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Construction technology is reshaping the construction sector and delivering greater opportunities for contractors and manufacturers to adopt offsite and modular construction techniques using digital construction techniques. We bring you the latest construction technology news and techniques that are helping to boost productivity and collaboration for these organisations whilst helping them to operate greener, smarter and safer.

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Updated housing design app could get London building after Covid-19

The Mayor of London and Bryden Wood have launched an updated version of housing design app, PRiSM 2.0, to help London’s homebuilding strategy.
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The impact drone technology may have on the construction industry

Jack Bird from Postage Supermarket discusses how an upcoming technological advancement, drone deliveries, may mix things up for the construction industry. He thinks that the focus is on ‘evolution’ not ‘revolution’ – which has always been the case for the industry, right? 
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Winvic secures funding for AI-enabled site safety system

Winvic, UWE Bristol and One Big Circle Consortium have secured funding for AI-enabled software to send personal site risk alerts to teams.
VolkerFitzpatrick trials non-contact facial recognition site access

VolkerFitzpatrick trials non-contact facial recognition site access

VolkerFitzpatrick is trialling a 100% non-contact facial recognition site access control system on its Brent Cross West station project.
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Five tech firms join HS2 Innovation Accelerator initiative

HS2 Ltd has announced the first five tech firms that will join its Innovation Accelerator programme, focussing on HS2’s innovation challenges – productivity, the environment and the circular economy.
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The promise and benefits of IoT in the construction sector

Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere these days, with people referring to how they are planning for, talking about or developing for it. With the prevalence of IoT, what does it mean for construction and property management in the healthcare space/facilities? Will it actually provide real benefits and efficiencies...
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Avoiding extinction: It’s all about managing construction data

Tom Willcock, head of surveying innovation at Hollis explores innovation in data management and how technology in the construction sector is more visible than ever.
Drones

How drones are transforming the construction industry

Drones are helping construction firms tackle Britain’s housing crisis head-on, according to Robert Garbett, founder of the UK Drone Delivery Group and Drone Major Group Limited.
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Innovative solution to monitor subcontractor vehicles on HS2

Field service management software specialist, Totalmobile and Trimble have been awarded a contract to support transportation and logistics operations on the HS2.
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Rugged technology plays pivotal role in the future of construction

New research by Samsung looks at the benefits of rugged technology in construction, revealing more than nine out of ten employees would like their company to invest in more devices in the future.
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Construction experts call for ‘clean recovery’ post-Covid

Construction industry experts have called on the sector to lead a ‘clean recovery’ from Covid-19, as the pandemic injects a renewed sense of urgency into existing challenges.

How intelligent buildings can guard against terror

Adrian Timberlake, chief technical officer of Seven Technologies Group, examines the vast potential of intelligent buildings in defending nations against threats of terrorism.
Drone technology,

Drone technology to help identify defects on Kent roads

Amey is trialling drone technology in a bid to identify defects on roads in and around Kent.

Vinci to deliver Harlow Science Park expansion

Vinci Construction UK is currently on-site to deliver the 50,000 sq ft mid-tech advanced manufacturing facilities, as Harlow Science Parks expands.

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Construction Technology News

Construction technology is reshaping the construction sector and delivering greater opportunities for contractors and manufacturers to adopt offsite and modular construction techniques using digital construction techniques.

We bring you the latest construction technology news and techniques that are helping to boost productivity and collaboration for these organisations whilst helping them to operate greener, smarter and safer.