• A front and slightly angled shot of the columns of the American Stock Exchange in the foreground.
    Image attribution tooltip
    "ASE" by LeoTar is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

    Procore to expand into fintech services, CEO says

    The company’s new system would purchase materials for subcontractors, securing payment against the property itself using lien rights.

    By Aug. 10, 2022
  • Cars fill a parking lot on a clear, sunny day with people blurred in the background. The cars in the foreground are silver, black, white and more.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

    DOE extends $2.5B loan to build 3 EV battery factories

    The loan would aid construction of new facilities in Ohio, Tennessee and Michigan.

    By Aug. 1, 2022
  • The exterior of Department of Energy (DOE) in Washington DC.
    Image attribution tooltip
    MingzheZhang via Getty Images

    DOE awards $39M for tech that would enable buildings to store carbon

    The funding for 18 projects is part of the Energy Department’s push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency.

    By July 20, 2022
  • AWS logo appears in the background of a busy conference.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Noah Berger/Getty Images via Getty Images

    Procore, Amazon Web Services partner on digital twin technology

    The integration and data sharing deal will allow users to upload real-time data to the Procore management hub.

    By July 20, 2022
  • Construction materials sit on shelves in a warehouse.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Nordroden/iStock/Getty Images Plus via Getty Images

    Peak pricing? June's PPI shows signs of relief for construction materials.

    While nonresidential construction materials costs climbed higher again in June, softening commodity prices may signal the beginning of the end of nonstop escalation.

    By July 15, 2022
  • None
    Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by Ramtech

    Turner boosts construction site safety with wireless fire system

    The battery-powered tech solution eliminates the need for a hardwired power source and wired panels.

    By June 22, 2022
  • Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by J. Michael Osborne
    Sponsored by Trim-Tex

    How sound transmission class (STC) tests for wall joints are conducted

    New code compliance solutions were pitted against acoustical caulk to test soundproofing strength.

    June 13, 2022
  • A cement mixer in front of an industrial plant.
    Image attribution tooltip
    gahsoon via Getty Images

    New algae-based cement garners attention from AEC industry, Microsoft

    Prometheus Materials designed the material, and says a client will deploy it in a data center project.

    By June 8, 2022
  • BIA Heartland Header Image - Fire
    Image attribution tooltip
    George Clerk (iStock / Getty Images Plus) via Getty Images
    Sponsored by BIA Heartland

    Fired clay brick for superior fire resistance

    Can your legacy stand up to a disaster? Build with fired clay brick, and the chances are much higher.

    May 31, 2022
  • Image attribution tooltip
    Spencer Platt via Getty Images

    How to mitigate the effects of climate change, natural disasters

    Contractors should plan, prepare and consider parametric insurance to help manage risks from extreme weather.

    By Cindy Stauffer • May 6, 2022
  • Built Robotics, a firm focused on construction robotics, had a strong recent funding round.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Built Robotics

    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
  • Image attribution tooltip
    Dean Mouhtaropoulos via Getty Images

    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
  • Engineers and scientists gather around machinery.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by Robert Coelius/Michigan Engineering

    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
  • Consigli prefabrication project worker
    Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by Consigli

    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
  • Image attribution tooltip
    metamorworks via Getty Images

    Cemex Ventures launches 6th edition of contech competition

    Winners will receive invitations to pitch their products to investors.

    By March 23, 2022
  • Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of WPI

    'Self-healing' concrete substitute sucks carbon out of the air

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have developed a carbon-negative material that could one day be used on roads and buildings.

    By George Kevin Jordan • March 15, 2022
  • drone
    Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by American Robotics

    How automation and robotics can alleviate the labor shortage

    As contractors struggle to staff jobsites, robots can offer a path forward, writes an expert.

    By Raffi Holzer • March 9, 2022
  • Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by Tindall
    Sponsored by Tindall

    Pioneering the way with T-SLAB®

    See how Tindall used T-SLAB® to help SWA Construction bring this 12-story apartment complex to life.

    Feb. 22, 2022
  • Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by Hilti
    Sponsored by Hilti

    One cordless platform for all

    Construction decision-makers no longer have to make compromises to leverage cordless tools, driving their businesses further ahead today and beyond.

    Feb. 14, 2022
  • Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by FRAMECAD
    Sponsored by FRAMECAD

    5 reasons to use cold formed steel (CFS) construction for your projects

    More builders are switching from timber to cold formed steel. Learn why.

    Feb. 7, 2022
  • Image attribution tooltip
    Scott Olson via Getty Images

    How builders can help mitigate supply chain issues

    By ordering ahead of time, construction firms can be part of the solution to materials sourcing woes, a supply chain expert writes.

    By Ken Pinto • Jan. 27, 2022
  • Background of american one dollar bills
    Image attribution tooltip
    OlyaSolodenko/iStock via Getty Images

    Contech firm launches new banking service for contractors

    Briq Cash joins a growing list of finance and payment applications tailored to the construction industry.

    By Jan. 19, 2022
  • Image attribution tooltip
    AndreyPopov via Getty Images
    2022 outlook

    The 5 contech trends that will power jobsites in 2022

    From data usage to 3D printing and more, construction tech is poised to blast off this year.

    By Jan. 12, 2022
  • An exhibit hall from a previous World of Concrete conference showing products and vendors.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of World of Concrete

    2022's biggest construction conferences

    Many in-person industry events are back on this year. Here is the full rundown.

    By Jan. 12, 2022
  • The I-11 environmental impact statement was created using AECOM's own PlanEngage platform.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Arizona Department of Transportation

    AECOM creates user-friendly impact statement for I-11 project

    The company used its PlanEngage software to generate easy-to-navigate public documents for an interstate corridor project near Phoenix.

    By Jan. 5, 2022