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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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Automated cone laying machines to benefit road workers

Highways experts are creating technology that will allow automated vehicles to lay cones on motorways and major A roads, eliminating one of the biggest risks faced by England’s road workers.
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Why your construction fleet needs an integrated dashcam solution

Dashcams are increasingly cited as the best way to improve safety for any commercial fleet of vehicles. The very presence of a dashboard camera reduces the likelihood of an accident and improves driving styles.

Ramboll re-awarded £40-50m technical advisors contract in Antarctic

Ramboll has been re-appointed as technical advisors for British Antarctic Survey (BAS), winning the next phase of work in a series of projects to improve and modernise Antarctic research stations and infrastructure.

Email hacking in the construction industry: Who is liable?

Michael Gerard of construction and engineering law firm Michael Gerard Solicitors looks at the legalities and liabilities around the issue of email fraud.
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5 construction industry trends to watch in 2020

The construction industry is evolving and with it bringing some new trends. With a variety of trends becoming popular on construction sites, what are the ones to look out for?
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Quartix and Fleet Focus team up to launch dashcam integration

Quartix Ltd has partnered with camera and vehicle safety company, Fleet Focus, to launch an integrated dashcam solution.
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BAM uses AI to predict critical strength of concrete

The world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) concrete strength prediction engine has been used on BAM Nuttall’s project to expand London City Airport.

Construction game-changer: A front end approach to digital twins

Midlands-based design and detailing company TDS discusses the value of collaboration and digital modelling at the front end of the design process in a major project at Hong Kong International Airport.
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Construction’s Digital Frontline: 2020 set to be pivotal year

Phil Brown, chief executive of Causeway Technologies, looks at how technology is being embraced across the supply chain to accelerate the digital transformation of the construction industry.
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Is it too soon for 5G in digital construction?

A number of infrastructural and operational challenges must be overcome before 5G can become a business reality for UK companies, says Nick Sacke of Comms365.
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Engineers build plastic waste bricks inspired by nature

A new brick constructed using 3D printing and made from domestic plastic waste has been proven to provide 10 times better insulation than traditional bricks.
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The new era of data sharing in construction is around the corner

Gareth Parkes, knowledge manager at Sir Robert McAlpine, discusses the urgent need for the construction industry to improve how it uses data.
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Developing city-scale digital twin applications

Dr Timea Nochta, a research associate at the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction at the University of Cambridge, makes the case for city-scale digital twin applications to engage with the urban societies and socio-political processes they aim to serve.
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Skanksa trials innovative materials to create more durable roads

Skanska has laid graphene-enhanced asphalt on a busy road in Curbridge and an asphalt surface course containing 50% of recycled content in Essex.

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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.