Construction Technology

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 infrastructure training centre

CityFibre and O’Connor Utilities to launch digital infrastructure training centre

CityFibre have partnered with O’Connor Utilities Ltd (OCU) to launch a new digital infrastructure training centre in Sheffield, which will help people from across South Yorkshire to develop the skills they will need to begin a career in digital construction.
Causeway Estimating

Causeway Estimating elected as solo solution for Interclass Plc

Causeway Estimating, the industry-standard pre-contract tendering and bidding software, has been chosen as the solo solution for Interclass Plc’s estimating team.
Re-flow website

New Re-flow website showcases innovative features

The team at Re-flow Field Management are excited to finally announce yet another milestone in their rapid growth this past year – the launch of the brand new Re-flow website.
infrastructure asset management

Why do councils need to rationalise their infrastructure asset management systems?

Andy Peart, marketing director, Yotta, explains why councils must use a single ‘any asset’ or service management system to rationalise their infrastructure asset management systems.
construction in 2022

Construction in 2022: How your company can avoid pitfalls ahead

The industry weathered the storm in 2021 - but it is far from plain sailing ahead. Access Construction looks at the pitfalls that await construction in 2022 and what not to do in order to not just survive but thrive.
smart buildings

Achieving carbon neutrality demands smart buildings

Fabio Mercurio of ABB Smart Buildings explains how smart technology can reduce energy use and CO2 emissions in commercial and industrial buildings, giving insight into how this is being achieved through innovative decarbonization projects in Germany and China.
graphene-enhanced concrete

How can graphene-enhanced concrete help build a sustainable future ?

Neill Ricketts, CEO of Versarien, explores how graphene-enhanced concrete can help the construction industry save time and money and become more sustainable
modernising legacy systems

Three tips for success when modernising legacy systems

The pandemic sped the adoption of technology across the built environment, bringing profound changes to the industry. However, post-pandemic, we’ve seen the digital transformation boom begin to slow. Neil Davidson, VP EMEA & APAC at Deltek, explains to PBC Today the three tips for success when modernising legacy systems.
connected asset management software

Causeway acquires provider of connected asset management software

Construction technology provider Causeway Technologies has acquired Yotta, a global provider of connected asset management software and services, from AIM-listed Oxford Metrics plc.
construction verification

Can construction verification help to seed collaboration?

Harnessing technology to verify construction progress on-site could break down adversarial silo working and foster greater cooperation across the industry, says Robert Klaschka, founding member of the Construction Verification Initiative and principal consultant at EvrBilt.
construction product information

LEXiCON: Creating trustworthy and reliable digital construction product information

The LEXiCON project, developed by the Construction Innovation Hub in partnership with the Construction Products Association, has taken a significant step towards a common approach to construction product information.
product platforms

The what, why and how of product platforms in construction

The Product Platform Rulebook publication marks a new era of collaboration and innovation for construction sector in the UK.
manufacturing and construction

How tech can drive innovation in manufacturing and construction

Lorraine McMorrow, BIM and digital construction manager at the McAvoy Group, outlines how digital construction can be used to support the green agenda, deliver successful projects responsibly and transform the reputation of the industry to become a force for good.
5G in buildings, technology, digital transformation

The rise of 5G in buildings

With 5G connections set to surge, Lone Hansen, manager of the IT Cable Group at BSRIA Worldwide Market Intelligence, looks at how to maximise the capabilities of the technology in buildings.
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.
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.
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 Technology

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.