Construction Technology Features

Automation and machine control: A marathon, not a sprint
Published on: 26 June, 2024
As the construction industry moves towards greater technological advancements, Catrin Jones explores whether machine control can help alleviate some of the challenges it faces
Smarter, safer and more sustainable falsework and formwork solutions
Published on: 10 June, 2024
Advancements such as BIM, prefabrication techniques, and the integration of automation are already enhancing efficiency, safety, and quality in construction processes
Why are mini excavators still increasing in popularity and who’s buying them?
Published on: 10 June, 2024
Catrin Jones takes a look at some of the newest developments and what is next for the well-loved compact machine
The AI systems used to fight energy waste on construction sites
Published on: 22 May, 2024
Contractors including Kier, Balfour Beatty and Bouygues are all using AI-enabled energy management systems in site cabins to reduce power waste 
10 new ‘megaprojects’ certified by US Department of Labor
Published on: 13 May, 2024
A look at new megaprojects approved and funded by the US government
The opportunities and the challenges of a data centre building boom
Published on: 08 May, 2024
The construction challenges of storing the world’s data
Q&A: What role will technology have in the construction supply chain?
Published on: 03 May, 2024
Neeral Shah, founder and CEO of YardLink, highlights the potential for technology in our supply chains
Looking up: Global high-rise construction trends
Published on: 26 April, 2024
Worries over financing, liquidity in some regions, and meeting sustainability seem to be lessening as the planet’s urban centres keep building into the sky
How to save money and get ahead with ‘smart’ project management
Published on: 16 April, 2024
Stay ahead with ‘smart project management’
Electrifying circularity – A Q&A with ABB’s Mateusz Zajac & Pedro Robredo
Published on: 08 April, 2024
Read two industry experts’ opinions on what’s next in construction circularity
How much are the world’s biggest construction OEMs spending on R&D?
Published on: 08 April, 2024
What are the world’s 10 biggest construction equipment manufacturers spending on research and development?
Interview: Optimizing electric fleet management
Published on: 02 April, 2024
Software startup Guided Energy aims to assist fleet owners in managing their fleet of electric vehicles, and the vision includes equipment rental
What’s next for modular construction?
Published on: 21 March, 2024
The trend – which goes by many names – sees continued annual growth, but will modular building ever reach mass adoption? Mitchell Keller reports
Why should the industry embrace machine control?
Published on: 14 March, 2024
Luc Le Maire, senior VP from Topcon Positioning Systems, highlights the benefits of machine control in construction
What is the future of surveying?
Published on: 14 March, 2024
From state-of-the-art laser scanning and drone-based mapping to advanced geospatial data analytics, Catrin Jones looks at surveying’s development
Q&A: Shanthi Rajan, CEO of Linarc
Published on: 12 March, 2024
Shanthi Rajan, CEO of Linarc, speaks to Construction Briefing on finding a gap in the market and developing the right software for the industry
Peri completes ‘Europe’s largest’ 3D printed building
Published on: 01 March, 2024
Peri highlighted that conventional construction methods could not have been used to achieve this design
Product Pipeline: 5 new developments to boost product performance
Published on: 01 March, 2024
Check out the latest offerings from Trackunit, Gates, Cattron, Carrier Transicold and Septentrio
What are the chances AI will take your construction job?
Published on: 29 January, 2024
Will the rise of generative AI take away construction jobs or boost them?
5 tech takeaways from CES 2024
Published on: 17 January, 2024
Leading equipment manufacturers were a force at CES 2024, showing off tech for the future of construction and agriculture while hinting at a new world to come
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