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.

ABC releases safety technology guide

• Published Dec. 15, 2021

New York City inches toward drones for building inspections

• Published Dec. 8, 2021

New report examines roadblocks to construction's digital transformation

• Published Dec. 8, 2021

Tech adoption makes construction industry top target for cyberattacks

• Published Dec. 1, 2021

Report: $61B lost per year due to waste, inefficiency in 811 utility system

• Published Nov. 24, 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.