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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.

digital innovation in construction

Tilbury Douglas and Unity to drive digital innovation in construction

Tilbury Douglas has announced a new collaboration with Unity to help drive digital innovation in construction.
rail industry

Re-flow’s rail industry debut at Railtex / Infrarail

The team from Re-flow Field Management made their rail industry debut at the historical London Olympia, showcasing their award-winning field operations software for rail at Railtex / Infrarail.
Field Management

Re-flow Field Management Software at UKCW London 2022

The team from Re-flow Field Management were back on the road at the ExCeL London for UK Construction Week’s first show of the year, showcasing their award-winning field operations software for construction.
digital software

How digital software can drive sustainability in construction

Justin Moule, CEO of cloud construction software business Eque2 says digital software can drive sustainability in construction and win more business.  Here he explains why.
ESG in construction

How can Blockchain enable the standardisation of ESG in construction?

Blockchain provider Finboot looks at how emerging tech can play a role in validating and standardising ESG in construction.
risk mitigation, Single platform technology

How can construction keep pace with the evolving world of risk mitigation?

Tom Noctor, team lead and strategic product consultant at Procore, discusses why construction needs to find its appetite for risk mitigation, particularly in its processes, and how single platform technology can help.
field management software

Field management software that puts you in control – and your team to work

Re-flow empowers businesses in construction and civil engineering to keep their workforce focused, up-to-date and compliant with instant, seamless and paperless information exchange across all teams.
cloud-based construction software

How can cloud-based construction software resolve the industry’s financial crisis?

After fighting through the pandemic, construction remains under financial pressure. Here, The Access Group discusses how cloud-based construction software could be the solution to the industry's woes.
digitise the planning process

Exploring how best to digitise the planning process

Esri UK recently announced the winners of a competition to find local planning authorities with innovative ideas for how best to use geospatial technology to help digitse the planning process.
Digital Construction Week 2022

6 reasons to visit Digital Construction Week 2022

Digital Construction Week 2022 returns to ExCeL London from 18-19 May – here’s why it’ll prove unmissable.
Eastern European supply chain

The Russia-Ukraine conflict ripples across the Eastern European supply chain

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is having far-reaching effects on international trade and supply chains spanning many countries and continents, sparking shortages and rising prices across the Eastern European supply chain. Marc Meyer, CCO at Transmetrics, takes a look at how AI can help.
latest online services

JCT Digital – are you making the most of our latest online services?

JCT is committed not only to best practice in creating its suite of contracts but also in their delivery, including embracing the latest online services to support the drafting process and make accessing JCT contracts easier.
construction compliance

Get your construction compliance right with Re-flow

Yorkshire-based construction and civil engineering company, Norcon Construction turns to Re-flow software to gain confidence in construction compliance.
construction payment

New tech can simplify critical construction payment processes

Mike Antis, global vice president Textura, Oracle Construction and Engineering, explores how firms can use new tech to simplify and standardise critical construction payment processes.
construction project costs

How can digital systems help to manage construction project costs?

As construction project costs continue to rise, Carol Massay, head of construction at the Access Group, explores how digital systems can help businesses manage their budgets.
cyber defence

How to build a strong cyber defence for your construction business

Rick Jones, CEO, DigitalXRAID, looks at how and why a cyberattack could cripple a construction business and discusses the threat ransomware poses to construction, why companies should heed the latest NCSC advice and how the industry can build a strong cyber defence.
decarbonising the grid

UK first technology pilot aimed at decarbonising the grid

UK first technology could be the key to decarbonising the grid and increasing sustainability across UK's housing.
digital language

NCC enters agreement with Cobuilder to introduce standardised digital language

NNC's collaboration with Cobuilder will enable the introduction of a standardised digital language in all projects.
Asset Intelligence

Galliford Try rebrands its Security and Active Fire business as Asset Intelligence

Galliford Try has rebranded its Security and Active Fire business as Asset Intelligence following the acquisition of nmcn’s water and asset security businesses in October.
infrastructure 4.0

Digital technologies will power the shift to Infrastructure 4.0

Infrastructure desperately needs updating and modernising to withstand the effects of climate change, rapid urbanisation and sustainability regulations. Digital technologies provide the tools to do so, says Gary Wong, industry principal – global infrastructure and water, AVEVA.
smart check app

Construction Skills Certification Scheme launch ‘Smart Check’ app

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has developed a ‘Smart Check’ app to boost competence and fight fraud.

UK Construction Week Innovation Zone to showcase green construction innovations

UK Construction Week Innovation Zone, held at London’s ExCel from 3-5 May, will showcase the sector’s green change-makers, demonstrating the latest construction innovations.
digital first business

Kier adopts Procore as part of its digital first business ambitions 

Kier has selected Procore's enterprise-ready platform solution to aid its transition towards becoming a digital first business. 
PSTN switch off

Everything the construction industry needs to know about the PSTN switch off 

Doug Mulvihill, marketing manager, UK and Ireland, of Ringover, discusses the future of telephony and how construction companies can prepare for the PSTN switch off.
3d mapping

How are robots facilitating 3D mapping on construction sites?

Dr. Sen Wang, associate professor in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and Lead on RAS theme at the National Robotarium, discusses how robots can facilitate 3D mapping on construction sites and what the industry can expect in the future robotics.
construction IT

Construction gold standard needs gold standard IT strategy

Professor David Mosey's independent review of public sector construction frameworks has called for a new "gold standard" for procurement. Realising this ambition will also require a gold standard construction IT strategy, says Walter Hume of Rimini Street .

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.