Construction Technology Features

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
“Hey ChatGPT, finish this building...” Some of the generative AI tools transforming construction
Published on: 12 January, 2024
How will generative AI reshape construction in 2024?
Q&A: Trimble’s Senior VP Mark Schwartz
Published on: 04 January, 2024
Navigating the future with Trimble’s VP
Looking to 2024: Four predictions for construction technology
Published on: 18 December, 2023
Matt Desmond looks to the future as the company highlights some of the trends to take over the industry in 2024
Is connectivity the future of construction?
Published on: 14 December, 2023
There are clear advantages to a connected construction site. Catrin Jones investigates what such a future could look like, and the barriers preventing the industry from achieving this.
Equipment rentals in the platform economy: A rising trend
Published on: 04 December, 2023
Multibillion-dollar online platforms like Uber and Airbnb are inspiring efforts to create similar solutions for equipment rental, but there are challenges in making this a reality 
Machine control made for rental fleets
Published on: 01 December, 2023
Topcon’s portable MC-Mobile machine control solution is made for use on compact equipment, bringing the benefits of digital construction to smaller contractors and rental fleets
Voice-enabled equipment management platform promises time and cost savings
Published on: 13 November, 2023
New AI-powered feature controlled by voice - in English and Spanish - gives users real-time information about equipment
How construction equipment dealerships are evolving with a changing construction industry
Published on: 07 November, 2023
The days when a construction machinery dealership would simply sell a piece of equipment and then perhaps sell parts or offer a repair service are disappearing.
Falsework and formwork: Is technology the competitive edge to winning new business?
Published on: 18 October, 2023
Falsework and formwork specialists are focusing on digitialisation and sustainability, and tech is the competitive advantage to winning new business, reports Katherine Weir
Danfoss works to enable autonomy for all OEM types and sizes
Published on: 26 September, 2023
Off-highway is a prime application target for automation and autonomy
Volvo CE: How tech will shape construction’s future
Published on: 22 September, 2023
Catrin Jones speaks to Carolina Diez Ferrer, vice president of future solutions at Volvo CE, on how the OEM is developing solutions to change the way construction uses technology
The challenges of building the world’s longest railway tunnel
Published on: 07 September, 2023
Brenner Base Tunnel chief engineer explains some of the biggest challenges behind building the world’s longest railway tunnel.
How is AI being used in construction?
Published on: 01 September, 2023
AI-enabled software solutions are increasingly being marketed by tech companies as quick fixes for the contractors
What is construction equipment’s ‘killer app’?
Published on: 29 August, 2023
Do we know what tech will change construction equipment in the coming years? And could a transformative technology over the horizon change everything?
Putting data to work: How can we harness technology to unlock actionable insights?
Published on: 23 August, 2023
Construction companies face numerous challenges when implementing projects, but digitisation offers a unique opportunity for streamlining operations to increase productivity and sustainability, says Thomas Harring, Managing Director of Leica Geosystems
Is construction ready for driverless vehicles?
Published on: 08 August, 2023
The challenges and opportunities for automating off-highway transport
How Mace is harnessing data to become more efficient
Published on: 03 August, 2023
Catrin Jones speaks to Mace’s chief technical officer Stephen Jeffery about the global construction company’s tech-driven approach to efficient construction
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