Construction Technology

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Note from the editor

The construction industry has a reputation for being slow to adopt new technologies. While most contractors in the U.S. are small businesses with little bandwidth for trying out new products, we at Construction Dive hear about new technological advancements, both jobsite solutions and software aids, practically every day.

But technology is more than cutting-edge, state-of-the-art products like drones, digital cameras and wearables. Construction tech can also apply to bookkeeping, cybersecurity, payments and other common business solutions.

As construction faces an uphill battle of a jobs crisis and a global pandemic, Construction Dive has covered both the exciting new technological achievements and the day-to-day software tools needed to keep a jobsite running smoothly. Read on for more about the state of construction technology today.

UK modular builder expands to US, hires former Katerra staff

• Published Nov. 11, 2021

Construction techies laud $100M in infrastructure act, push for more

The provision is a clear indication of the growing role of technology in construction, experts say.

• Published Nov. 17, 2021

How contractors employ tech solutions to help mitigate pricing woes

Firms like Boldt and DPR have embraced using data and BIM for detailed cost breakdowns on project bids.

• Published Nov. 17, 2021

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.

• Published Nov. 19, 2021

Atlanta-based AI firm wins global construction tech contest

• Published Nov. 23, 2021

Construction technology revolutionizing the industry

As construction faces an uphill battle of a jobs crisis and a global pandemic, Construction Dive has covered both the exciting new technological achievements and the day-to-day software tools needed to keep a jobsite running smoothly.

included in this trendline
  • I-95 bridge moved in 3 hours using remote-controlled tech
  • 3,800-square-foot 3D-printed barracks built on military base
  • Tech 101: Autonomous machinery
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.