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
For centuries, goods such as food, clothing, houses and weapons were made by hand.
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
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
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
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
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
Around much of Australia, the presence of solar panels on roofs has become commonplace.
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...
Library Design for the Digital Age
In days gone by, much of the role and function of public libraries throughout Australia involved reading and borrowing hard copy books.
Blockchain will Revolutionise Australia’s Property Sector
In commercial leasing, one set of processes which creates headaches for all involved is the current paper based system of arranging bank guarantees for landlords in...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.