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Digital Mapping Will Change Land and Rock Surveying
Landscaping
Friday September 7 2018

Digital Mapping Will Change Land and Rock Surveying

At the beginning of major mining or civil engineering projects, one of the more manual, technically challenging and hazardous tasks involves rock and land surveying.

Industry 4.0 Will Reshape Property and Construction
Technology
Thursday September 6 2018

Industry 4.0 Will Reshape Property and Construction

For centuries, goods such as food, clothing, houses and weapons were made by hand.

Driving BIM Adoption Throughout Construction
Technology
Friday August 31 2018

Driving BIM Adoption Throughout Construction

In the 1987 classic comedy Beverly Hills Cop 2, detective Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) assumes temporary occupation and enjoyment of a multi-million dollar Beverly Hills mansion...

Financial Systems Must be Linked with Project Systems
Technology
Tuesday August 21 2018

Financial Systems Must be Linked with Project Systems

Late last year, directors of one Perth-based civil construction contracting firm were given what appeared to be great news.

How AI Can Drive BIG Value for Construction
Technology
Friday August 3 2018

How AI Can Drive BIG Value for Construction

A study released earlier this year predicted that the engineering and construction sector will be slow to embrace artificial intelligence (AI), but despite this slow adoption,...

Blockchain will Disrupt Facilities Management in Australia
Business
Friday August 3 2018

Blockchain will Disrupt Facilities Management in Australia

When facilities managers hear about Bitcoin in the news, chances are they are not thinking about disruption to their own industry.

Current Issues in the Construction Industry
Business
Thursday August 2 2018

Current Issues in the Construction Industry

The current issues facing the construction industry in Australia and elsewhere are not necessarily issues which haven't arisen before.

How Commercial Buildings Could Generate Their Own Energy
Buildings
Thursday August 2 2018

How Commercial Buildings Could Generate Their Own Energy

Around much of Australia, the presence of solar panels on roofs has become commonplace.

Demystifying the Landscape of Construction Technology
Technology
Tuesday July 31 2018

Demystifying the Landscape of Construction Technology

Understanding the types of construction technologies available will help builders, designers and suppliers deliver successful project outcomes. 6D BIM. Point cloud. RFID. IFC files. Augmented...

Urban Planning
Aug 2 2018
Toronto Waterfront Board Moving Forward with High Tech Neighbourhood

A board that advocates for the revitalization of Toronto’s waterfront is moving forward in creating a plan to build a high-tech neighbourhood.

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Technology
Jul 4 2018
5 Criteria’s to Select BIM Partners

Virtual Modeling services plays a pivotal role in the design and development, Pre-construction and Post construction processes.

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Technology
Jul 4 2018
ECM - Going Digital in the Construction Industry

Working as part of an advanced content services solution, an ECM platform can streamline and automate document handling, and make up-to-date data centrally available across teams...

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Commercial
Feb 23 2018
Amazon Plans to Open Six More Cashierless Stores

Amazon.com Inc. plans to open as many as six more cashierless stores this year, according to a report.

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Technology
19 Dec, 2017
Aconex Surges on $1.6b Oracle Takeover

US technology giant Oracle is buying ASX-listed construction software provider Aconex in an all-cash $1.6 billion deal as it expands further into the cloud computing market.

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Infrastructure
18 Dec, 2017
Melbourne Train Tunnel Tech to Rival Paris

Melbourne's new train tunnel will rival the underground networks of Paris and Hong Kong, with state-of-the-art signalling technology that can run trains every three minutes.

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