28, 2022
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    Collecting personal data improves safety, but increases contractor liability

    Companies could face legal consequences for failing to secure employee data.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Sept. 21, 2022
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    Japanese construction giant Shimizu leverages ‘optioneering’ software

    Alice Technologies' deal for the contractor to use its platform is just one of the contech firm's wins this summer.

    By Sept. 21, 2022
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    AECOM launches new sewer inspection software

    Pipeinsights can help clients track and fix water infrastructure more effectively, the company said.

    By Sept. 21, 2022
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    Sponsored by DIRTT

    What is a DfMA approach to construction, and how does it enable a faster build?

    In the last few years, many architects and general contractors have looked for faster ways to build — without sacrificing quality or design aesthetics.

    Sept. 19, 2022
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    Sponsored by Trusstor

    On-time, on budget, on point - Trusstor’s 3 steps for enhancing Lean Construction

    Trusstor's Command & Control solution expedites and scales Lean Construction.

    Sept. 19, 2022
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    Sponsored by Quickbase

    Construction workflow insights: 5 things to know

    Poor workflow control is crushing construction companies. Learn what else Foundry found out.

    Sept. 19, 2022