Where research intersects with construction equipment and materials, applications of machine learning and knowledge-based systems, robotics, 3D Printing, internet of things, wearable computing, applications of drones to construction, safety systems
Contractors experienced less demand and approximately 13% of the construction workforce was laid off as the coronavirus pandemic took hold in the US, the Associated General Contractors of America reported.
Generative design is being used by the Quebec Wood Export Bureau and VIATechnik to deliver purpose-designed relief structures designed for sites as well as mission needs for COVID-19 health care, first responders and other disaster needs.
Trying to keep projects moving during a viral pandemic and partial construction freeze is no small task, and project teams are finding new ways to keep things on schedule when site visits and office meetings are no longer viable.
The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute has recently commissioned the largest Ultra High-Performance Concrete implementation project in which six major precast concrete companies are collaborating to develop their own ultra mixture proportions and to implement the technology.
Streaming LIVE from FutureTech 2019 | The ingenuity to architect unique workflows flowing data from solution to solution and from competitor to competitor prove to be a massive differentiator. We will discuss how the tools you use on a daily basis can work together, to make your lives easier and increase your team’s operational efficiency leading to improved profitability and success.
Streaming LIVE from FutureTech 2019 | People are eager to see what data-digesting algorithms can find to analyze in order to make predictions and improve business practices. What will predictive analytics mean for the future of construction planning and execution? Our panel from firms in design, contracting and risk management will explore the answers.
Your world is changing. Projects are becoming more complex, new paradigms of work are emerging, and expectations are higher than ever to deliver top-quality projects ahead of schedule and under budget. ENR will talk with a panel of practicing design project leaders about new industry challenges and the solutions that they leveraged to remain competitive and drive better project outcomes.
Location-sensitive data delivery creates the opportunity to use location-aware mobile devices to pull and push location-relevant data to/from the jobsite on demand, to deliver answers where the answers matter most. We'll discuss how it's enabling the practical integration of the most exciting project management tech for the improvement of construction efficiency and safety that is available today.
During this webinar, attendees will learn about the top technologies that EHS leaders in the industry are leveraging to improve safety and the bottom line. You’ll hear from Industry Safe and safety experts at AECOM, Black & Veatch, and Parsons Corporation as they share how they’ve implemented safety software to manage and store key components of their safety programs at projects across the globe.
Technology and industry experts will offer tips on securing your business learned from years of experience working in Fortune 500 companies. No matter the size of your company, falling victim to a cybersecurity breach can bring work to a halt and even bankrupt your business. During this webinar, we will share a few “horror stories” from the field and practical tips to avoid being the next headline.
In 2019, we operate in a landscape of technology enablement and system connectivity in which we can draw from a single source of truth to reuse data over the asset lifecycle. This promotes project collaboration, real-time status and extends data /information to all stakeholders (owners, EPCMs, contractors and vendors) with a responsibility toward common startup outcomes.
New visual documentation tools are using AI to create fast, simple ways to document work completeness and quality -- and prevent costly disputes. We'll hear first-hand from The Beck Group, WeWork, and 360 documentation leader OpenSpace about the ways project teams and VDC managers are using AI and automated job site capture to drive accountability and productivity in the field.
Driving innovation is never simple. Infrastructure can be a barrier. But cultural and process challenges can be equally – if not more difficult – to overcome. Sundt Construction will share the lessons they've learned in introducing innovations like drone imagery and analytics – and the impact of innovation to company performance and employee safety and engagement.
In an unprecedented collaboration, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce, and floor-covering supplier Interface are showing their collective commitment to embodied carbon reduction by joining the board of Building Transparency.