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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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Morgan Sindall collaborate to run the Innovation Driven Procurement programme

Morgan Sindall, alongside Nottingham Trent University with funding from CITB are collaborating to run the Innovation Driven Procurement (IDP) to help small construction firms drive innovation in construction.
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Marshalls to be first UK concrete manufacturer to adopt CarbonCure Technologies

Marshalls plc has committed to becoming the first UK concrete manufacturer to adopt CarbonCure Technologies' carbon mineralisation technology.
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Causeway acquires construction telemarketing company, Enhance Consultancy

Causeway Technologies has acquired specialist construction telemarketing company Enhance Consultancy, as part of its journey to link every stage of the construction process with technology.
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Causeway-Ermeo acquisition to create most powerful digital platform for construction

Causeway is on a mission to create the most powerful digital platform for the construction industry with the acquisition of mobile development company, Ermeo.
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How Bouygues UK is using Payapps digital payment processes for The Riverside development

In this article, Mobarak Ali, a graduate quantity surveyor from Bouygues UK, explores how The Riverside development in Canterbury is using digital payment processes for improved efficiency and time management.
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The 2022 State of AEC Project Management Research Report is now here!

Mail Manager, the email management solution developed by Arup, now part of Ideagen, is proud to launch our annual AEC Project Management research report.
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Smith & Byford drive down costs and increase profits with Causeway Tradex

Smith & Byford utilise Causeway Tradex to help better align their business goals for growth and reduce internal costs to drive profit, find out how in this case study video.
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Gtek: Submitting applications for payment through Payapps

Submitting applications for payment to Bouygues UK, Gtek have embraced Payapps technology. This article explores how Gtek has shifted from a manual, paper-based process for submitting payment applications, to using Payapps for improved predictability of payments and cash flow.
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Construction Talk Podcast: How to drive digital adoption in construction SMEs

In this episode of Construction Talk, Peter Haddock and Chris Grant, Partnership Manager at Digital Construction Skills, talk about Chris’ role in the CITB funded programme, which helps to support construction SMEs in Scotland.
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Construction Innovation Hub partners with Cardiff Uni to create D-COM

The Construction Innovation Hub has unveiled it's D-COM project, in partnership with Cardiff University's Digital Compliance Network, which will use technology to untangle complex compliance checking processes.
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Construction payment delays: Most common causes revealed in new analysis of 8m invoices

More than 810,000 invoices were rejected by contractors last year according to a new analysis, here, Causeway outlines simple corrections to avoid construction payment delays.
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Construction Talk Podcast: Breaking down the priorities for National Highways innovation

In this episode of Construction Talk, Peter Haddock and Annette Pass, Head of National Highways Innovation, talks about innovation priorities, digital rehearsal, and intelligent machine control.
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Balfour Beatty rolls out industry first Automated Cone Laying Machines

Balfour Beatty becomes the first UK construction company to roll out the new FALCON ACLM® Automated Cone Laying Machines to reduce the risks associated with cone laying across its Highways operations.
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Causeway Donseed helps Conneely Group manage hours worked and site safety

Danny Harsiani, project manager at Conneely Group, explains how Causeway Donseed has helped the company track and manage hours worked across multiple sites to reduce costs and improve site safety.
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Re-flow Field Management Software Platform wins at 2022 Design & Build awards

The team at Re-flow is excited to receive industry recognition once more, winning BUILD Magazine's 2022 Design & Build 'Most Outstanding Field Management Software Platform within the Construction industry' award.
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Construction Talk Podcast: How technology is impacting construction’s landscape

In this episode of the Construction Talk Podcast, Nathan Marsh, Chief Digital Officer at Turner and Townsend, talks to Peter Haddock about society embracing technology and how tech itself is getting increasingly capable.
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Balfour Beatty VINCI and Esri UK save £20k a year digitising HS2 construction workflows

BBV has adopted software from Esri UK, rolling out its Site Scan for ArcGIS drone flight management and image processing software, to support its drone deployment strategy across 90km of the Midlands, digitising HS2 construction workflows.
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Re-flow’s all-in-one Field Management review by MW Benney

The team from Re-flow, provider of the award-winning all-in-one Field Management software for construction, sent their film crew to revisit the day-to-day processes of their long-term client, MW Benney.
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How Galliford Try is embracing digital transformation with e-invoicing using Causeway Tradex

As a leading construction group that employs 3,300 people across the UK, digital transformation is at the heart of Galliford Try. Peter Rose, shared service centre director at Galliford Try, explains the journey from paper to Causeway Tradex.
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Re-flow exhibits field management software at Rail Live 2022

The Re-flow team was off-road at Rail Live 2022, the UK's largest outdoor rail exhibition, to exhibit their award-winning field management software for rail.
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Construction Talk Podcast: Winning the competitive edge with early technology adoption

In this episode of the Construction Talk Podcast, Peter Haddock sits down with Matthew Ayres, group managing director of The Bennie Group, to talk about how early technology adoption can generate and harvest data, diversity and inclusion, and new talent.
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How Kier processes 94% of invoices electronically with Tradex EDI solution

Causeway Tradex EDI solution has provided Kier Group with the opportunity to ensure that all invoices were received, validated and delivered via touchless processing into their ERP. Here, Dan Foley, finance shared services director at Kier Group, explains how Causeway Tradex has transformed the way the business operates.
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Tarmac purchases first battery electric mixer truck

As part of the company’s commitment to net zero, Tarmac has placed an order with Renault Trucks for the first battery electric mixer truck in the UK.
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County Contractors launch digitisation with Causeway software

County Contractors has digitised its forms, automated workflows and stored its expansive library of documents all in one place using Causeway software - Causeway Ermeo and Causeway Docs.
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How can field management software protect against costly HSE violations?

Find out how Re-flow Field Management Software features, such as its digital forms, can protect the railway industry against costly HSE violations.
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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.

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.