Technology Redesigning the Construction Industry
The author of this aritcle is Kim Slowey, Construction Dive
Using new digital tools, and doing so more often, could boost productivity by 50% to 60%, generating $1.6 trillion in value."
Interested in construction technology? CEA is offering sessions on drones, virtual reality, devices on the job site...
A Phone App That Revolutionize Safer Conditions on the Construction Sites
From Ashley Robinson, Regina Leader-Post
The app covers 20 different parts of the OHS legislation relating to construction and explains them in easy to understand language."
Interested in current construction technology? CEA is offering several construction technology sessions on October 26,...
Cornell Tech Built a Super-High-Tech School in New York City
Chris Weller, Business Insider writes about how the building could revolutionize future design.
Cornell Tech's main dorm, the tall building pictured in the background below, is the tallest and largest "passive" house in the world, meaning it uses little energy to heat and cool the interior."...
Drones in Construction Zones
Article by Simon Lewis and Kara Price, Bond Dickinson LLP on Lexology.com
Using a drone to perform building surveys can save time, money and reduce health and safety risks."
Learn more about drone technology on October 26, 2017 at CEA!
Construction Industry Faces Technology Crisis
Written by Anne Gibson, Property editor, NZ Herald
Modular prefabricated buildings built by robots is probably unstoppable...drones, robots, automated design and other trends would lead the digital transformation of the construction sector."
38 Women Honored as 2017 Constructech Magazine Women in Construction
Ariticle from ForConstructionPros.com
Women in Construction awards honors women in the industry who have gone above and beyond to transform work on the jobsite and in the office, through the use of technology."
Not all Florida's Construction Cranes Designed to Withstand Irma Survived
Article written by The Washington Post's Kristine Phillips
At two construction sites in Miami, crane booms — the long horizontal arms that carry loads and balance the structures — had collapsed, damaging the unfinished towers next to them and sending debris onto the city's empty streets."...
3 Strategies for More Effective Prefabrication
Jobsite's, Megan Headley discusss these three (3) strategies.
Prefabrication is touted as a solution to many of the problems hammering the construction industry."
The Construction Industry Has A Big Baby Boomer Problem
Julie Littman, Bisnow Bay Area
As boomers retire, they are leaving behind a void in the job force that millennials are not interested in filling. If the industry does not address this disparity in the workforce, the labor shortage in the construction market will deepen further."