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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    2022's biggest construction conferences

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

    By Jan. 12, 2022
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    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
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    DeWalt's Jobsite Pro headphones recalled for fire hazards

    Some wearers reported burns and overheating during charging and use.

    By Dec. 9, 2021
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    New York City inches toward drones for building inspections

    Drones have been gaining traction in industrial fields for some time, and offer a usable solution to inspecting buildings high off the ground.

    By Dec. 8, 2021
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    New report examines roadblocks to construction's digital transformation

    A Dodge Construction Network survey found that while industry workers are open to change, barriers like tech issues and bad data stand in the way of further digitizing their work.

    By Dec. 8, 2021
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    All-electric Ford F-150 Lightning sparks interest as electric vehicles make waves

    Pickup truck aficionados and first-timers alike are anticipating new electric releases from Ford, Tesla, Rivian and Chevy.

    By Nov. 19, 2021
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    Pepper Construction wins AGC Innovation Award for AR/VR training

    The association also honored an app that can be customized to a jobsite's safety protocols and mobile COVID-19 treatment pods.

    By Oct. 27, 2021
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    How A.I. can change the way you view your jobsite for the better

    In one year, a construction camera takes at least 25,000 photos of the jobsite. With thousands of photos, this visual data is rarely utilized to its fullest. When paired with an advanced visual data system, unlocking the insight behind the images is easy.

    Oct. 25, 2021
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    9 construction social media influencers to watch

    From Instagram to YouTube to TikTok, these content creators are making waves in the building trades.

    By Oct. 20, 2021
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    Deep Dive

    After years of 'Made in China,' suppliers look to alternatives

    The risks of single sourcing from China have been brewing for years, but they bubbled up even more during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    By Shefali Kapadia • Oct. 19, 2021
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    Consigli tests robots for automated building layout system

    The Rugged Robotics vehicles create faster, more precise field layouts than humans with chalk and tape measures and could soon have other applications.

    By Jeffrey Steele • Oct. 13, 2021
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    Ring launches security system for jobsites

    Geared toward small and medium-sized builders, the product is designed to address the increasing incidents of equipment and material theft on U.S. construction sites.

    By Oct. 6, 2021
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    ConTech Conversations: CEO says robots can't replace human workers

    Versatile co-founder Meirav Oren talks with Construction Dive about technology's role in solving some of the industry's biggest problems.

    By Sept. 29, 2021
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    Supply chain challenges aren't going away anytime soon

    Businesses should prepare for continued disruption and increased costs, writes a supply chain expert at CBRE.

    By Joe Dunlap • Sept. 23, 2021
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    After backlash, Sherwin-Williams adds contractors to $600M Cleveland project

    Despite the addition of several Black- and women-owned firms, local activists have decried the lack of diversity in higher-level roles.

    By Updated Sept. 20, 2021
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    Sarcos brings 5G to robot network

    The technology firm's partnership with T-Mobile will allow workers to remotely control its robots using augmented and virtual reality.

    By Sept. 8, 2021
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    8 construction technology firms that made funding waves

    From drones to field printers, tech firms are creating innovations for the construction industry and launching multimillion-dollar fundraising rounds.

    By Aug. 4, 2021
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    College to offer bachelor's degree in BIM

    Georgia Highlands' four-year degree will feature advanced training in BIM and VDC, as well as business and construction management courses.

    By July 28, 2021
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    Safety helmets vs. hard hats

    Learn the difference between hard hats and safety helmets and why it matters.

    By Randy Hall • July 19, 2021
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    Face masks could soon come with COVID-19 rating labels

    Safety standard organization ASTM International is leading an effort to establish standards for reusable face coverings.

    By Kim Slowey • Oct. 21, 2020