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.

Morrison Construction

Construction firm invests in Virtual Reality

Morrison Construction has invested in a Virtual Reality (VR) system for site inductions. In the near future, all new starters on Morrison Construction sites may have to use virtual reality goggles for their safety briefings
Planning software

Case study: TILOS helps Thames Tideway teams to visualise and integrate plans for 25km...

TILOS is playing a key role in the delivery of the Thames Tideway super-sewer, the largest-ever infrastructure project undertaken by the UK water industry
GEO|Design+BIM

GEO|Design+BIM 2018 opens call for speakers

GEO| Design+BIM, a platform that highlights the use of geospatial data analytics and BIM in asset spatial design, construction, and operation and maintenance, is now accepting speaker proposals
City spaces

The rise of software cities

The technology we use is changing the way we sculpt our cities. Peter Debney of Oasys considers how software has been used in the planning process of city spaces
3D printing

Reinventing the home: Designing the world’s first freeform 3D printed house

A project in Tennessee is testing a “revolutionary” design to reinvent the modern home using 3D printing technology
graphene

Graphene-based concrete to ‘revolutionise’ construction

Scientists at the University of Exeter have said that a greener, stronger and more durable concrete made using “wonder-material” graphene could revolutionise the construction industry
offsite manufacture

Inquiry told offsite held back by ‘lack of trust’

A parliamentary inquiry has been told that procurement models must change and construction companies need to overcome a “lack of trust” if offsite manufacture is to become a success The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee heard evidence from a multitude of expert witnesses as part of its first...
construction industry

How drones will revolutionise the construction industry

Construction warranty specialists, CRL, have journeyed into the world of drones. CEO Steve Mansour, discusses how the sophisticated devices will revolutionise the construction industry
mobile digital solutions

Intuitive mobile digital solutions play a vital part in digital transformation

Intuitivity, mobility and digital transformation are critical dimensions of our world today. In an interview, Benoît Jeannin, Script&Go’s founder and CEO, calls for deeper consideration of the need for digital transformation
MIS software

Trimble buys US MIS Software Company

Trimble has acquired US-based business, FabSuite, which provides management information system (MIS) software to steel fabricators
3D Models

2D to 3D Models: Entering the Third Dimension

As you’ve likely heard or read, the construction industry is in a state of transformation: from flat to fat; from two to three dimensions
Construction verification

Construction Verification Grows Up…

The use of 3D BIM models constantly updated by multiple sources of data are becoming increasingly common in construction – but how do we ensure the finished article matches its as-designed “digital twin”? FARO’s Vito Marone discusses state-of-the-art construction verification techniques
BIM objects

Skydôme entrusts BIM&CO with the publication of its BIM objects

Through the BIM&CO for Manufacturers offer, BIM&CO and Skydôme, the manufacturer specialising in zenithal overhead lighting solutions, have entered into a collaboration to distribute quality BIM objects dedicated to natural lighting for all stages of the BIM process
3D printed house

New 3D printed house paves the way for sustainable construction

Arup and CLS Architects have unveiled a new 3D printed house in central Milan as part of the Salone del Mobile design festival

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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.