Builders Balance Tradition and Automation-STEM Solutions
This article is from USNews.com
The SAM100 – a semi-autonomous brick-laying robot and one of the first commercially viable devices of its kind."
New Biorepository will be an 'Essential' step for Cleveland Clinic
By Crain's Cleveland Business health care/nonprofit reporter, Lydia Coutré.
The new facility will increase the Clinic's capacity to hold and study tissue and materials from patients."
Mobile Tech Improves Data Collection, Project Efficiency
ConstructionDive's reporter, Kathleen Brown summarizes study by Dogde Data & Analytics on the improvement in mobile technology.
Eighty-nine percent of contractors surveyed said they use mobile devices, with iPhones and iPads dominating over market alternatives."
A New Era for Modular Design and Construction
This special report was written by Sabine Hoover and Jay Snyder, FMI.
In order for us to have a radical change in productivity as an industry, we’ve got to revolutionize the way we deliver projects. And modularization is probably one of the key components in being able to take that first step."...
Rethinking Engineering and Construction Jobs with Automation and Robotics
by Sabine Hoover, Jay Snyder and Alyssa Menard, FMI
What talent shortage? Tomorrow’s built environment could go “robotic” not only to gain efficiencies but also to solve the current and looming labor shortages in engineering and construction."
Startups Poised To Disrupt The Construction Industry
This article is by writer, Mary Ann Azevedo,Cruchedbase
As evidence of the growing interest in the field, funding in North American construction technology startups surged by 318 percent to $581.6 million in 2017..."
The Importance of Monitoring Emerging & Megatrends
Engineering New-Records (ENR) writer, Scott D. Butcher, FSMPS, CPSM, Vice President and CMO of JDB Engineering, shares knowledge from the world of marketing, sales, and beyond.
Prepare your firm for tomorrow by focusing on the trends and disruptors that are happening or heading toward you today."...
3-D Printing to Revolutionize how Cities are Built
By Writer, Katie Pyzyk of Smartcitiesdives.com
The process has been used over the years to build a slew of small- to medium-sized objects from a variety of materials in an array of industries."
Make Room for Millenials on Construction Jobsites
By the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, ForConstructionPros.com
They have grown up with apps and solutions to solve just about any system problem that arises. As the industry evolves, it will have to embrace more innovation in order to entice and appeal to Millennials — and those even younger."...