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Four new research projects that aim to speed up assembly, save money, and improve the quality of UK building projects is to be announced today (31 January) by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
As technology and AI gallop forward, robotics are making inroads into construction. Will there come a point where they can replace humans entirely?
The number of construction companies using drone technology in the UK and Ireland has increased significantly, although more advanced digital/reality capture outputs continue to be underutilised.
The latest generation of mechanical fastening solutions for the building envelope is enabling architects to create better buildings.
Peter Jansen, Construction Lawyer at Keystone Law, discusses construction’s digital future with a focus on BIM and data ownership.
Dario Teixeira, engineering manager at MIDFIX, explores how adopting new technology and using modern methods of construction could help address productivity and labour issues in the construction industry.
How do you know what 'good' looks like when it comes to systems adoption and digital maturity? GroupBC and Eque2 set out some simple steps for improvement.
NBS has launched the annual NBS National BIM Survey, marking almost a decade of tracking BIM adoption in the UK.
Build Aviator offers specialist services and software to streamline offsite and onsite processes.
Contractor MBG embraced BIM on a major multi-million pound hospital project – and saw the challenge pay off.
Bryan Christiansen, CEO at Limble CMMS, takes a look at how modern technology, particularly the use of the Internet of Things (IoT), is revolutionising the construction industry.
There’s no doubt that homes are becoming smarter and more connected to the world of internet-enabled devices, but what does this mean for the planning and construction industries?
New micro robots will be built to repair the UK’s vast underground pipe network and prevent disruption of roadworks in the future.
BSRIA has launched its White Paper on ‘Megatrends: Smart Building Technology’, which highlights that technology is in the process of transforming almost every aspect of society.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge are using microencapsulation technologies developed by Dolomite Microfluidics to develop self-healing building materials.
Robert Meakin, partner at global law firm Clyde & Co examines how offsite manufacturing supported by BIM, 3D printing and AI has the potential to transform the way we build.
Drone technology has been hailed as a game-changer for the construction and engineering industries. But where do the benefits come from - and what are the risks? Senior construction solicitor May Winfield explains where the law stands on drone use.
A new £2.5m project will bring together businesses and researchers to help overhaul construction practices in the UK.
Pae Natwilai, founder of drone mapping and reporting company Trik, explains how the technology can be harnessed
Contractor Colmore Tang has selected the winner in its hunt for a start-up technology that it could collaborate with to help improve the construction industry.
There is growing and quite understandable hype concerning BIM, and how it is helping to transform both the UK residential and commercial building sectors?
BIM has radically changed the way we think about building design in terms of collaboration and visualisation. Can City Information Modelling do the same for urban planning?
Future Generation, a Southern Grove company, has secured planning permission for a state-of-the-art luxury student accommodation scheme in Guildford.
Bentley Systems has announced it has entered an agreement to acquire Quebec City-based AIworx, Inc., provider of machine learning and internet of things (IoT) technologies and services.
The South-to-North Water Diversion Project is a major foundational strategic project to alleviate the severe shortage of water resources in northern China, especially in the capital of Beijing.
A structural steel fabricator in London is teaming up with Cranfield University to use 3D printing to create steel connections