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.

Technological advances

Bringing the benefits of technology to construction

Technological advances like BIM, VR/AR and even the rise of robots are bringing new opportunities and possibilities to construction
IrisVR

IrisVR connects virtual reality to construction industry through first ever Navisworks integration

IrisVR, the leading immersive design review and collaboration software for the architecture, engineering, and construction industries has announced a new native Beta integration between Prospect and Autodesk Navisworks as part of their latest release.
geospatial sector

UK geospatial sector urged to share future vision

The government has urged the UK’s geospatial sector to share their views on the future vision, as part of a call for evidence
Using BatiScript

BatiScript: Intuitive construction software to meet UK quality management needs

Script&Go’s BatiScript supports improved communication and collaboration, saving time and boosting productivity for everyone involved in quality assurance and quality control.
Low carbon technologies

Bridging the gap between intended and actual performance of low carbon technologies

Dr Terry Keech’s recent study into the barriers to achieving mass low carbon social housing has highlighted the knock-on effect planning policy can have on the entire supply chain. Here, he explains why
Offsite manufacturing

A model of the future?

A sculpture highlighting the potential of modular construction and offsite manufacturing in tackling the UK’s housing crisis has been chosen to be included in the Royal Academy of Arts’ prestigious Summer Exhibition
retractable pitch

“Groundbreaking” retractable pitch tested at new Tottenham stadium

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BIM technology

BIM and digital transformation: Opening the door to innovation

Enterprise Ireland’s John Hunt tells PBC Today that digital transformation is the key to improving productivity and cutting waste in construction – and discusses how BIM technology is opening the door for many SMEs to compete on a larger stage
training simulator

Virtual reality simulator to boost aerial training

Operators of scissor lifts and aerial boom lifts will be able to train in virtual reality after one of just six aerial platform training simulators in Europe arrived in the UK
NBS Chorus

NBS announce launch of its first cloud-based platform

NBS has announced the launch of its most innovative specification platform, NBS Chorus, the first cloud-based platform to be released from the UK-based business
Digital Displacement

£22m project to develop a new generation of off-road machines

A consortium led by the Scottish technology firm Artemis Intelligent Power has secured £11m from the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK to help develop a new generation of ‘Digital Displacement’ hydraulic pumps and motors to be used in off-road vehicles
supply chain

A security-minded approach in an increasingly connected world

Alexandra Luck, a chartered engineer and member of the Register of Security Engineers & Specialists, argues there needs to be a much greater understanding of the security implications of an increasingly connected supply chain and built environment.
mobile mapping technology

3D laser mapping and GeoSLAM announce new mobile mapping technology

Leading UK laser scanning and monitoring companies’ 3D Laser Mapping Ltd and GeoSLAM Ltd have united to create one of the world’s most innovative mobile mapping and monitoring technology providers 3D Laser Mapping is a world leading geospatial mobile mapping technology supplier and innovator. The  company helps its customers to...
Strategic land

Strategic land and the PropTech revolution: A force for good

Ed Socha of international law firm Osborne Clark explores how technology such as virtual reality, drones and blockchain could transform the way we unlock land for much-needed housing

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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.