Construction Productivity: Are We Measuring the Wrong Thing?
We are repeatedly told that if we wish to maintain our current standard of living of about two per cent per capita income growth per year,...
Construction Tender Software: 4 Points to Consider
Most construction professionals would agree that the tendering/bidding process has changed significantly over the past 15 years.
Will You Lose Control by Automating your Specifications?
Computers are wonderful things that help us greatly with our work, as those of us who worked in the pre-computer age are keenly aware.
Improving Project Visibility and Profits With Automated Forecasting Tools
Construction firms typically operate with small margins and robust competition. Any improvement in operations, such as in project forecasting, could help firms to edge past other...
Jobs and Infrastructure: The Roadkill of the Next Decade
According to a report by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), technology could make almost 40 per cent of Australian jobs, including highly skilled...
China Builds Prefab Bridges Using Giant Robots
The rapid expansion of China's high-speed rail network in recent years has spurred the usage of automated launching gantries for bridge construction.
Is This the Future of Fast Food?
When you only have a 30-minute lunch break or are in a rush, fast food can seem like a good option.
Robots Will Build Steel Bridge in Amsterdam
In what will be a remarkable demonstration of the capabilities of additive manufacturing for construction purposes, developers in the Netherlands plan to use robotic 3D printing...
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...