Unpacking BIM: How Contractors can Reap the Rewards of a Digital Workflow
Article by Kathleen Slowey (Construction Dive)
Before implementing troves of BIM software types, contractors must ask themselves what role they play in the grander scheme."
Eighty Percent of Contractors Report Difficulty Finding Qualified Craft Workers to Hire as Association Calls for Measures to Rebuild Workforce
AGC of America’s New Plan to Address Growing Construction Workforce Shortages
Technology can help bridge this gap, and more firms are bringing training in-house to implement digital strategies such as BIM..."
JobNimbus App Created to Help Contractors Manage Customers and Projects
The article is by Kimberly Hegeman, Managing Editor - ForConstructionPros.com
JobNimbus helps construction contractors manage everything from sales to estimating to scheduling to work orders and more on their mobile devices."
Builders Balance Tradition and Automation
By Andrew Soergel Senior Reporter, U.S. News.
Automation has wiped out millions of jobs in manufacturing and agriculture, but construction payrolls have stood firm."
May the Millennial Workforce be With You! (in 5 Easy Steps)
By Karen Gerberry, Ving Success Manager
Here are a few tips to utilize the millennial workforce."
Elite Squad Puts the Tech into Giant Construction Projects
Article posted by Roopinder Tara, engineering.com
The industry is about to get a tech makeover...The popular image of the construction industry dominated by men in hardhats has been jolted. Instead, the tech center is staffed by youngish, super tech-savvy staff—two of whom are women."
Machine Vision System Spots Roadways in Need of Repair
This article was written by Jeff Rubenstone, Engineering News-Record (ENR)
Roadbotics’ machine vision system has been trained to rate the condition of roads by a simple color-coded system based solely on windshield-camera footage recorded while driving."
5 Trends Shaping the Future of Offsite Construction
Article by Author, Mary Tyler March of Construction Dive.
It is much more efficient for an owner, developing properties in multiple regions, to contract with one or two modular factories rather than trying to find workers in several labor markets..."
State Road Projects Drive Demand for Tech-Heavy Milling
Written by Kathleen BrowN, Associate Editor, Construction Dive
BOMAG, Roadtec, Caterpillar and Wirtgen — are responding with technology improvements to their products."