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.

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
construction industry

5 technologies that are about to change the construction industry forever

Advantage Home Construction Insurance (AHCI) aims to help you discover the technology changing the construction sector forever
Modern methods of construction

Modern methods of construction could create £40bn export market

According to consultancy and construction firm, Mace, the UK could create a new £40bn a year global export market if it establishes the country as a leader in Modern Methods of Construction
EBMR helmet

Mixed-reality helmet lets builders visualise architects plan

Construction professionals can now ‘see’ a building in place and in rich detail before a single brick has been laid thanks to the Engineering Building Mixed Reality (EBMR) helmet
drone mapping

Pix4D to showcase construction drone mapping at GEO|Design+BIM 2018

GEO| Design+BIM has announced that professional drone mapping and photogrammetry software provider, Pix4D, will co-sponsor the event on 1-2 November in Amsterdam
Housebuilding

Improving productivity in housebuilding through BatiScript

Mobile, hand-held technology fostering greater collaboration and efficiency could have a crucial role in boosting productivity in housebuilding.
construction sector deal

Government unveil details of £420m construction sector deal

In further details released by the government, the construction sector deal identifies a vision to build new homes faster and a commitment to using digital technologies
Modular

RDA Modular unveils 3D printing-injection solution

RDA Modular has announced plans to build a new factory that implements their 3D printing-injection construction process to address the current global housing crisis

Ballast Nedam to organise virtual building programme at GEO|Design+BIM

GEO| Design+BIM has announced that Ballast Nedam will be organising a programme on virtual building as Content Partner at the event
smart cities

Revolutionising the UK’s cities: taking the first practical steps

Chris Fry, a specialist in Infrastructure & Regeneration at international design and engineering consultancy Ramboll, discusses the importance of smart city integration and takes a look at the challenges faced when updating the infrastructure of established towns and cities.
fireproof robot

European Researchers create fireproof robot to improve fire safety

An expert team of European researchers has created a robot that can enter burning buildings to assess the potential risk of explosions 
Steligence

‘Green steel’ to disrupt building approach

Steel and mining multinational ArcelorMittal has launched a "radical and disruptive" new concept for the use of steel in construction, designed to cut costs and environmental impact of building construction
ConstrucTech

ConstrucTech attracts more than 200 applicants

The £10m ‘ConstrucTech’ technology accelerator programme launched by Colmore Tang Construction and Virgin StartUp has attracted more than 200 applications from entrepreneurs and start-up businesses
What is BIM (Building Information Modelling)?

What is BIM (Building Information Modelling)?

What is BIM? Most of us in the construction industry will be familiar with the term, but what is it and how can it benefit the construction sector? In a time where Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and digital evolution is revolutionising the way we work, live and explore, it’s no...

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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.