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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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New guide to change the way drones are used in construction

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has published its guide to support the construction industry change the way drone flights are used.
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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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Mace unveils ‘next generation’ construction method

Mace has launched a next generation construction method, High Rise Solutions (HRS), to transform the way we build in the UK.
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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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Using IoT to unlock the next generation of asset tracking in construction

Derek Bryan of Verizon Connect on why the Internet of Things could represent the next step forward for construction asset tracking.
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Steel Manipulator: An innovative solution for landing steel structures

Costain and Thomson Engineering have worked collaboratively to create a solution for landing steel structures that deliver improvements in safety, efficiency and the environment.
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Innovative autonomous car to support highway management

The Academy of Robotics and Eurovia UK have announced plans for a national partnership to trial the use of Kar-go’s autonomous vehicle technology to support rural highway management.

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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.